Richard Neutra Crestwood Hills home - the Adler House

Constructed in 1956, this Richard Neutra Crestwood Hills home boasts panoramic vistas, stretching from the majestic mountains to the serene sea. The Adler House exemplifies an era in architecture where design was not only focused on functionality but also on blending seamlessly with its surroundings. Richard Neutra, known for his contribution to the Modernist movement, believed that buildings should complement nature rather than compete with it.

The Adler House, this Richard Neutra Crestwood Hills home boasts panoramic vistas

Stepping into the Brentwood Mid Century Modern house, the open plan, multi-level layout, and walls filled with windows create an architectural world we would all love to be a part of. This Crestwood Hills home boasts beautiful built-in cabinetry and a bold graphic fireplace with clean lines and a neutral color palette.

The generous light-filled step-down living room is the center of activity in this Richard Neutra-designed home, providing views from all directions. The kitchen has received modern yet thoughtful upgrades, providing a seamless environment for cooking and socializing while staying true to the architect’s original intention.

Dining room of the Richard Neutra Crestwood Hills home

The dining platform provides lush views of the pool beyond. The entire space celebrates Neutra’s bold use of post and beam construction to create an entirely open shell for living sited beautifully on the hillside. The light wood cabinetry provides the ideal room divider and separation of space.

The spacious primary bedroom showcases an original built-in desk and vanity area, perfect for those who enjoy a dedicated space for work or getting ready. The modernized bathroom boasts sleek fixtures and finishes, creating a luxurious and contemporary feel. Additionally, the added walk-in closet provides ample storage and organization options.

The expansive deck, mid century freeform pool and soothing spa form a trifecta of ideal outdoor leisure space perfect for hosting gatherings big and small. This is true southern California living at its best.

Richard Neutra The Adler House Photo by Julius Shulman
Original Photo: Julius Shulman ©The J. Paul Getty Trust, The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles

Embodying the iconic Richard Neutra aesthetic, the overall design of the property exhibits a flawless integration of indoor and outdoor spaces. This seamless blend creates a holistic environment that is in complete harmony with the surrounding scenery, providing an immersive experience where the boundaries between man-made structures and nature dissolve. Neutra has considered every detail to ensure a smooth and uninterrupted transition between the residence and its natural landscape.

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Listing Courtesy of Chris Hicks and Ashley Durbin Hicks, The Agency.