More Outrageous LA Real Estate: West Hollywood’s Skycastle

For every beautifully designed home in California, there’s one of these. An over-the-top, inefficiently designed, energy sucking, space-consuming private residence designed to appeal to the Baller. West Hollywood’s “Skycastle” is yet another one and it can be yours for only $50 Million. Read more

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New Ravishing Redwood-Surrounded Ross Home (45 Photos)

This magnificent Ross home designed by David Kotzebue caught my eye when I saw it featured on SF Gate. It’s a breathtaking new build in Marin County’s desirable Ross neighborhood from developer Lowell Strauss and wife Jacqueline of Amalfi Partners. Listed at $15 million, the 5,000 square foot modern home located on Woodside Way makes wonderful use of the surrounding redwoods and is designed so that the exterior and interior blend into the 25,200 square foot lot upon which is sits. Read more

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There are Houses and then there are OMFG Houses. Here’s The Latter for a Cool $25 Million.

spectacular Beverly Hills home

This spectacular 6,500 sq. foot single family residence high up in the hills above the Sunset Strip is a completely furnished new build with an asking price of $25,000,000. Read more

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A Look Inside The Apple Apartments That Turned Beatles History Into Luxury Living.

The Apple Apartments

Earlier this year, 94 Baker Street launched The Apple Apartments. A boutique, luxury development of 5 apartments within a building that formally housed the Beatles’ Apple Records and Apple Boutique. Read more

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PART TWO: Modern Mansion With Wrap Around Pool and Glass-Walled Garage For $36 Million. (50 pics)

modern home in Beverly Hills

Yesterday I shared with you 36 photos of the spectacular exterior landscaping, incredible wrap-around swimming pool and glass-walled garage at 1201 Laurel Way, a spec home designed by the boutique architecture firm of Whipple Russell that is on the market for $36 million. The home is so impressive and I have so many images, I had to break it into two posts. Read more

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PART ONE: Modern Mansion With Wrap Around Pool and Glass-Walled Garage For $36 Million. (36 Pics)

modern mansion wrap around pool

This jaw-dropping residence at 1201 Laurel Way in Beverly Hills is presently on the market (but not listed on the MLS), for a mere $36,000,000. To share with you the features and numerous photos (I have 86) of this enormous modern mansion, I simply had to break this up into two posts. Read more

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John Lautner’s Stevens House Gets Lovingly Restored And Is On The Market For $22,000,000 (Over 30 Photos)

Respectfully and lovingly restored by Michael LaFetra as close as possible to the way original architect John Lautner intended, the Stevens House, built in 1967-8 and declared a California State Landmark in 2010, is on the market for $22 million dollars. Read more

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Holy Hagy Belzberg! Brand New $28.8 Million Dollar Estate Off The Sunset Strip Is For Sale.

1232 Sunset Plaza Drive Hagy Belzberg

1232 Sunset Plaza Drive is more than a home, more than an estate… it’s a fricken’ compound. The recently completed home was designed by Hagy Belzberg and is a secluded, resort-like sanctuary with three distinct structures – a Main Residence, Wellness Center and Guest House. The 13,000 total square foot home has 8 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms. The main residence is 10,500 square feet, the guest home offers an additional 1,750 square feet of living space and a separate 750 square foot gym completes the 3-structure compound. Read more

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Riet Eeckhout Combines Modern With Victorian in Stanhope Gardens Apartment Restoration.

stanhope gardens apartment by reit eeckhout

The Stanhope Gardens Apartment by Riet Eeckhout is an extraordinary 3-4 bedroom residence that occupies the top three floors of a magnificent Grade-II listed building on one of South Kensington’s most prestigious garden squares (private access granted). It has a dramatic and imaginative interior designed by the architect Riet Eeckhout. Read more

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It Would Take A Lot Of Lincoln Logs To Recreate This $44 Million Cabin. The Huntsman Estate in Park City Is For Sale.

The Huntsman Estate in Park City

I was recently reading about Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Park City Estate for sale in The Hollywood Reporter and went to get a closer look at it when I stumbled upon the Huntsman Estate in Park City, which dwarfed the Katzenberg Kozy Kabin Komplex. Read more

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