Malibu Villas


It’s safe to say that many of us have dreamed at one point or another of owning our own villa in Malibu. Even Barbie has her own
Malibu Dreamhouse located in the heart of the famous beach town! 

However, not everyone can afford to drop a cool $3-12 million on a Malibu villa to call their own. If you still dream of living that bougie lifestyle in the ‘Bu, here are some alternative options:

Buy a Condo

Let’s be honest – do you really need a 10-bedroom mansion overlooking the ocean? For most of us, a two-bedroom condo is more than sufficient for our housing needs. 

Malibu Villas is one option to live the Malibu villa life without shelling out major cash. This collection of two, three and four-bedroom townhomes feature soaring ceilings, hardwood floors, travertine tile, balconies, fireplaces, and large windows to enjoy that gorgeous Malibu beach view. In addition to boasting amenities like a shared pool, spa, sauna and clubhouse, this community is walking distance to Paradise Cove and just a short drive to Malibu’s famous Zuma Beach. Condos here sell for $800,000 – $990,000 and lease for less than $5k a month. 

Live on Malibu’s gorgeous Carbon Beach with a condo in the Malibu. This condominium complex features breathtaking beach views, Mid-Century architecture, high ceilings and large decks, not to mention direct access to the beach. 

Another way to reside on Billionaires’ Beach is to rent at Malibu Beach Club on the world-famous Pacific Coast Highway. Steps away from Billionaires’ Beach, you’ll enjoy Malibu beach access, marble details and top-of-the-line appliances. 

Cavalleri Malibu is another coveted address for those looking to rent their Malibu villa. This luxurious enclave boasts amenities like tennis courts, a pool, hot tub, cabanas, fitness center, BBQ and even its own dog park. 

Live It Up on Vacation

If your budget, job or lifestyle just doesn’t allow you to move to Malibu full-time, you can still live that Malibu villa life – on vacation! Popular vacation rentals site Airbnb and VRBO list plenty of luxurious homes that could be yours for the taking (for the week). Remember Barbie’s Malibu Dreamhouse? You can even rent Barbie’s home on Airbnb if you’re lucky enough to win a spot. 

From a $28 million Billionaires’ Beach-front mansion (for just $1,050 a night) to an 8-bedroom retreat above Malibu Pier and Surfrider Beach (for just $899 a night) you can live the high life when you rent a Malibu villa on Airbnb or VRBO. And, if you tire of the luxe life, you can opt to stay in a private beachfront cottage or even an Airstream trailer on Zuma Beach! People love Malibu because it is home to all kinds of people, all kinds of homes and all kinds of experiences. 

Visit the OG Malibu Villa

The cheapest option is to visit the Getty Villa, located on PCH. With some well-angled Instagram photos, you can pretend that the 64-acre complex is all yours! But in all seriousness, the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa is an ideal place to explore the luxurious Greco-Roman architectural style that many Malibu homes now call their own. 

The Getty Villa was built in 1970 as a New World replica of the historical Villa dei Papiri, a luxurious Roman abode that was buried in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. The museum houses 44,000 works of art from the Greek, Roman and Etruscan periods. 

Invite some friends for Tea By the Sea after viewing the extensive art collection and live that Malibu villa life! 

Invest In Your Dream Life 

On the other hand, if you are ready to make the move to a real Malibu Villa, there are tons of gorgeous options available. 

You can live with your toes in the sand with this three-bedroom, 4,500 square foot home located right on Malibu Beach. Your beach-level veranda and oceanfront terrace are the perfect places to take in the breathtaking Malibu sunsets every night. 

If you’d rather not live with sand in all your furniture and linens, but still want those beautiful Malibu beach views, check out this 10-bedroom Spanish estate in the private gated community of Paradise View Estates. The spacious grounds are set up for in-home entertaining, and of course there are tons of windows to take in that famous Malibu view. 

Ready to start touring your new Malibu home? Contact James Colin Campbell 310-388-7332

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