Open House Obsession: The Quaintest Cottage in Venice, $2.5M

Retaining all of its vintage charm and romantically updated, and open on Sunday, August 13 from 2:00pm-5:00pm.  Else>>>

Overlooking Santa Barbara, A Divine Definition of Paradise, $24M

Designed by architect Andy Neuman, this brilliant cluster of structures is set on a magical hillside site in Carpinteria.  Else>>>

Open House Obsession: Check Out This Sweet Mill Valley Cottage in the Woods, $1.25M

This quirky Mid-Century cottage is a delightful, lo-fi throwback to a simpler time. Open Saturday and Sunday, August 5 and 6 from 1:00pm-4:00pm.  Else>>>

Pre-Fab Grow Up, Gets Fabulous

In the right hands, manufactured homes have become a high-design option.  Else>>>

Open House Obsession: Visit A Sublime Gerard Colcord Paradise in Bel Air, $16M

A prime example of why the architect has such a passionate cadre of devotees. Open on two Sundays, July 30 and August 6 from 2:00pm-5:00pm.  Else>>>

Rising to New Heights in Los Altos, $18M

This spectacular new home designed by Richard Swatt of Swatt-Meirs Architects– in one of the Bay Area’s most coveted zip codes– is designed to be extended-family friendly.  Else>>>

Modern Marvel in Hancock Park

Where: 355 S Mansfield Ave., Los AngelesAsking: $3,249,000What: Architectural significance takes shape through this unapologetically modern, 4-bedroom, 6-bath home that’s standing tall on Mansfield Ave.  Else>>>

Paradise for One (or Maybe Two) in Glen Ellen, $5M

A secluded trio of structures built for one person, this Wine Country compound is a well-considered look at the notion of a retreat. With room for guests.  Else>>>

Open House Obsession: Have a Look at This Sweeping Pasadena Ranch, $3.1M

This classic New England Style Rancho just came on the market. Make it your own. Open Saturday and Sunday, July 15/16 from 2:00pm-4:00pm.  Else>>>

An Impeccable, Family-Friendly Renovation, $4.5M

Outside, another handsome Edwardian house. Inside, no surface was left untouched.  Else>>>