When describing this majestic Spanish Colonial–style villa, designer Juan Pablo Molyneux told Architectural Digest “Everything vibrates in harmony.” Molyneux’s impeccable renovation transformed the 1920s home—perched on a bluff overlooking the Pacific in Pebble Beach—into a lavish modern masterpiece, with majestic spaces displaying generous proportions and one-of-a-kind decorative detail.
The designer brought his distinctive style to rooms that were already gracious and grand, expanding windows to emphasize views, creating depth with Venetian plaster walls, and employing a diversity of styles and hues.
The resulting harmonious interiors include a vaulted anteroom clad in embossed leather, a color-filled salon, a columned gallery with Nile-green walls, an ocean-view library, a grand dining room with reflective surfaces that sparkle by candlelight, and six serene bedrooms.
Irreplaceable decorative elements include a dining room mural depicting the San Francisco Bay, the harbor, the hills, and the Spanish mission; striking bath paneling of distressed oak, gray onyx, and red marble; and Portuguese-style tiles by Atelier Prométhée that ornament the walls, risers, and arches of one graceful hallway.
Bernard Trainor consulted on the landscape design for the 3.41-acre grounds, where tall shade trees, swaths of emerald grass, and meandering pathways further the estate’s idyllic ambience.
A central garden courtyard is an alluring private oasis, with archways accented by yet more hand-painted tilework by Atelier Prométhée.
A breezy upper-level terrace overlooks it all, offering a perfect perch for gazing out toward the Pacific, Carmel Beach, and Stillwater Cove.
Offered at: $16,500,000
Location: 1658 Crespi Lane, Pebble Beach, CA 93953