#1: Immaculate Modern French Chateau in Beverly Hills
One of the finest modern interpretation of the French chateau style, this magnificent estate is the definition of timeless grandeur. Situated high on a promontory overlooking the canyons on more than five acres of land, the property offers an expansive 22,00-square-feet of living space that leverages rich embellishments and color to capture authentic Baroque opulence. The meticulously-designed and functional floor plan is tailored not only to the entertainment needs of sophisticated hosts but also to private family living. The residence offers a sumptuous master suite with his-and-hers bathrooms and walk-in closets; a chef’s kitchen with commercial grade appliances; a wine cellar with more than 1,500 bottles and a separate climate-controlled tasting room; a media theater room; a gym; a pool and spa with a gourmet barbecue area; an elevator; and a sauna. There is Venetian plaster, imported marble, and American walnut flooring throughout. Further set behind gates within the Wallingford Estates, this property is the rare convergence of privacy and exceptional luxury. The listing agent is Jeff Hyland of Hilton & Hyland.
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#2: Magnificent Chateau of Montecito
Through grand gates in which giant palms stand as silent sentinels is the magnificent Chateau of Montecito with panoramic views of the ocean and hillside. This 7.38-acre estate includes a 18,671-square-foot main house, a guest house, and a Japanese tea house with a Koi pond and water springs. The home is equipped with every toy desired, a game room, a poker room, a professional spa with a salon and treatment rooms, a theater, a wine cellar, and a full-sized children’s playhouse.
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#3: Marvelous Beverly Hills Gated Chateau
An estate of incomparable grandeur and palatial elegance, this gated residence sits on more than 1.5 flat acres on one of the most coveted streets in Beverly Hills. Magnificent in scale and unstinting in luxury, the property is created for living and entertaining on a grand scale.
The vision of architect Frank Valentino of Park Lane Design Group was realized over the course of a five-year design and construction process, during which every hand-finished detail of craftsmanship was overseen with meticulous attention. Finished by French Architectural Designer Robert Salice, the estate creates a welcoming, warm, comfortable, extravagant, and unique ambiance imagined for sophisticated owners of international vision and unparalleled taste.
From the shelter of the stunning glass awning in front of the home, guests are welcomed through a magnificent entrance hall with soaring ceilings, a sleek floor of white oak and mahogany with Brazilian blackwood insets, and dual grand staircases. Decorative panels with lustrous gold leaf line the curved walls leading upward.
Truly an entertainer’s dream come true, the home includes a palatial ballroom that can accommodate as many as 200 guests at a sit-down dinner. French windows and a lavish, multi-paned domed skylight fill the space with a luminous glow. There is a walk-in wine cellar and five wet bars, each with ice makers and wine refrigerators. A full gourmet commercial kitchen is outfitted with top-of-the line Miele and Wolf appliances, including two islands and four sinks. A 50-car motor court and 16-car subterranean garage generously accommodate large-scale events.
The property includes 11 bedrooms: six in the upstairs living quarters, two in the maid’s quarters, and three in the gorgeous guesthouse. Additional amenities include a screening room and game room, an indoor Greek gym and with a pool and spa, and a commercial elevator providing access to all floors. Inspired by the French chateau design, the library is hand-constructed of oak, mahogany, and redwood. Brass railings, marble slab floors, and smart technology add to the home’s beauty and livability. The attached guard house, which made history as the last guard house allowed in Beverly Hills, includes a kitchen and bathroom.
A one-of-a-kind estate, this property is a distinguished addition to a street long favored by celebrities in one of the world’s most desirable locations. The home is listed for $72,000,000 and includes approximately 28,000 square feet of living space. The listing agent is Joyce Rey.
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#4: Awe-Inspiring French Chateau-Style Estate
This seven-bedroom, 10-bathroom home boasts two dining rooms, a kitchen, a recreation room, a media room, a pool, seven parking spaces, and a guest house. The mansion, which sits on a 3.09-acre lot, features 13,000 square feet of living space. The listing agents are Maxine and Marti Gellens.
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