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July 18th, 2022 at 11:00 pm

home library with built-in bookshelves

Aside from being aesthetically pleasing, bookshelves offer many possibilities. Books that line the shelves can spark imagination or teach important lessons. Displaying your favorite pieces of art on the shelves is also a great way to decorate your home and showcase your interests.

Here are six homes in SoCal that offer impressive built-in bookshelves.

Calabasas | $29,995,000

Presented by Chris Lucibello & Andrew Manning

built-in bookshelves in an ornate bedroom

Are you ready to curl up with one of your favorite books in Villa Bellezza? The possibilities are endless when it comes to what could be placed on these stately shelves.


Hidden Hills | $22,999,000

Presented by Kate Newton

Large modern living room with wall of bookshelves covered in collectible figurines

The great thing about built-in shelving is how much opportunity they offer. As seen in this iconic Hidden Hills getaway, collectibles and art do a great job of showing off your personality all while adding the perfect decorative touch.


La Jolla | $17,000,000

Presented by Maxine & Marti Gellens & Kate Adams

large library with shelves on all sides

This incredible home library belongs to a La Jolla oceanfront gem, meaning you can take a novel from these shelves then head straight to the beach. What could be better than a relaxing read with the vast ocean as your backdrop?


Newport Beach | $6,995,888

Presented by Mina & Joseph Maghami

sitting room with shelves along one wall leading to a stone fireplace

This impressive seating area is found in a beautiful Newport Beach home designed by architect Rolly Pulaski and built by Bruce Netzer. These shelves beckon for educational works of art and exciting novels, as well as some enticing sculptural pieces.


Coronado | $4,500,000

Presented by Kathleen K. Hanlon

large fireplace with chimney and small built-in bookshelves on either side

Part of this historic Coronado home’s intricate wood detailing can be seen in the beautiful built-in shelving strategically surrounding the cozy fireplace. The home is wonderfully maintained and offers plenty of space to add to your in-home library.


Long Beach | $1,100,000

Presented by Cheryl Newton & Linda Caddick

Fireplace flanked by two bookshelves

If you’re looking for a living room that is completed by an inviting custom mantle and bookshelves, then this Long Beach home is for you. The sun-washed living room is a great spot for a relaxing afternoon read.

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