Modern California Homes with Mid-Century Inspired Aesthetics

The variety of textures and surfaces, wide open spaces and vintage finishing touches – what’s not to love about mid-century inspired homes? The combination of nostalgic furniture choices, sleek lines and modern design sets the tone in this popular home style. From a modern marvel in Montecito to a Los Angeles case study house designed by Pierre Konig, each one of these dwellings will enchant mid-century design enthusiasts.

1 of 7 | A Modern Marvel in Montecito

1 of 7 | A Modern Marvel in Montecito


Discover this modern marvel located in one of Montecito's most prestigious locations near the Upper Village. This 3,582 square foot home is equally trendy, stylish and chic. The architectural design boasts simplicity, but is as far from boring as the eye can see. High ceilings and skylights accentuate the natural light that fills the main living areas. Clean white walls expand throughout the home, complemented by wooden floors and plush carpeting to maximize sleek, pure design. Beyond its three spacious bedrooms, three full bathrooms and living spaces, you'll be dazzled by a backyard that's ever-so-inviting. Its 40-ft pool, badminton court and guest house will make you the ideal host of every summer party.

$4,950,000 | 835 San Ysidro, Montecito, CA 93108 | View Listing

2 of 7 | An Iconic Escape in Los Angeles

2 of 7 | An Iconic Escape in Los Angeles


Acknowledged as one of the most famous houses in all of Los Angeles while boasting its world-renowned modernist single home design by Pierre Koenig, this dwelling, straight out of Arts & Architecture magazine is the epitome of perfection. Sleek textures, fine lines, slightly vintage decor and state-of-the-art appliances give this two bedroom, two bathroom home its mid-century reputation. Head outside to find ponds surrounding the foundation that circulate to the roof and fall down through fountains.

$4,500,000 | 9038 Wonderland Park, Los Angeles, CA 90046 | View Listing

3 of 7 | A Sophisticated Sanctuary in Santa Rosa

3 of 7 | A Sophisticated Sanctuary in Santa Rosa


Inspired by the idea to blend indoor and outdoor spaces seamlessly, designer and architect Germano Milano created this home with organic style. Located on an oak-studded, 3.9-acre property, this dwelling offers comfort and seclusion while overlooking the mountains, valley and vineyards. Its impeccable 4,793 square feet make up three bedrooms, a library, four full bathrooms, a great room, a large chef's kitchen, breakfast area and formal dining room. Escape to the outdoor living space to entertain guests by the swimming pool, barbecue in the dining area or relax in the landscaped garden. The oversized decks and patios encourage you to take advantage of the opportunity to spend time in the backyard year-round.

$3,900,000 | 950 Madelyne Ct, Santa Rosa, CA 95409 | View Listing

4 of 7 | A Lovely Lakefront Spot in Westlake Village

4 of 7 | A Lovely Lakefront Spot in Westlake Village


A modern escape offering gorgeous lakefront views from the inside and out, this property boasts sophistication and serenity. Stainless steel appliances, Titan stone in polar gray and an abundance of cabinetry and preparation space give the kitchen its modern and fully functional personality. The spacious living room opens up with vaulted ceilings and custom lighting, setting the perfect tone to blow your guests away. Beyond its master suite, two spacious bedrooms, two full bathrooms and elaborate office/den, enjoy the private dock that grants you lake access in the comfort of your backyard.

$2,195,000 | 1521 La Venta Drive, Westlake Village, CA 91361 | View Listing

5 of 7 | A Dreamy Dwelling in South Pasadena

5 of 7 | A Dreamy Dwelling in South Pasadena


This mid-century modern home expands over 4,000 square feet and showcases impeccable use of design, paying close attention to detail with finishing touches. Remote control ceiling windows set the scene for this state-of-the-art sanctuary with five bedrooms, four bathrooms, a living room and family room that welcomes comfort with its double-sided modern fireplace. Retreat to the master suite and head to the bathroom to fill up the soaking tub or relax in the steam shower. Take a few steps and find yourself on the large open balcony that overlooks the backyard loft area, perfect for entertaining.

$3,200,000 | 712 Orange Grove Terrace, South Pasadena, CA 91030 | View Listing

6 of 7 | A Tranquil Getaway in Los Angeles

6 of 7 | A Tranquil Getaway in Los Angeles


Nestled on a tranquil hillside, this eloquent dwelling is just minutes from The Mary and Lee Blair Residence and Studio. Originally designed as a retreat for artists to escape to find their creative spirit, this home features multiple walls made of glass, an oversized fireplace and numerous outdoor terraces - offering many places to escape and get the creative juices flowing. Its fine lines, modern furniture, large windows and vintage textures make it a mid-century must-see.

$1,695,000 | 3763 Fredonia Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90068 | View Listing

7 of 7 | A Mid-Century Miracle on Marmont Avenue

7 of 7 | A Mid-Century Miracle on Marmont Avenue


Located in a gated compound just three blocks from the Sunset Strip, this luxury real estate is just as beautiful as its skyline sights and A-list celebrity neighbors. Take in incredible views of the city through the windows that make up the back-facing foundational wall, and gaze upon contemporary art by Basquiat, Munoz & Salle that decorate the remaining wall space. The newly renovated kitchen with Carrera marble countertops complement the white washed maple floors of the dining area. The master bedroom offers spectacular city views from its expansive deck, while the second master suite provides a marble sunken tub, private deck and garden. Outdoor dining arrangements with a gas barbecue and a pool and Jacuzzi give the backyard the ideal vibe for entertainment.

$15,550 / Month | 1631 Marmont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90069 | View Listing