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Best properties on the market

This week: West Coast waterfront homes

1. Muir Beach, Calif. Built of redwood and bamboo, this three-bedroom home features a circular central atrium and a living room whose floor-to-ceiling glass windows offer views of the ocean. Amenities include a large deck, a pool and spa, and a detached studio building. $2,100,000. Debra Allen, Frank Howard Allen/Top Agent Network, (415) 384-2226

2. Ventura, Calif. The two-story windows in this home’s main living area look out onto the Pacific. Located in a gated community, the three-bedroom residence features a glass-enclosed spa on its flagstone patio. $5,650,000. Janet Caminite, Sotheby’s International Realty/Top Agent Network, (805) 896-7767

3. Seattle Built in 1936, this six-bedroom house has two levels of porches that look out on Puget Sound and offer views of downtown Seattle and the Space Needle. The house also features three fireplaces and a rope swing. $3,650,000. Mimi McHugh and Reilly McHugh, Windermere-Eastlake, (206) 448-6000

4. Malibu, Calif. This six-bedroom home’s terraces and floor-to-ceiling windows overlook prestigious Surfrider Beach. The house features skylights and walnut floors throughout, and has a 300-bottle wine cellar. Outdoor entertainment areas wrap around a lagoon-style pool. $5,095,000. Wendy Carroll, Sotheby’s International Realty–Malibu, (310) 456-1511

5. Seattle This two-bedroom floating home is located on Lake Union and features wraparound decks and space for a boat tie-up. It has two gas fireplaces, cherry floors, and custom-built cabinets. $875,000. Rick Miner, Coldwell Banker Bain, (206) 940-1180

6. Santa Barbara, Calif. Set on five oceanfront acres, this four-bedroom house has retractable glass walls in its large living room. Additional features include a 100-foot-long art gallery and a dining room with an arched brick ceiling. $5,475,000. Cristal Clarke, Sotheby’s International Realty, (805) 886-9378

Steal of the week
7. Arch Cape, Ore. A share is being sold in this home outside Oswald West State Park, allowing the purchaser 10 weeks of use per year. The fully furnished four-bedroom house has two fireplaces and two decks, and offers panoramic views from both floors. $299,900 for a one-fifth share. C. Morgan Davis, Keller Williams Portland Central, (503) 748-8200

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