Malibu is home to some of the most spectacular ocean view properties in North America. For those drawn to the wild natural beauty of the Southern California coast, and who still desire to a central location in Los Angeles, it’s not hard to see why Malibu attracts some of the biggest names in business and entertainment. Situated on a secluded 5-acre property that rises high above the Pacific Coast Highway, with sweeping 360-degree views encompassing city and sea, 4310 Encinal Canyon is a contemporary mansion that perfectly embodies the serene sophistication Malibu is famous for.

Feel the warmth of the sun radiating high in the endless blue skies as a gentle sea breeze moves softly over the open, yet private patio of your west coast castle. The Malibu lifestyle is sophisticated luxury deeply connected to nature and there is something magical and inspiring about living high above it all. From sunrise to sunset, the property enjoys unbeatable views.

In the distance, your eye may catch frolicking dolphins, swooping pelicans or locals riding the surf. Greet the day with a centering, invigorating session of tai chi on the open terrace. As the sun reaches high noon, heed the call of the inviting infinity pool that seemingly hangs from the edge of a cliff, just steps from the expansive main level terrace. End your day savoring a 30-year-old Ridge Monte Bello and the blazing reds, yellows and pinks of the setting sun.

Inside, the home is appointed in an eternally elegant neutral color pallet accentuated with carefully considered punches of rich dark wood furnishings. Embracing the stunning views, the open floor plan is wrapped in floor to ceiling windows, flooding the home with the warmth and cheer of the Cali sun. A separate office suite provides invaluable space for focused productivity, a dedicated are for reflection, thought and work. Every inch of the over 8,300 sqft interior is cozy, chic, and serene.

The state of the art kitchen is as stylish as it is spacious, featuring top-of-the-line appliances and a large island in the middle that nearly doubles the workspace. The dark wood cabinetry distinguishes the space from the otherwise open and airy floor plan. Granite countertops in an earthy composite give the kitchen a warm and elegant touch. California is wine country, so of course, the kitchen features a built-in wine fridge.

Upstairs finds a master suite designed to be a private sanctuary, releasing you from the daily routines of a busy life. Soft colors and textures create the serenity and comfort you need, with an equal dose of luxury and aesthetic appeal. Custom built-ins provide seamless storage and an alcove to display treasured memories and prized objects of beauty. The en-suite bathroom is a dreamy oasis featuring a deep soaking tub positioned to enjoy the enthralling ocean view.

When its time for family fun or hosting parties, the estate offers grand sized entertaining spaces indoors and out. The fabulous game room is encased in glass walls which easily glide open for seamless indoor outdoing living. The room includes a fully equipped wet bar and a swanky billiards table. Glass doors on the east end open out onto a spacious back patio that boasts a second swimming pool.

Life in Malibu is what California dreaming is all about. It is a region with breathtaking natural beauty, national parks, historical points of interest like the Getty Museum, Malibu Pier, and of course, proximity to all the action and glamor of Hollywood. An estate with so much open access to nature and yet offering total privacy, 4310 Encinal Canyon Rd is a mountaintop oasis that offers it all.

Offering a total of 6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms and unrivaled Pacific Coast views, the estate is listed by Sotheby’s International Realty- Malibu Brokerage for $7,500,000.