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element and warmth into the primarily stark palette,” says Montalba. β€œThe clean lines and tranquil, reflective materials, along with the pleasant breezes and framed ocean views, all help to create the effect of a contemporary beach house, despite the hilltop site,” says Montalba. There are three separate guest suites on the ground floor – two of these have two 18 bedrooms each. And there is a master suite on the upper level, which offers expansive views. A second family room on this level opens out to a new roof deck, or urban cabana, that features a retractable custom sunshade. Ship-style steel wire balustrading rims the deck, furthering the nautical link. See video of this project at more renovations at