Malibu Mid-Century Modern

“Home for the Holidays”




Malibu West is a quaint, affordable neighborhood near Broad Beach.  Conveniently tucked away near public schools and daycare ,this charming enclave offers amenities of a beach club and tennis court. Mature trees and landscaping add to the charm of this friendly neighborhood’s quiet streets and cul de sacs.  Close to Zuma Beach and Trancas Country Mart (which features Vintage Market, Starbucks and Mangia Restaurant) you never need venture far from home .

This classic mid-century modern home offers 4 bedrooms, 3 baths in a stylish single story home. The property has been artfully remodeled with vaulted ceilings, large windows and skylight welcoming in natural light. The fully air conditioned home also has a bonus media room and a detached artist studio.


The hi-light of the home is the stunning state of the art kitchen with stainless steal appliances, marble counters and a pantry.



Offered at  $2,295,000 this stylish home may be shown with 24 hours prior notice. Yearly HOA Dues currently $1,500

Gracee Arthur\ Sotheby’s International Realty Malibu

Cal BRE # 01118257  cell 310-804-0708


Courtesy of Cathy Bindley



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Malibu Playhouse 2015-2016 Season

“Welcome Jeremy Skidmore”


First things first… Halloween is rapidly approaching and if you grown ups are looking for a fun way to celebrate, the Malibu Playhouse has a delightful surprise for you!  “The Rocky Horror Picture Show “ will be playing at the theater October 31.  Screenings are at 9 PM and Midnight. The costume party also will provide gift bags of “throwing” items for audience participation. Tickets are $20 on line, $25 at the door.


There is also a new guy in town, acclaimed producer /director Jeremy Skidmore who will be the resident Artistic Director for the 2015-2016 season. Skidmore has produced and directed over 100 productions both nationally and internationally. His productions have been nominated for 34 Helen Hayes awards. This season begins with “Wonderful Life” on November 28th – December 20th. Future productions include: “Mary’s Wedding”, “Einsteins’s Girl” and “The Pavilion”.  Malibu Playhouse sells tickets for each play individually as well as season memberships at various price levels. Just click on the link above to go to their web site.

A couple of  special benefit events are coming up soon. The first in mid-November is “Tribute to Broadway” featuring Robin Boudreau  of “Cats”.  TIckets  available on line .


The Playhouse is also offering  a Master Class on comedy script writing with  Mike Scully, who wrote for “The Simpsons” and “Everybody Loves Raymond”. Tickets are available on line for the November 4th class which begins at 7:30 PM.

Malibu is lucky to have this little gem of a theater and so much talent in our community.  Treat yourself to a fun night at the theater without the long drive to Los Angeles.  Support the Malibu Playhouse.

310-589-1998  29243 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu




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Malibu Nautica Triathlon with a Beer Chaser!

“Malibu Grand Tasting and Nautica 29”


This weekend in Malibu promises to bring some relief from the heat and lots of fun at the beach.  Saturday, September 19th is the first day of  the Malibu Nautica Triathlon which celebrates its 29th year here.  Presented by Equinox, the Triathlon includes a half-mile swim, 18 mile bike ride and 4 mile run.  The event takes place at Zuma beach and all money raised will be donated to Los Angeles Pediatric Cancer research Program.

Later in the day, Malibu Lumber Yard is the place to be for a cool down at the “Grand Tasting” .  

Alan Semsar, CEO of Barcelona Enterprises chose the Lumber Yard because it offers a “rich, elegant” atmosphere.  The party begins at 4:00 PM on Saturday and runs until 7:00 PM.  Tickets are $65 and proceeds go to Rock Against Trafficking, a nonprofit organization raising awareness of human trafficking.  Tickets may be purchased through Eventbrite.  For more information call Semsar at 818-028-4050.

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31763 Cottontail Lane, Malibu

“Open Sunday , 8/30  2 PM – 5PM”


Located on a cul de sac off Broadbeach Rd., this charming Cap Cod style home features an open, airy floor plan with ocean views. The light filled living room has high ceilings, a fireplace and large glass door opening out to ocean view decks.


The spacious 2nd story Master suite also opens out to a private ocean view deck.  The suite features walk-in closet and separate bath. There are 3 additional bedrooms on the first level, one with private entrance.

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The back yard has beautifully landscaped gardens.  The property is minutes from access to one of Malibu’s best beaches and convenient to Trancas Country Mart  featuring Vintage Grocers, Starbucks, Mangia, among its many retailers. Also convenient to Juan Cabrillo and Malibu High.

Offered for lease at $7,995 per month

Gracee Arthur Cal BRE #01118257

310 -804-0708

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23405 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu 90265

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Malibu Country Mart Hosts “Healthy Living Expo”

American Cancer Society presents “Fit for Life of Malibu”

Malibu Country Mart, Southern California’s premier lifestyle center, hosts American Cancer Society Relay for Life ‘Fit For Life of Malibu’ event on Sunday, August 23. Beginning at 8:00 a.m., the three hour health and fitness expo will showcase 30-45 minute demonstrations from fitness professionals and studios in the area. The American Cancer Society will have healthy living materials available to all and all money raised throughout the event will help fund cancer research and life affirming patient services. This event is free and open to the public.

WHEN: Sunday, August 23

TIME: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

COST: Free and open to the public

This is a great way to start your Sunday in Malibu !
WHERE: Malibu Country Mart11731667_10155802539335721_8422457250648950933_o
3835 Cross Creek Rd.
Malibu, CA 9026

Money raised through the event will go to various research, recovery and patient assistance  programs such as:  Road to Recovery, Look Good ..Feel Better, Hope Lodge and Reach to Recovery. These programs and information on every aspect of the cancer experience, from prevention to survivorship, are available, free of charge, when you call our Cancer Resource Connection at 800.227.2345 which is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in multiple languages.





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