More Outrageous LA Real Estate: West Hollywood’s Skycastle

Hollywood's Skycastle Home

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

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

‘La Piedra’ House of 700 Tons of Hand-cut and Placed Quartz Stone With Incredible Pool Is For Sale

la piedra home

“La Piedra” is the name given to this 7,500 sq ft, 5 bedroom, 6 bathroom, stone hilltop home with breathtaking swimming pool that is presently on the market for just under $8 million. Read more

A Paragon Of Modern Organic Architecture, The Desert House by Ken Kellogg (60 Photos)

Desert House by Ken Kellogg

The Desert House – or The Joshua Tree House as it’s been called – is owned by Jay Doolittle, who started building the house in 1987 with his wife, Bev. Completed in 1993, this 4,643 square foot modern estate tucked away in Joshua Tree has been carefully designed, elaborated upon, crafted and finessed for 27 years and is now on the market for the first time. Read more

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

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

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

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