The first of five architectural masterpieces in The Case, Malibu’s only new Guard Gate community in decades, costs $69.995 million
MALIBU, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–After more than a decade of approvals, design and construction, Scott Gillen, visionary designer, creator and founder of Unvarnished, has put up for sale the first of five estates in the 24-acre private enclave known as The Case. The first gated gated community built in Malibu in decades, The Case features five spectacular mid-century modern-inspired homes perched above The Colony on Malibu’s most coveted oceanfront bluff and represents the largest private residential development in its history. The Edge, in the market for $69.995 million, will be the first completed home within the community and will be delivered turnkey, providing the buyer with instant gratification of unparalleled luxury and handcrafted design perfection. All five bespoke homes are currently under construction, with the remaining homes to be fully completed throughout the year.
“The Case is my biggest and most epic project to date. The opportunity to create a five-home community on one of the best, if not the best, stunning peaks on the California coast was something I couldn’t believe. couldn’t pass up. Frankly, ten minutes after walking on the property, I knew I would buy it,” said Scott Gillen, the founder of Unvarnished. “The sheer size of the property and the ability to build homes of 10,000-12,000 square foot bungalows have created immense challenges and incredible opportunities for me to take some of my core design principles – the use of warm natural materials, a nod to the middle – century modern, large open spaces, lots of natural light, and blurring the line between indoors and outdoors – which are also tenets of mid-century modern architecture – on the upper level. So it was only natural that my designs for The Edge and the other homes in The Case draw heavily on mid-century modern architecture, and then I incorporate construction techniques and furniture whose quality is rarely, if ever. , found. in a new development, to create a unique experience of luxury living on the coast of Malibu, a unique place in the world. I’m very proud of how The Edge has turned out and I’m incredibly excited to bring it to market.
The 2.6-acre estate, featuring cinematic views of the Queen’s Necklace, from Palos Verdes to Point Dume, embodies the essence of laid-back luxury living. Spanning approximately 10,500 square feet, the single-story home offers five en-suite bedrooms and three half-baths, and includes a Bulthaup chef’s kitchen, spacious great room, master bedroom with outdoor spa, and outdoor Floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open to a 10,000-square foot ipe deck with cabana and outdoor kitchen.
The Edge, named for its stunning nearly 80-foot double-sided infinity freshwater pool that juts like a diving board into the Pacific Ocean, with famed Catalina Island in the distance, is architecturally inspired by giants Mid-Century Modern, Lloyd Wright, Neutra, Lautner and Quincy Jones, to name but a few. The stunning home also features handpicked bespoke furniture by Minotti and Gillen, Miele and Gaggenau appliances, custom cabinetry, a 650-bottle teak wine cellar, a private glass and teak enclosed library, and a home cinema which is a “floating” room. inside another room for the ultimate home theater experience.
The case is the crown jewel of Scott Gillen’s visionary Malibu series, where each home is a sanctuary unto itself. Behind its 24-hour guard gate and security features designed by internationally renowned security expert Gavin de Becker, residents of The Case will live with ultimate peace of mind and privacy.
The case includes five distinct Mid-Century Modern homes: The Cantilever House (Case Study #1), The Butterfly House (Case Study #2), The Edge (Case Study #3), The Flat House (case study 1). . 4) and The Glass Tunnel (Case Study 5).