Sophisticated, exquisite design defines this Venice showcase located a short distance to vibrant Abbott Kinney and the beach on one of Venice's lovely tree lined streets. Hidden behind smoothed plaster walls is a home with beautiful open space. The main living area - a seamless blend of kitchen, living and dining - feels as light as the garden just outside. Designed by Charles Ward this home was custom built for the current owner with all the essential design elements like built-in seating, concrete counters, plaster walls, wood flooring and fortress-like privacy that make a Ward home stand out. In addition to the two bedrooms in the house there is a large office of the master suit with an outdoor patio. A front porch allows you to enjoy a sunset cocktail with your neighbors while the main floor opens up to a private back yard ideal for entertaining or relaxation. One of the garages - was converted into an office. Seamless blend of outdoors, living, entertaining and work space define this urban paradise.