Listed Price: $ 149,000,000
Palazzo di Amore
A Majestic Mediterranean Villa above Beverly Hills
Once in a generation an estate of this magnitude becomes available. A residential compound suited for royalty, this magnificent Beverly Hills estate is lavish in proportion and incomparable in craftsmanship. Envisioned and realized by renowned developer Mohamed Hadid, with architecture by Bob Ray Offenhauser and design by Alberto Pinto, Palazzo di Amore embodies elegance, optimum grace and sophistication. This palatial property, on a rare promontory of approximately 25 acres with spectacular vistas over sculpted canyons and jeweled city lights, is both exceedingly private and exceptionally convenient to world famous shopping. Every comfort has been considered and every detail meticulously included.
A true achievement in classic styling and contemporary comfort
Approach Palazzo di Amore through three grand sets of double gates, pass the security guard house and meander along a wide, quarter-mile, tree-lined drive, and behold the vast, stunning vineyards. A breathtaking waterfall is surrounded by a precisely manicured hillside, a scene which perfectly represents the simultaneously serene and sophisticated property. With twelve bedrooms, twenty-three bathrooms, state-of-the-art security, and hand-selected materials, Palazzo di Amore embodies splendor and magnificence. Elegance is the language spoken here: marbled two-story sky-lit entry with graceful twin curving staircases, elaborate inlaid flooring, sculpted hearths and mantels, and rooms too numerous to name.
Daily life at Palazzo di Amore embraces the spacious loggias, the luxuriant gardens, the sparkling pools and the majestic vistas beyond. The resplendent living room, dining room, breakfast room, game room, office and family room open onto the gorgeous grounds. A colonnade spans the grand dining room, which has intricate multi-colored marble inlaid floors, extravagant molding details and groin vault ceilings. An adjacent approximately 3,000-bottle wine cellar and tasting room provides a stately setting to savor both the owner’s world class wine collection and the estate’s uniquely personal private label. The vineyard produces a bountiful 400-500 cases per year of wine made from classic varietals, including Sangiovese, Syrah, Cabernet, Merlot, Rose and Sauvignon Blanc. The Alberto Pinto-designed grand chef’s kitchen comes replete with exquisite classically-styled cabinetry and every dreamed-of appliance, including a commercial walk-in refrigerator. This wing of the estate also features a secondary staff kitchen, a fully-equipped butler’s pantry, two staff rooms, a three-car attached garage and a suite of two private offices with separate entry.
Tranquility and sublime beauty at every turn
The lower level, reached by stairs from the main floor, houses an approximately 10,000-bottles and barrels from which the vineyard’s wines can be directly sampled. The wine cellar includes multiple corridors and temperature-controlled rooms for wine storage flanked by a large tasting room with stone floors and brick barrel-vault ceilings. The second level, accessible by either the elevator or the sweeping double stairway, has two bedroom wings that provide every imaginable amenity and indulgence. The East Wing features a spacious guest suite and an unrivaled master suite, approximately 5,000 square feet total. The double-door entry, gallery, and gorgeous parquet wood floors are accented by lavish molding details. The bedroom features a stunning fireplace with hand-carved wood mantel and a sitting area with Juliet balconies and a large picture window overlooking the ever-inspiring views. His and her baths are beautifully finished, including dual, enormous, showroom-quality walk-in dressing rooms. The Moroccan room, with custom hand-painted wooden panels is rich with luxurious fabrics and a fireplace, is a dream getaway. The Turkish-style spa is a traditional hammam, featuring floor-to-ceiling iridescent Moroccan tiles glistening beneath suspended Turkish lamps. The West Wing houses four expansive bedroom suites including a handsome and elegant VIP suite outfitted with silk upholstered walls, a full kitchen, a large-scale bathroom, similar to most master suites, a walk-in closet, and a sitting room that opens to the spacious terrace spanning the entire length of the rear elevation of the estate. An oversized bonus room currently used as an office/playroom, and two staff rooms complete the second floor.
A residence that defines privilege and grace for the 21st century
Who would imagine that this exquisite Mediterranean villa resides just 2 miles above the historic Beverly Hills Hotel. Its picturesque, terraced acreage of producing vineyards, tennis court, 128-foot scenic reflecting pool and fountain are only part of the fabulously realized landscaping. The extraordinary, newly constructed, approximately 15,000 square foot entertainment complex is intended for a lifestyle that embraces both intimate moments and grand-scale entertaining. Guests are welcomed to the two-level structure through a floating glass-floor walkway over pools lined by olive trees and lovely gardens. The interior is detailed with exceptional materials, such as limestone floors with marble or maple inlay, breathtaking hand-painted ceilings, and paneling of superb maple burl wood. Each room has been designed on a magnificent scale with soaring ceilings and verdant vistas. World class entertainment opportunities abound with a state-of-the-art DJ booth and a laser-light system. Dance the night away overlooking sparkling city lights with views from the discotheque/ballroom that includes a state-of-the-art laser light system and revolving dance floor. Enjoy a two-lane bowling alley and game room. A restful sun room opens to the pool. The state-of-the-art theater, which seats over 50 guests, is beautifully finished in rich warm tones. The hand-painted ceiling is enhanced by intricate moldings and chandeliers. The theater includes a dressing room for live stage shows or movie screenings.
A masterpiece of design in an incomparable location
Palazzo di Amore represents the ultimate lifestyle. Its extraordinary 25 acres is able to comfortably host up to 200 very special guests for a divine and intimate sit-down dinner. It can easily accommodate parking for 150 cars, and its proximity to world class cultural opportunities is virtually unbeatable. The prestigious residence, with its perfectly-conceived architecture, represents both majesty and family. The recreational facilities, which include a pool, a spa, an outdoor barbecue station, a tennis court, and a full guest house with a grassy yard, all guarantee that a peaceful hour, or a guest-filled weekend of leisure can be achieved effortlessly. The staff or guests who occupy the multiple extra rooms and suites will be lavished with comfort and convenience. With all the lush beauty of the Mediterranean, and all the cosmopolitan grandeur of a Beverly Hills address, Palazzo di Amore is indisputably without rival.
Also available for lease at $350,000 per month.
Listed Price: $ 85,000,000
Le Belvédère - a stately residence that radiates timeless grandeur.
Exquisite design, master craftsmanship and opulent finishes blend seamlessly to create an international masterpiece within the luxurious enclave of Bel Air, California. Le Belvédère rivals the grand palaces of Europe in its romantic beauty and majesty while embracing the security and convenience of today’s most up-to-date technology. Generous in scale and intimate in comfort, this is an estate designed foremost as a home: inviting, warm, private and spectacularly beautiful.
A showcase of visionary design and artisan handcraft.
A French inspired chateau, Le Belvédère reveals an exceptional touch from its carefully-planned site, high above the million jewelbox lights of Los Angeles, to its gracious proportions and its sumptuously realized detail. The quality of construction is flawless. Among nearly 1,000 workers, a hundred master craftsmen from Morocco, Mexico, Italy, China and Russia were commissioned to sculpt, cast, and hand finish embellishments for the walls, windows, ceilings and staircases.
Beauty and imagination fully realized: an oasis of comfort and privacy.
Within its stately walls, Le Belvédère offers lavish proportions of remarkable livability. Into its palatial entry and the foyer’s 130-foot long gallery, city lights far below twinkle their warm welcome. From the grand kitchen at its heart, the main living area opens into a 3,000-square-foot space that invites conversation and celebration. The 10 bedrooms include two master suites, one an elegant and impressive private suite with a walk-in closet that can hold more than a thousand pairs of shoes.
A divine atmosphere for entertaining, grand or intimate.
Throughout this astonishing residence, magnificent rooms ignite the imagination: a Turkish-style spa, a traditional hammam, features floor-to-ceiling iridescent Moroccan tiles glistening beneath suspended Turkish lamps; an authentic Moroccan room is rich with gem-tone hand finishes and luxurious fabrics; a plush 60-seat screening room transports guests to the spectacularly ornate opera houses of France and Russia. The formal dining room comfortably seats 22, while the grand ballroom, with its own kitchen and bar, accommodates 200. Or gather for more intimate dining in the 5,000-bottle wine cellar. A life of luxury unfolds within Le Belvédère.
Astonishing materials exquisitely crafted.
Le Belvédère combines visionary imagination with unrivaled quality. Materials, fixtures and finishes are selected for their historic and cultural resonance and exceptional beauty. Antiques and rare art objects enhance every surface; newly designed furnishings are offset with vintage accessories. Lustrous leather ceilings cast their glow over the office, music room, library and card room. Layered fabrics of silk, velvet and brocade cover the windows. Beneath a brick dome ceiling, hand-carved kitchen cabinetry is reminiscent of a Country villa. Imported marble and wood mantelpieces crown the 14 fireplaces. Hardwood floors of American walnut and three types of premium Bavarian wood are hand-honed and beveled into captivating Casablanca, Versailles, and Brittany-style patterns. Finely-woven traditional rugs from Iran and Afghanistan add their color and warmth to the sophisticated décor. Subtly integrated within the estate’s opulent design is the computer, sound and security technology essential to the most discerning 21st-century lifestyle.
Dramatic location, aristocratic beauty, incomparable quality.
Set on the most prestigious street in Bel Air, this three-story, approximately 35,000 square-foot masterpiece offers 280-degree majestic views of the city below and the surrounding mountains. The 2.2-acre property, embraced by a massive 1,000-foot long by 36 feet high hand-chiseled Jerusalem stone wall, is softened with lush foliage and specimen plantings, a swan pond and an infinity pool reaching toward the endless vistas. Stepping stones and monumental gates lead into the garden’s delightful tranquility. There is ample secure parking for 20 vehicles. In every aspect of its design and construction, Le Belvédère is a place of magic, a fully-realized dream estate. It is welcoming, warm, comfortable, extravagant, unique and richly imagined for sophisticated owners of international vision and incomparable taste.
Listed Price: $ 22,800,000
Enter the gates of this acre-and-a-half East Coast traditional compound and you will never want to leave. Nearly 15,000 square feet, this Paul Williams designed estate is one of Beverly Hills' last true masterpieces. Spend the afternoon by the fabulous swimmers pool or gear up for a tennis match on the regulation-size court in the center of the home. Cool off in the shade of the private outdoor dining room. The grand theater and two-lane bowling alley make for an entertainer's oasis. The two bedroom, manor-sequel guesthouse provides the most luxurious of appointments. Enjoy a romantic evening in the private gazebo and stroll along the scenic paths that encircle the grounds. Warmth is felt in every square inch of the exquisitely designed, Ralph Lauren inspired, interiors. The ultimate home and entertainer's estate, fit for intimately large parties that would be the envy of Jay Gatsby.
Listed Price: $ 21,500,000
Nestled at the top of the prestigious private enclave of Pacific Palisades known as Rivas Canyon, this long-awaited new construction presents an oasis of serenity, luxury, and unwavering attention to the finest of details. Resting on 3.4 magnificent, lush canyon acres, a gated stone motor court leads to a contemporary Mediterranean three-story home with traditional accents and sophisticated finishes.
Enter through the antique Portuguese front door to the grand double-height hall artfully displaying a wall of glass-enclosed wine racks. In classic Palladian architectural arrangement, to the east wing, a formal living room with coffered ceilings and elegant light fixtures is adjoined by a den featuring a series of French doors to the backyard deck, fireplace and a shimmering capiz chandelier at the center. A nearby study boasts rich walnut paneling, a coffered ceiling and a fireplace all illuminated by warm, natural light through floor-to-ceiling windows.
A grand hallway toward the west wing leads to a formal dining room tucked behind a glass wall of wine racks with views of the verdant grounds. The spacious gourmet chef’s kitchen with a large island, exclusive Porto Bella cabinets, and top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances borders a parlor outfitted with a cigar quality exhaust system, hand-carved wood moulding and cozy bar seating, perfect for pre-dinner drinks. Beyond the kitchen, a large family room furnished with a stone pizza oven and teppanyaki grill offers additional dining and entertaining possibilities.
Upstairs holds five bedrooms, including one that may double as a gym or office with a large balcony and three en-suite guest rooms, one of which has its own oversized balcony. The sumptuous master suite features a large private sun deck overlooking the grounds and dual master bathrooms, ‘his’ with french doors to a private balcony, and ‘hers’ with a dressing room holding 50 linear feet of closet space. From the Japanese soaking tubs to the rustic wood-beamed ceilings and delicate light fixtures, no detail is spared in creating luxurious and tranquil living quarters.
A lower level of recreational amenities includes a plush home theater with stadium seating, adjoining cocktail lounge, game room, a gym with a full bathroom, and wine tasting room and cellar that may house up to 3000 bottles of wine.
Embracing seamless indoor-outdoor California living, French doors along the home’s main level open to the sprawling resort-like grounds. Outside, a zero edge beach entry pool is the centerpiece of the sweeping deck featuring covered loggias, a spa, and al fresco dining spaces surrounded by an expansive lawn and beautifully manicured landscaping with century-old olive trees. A state-of-the-art LID catch basin to treat and recycle water ensures an eco-conscious system that supports these gorgeous natural surroundings. A nearby guest casita holding two en-suite bedrooms as well as a dry and steam sauna offers private guest quarters with French doors to the pool deck.
In addition to its extraordinary amenities and stunning bespoke design, the property has been deemed equestrian with horse lovers able to enjoy direct access to Will Rogers State Park and Polo Club. Surrounding hiking trails, and only minutes from Palisades Village and the beach, this exquisite property offers not only a home, but a complete coastal dream lifestyle.
Listed Price: $ 14,900,000
Set on 2.5 acres at the end of a designated private road in the heart of the Palisades, this equestrian friendly estate offers extraordinary serenity, elevated and nestled within the hills on gorgeous park-like grounds. Exquisitely designed by Elaine Culotti, the new construction contemporary farm house is expected to be complete early 2017. The 12,000 square foot estate will boast 8 bedrooms and 13 bathrooms. Close to the beach. Direct access to Will Rogers hiking/ riding trails and polo field.
Listed Price: $ 14,900,000
Located on an extremely rare, private promontory above Sunset Strip, this magnificent estate site has 300-degree panoramic views from downtown L.A. to the Pacific Ocean. At the end of a cul-de-sac, a long, gated, private drive leads to approximately 1.4 acres of total privacy within minutes of restaurants, boutiques and nightclubs. An existing house on the property exudes Old Hollywood and was once owned by Micheline Lerner, former wife of lyricist and playwright Alan Jay Lerner. The site includes plans for an approx. 30,000 square foot contemporary masterpiece designed by the award-winning firm XTEN Architecture. A hauling permit has also been secured. This is a prime estate site with breathtaking views and the promise of an incomparable lifestyle.
Listed Price: $ 6,995,000
From the top of Mt. Olympus, the views stretch out in every direction: the Hollywood sign, uncountable glittering city lights, Santa Monica Bay, Catalina, coastline, mountains, and all the way round to the twinkling San Fernando Valley. Situated in the very center of this panorama is a one-of-a-kind, double-lot tennis court estate. Just minutes from the Sunset Strip, this Second Empire-style residence sits behind gates on exquisite, flat terraces furnished with swimming pool, spa, grassy lawns, formal gardens, meandering pathways, tropical greenhouse, gazebo and a private USTA lighted north-south tennis court. Designed for lavish entertainment, the six-bedroom, six-and-a-half bath house has a grand ballroom and entertainment room that opens onto a patio, lawn and breathtaking views. There are seven fireplaces, inside and out, a chef’s kitchen that opens to the patio and pool area, a huge master suite with a truly awesome view, an indoor gym, a hidden lounge with a private viewing deck, and glamour throughout.
Listed Price: $ 6,599,000
Once the on-screen home of the beloved “Marcus Welby, MD,” this prestigious Elm Drive estate is spacious and filled with warmth and character. Built in 1929 and ready for complete re-imagining, it is a picture-book traditional with swimming pool, cabana with bathroom, and detached guest apartment with bathroom and kitchenette. The property is located on one of the most beautiful tree-lined streets in Beverly Hills, minutes from Rodeo Drive, shopping and restaurants – an atmosphere ideal for the many moods of Southern California living: formal and casual, classic and contemporary, luxurious entertaining and private retreat. There is a large, covered poolside patio and a back yard perfect for parties, with flagstone walkways, grassy seating and a classic brick barbecue area. This is a rare opportunity—a piece of television history in the most desirable heart of Beverly Hills, ready for tasteful updating or redevelopment.
Listed Price: $ 5,995,000
Majestic beauty and impeccable quality distinguish this palatial estate in 24-hour guard gated Bel Air Crest. From the gated circular drive, a truly magnificent arched entryway with classical columns and leaded glass opens to a breathtaking central hallway where grand double staircases ascend beneath an exquisite glass dome.
Designed inside and out for luxurious entertaining as well as day-to-day comfort, this refined residence has soaring coffered ceilings, marble floors and absolutely the finest materials and detailing throughout. The refined and gracious living room has an ornate and elegant woodburning fireplace. There is a spacious formal dining room as well as a large breakfast area and wonderful gourmet kitchen with a huge center island. The family room has a wet bar and fireplace and a beautiful balcony overlooking the pool.
The master suite is a private sanctuary, with a fireplace, stunning views, walk-in closets and a sublime spa-like bathroom. There are five additional en-suite bedrooms (one currently used as a gym), plus a media room, game room and an elevator to service the three levels. The owner will consider the inclusion of signature furnishings to preserve the estate’s grace and beauty.
Outside, brushed by ocean breezes, a very private pool and spa, patio and mature, manicured garden offer a delectable oasis, with views opening across canyons, mountains and glorious sunsets. There is a built-in grill, grassy areas and abundant space for quiet evenings and lavish parties. In addition, there is a Bel Air Crest clubhouse, pool, tennis court, basketball court, gym, putting green, dog park and banquet hall. A flawless estate of elegant proportions in one of Southern California’s most coveted communities.
Experience your own private island in the pristine Exumas Chain by renting Over Yonder Cay. 2 to 28 guests can be accommodated in four uniquely designed villas positioned across the island’s 72 acres. A former remote fishing outpost, the island has been transformed into a unique private haven for those seeking authentic barefoot luxury.
Offering an unrivalled private-island experience, there is plenty to engage guests of all ages, both on Over Yonder Cay and in the surrounding area. The rental rates include access to all of the island’s amenities, activities and facilities.
Rental of the whole island to one group ensures you have total privacy and the complete attention from the highly experienced staff.
Over Yonder Cay primarily operates on power provided by a hybrid renewable energy system, which includes three wind turbines and a 1.5-acre solar field.
11,125 sq. ft, sleeps up to 8 in four suites, movie theater, gym, sauna, steam room and massage room
2,600 sq. ft. beachfront location, sleeps up to eight in four rooms
2,990 sq. ft., hilltop views of Exuma Sound, sleeps six to eight in four rooms
2,895 sq. ft., lagoon views from natural promontory, sleeps up to six in three rooms
ON THE ISLAND
Nine hole par-three golf course, tennis court, state-of-the-art gym, beach vollyball, 12-seat movie theater, game room, yoga classes, massage, private beaches, hot tubs and infinity pools, private megayacht marina
ON THE WATER
28 ft and 19 ft crewed day sailors, crewed motorboats for exploring the area, scuba diving and snorkeling, bonefishing and deep sea fishing, kitesurfing and windsurfing, paddleboarding, kayaking, wakeboarding and waterskiing, jetski and underwater sea scooters.
Location, Location Location. Situated in the heart of the Sunset Strip – minutes from your favorite restaurants or dine al fresco in your own back yard and feel like you are in the middle of the south of France. Private and gated, French doors lead to gorgeous gardens with mature trees and a large pool. A stunning light and bright four bedroom, three-and-a-half bath sanctuary that has been meticulously renovated. Come get lost in this peaceful tranquil oasis in the heart of the city.