Restored Buff & Hensman House in Malibu finally sells at auction

List price:  $5,950,000

Address:  21900 Briarbluff Drive, Malibu

4788 Square feet - 4 bedrooms, 6 baths

After over two years on the market, the home has gone to auction and is pending sale.  Perfectly poised on five acres in the hills of Malibu, this architectural masterpiece is flanked by stunning ocean and mountain views. Picture perfect in both the elements comprising its top-of-the-line finishes and striking panoramas, this Malibu modern was designed to heighten the ultimate in relaxation; a place to regenerate from the stress of city life and work and retreat to a home in which you are transported and replenished.  

The has undergone a meticulous and extensive renovation by Santa Monica's David Montalba Architects, transforming the existing house from a vertical to a more horizontal structure. The restoration and additions defined the terraced site with wood-clad walls that situate the house as a series of outdoor rooms with an indigenous landscape, and features a blend of unique stone and Brazilian walnut floor, floor-to-ceiling windows to capture the canyon and ocean views, built-in walnut millwork, a stone- clad interior water feature and a custom aquarium room divider.