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4095 Calle Isabella - A Mediterranean Masterpiece

A Mediterranean Masterpiece offering the tranquility and clarity found in a Tuscan countryside, amongst Southern California's mix. Neighboring the renowned Presidential Retreat, Casa Pacific, and California State Park, San Mateo, Cotton Point Estates is one of the most exclusive and coveted communities in California. This home pairs the highest quality materials with artisan architecture. From Cedar, operable shutters to French Limestone flooring to hand sculpted clay roof tiles, no detail isdismissed. In the 6,105 Sq Ft floor plan find 5 Bedrooms (4 en suite), 4 ½ Bathrooms, Main Floor Master Bedroom and Bathroom with outdoor/indoor showers, Great Room, Living Room featuring Fireplace, Media/Bonus Room, Detached Guest Room, Library Nook/Den featuring Fireplace, Individual Laundry Room, Two 2-Car Garages. The 36,540 Sq Ft flat parcel includes Swimming Pool, Expansive Driveway and Parking, along with Italian Cypress Trees, Olive Trees, and Pepper Trees that decorate the open grounds. Just steps to Private Cotton Point White Sand Beaches and World Class Surfing. 

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4095 Calle Isabella, emil kara, photographer, mediterranean architecture
4095 Calle Isabella, emil kara, photographer, mediterranean architecture
4095 Calle Isabella, emil kara, photographer, mediterranean architecture
4095 Calle Isabella, emil kara, photographer, mediterranean architecture
4095 Calle Isabella, emil kara, photographer, mediterranean architecture
4095 Calle Isabella, emil kara, photographer, mediterranean architecture
4095 Calle Isabella, emil kara, photographer, mediterranean architecture
4095 Calle Isabella, emil kara, photographer, mediterranean architecture
4095 Calle Isabella, emil kara, photographer, mediterranean architecture

24 Lagunta Dr. - Laguna Beach, California

Stunning oceanfront Modern enjoys a coveted spot on the pristine sands of Lagunita, a gated community just a stone’s throw from the famed Montage Resort. The final masterpiece of renowned LA-based architect Stephen Kanner, this home showcases impeccable design along with a lengthy list of luxe amenities and creature comforts. Complete with four bedrooms, all en suite bathroom—it's nearly 6,000 square-foot interior is defined by polished white Terrazzo flooring, dramatic high ceilings that make it feel all the more spacious, and floor-to-ceiling walls of glass, custom-made by Victrosca —the latter of which gracefully glide open to bring the outdoors in, making the property’s prime views of the crashing waves even more prominent. Walk out to the home’s exterior grounds spanning almost 3,000 square feet and experience an ocean-view courtyard, a full outdoor kitchen, mosaic infinity pool with a waterfall, lawn and beach gate.

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laguna beach, emil kara, architectural photography
laguna beach, emil kara, architectural photography
laguna beach, emil kara, architectural photography
laguna beach, emil kara, architectural photography
laguna beach, emil kara, architectural photography
laguna beach, emil kara, architectural photography
laguna beach, emil kara, architectural photography
laguna beach, emil kara, architectural photography

104 Kings Place - Newport Beach

A striking design, walls of glass, articulated steel, and an exotic selection of organic materials have all been artfully composed to create nearly 10,000 square feet of design perfection. The one-of-a-kind site is a nearly level one-half acre that captures city light, harbor and ocean views from every major room.

By day and by night there are simply no better views in Newport Beach. A linear lap pool alters the view perspective, drawing your eye to the views beyond. All of the requisites of a proper residence are found here, including an expansive master suite w/ private terraces; dramatic living areas ideal for entertaining; an unparalleled kitchen; rolling lawns and ocean view terraces complemented by an outdoor lounge w/ bar; a contiguous guest house with views; a capacious dining room; a private glass-walled office overlooking the harbor; a multi-media room and large home gym; and several spacious secondary bedroom suites.

Meticulously detailed rooms flooded with natural light flow from one to the next - and every major room has an adjoining outdoor space. The result is a home with unequalled architectural panache that captures the very best of California living.

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emil kara, architectural photography, newport beach architectural photographer, luxury home photographer, rob giem, real estate photographer
emil kara, architectural photography, newport beach architectural photographer, luxury home photographer, rob giem, real estate photographer
emil kara, architectural photography, newport beach architectural photographer, luxury home photographer, rob giem, real estate photographer
emil kara, architectural photography, newport beach architectural photographer, luxury home photographer, rob giem, real estate photographer
emil kara, architectural photography, newport beach architectural photographer, luxury home photographer, rob giem, real estate photographer
emil kara, architectural photography, newport beach architectural photographer, luxury home photographer, rob giem, real estate photographer
emil kara, architectural photography, newport beach architectural photographer, luxury home photographer, rob giem, real estate photographer

The Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center

The Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center, a U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site, covers 155 acres of state-of-the-art sport venues and home to USATF, USA Rugby, USA Archery, US Cycling’s BMX, Para Tennis & Para Track. The CVEATC offers multiple sport venues and support facilities for elite athlete programming in sports including archery, beach volleyball, BMX, canoe/kayak, cycling, field hockey, rowing, rugby, soccer, tennis, track & field, triathlon and cross-training abilities for various winter sports. The CVEATC sleeps 300 and offers a sports nutritional diet provided daily where only the best foods are served to maximize recovery.

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The Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center, emil kara, architectural photographer, san diego
The Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center, emil kara, architectural photographer, san diego
The Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center, emil kara, architectural photographer, san diego
The Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center, emil kara, architectural photographer, san diego
The Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center, emil kara, architectural photographer, san diego

Luxury Beachfront Estate - Dana Point

Twin Palms is a new luxury beach front estate located in the exclusive gated coastal community of The Strand at Headlands. It is a 9,300 square foot contemporary home designed by renowned architect Bob White.

Features six bedrooms with en suite baths, a swimming pool, and more than 1,600 square feet of private outdoor decks with stunning whitewater ocean views.

Twin Palms has a robust history dating back to 1926 when Henry Chandler and General M.H. Sherman purchased the Headlands. The name Twin Palms is in reference to the iconic palm trees that were positioned directly in front of 39 Strand Beach Drive and regularly referenced by surfers as the best break area at the Highlands.

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