Sleek Modern Home With Terraced Swimming Pool

With a wide-open floor plan, sleek furniture and private balconies with ocean views, this modern home near La Jolla, Calif., looks like a dream come true. The backyard is just as incredible; in addition to an outdoor dining set and fire pit, the space features a terraced swimming pool & spa with LEDs right in the water.

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December 16, 2018

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

Photo By: Brady Architectural Photography

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Modern Home Exterior in California

The three levels of this California home are connected by its zig-zagged, cantilevered roof, creating strong lines that characterize the space both inside and out. Ample outdoor lighting adds to the curb appeal and highlights the unique design.

Modern House with Stone and Concrete Facade

Cool concrete and warm stone wrap this modern home's exterior. Ample exterior lighting shows off the structure's multiple levels and Modernist design.

Modern Front Door and Entryway in California

This custom front door blends modern and earthy elements, offering a hint at the home's overall aesthetic. The stone tiles that sheathe the exterior of the house continue onto some interior walls. Meanwhile, broad expanses of glass further connect the home's indoor and outdoor spaces.

White, Modern Foyer with Distinctive Front Door

This modern foyer is all about clean, crisp lines. A custom front door blends modern glass and metal with warm wood slats, creating a juxtaposition that hints at what's inside. Gallery white walls provide an ideal backdrop for well-lit abstract art.

Modern, Minimal Living and Dining Room

Sleek, straight lines set the tone in this ultra-modern living and dining room. A white lacquer dining table for eight balances the all-white walls, which provide a gallery-like backdrop for an eye-catching abstract painting. The furniture's blue hue pulls straight from the art.

Textures Add Interest in Minimal, Modern Dining Room

This ultra-mod, open-concept dining and living space is all about the play of textures. Smooth, pale hardwood floors and walls of glass are juxtaposed with a stone partition and nubby area rug that bring warmth and interest to the space. The pattern of a modern globe pendant mirrors the textured treatment on a sliding door.

Modern Family Room with Fireplace, Paneled Walls

This open, modern living space includes a cozy, fireside family room with a sofa that looks soft and inviting despite its low, mod profile. Area rugs delineate separate spaces within the large, open room.

White, Modern Den with Integrated Desk

The modern furniture in this white-walled den is custom-fitted to the space, with an integrated desk that extends straight from the sofa's wooden frame. Geometric circles offer a contemporary take on the round woven rug, and modern art has a birch bark vibe, bringing a natural element into the space.

White, Modern Kitchen with Island Breakfast Table

This paneled kitchen is the picture of clean-lined, modern efficiency. Integrated appliances leave the space uncluttered, and cabinetry extends to the ceiling to make maximum use of space. A modern breakfast table extends from the island, lit by a showstopping globe pendant that connects to the lines in the fun sliding door.

White, Modern Breakfast Bar with Sliding Door

The intricate, webbed design of a sliding glass partition mimics the lines of the modern globe chandelier, filling this otherwise minimal space with texture and interest. A sleek white breakfast bar gets some punch from the black, Z-shaped chair at the head of the table.

White, Modern Powder Room with Major Design Punch

Though the palette is neutral, this small powder room is anything but plain. A textured wall treatment is made more pronounced by a backlit mirror. Meanwhile, the warm wood vanity floats above a pebbled floor, creating a dynamic space with interest packed into every inch.

White, Modern and Minimal Master Bedroom

This modern master bedroom is sleek and restful, with thoughtfully placed built-ins offering storage and adding function. A paneled accent wall turns the low-profile upholstered bed into a focal point, while a pair of wall lamps keeps the beside tabletops from feeling cluttered. A cozy seating nook is a great spot to perch while preparing for the day.

Modern Master Bedroom Sitting Area

This master bedroom sitting area is sleek and minimal, in keeping with the decor throughout the modern California home. A streamlined fireplace and nesting tables form a cozy spot to sit and talk, read or simply relax at the end of the day.

Modern Master Bath with Wet Room

The tub and shower in this modern master bathroom combine in a spacious wet room, and the frameless glass divider helps to visually expand the space. Facing wood vanities with built-in storage cabinets create balance and symmetry.

White, Modern Bathroom with Built-In Storage

This modern vanity features a waterfall top, allowing the vanity itself to float above the pebbled tile floor. A tall, built-in cabinet provides added storage, while frameless glass separates the vanity from the shower, visually expanding the space.

White-Walled Kid's Room with Bold, Bright Furniture

Fun, bold artwork gives a nod to the beachside scene beyond the balcony of this modern kid's bedroom. White walls and white bedding allow the brightly colored art, furniture and accessories to shine.

Play of Textures Defines Modern Bathroom

A fun mix of textures and finishes turn this small bathroom into a knockout space. The modern vanity and towel rack float above a pebbled tile floor, creating interesting pattern play. A square vessel sink rests atop the sleek quartz countertop.

All-White Teen's Room with Bold Punch of Red

A textured wall, fun lighting and an uber-modern upholstered bed turn this bedroom-with-a-view into a teenager's dream. The bed provides a fun pop of color in the stark while space. Draw draperies block light and offer privacy, while allowing the space to maintain a strong connection to the outdoors.

Neutral, Modern Bathroom with Standout Tile

Distinctive tile and lighting provide layers of depth and interest in this neutral, modern bathroom. A pebbled tile floor creates a subtly textured surface that adds a natural element to the space, while a frameless glass shower surround visually expands the room.

Modern Patio with Fire Pit, Outdoor Dining Room

Broad expanses of glass on the exterior of this California home blur the connection between inside and out, turning the backyard into livable square footage. With built-in seating around the fire pit and an outdoor dining table for eight, this modern patio is perpetually party-ready.

California Home with Party-Ready Backyard

A large, square table for eight provides a cozy spot for al fresco dining on this sleek, modern patio. Built-in benches offer space for more guests, while a mod fire pit adds ambiance. A grassy expanse runs beside an enormous, elevated pool and hot tub.

Modern Backyard with Fire Pit

Custom bench seating surrounds this welcoming fire pit, creating a great space for conversation any time of year. The fire pit and benches are lit from below, drawing the eye to the space and increasing its warm, cozy vibe. Well-placed stones create a sculptural focal point in the backyard beyond.

White, Modern Patio with Outdoor Kitchen

This modern outdoor kitchen features several built-in components, including a stainless steel barbecue and a sink. Built-in seating allows guests to lounge nearby while food is prepared, and neat lines of fruit trees give the effect of a sleek, modern orchard.

Sleek, Modern Backyard with Large-Scale Pool and Hot Tub

An enormous pool and hot tub turn the backyard of this modern California home into the perfect spot for entertaining large groups of guests. Glass walls erase the separation between indoors and out, while ample outdoor lighting means the entire property can be enjoyed any time, day or night.

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