Shaya Residence & Landscape | Torrance, California (Hillside Overlay)
Tucked away in the Hollywood Riviera, this Spanish Mediterranean characterizes all the warmth and intimacy of this historic building type. The two-story residence utilizes open space in the front creating an open courtyard. As well as welcoming guest, the semi-private courtyard allows it to become apart of this Eucalyptus tree lined neighborhood. The courtyard is enhanced with an intimate seating area, lush landscape and a trickling water feature. The materials of the home are familiar to the building type utilizing an elegant color palette of white washed plaster, stone, rich woods, painted windows and Spanish tile roof. The exterior of the home is organized around a stone tower entry and features an arcade style second floor balcony with ornamental wrought iron railings. Upon entering the home, an open living room floor plan adjoined by dining room and kitchen are perfectly situated for family life and entertainment. Two story volumes raise the ceilings in the entry tower and open stairway to let in light from above. The remaining ground floor of the home has additional semi private spaces as well as a private guest room. On the second level, the family occupies private spaces for family use, a master bedroom suite and children’s bedrooms. All together, this 4,300 square foot residence offers the perfect accommodations for family and friends.

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