Cali Comparables: What $5 Million Buys in Coastal Los Angeles County

You set a certain budget for your house hunt — and you can’t go a penny over it. But what if you want to expand your search a wee bit beyond a specific neighborhood? We decided to play the comparison game by exploring what you can buy for a certain dollar value in various California neighborhoods with a series called “Cali Comparables”. We’re crisscrossing the Golden State to give you an idea of how far your dollar goes in certain areas.

This week we are searching for coastal homes in Los Angeles County. What will a budget of $5 million buy? Let’s find out!

24861 Rotunda Mesa Road, Malibu


Beyond the incredible views and private tranquility of 24861 Rotunda Mesa Road, this property is perhaps most unique in shape. The Malibu Pyramid House sits on over two acres of land, and is a rare piece of privacy in bustling L.A. The Pyramid looks out over Malibu Canyon and Point Dume, with fantastic vantage points for Southern California sunsets. The serenity continues inside the three-bedroom, three-bathroom property with natural finishes and a bright, welcoming feel. The master bedroom sits at the apex of the pyramid, with a balcony overlooking the gorgeous vistas below.

501 Sadie Road, Topanga


Located in the heart of Los Angeles, this five-bedroom, four-bathroom home is luxurious from top to bottom. Enjoy sweeping valley views from the grandiose living room with floor-to-ceiling windows. The gourmet kitchen boasts updated appliances and countertops with impressive views surrounding the adjacent dining room. Upstairs, the master suite is its own luxurious, private compound with a fireplace, private balcony, extravagant bathroom and spacious walk-in closet. The outdoor living space is ample, as the home sits on over two acres of manicured property. Outside, the property features a built-in barbecue, spa and, of course, endless views.

2750 Cardwell Place, Los Angeles


This modern marvel is located just off the glamourous, celebrity-studded, Woodrow Wilson. The three-bedroom, four-bathroom home is designed with clean lines and contemporary finishes, with no detail overlooked. Magnificent views of canyons, mountains and the City of Angels can be seen from nearly every room. The open concept is great for entertaining with a spacious living room, sleek kitchen and seamless transition of indoor/outdoor living. The backyard has a built-in kitchen, room for several sitting areas and a double-edged infinity pool/spa that is sure to impress.

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