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Ingenious California Home with Scenic Ocean Views and a Breezy Interior

If you live in one of those regions of the world where winters are both long and extra chilly, you are constantly looking for ways to escape the blues. A gorgeous contemporary home located in sunny Laguna Beach, California and overlooking the Pacific Ocean must seem like an absolute haven right now, and this is precisely what the luxurious McElroy Residence promises. Spread across a generous 7,800 square feet, this grand private residence was designed by Ehrlich Architects, keeping in mind the ‘eleven-foot height limit’ imposed by the local laws. The architects compensated for the lack of height by shaping horizontally expansive spaces that completely open up to the outdoors.

Street facade of the expansive McElroy Residence in Laguna Beach California Ingenious California Home with Scenic Ocean Views and a Breezy Interior

The clever composition of the house ensures that almost every room has a seamless connectivity with the rear courtyard and the generous pool area. The open plan living area along with the kitchen and the dining room almost seem like a transitional zone between the outdoor living zones, as sliding glass doors blur the lines between these areas. Each space flows into the next, creating a sense of unabated airiness and a cheerful ambiance.

Fabulous South Californian style home opens up towards the private courtyard

Lavish private deck and refreshing pool of the Smart home in California

Exclusive contemporary beach house with views of the Pacific Ocean

Open plan living area connected with the pool deck

Stunning living space of the Claifornian Home with Pacific Ocean Views

Sliding glass doors blur the lines between the interior and outdoors

The color palette of the interior largely relies on white, with pops of bright color in each room bringing a hint of playfulness. The guest bedroom and the children’s rooms open up towards the protected patio, while the master bedroom enjoys a scenic view of the distant Pacific along with that of the pool area. A private meditative garden connected to the master bath along with a home gym, garage and service areas located in the basement complete the charming California home.

Skylight brings more natural light into the gorgeous modern kitchen

Outdoor dining space in the central courtyard of the luxurious residence

Master bedroom with glass walls overlooking the pool and the ocean

Design plan of the Southern Californian style Luxury Home in Laguna Beach

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