A zen escape in the heart of Santa Monica canyon. Architectural retreat nestled in SM canyon, wrapped in Ipe wood fences surrounded by tropical gardens, mature sycamore trees & walls of bamboo. Redesigned by David Hertz, FAIA, this family compound is a gated oasis close to the beach. Designed in an environmentally conscious way feat. denim insulation, natural milk paints, Ipe wood front door, decks, & giant sliders. Seamlessly flowing decks, bridges & balconies integrates lush gardens into creative living spaces. Filled w/ mahogany ceilings & dramatic sky lights. Chef's dream in a Poliform kitchen, great room w/ wood burning FP, dining areas & cozy retreat spots is surrounded by sliding walls of glass inviting the outdoors in. Calming water features, zen garden including tranquil outdoor bamboo shower near the luxurious master bathroom. Master suite w/ fp, pitched wooden ceilings, sliding walls of glass & an expansive dressing room. 3 guest rooms w/ 2.5 baths in the main house along w. media room opening to outdoor lawn, decks & fire pit areas - perfect for entertaining under the stars. The dreamy wooden floating staircase, spectacular front bridge entrance & separate GH w/ bath & oversized garage. Close to ocean breezes, excellent dining & SM Canyon park, this truly is a quintessential canyon gem of a HOME!