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French Country-style Home by Gerard Colcord in PVE

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Open House: Sunday, June 15, 2014 between 1 PM - 4 PM

772 Via Del Monte, Palos Verdes Estates

Price: $2,995,000
Beds, Baths: 3 beds, 3 baths
Floor Area: 3,712 sq. ft.
Per the Listing: "This is one of PVE's premier Landmark homes designed by esteemed Beverly Hills architect Gerard Colcord. It sits on a magnificent lot beneath La Venta Inn, w/ a gorgeous Queen's Necklace view of ocean and LA basin. It has been totally restored to it's original glory by the Colcord decorator Tom Boland. The main floor Master Suite showcases a bay window overlooking views, a carved stone fireplace, private terrace entered through French Doors, & "his and hers" baths, creating a private serene hide-a-way. On one side of the gracious entry is the large formal living room w/ stone fireplace, on the other side is the den/library/family rm. w/ brick fireplace, hand hewn beam ceiling & cabineted wet bar... This gem was planned for both family life as well as elegant entertaining, available for the first time."

It's always a pleasant surprise when a Gerard Colcord designed home comes on the market. it seems that when people buy them they tend to hold on to them for a long time, like this home, built in 1974, and being offered for the first time (unless you count the time it was offered in February for a few months before being delisted.) The views are really spectacular, and the upgrades have been minimal to keep a lot of the Colcord charm.

· 772 Via Del Monte, Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274 [Redfin]