Back Bay Wine Estate: That Wall-Mounted Lamborghini

What would you do with a ’74 lamborghini after the engine dies? The first thing that catches your eye in this concrete, steel, and glass contemporary retreat is the Lamborghini bolted to the wall. A jet-black 1974 Countach, to be precise.

An O.C. Surfwear Legend’s Midcentury Dream Home

Randy Hild and his wife searched for the perfect midcentury home that was near the beach and their friends. They found it in a 1964 George Bissell home in Niguel West.
Villa di Sogni

A Home of Italian Splendor: Experience 15th Century Florence Without Jet Lag

Villa di Sogni—“House of Dreams”—lives up to its name. A classical estate evoking the 15th century, it looks as if it were transplanted from a hillside in Florence.

Designer Deborah Waltz Creates Her Version of Global Style in O.C.

A trip to Morocco two years ago brought out the “inner gypsy” in designer Deborah Waltz. “I would lay in my hotel room at night and gaze at the hand-...

French Tryst: An Ideal Home for the Romantic Shopaholic

Perched in the Newport Coast hills, this contemporized country French home encompasses more than 13,000 square feet and offers stunning details, such as Venetian plastered walls and a limestone-encased master-bedroom fireplace. Still, it never feels ostentatious.

A Fred Briggs, Laguna Beach Home with Big Sur Vibes

The three-story home was designed by noted midcentury OC architect Fred Briggs.

O.C. Home: Change Artists

Prospective buyers don’t always end up with the storied homes of their dreams. They usually take their newfound digs—however imperfect—and make them their own. Such was the case for Dean and Carla Soll. With three children, her live-in parents, and five cars to juggle, they needed more room, so in 2009, they began searching for a property.

Storybook Living

The 1929 Tudor in Fullerton was anything but a storybook home when Found Vintage Rentals owner Jeni Maus and her photographer husband, Joel, first...

Parisian Panache

For Lido Isle couple’s family home, it was out with floral chintz and in with Euro-style chic.

Living in Harmony—With 6 Kids

With a house full of young children, interior designer Kim Rodosky and her husband, Steve, a PIMCO portfolio manager, were fast outgrowing their four-bedroom...