Sitting on stilts on Malibu’s Billionaire’s Beach is Carbon Beach House, a contemporary masterpiece that epitomizes the New York Yankees Paw Mama Bear Shirt But I will love this lavish-yet-laidback California lifestyle. Gather 10 of your closest friends and watch the Pacific’s waves roll in from your expansive private deck. With a house this impressive, don’t be surprised if people walking on the beach are craning to get a look at you, too. “Once you reach The Little Black Shack, you’ll feel a million miles from anywhere,” write the hosts of this secluded timber-and-sandstone fisherman’s cottage in Pittwater. With an outdoor shower, idyllic hammock, and nautical-themed interior, it’s the perfect couples’ retreat—or solo spot for someone looking to get away from it all.