Tour a Southern California home that’s a showcase of transitional elegance


John McClain Design is responsible for the interior design of this beautiful home that is a showcase of transitional elegance, located in Los Angeles, California. This home features a mixture of styles, including traditional, modern, and industrial farmhouse. The interior designers were involved with this project from the ground up and were instrumental in exterior and interior design features.

Custom cabinetry, furniture, mill work and lighting all combine in a fresh and current five bedroom, seven bath home set on a gorgeous horsefarm. No corner was left unturned in this beauty, so keep your eyes wide open and step inside this incredible home tour…


A semi-open floor plan greets you as you enter this home. This entry foyer showcases n exquisite custom staircase that leads to the second level, a custom entry table and a view of the family room and kitchen down the hall. The blue themed dining room is designated by floor to ceiling columns.


Above: The walls of the dining room feature 7-foot high wainscoting accented by blue flamestitch wallcovering. A custom walnut dining table has a brass base. Around the table is leather side chairs and blue velvet captain’s chairs. Suspended from the tray ceiling is a brass and glass sputnik light fixture.


What We Love: A showcase of transitional elegance, this stylish home offers comfortable and inviting living spaces throughout. The designers did a fabulous job of creating decadent interiors through custom details and selecting beautiful furnishings and finishes. Overall we think the project team created a beautiful home that is warm, welcoming and timeless in its design aesthetic.

Tell Us: What are your overall thoughts on the design style of this home? What details caught your eye and why in the Comments below!

Note: Have a look at another home tour that we have featured here on One Kindesign from the portfolio of the interior designer of this project, John McClain Design: A sophisticated farmhouse style home set on a picturesque river.


Above: The focal point of this room is the floor-to-ceiling marble fireplace surround, flanked by custom white bookshelves on either side. A custom gray sectional provides the perfect spot to watch TV or read. The television is recessed into the fireplace wall allowing no protrusion from the fireplace. 


Above: This industrial modern kitchen boasts plenty of fabulous custom details. Custom white cabinetry and blue center island create a serene and beautiful kitchen. The custom open backed upper cabinetry allows for the beautiful hand glazed metallic tiles to pop. Walnut flooring and stainless steel Thermador appliances further the industrial aesthetic. Countertops are Caesarstone quartz.


Above: A close-up detail of the open backed upper cabinetry in the kitchen. Interior lighting and glass shelves helps to fully showcase the exquisite hand glazed tile with a gray metallic finish.


Above: In this beautiful laundry room, custom cabinetry allows for a personalized and functional space. Highlights include a hanging drying station, hidden litter box storage, antimicrobial and durable white Krion countertops, walnut shelving.


Above: Floor-to-ceiling white subway tiles provides the perfect backdrop for this bright and colorful laundry room.


Above: In the powder bath is a feature wall of handmade green subway tiles in a herringbone pattern. On the other three walls, gold metallic print wallcovering. The flooring is walnut wood.


Above: This home office has a decidedly masculine and industrial feel with plenty of storage and functionality. 



Above: Entry into the guest bedroom suite, whose design style is pure transitional elegance.


Above: A serene guest bedroom features tone on tone wallcovering that provides a tranquil backdrop for the walnut bed. Touches of brass bring in a bit of glam. 



Above: In the guest bathroom, a custom walnut vanity with grain match veneer. The gray concrete look porcelain tile lends a zen-like, organic feel to this space. 



Above: The entry foyer and custom staircase reflects a style of transitional elegance. The staircase leads up to the second story of this home.


Above: At the top of the custom staircase are furnishings and accessories custom created for this space. This includes the gray high back chair, gold leaf side table, and 12 foot chandelier.


Above: A walnut console table accents the wall into the master bedroom retreat.


Above: In the master bedroom is a custom fabricated bed with tufted headboard. Flanking the bed are birdseye maple nightstands with fabric inlaid mirrors above. White gourd lamps top each nightstand.



Above: On the floor of this serene master bathroom is striated marble flooring, which continues into the curbless steam shower. His and hers vanities flank the dual doors to the master closet. On the countertops are a stone look Krion solid surface material, providing simple clean up and a luxurious aesthetic.



Above: On the feature wall behind the soaking tub, is custom designed oak, steel, and onyx waterjet tiles. Suspended from above is a a custom ‘Bubble” Chandelier.


Above: A teenage girls bedroom features a canopy bed with salmon colored bedding and a comfortable chair and ottoman for relaxing. A thick shag carpet grounds the space.


Above: In the girl’s bathroom, beveled subway tiles line the bath/shower combo. On the floor, white porcelain marble-look tiles. 


Above: The boy’s bedroom is decorated with simple touches.



Above: A stylish and functional wet bar is situated inside the media room, offering everything one could need for entertaining.


Above: In this opulent media bathroom, a textural wallcovering provides a glamorous backdrop to the marble and gold leaf vanity. 


Above: This outdoor patio area is covered by a roof extension from the house and is also fully screened to block out pesky bugs. A floor-to-ceiling stacked stone fireplace provides the perfect spot to mount the TV. Set in front of the fireplace is an inviting sectional for lounging with family and friends.


Above: A large backyard swimming pool is covered with a screened enclosure. Fire cauldrons add interest to the waterfall features. A cozy patio seating area just off of the family room brings indoor entertaining effortlessly to the outdoors. The outdoor chairs are swivel. 

Photos: Stephen Allen Photography

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