This is a prototype of work/live in environment designed by noted architect Hassan Majd from the Southern California Institute of Architecture. Located in Venice, California, where art meets living & work in design. This makes a vibrant environment for architecturally articulated work/live in an environment. Your work space is a bridge away from your home. This exceptionally vibrant home with a modern day open floor plan blending the interior & exterior environments are ideal for the Southern California lifestyle. This private compound is discretely hidden from the street with mature hedges, fences & walls. With an inviting front courtyard with lovely succulent plants & terrific from porch to the entry door. Walking in your breath is taken away by the huge expanse & open living areas from the entry, to the study/kids home school area with powder room & to the open dining area, living room & gourmet kitchen. The kitchen has a Viking professional 6 burner range & refrigerator, Bosch dishwasher & custom cabinets. The center island which is open to the living room & main areas. Stunning living room area with electronic self ignition fireplace & a wall of sliding glass doors leading to the central courtyard, outdoor living spaces. One of the most amazing features of this home is the incredible Zen style central courtyard with an open ceiling in the center. The main focus is the gorgeous mature Japanese maple tree, cement fountain & terraces off the main living room & kitchen with outdoor dining area, barbecue area, lounge area & sitting area. All offering the open air atmosphere with the enjoyment of the cool ocean breeze. From the first floor is a cool architectural staircase leading to the three bedrooms in the main structure. At the top of the second floor, you immediately notice the immense high ceilings, skylight & open feeling which are prevalent in all the bedrooms. Principal suite is a wonderful oasis, with sliding glass doors to an exceptionally comfortable & relaxing outdoor terrace connecting the main house to the bonus space over the garage. The principal bathroom also has soaring ceilings, incredible Italian tile, dual sinks, sunken spa tub & walk in shower. This suite also has a wonderful walk in closet & staircase to a private principal suite rooftop terrace with palm tree views. There are two additional en-suite bedrooms on the second floor, each with their own private balconies & high ceilings. One of the special features of this home is the bonus office, art studio or recording studio above the garage with its own private entrance, 1/2 bath & additional private rooftop terrace. The entire house & bonus room have stunning wide plank French oak floors. There is a two car garage under the bonus office area as well as a carport area currently used as an additional outdoor lounge area. The parking area has two sliding gates for easy access to the parking. This home is a very special & unique Zen environment in the heart of Silicon Beach to live & work in the Venice Beach area about 8 blocks from the ocean. The home also has a Control Four Smart Home System.