Close to Pepperdine and the beach, this gated Malibu Knolls home is spacious, private, and perfectly situated to enjoy a sweeping panorama of ocean, islands, and coastline. The interior is bright and open, with wood floors, high ceilings, and a contemporary flair. At the heart of the home is an expansive ocean-view great room that includes a living room area with a wall of built-in bookshelves, a dining area, a wet bar, a family/media area with a flat-screen TV and fireplace, and a large gourmet kitchen with high-end appliances and a breakfast bar. Ideal for indoor-outdoor entertaining, this space opens onto a wraparound wood deck that runs the width of house, with multiple sitting areas, barbecue, modern fire pit, dining area, and views, views, views. A few steps down is a beautifully landscaped garden and a very private back yard with swimming pool/spa and ample space for relaxing in the sun or under the stars. There are two ocean-view bedrooms on the main floor, each opening to a deck. Screened by an attractive wood-slat wall, a skylit plank staircase leads to the upper level where there are two more bedrooms, including the owner’s suite. This lovely room features high wood-beamed ceiling, flat-screen TV, fireplace, custom closet, luxurious bath, and a private deck with amazing views. Complete with a Nest system, two-car garage, and generous guest parking, this lovely cul-de-sac home offers close-in, relaxed Malibu living with non-stop views.