A masterful blend of elegance and livability, this sophisticated penthouse is truly a Villa in the Sky. Soaring ceilings with skylights throughout plus double-height living area with loft make for a spacious and airy space. Private and quiet Century City community behind gated entry, residents enjoy pools, tennis courts, fitness center, clubhouse and lush strolling gardens plus a 24-hour security team. Large balcony runs the length of the unit and a private patio off the loft, complete with 3/4 bath, allow for indoor/outdoor living. Acclaimed designer's personal home had a multi-year renovation from new systems to the smallest details: custom, hand-glazed terracotta tiles, furniture quality cabinetry, Spanish Colonial reproduction doors and rare marble floors. The quality, style and expense is clear. Gorgeous European kitchen features Bertazzoni appliances, exquisite black Absolute granite countertops, hand-painted Moroccan tiles, fluted cabinetry and 100+ bottle Thermador wine storage.The primary bedroom is a refuge featuring limed white oak floors, beamed ceiling and a serene bath with sparkling white Venetian glass floor, Neoclassical double vanity, skylight above the soaking tub and a dressing area. Tucked behind 18th century Spanish Colonial doors is a nearly 300 sq ft home office/den. A true oasis in the heart of the city.