Saddle Peak House is a breathtaking modern vacation villa in Topanga Canyon above Los Angeles, overlooking the Santa Monica Mountains and the Pacific Coast.
How would you describe the Merchant House High Desert in a nutshell?
Merchant House High Desert is a place to unwind and disconnect, roughly 2 hours from Los Angeles, it’s located on five acres of unspoiled wild mountain terrain. After escaping the city, it is a place to relax and enjoy stargazing at night.
What was your inspiration and the story behind Merchant House High Desert?
Merchant House High Desert is an extension of Merchant Modern, where you can find Mid Century furniture, Moroccan rugs, sculpture and art — it is a place for guests to be creative and inspired.
How would you describe the interior design and atmosphere of Merchant House High Desert?
Eclectic, warm, inviting and comfortable.
To you personally, what makes the house so special?
A place to share meals, share stories, laugh and talk, that is what inspired me to create this environment. I love spending time there with friends and family.
At the same time, I feel that I am a guest on this land and am aware that we need to be mindful and considerate of the space we share with the desert habitat.
Is the Merchant House High Desert suitable for families?
The property is only suitable for families with children 12 years and over.