Los Angeles’ best kept secret is just minutes from Malibu. Conveniently located just 10 minutes from the 101 freeway and 15 minutes from Pacific Coast Highway. Discover the magic of Lobo Canyon, a hidden gem nestled in the beautiful Santa Monica Mountains. This 1,200 acre canyon has some of the most amazing real estate with a neighborhood that consist of historic homes, custom multi-million dollar mansions, vineyards and stables, and offers unparalleled privacy to high-profile entertainers and business leaders. Today, there is a fine selection of custom Lobo Canyon homes available on the market.
“Historical Casa California”, for example, is steeped in authentic California history. It was originally used as a hunting lodge and built in 1928 of thick, natural stone walls that were hauled up from the local Lobo Canyon by horse almost one-hundred years ago. The recent renovation continues to embrace this unique history while incorporating modern amenities and luxuries including updated kitchen and bathrooms, a separate renovated pool house with media room, hot tub, sauna, wine cellar and large cedar closet, and an entertaining space that expands allowing for spacious California living with unobstructed views. Every room in the house opens to its own outdoor living space and has a magical enclosed courtyard with an outdoor stone fireplace and pond. Original period fixtures and features include a handmade wrought iron balcony and staircase overlooking historic Ballard Mountain, wide plank flooring and original Malibu tile, exposed beams, and a barrel tile terra cotta roof. The property has 3 wells, gardening shed, and garden area complete with an abundance of fruit and citrus trees including apple, plum, nectarine, almond, apricot, fig, mulberry, pomegranate, olive and more. Horse stalls and corrals with riding and hiking trails, seasonal waterfalls, creeks, and rock caves. Offered at $5,399,000.
Enjoy the views of vineyard covered mountains or take this opportunity to own your own vineyard. The Lobo Canyon Mountain View Ranch Vineyard estate set on approximately 40 acres zoned A1-20 has romantic views of vineyards and mountains from every room. As you enter the private gate of this hilltop vineyard estate, you’re led up a grand driveway with stunning views of vineyards on both sides. The property produces Cabernet, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Syrah and Sauvignon Blanc grapes. Vibrant backyard features pool, 2 outdoor showers, fire pit, built in barbecue and Mediterranean style cabana. Gourmet kitchen includes Viking and Sub Zero appliances, and long chefs island with granite counter tops. House has formal entry way, 3 fireplaces, citrus trees, wine room, wet bar, detached art studio and 3 car garage. Master bedroom has steam shower and walk in closet. Property is ready for solar panel installation and has potential for equestrian facilities. Offered at $4,690,000.
Lobo Canyon is a wonderful rustic retreat from the bustling Los Angeles lifestyle with uninterrupted panoramic mountain views from every turn. Explore everything that the canyon has to offer. Adventure through water falls, rock caves, and ponds. The canyon offers riding trails and hiking just steps from your back door. For more information on available real estate in the exclusive Lobo Canyon Community contact 310.980.6448.
Pictured below are the swim in rock caves on the “Historical Casa California” property.