Mandeville Canyon post and beam architectural home by Matt Kivlin

Located in Brentwood’s lush, wooded area, this Mandeville Canyon post and beam architectural home is an idyllic space for creative expression. Recently featured in Architectural Digest, this mid-century home has been thoughtfully updated to maximize its original beauty while supplying stylish modern amenities. With walls of glass and views of mature greenery, it’s easy to be inspired by the tranquil setting of this oh-so-hip home.

The home was originally built in 1959 by Santa Monica surfer/board builder Matt Kivlin who became a well-known architect & builder. Kivlin designed more than 280 custom homes on the West Side including homes in Brentwood, Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, Marina del Rey and Malibu. The property was updated by Claire Thomas, who has a unique approach to home transformation. From her food, design, and storytelling background, she brings her distinct creativity to this unique home.

Revel in the breathtaking expanses of windows, canyon vistas, and a natural-light-filled layout that this four-bedroom two and a half bathroom mid century home provides.

Luxe hardwood floors and an exquisite terrazzo-accented chef’s kitchen make the home ideal for entertaining. An elevated loft-like den, perfect for playtime or a cozy hangout spot, flanks an open plan dining room and living space separated by a Fireclay tile fireplace.

Interiors of Matt Kivlin Mandeville Canyon post and beam architectural home

Step outside the living and dining rooms through the sliding glass doors to a wraparound deck with sweeping vistas of lush vegetation and wildlife.

The bathrooms fuse style and functionality with plenty of storage options. The powder room boasts a unique mural, creating a welcoming atmosphere and adding to the home’s overall style. The primary bathroom offers a copper soaking tub that adds a touch of luxury to the space. The home’s interior is the perfect blend of vintage and modern design.

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Listing courtesy of Jenna Cooper, Compass and Alex Hoerner, Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices CA