Waterfront Homes: Coastal California Villa

Nestled right on the shore, this three-bedroom estate is designed so residents can enjoy indoor-outdoor living year-round. The La Selva Beach, California, home features an easy, organic style perfect for coastal living.

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Bailey Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Mediterranean Exterior and Driveway

Cobblestones make up the driveway and parking area to this California home near Santa Cruz. The exterior hints at the pretty Mediterranean style found inside with its stone and plaster wall and gate.

Mediterranean Courtyard and Wood Gate

The entrance to this Mediterranean-style villa in La Selva Beach, California is as grand as its interior with a stately gate and courtyard.

Mediterranean Front Doors and Hall

The design of this stately home combines traditional European details with comfortable, welcoming style for a beach retreat that's so appealing.

Mediterranean Living Room With Green Sofa

The main living area of this beach house has an open concept layout, so residents are treated to ocean views from anywhere in the room. The exposed beams are made from antique reclaimed wood; the floors are rough hewn European oak.

Neutral Mediterranean Home Office With Exposed Beams

This large home office has Old World charm with comfortable, oversized armchairs and antiques like the desk and sweet, child-sized sofa. The animal skin rug brings in another layer of texture.

Mediterranean Living Room With Globe

As befits a beach house, there are plenty of comfortable sofas and plush armchairs in this California home. But thoughtful details like the wood beams, houseplants and accessories like the globe give the residence charming elegance.

Neutral Mediterranean Open Kitchen With Leather Stools

The kitchen is warm and inviting with all-wood cabinets and flooring in a honey hue and a center island perfect for casual gatherings.

Mediterranean Open Kitchen With Blue Cabinet

Pops of blue offset the handsome wood cabinets and floors in this open plan kitchen, a fun tie-in with the ocean just outside the door.

Mediterranean Open Kitchen With Cooktop

A cooktop in the gourmet kitchen's island allows the chef to stay on task while still hanging out with family and guests in the adjacent sitting areas.

Neutral Mediterranean Dining Room With Ocean View

Indoor entertaining feels like outdoor entertaining when the doors to the patio slide back and the location is as spectacular as this home's. The room's neutral palette keeps the focus on the ocean views.

Mediterranean Dining Room With Beach View

A long rectangular light fixture and the same shaped dining table help move the eye across this dining room out to the sweeping beach vistas beyond the windows.

Coastal Living Room and Patio

Throughout this coastal California home, doors open up to connect the interior to patios just steps away from the beach and waves. Keeping a similar color theme inside and out (snappy accents of red and white) help the two spaces feel unified.

Stone Patio With Striped Umbrella

Just outside the back door, a stone patio offers beachside seating with shade and a fire pit.

Beachside Fire Pit

A private beachside fire pit makes it so easy to enjoy the ocean breezes, especially with comfy armchairs to lounge in.

Mediterranean Bedroom With Vaulted Ceiling

This beautiful bedroom could be found in a Tuscan villa with its Mediterranean style and relaxed grandeur. A four-poster bed sits up against a rustic stone wall and there's plenty of room left over for a cozy seating area.

Mediterranean Master Bedroom With Canopy Bed

Throughout the home, elegant details make the home feel unique: antique reclaimed wood exposed beams, European oak floors, stone and plaster walls. In this bedroom, leopard-print accent pillows are a sassy touch.

Master Bedroom and Balcony

From the master bedroom (there are three bedrooms in the home), residents can access a private balcony from double doors.

Balcony Overlooking Ocean

This California villa has several patios and balconies so the amazing coastline views can be enjoyed from pretty much any room.

Balcony With Ocean View

This picturesque balcony frames the ocean like a real-life masterpiece.

Coastal Spa Bathroom With Shell Tub

A mermaid would feel right at home in this luxe spa bathroom where the tub is an oversized seashell. Coastal details are sprinkled throughout the space, an imaginative nod to the home's oceanfront setting.

Mediterranean Bedroom With Sunset View

Whether it's the start of the day or the end of it, the view in this beach house bedroom can't be beat.

Neutral Mediterranean Bedroom With Leather Armchair

The home's three bedrooms each allow access to an outdoor area with sweeping ocean views. Inside, the style is unfussy and welcoming.

Mediterranean Powder Room With Map

A pretty powder room features a vessel sink, rustic stone accent wall and reclaimed wood countertop.

Mediterranean Courtyard With Pond

There's a grand courtyard with a pond and waterfall at this California estate that is reminiscent of a traditional European villa.

Stone Patio and Ocean View

A pergola and string lights add magical ambiance to this scenic flagstone patio, a short walk away from the ocean.

Beach and Yellow Surfboard

In La Selva Beach, California, this incredible beach house has private access to wide open coastline and views that go on forever.

Beach Fire Pit at Night

At night, cozy up around the fire pit with the sound of the waves crashing as the sun goes down.

Flagstone Patio With String Lights

With the string lights glowing and the sun setting over the water, this flagstone patio is the place to be. There's even a fireplace to cozy up the space when the breeze off the ocean gets chilly.

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