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101 California Avenue – Santa Monica Bay Tower


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101 California Avenue - Santa Monica Bay Tower

If you like high-rise living complete with ocean, mountain and city views that will blow your mind, Santa Monica Bay Tower also known as 101 California, lands at the top of the list of high demand Ocean Avenue properties. Sitting at the corner of Ocean and California Avenues, Santa Monica Bay Tower was built in 1964, an era of architectural Modernism and is the most unassuming of all Ocean Avenue properties. Having the most extraordinary unobstructed views, every day is a reminder of the paradise you can call home. With most units having a balcony or terrace, creating an outdoor living space as a place you choose to relax and unwind is pure luxe living. Imagine living in the heart of Santa Monica and being able to walk to just about anything you need, which is a large part the allure that attracts buyers to 101 California. With a 24-hour doorman to keep you secure, heated saltwater pool and a patio overlooking the Pacific Ocean to keep you relaxed after a hectic day. Coming home is always something you can look forward to at Santa Monica Bay Tower.

With units ranging from 680 – 2,800 sq ft over 14 floors, Santa Monica Bay Tower is quintessential California living. With so much to offer in Santa Monica, starting with the famous 4-star Fairmont Miramar Hotel, just next door. As the only beachside hotel with bungalows, you are across the street from this historic former mansion turned hotel and which has hosted some of America’s most visible and famous people for close to a century. Celebrities such as Marilyn Monroe, Greta Garbo, Jean Harlow and Jimmy Stewart, just to name a few. The beautifully manicured gardens, luxurious pool, the spa Exhale, farm-to-table restaurant Fig and a happy hour that is alive with energy and attracts people from all over the world, is a welcomed stop along the way to some of the best cuisine, coffee and tea houses, shopping and entertainment you can imagine. On track for completion in 2026, is the approval of a long-planned redevelopment of the hotel, a project that will bring 312 hotel rooms and 60 condominiums in addition to 18,000 square feet of commercial space.

Right out your front door is the extraordinary Palisades Park, also known as Ocean Avenue bluffs, overlooking the sensational Pacific Ocean from Palos Verds to Point Dume, Malibu with swaying palm trees, rose gardens and 10 blocks of serene walks and outdoors living while enjoying sweet ocean breezes. Boredom never enters your mind and body when you have the best of location, views and the best restaurants, shopping and entertainment a heartbeat away. Fitness studios and clubs are around the corner if you feel the need to do something other than walk around this amazing paradise or take a sunset run along the beach. Slow down and take in the view. Living Well Is Everything

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Building Features

  • Name: Santa Monica Bay Tower
  • Units: 91
  • Bedrooms: Singles, 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms
  • Square Feet: 680 - 2,900
  • Pool: Yes
  • Year Built: 1963
  • Total Floors: 14
  • Price Range: $600,000 - $5,000,000
  • HOA Dues: $1,100 to $2,100
  • 24 hour concierge and doorman
  • Heated swimming pool with sun deck overlooking the ocean
  • 2-elevators
  • Guest parking

Residence Features

  • Ocean, Whitewater, City & Mountain Views.
  • Large windows and sliding doors.
  • Balconies.
  • Central Heat & Air

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