Situated on the hills of Newport, California this home blends modern open plan living with the functionality of a family home. Upon entry into the home one is greeted by a beautiful custom crafted spiral staircase. The open plan layout invites you in as you experience the carefully articulated spaces within this great space. Dining, lounging and a wet bar all feed off this great space and create the feeling of seamless living. An indoor basketball court is the perfect place to release your energy and then go outside to cool off in a beautiful custom designed pool with a submerged bar and spa. The modern plan is complimented by a material palette that gives the home a rich organic feeling. Unlike typical modern homes, this home has texture and life which gives it the feeling that it is a home designed for the use of a family. The home encourages socializing and activities, essential for a family and perfect for entertaining. With large windows and a clearstory, this home takes full advantage of the beautiful natural light, typical of the California climate.