Collection by Dora Vanette

Houses with Striking Ocean Views


Sometimes architecture works best when it frames nature. These seven homes blur the boundaries between indoors and outdoors by opening up towards the ocean.

The deck off the front is also minimally furnished with elegant lines of beach rock and two Leaf chairs by Arper.
Two walls of floor-to-ceiling windows in the master bedroom frame expansive vistas of the Pacific Ocean.
The Casa Cuatro sits above a 180-foot cliff that overlooks the Pacific Ocean.
Wardle’s firm also designed the dining table, where up to ten guests can gaze out at the Southern Ocean.
At the rear of the house, bleacher-style steps mitigate the steep grade down to...
Miha hangs out with Kea, the dog, on the wooden deck that extends the living space outdoors.
The frosted glass of the bridge offers a transparent stripe and a view of the ocean.