Collection by Brandi Andres

Stunning Homes Perched High Above the Pacific Ocean


From the cliffs of Chile to the Hawaiian Islands, here are seven modern homes with magnificent views of Earth's largest ocean.

Architect Mary Ann Schicketanz created a 1,900-square-foot home in Big Sur, California, that hugs its hillside site.
Architects Stan Boles and Christopher Almeida arranged ten-foot-tall panes of glass in a steel curtain-wall frame to...
White paint now covers the exterior walls of the Cooper Wave house, and the beach has shrunk over the decades since the...
The living room fireplace recapitulates the Gothic theme of the windows.
The Casa Cuatro sits above a 180-foot cliff that overlooks the Pacific Ocean.
Miha hangs out with Kea, the dog, on the wooden deck that extends the living space outdoors.
Ramirez and his partner, Sarah Mason Williams, dine at a sequoia table by Redwood Burl next to a hulking juniper tree...