The Champagne Tower Luxury Apartment High-Rise is Reborn

It’s a new era for the storied seaside Santa Monica residences

In Partnership With 1221 Ocean Avenue


Santa Monica’s fabled 1221 Ocean Avenue apartment building, distinguished for its ultra-luxury residences and A-list inhabitants, is solidifying its status as one of Los Angeles’ most coveted addresses.

The luxe 16-story oceanfront property, known as the Champagne Tower, has undergone an extensive head-to-toe makeover, 50 years after entertainer and developer Lawrence Welk first opened its doors.

The Irvine Company revamped the 120 one-, two- and three-bedroom units with state-of-the-art appliances, spa-inspired bathrooms and quartz countertops. The 1,082- to 1,809-square-foot apartments feature walk-in closets, private balconies, panoramic ocean views and, in some units, designated wine refrigerators.

Tenants (among them actors, producers and music executives) can reap the resort-like amenities and perks of the high life, including 24/7 concierge, private valet and dry cleaning services; a sun-soaked rooftop pool with unmatched vistas of the pier and beyond; Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows room service; a fitness and yoga studio; and the Ocean Club rooftop lounge, which is available for private events.

Average rent is $15,000/month. 1221 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, 888-751-8389.


Feature image: The rooftop pool at 1221 OCEAN AVENUE.


July 8, 2019

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