The Manor, located at 594 S. Mapleton Drive in the Holmby Hills neighbourhood in Los Angeles, California is a stunning 56,500 square feet mansion on a 4.6 acre lot. Also known as Spelling Manor, it was the home of television producer Aaron Spelling. Designed by architects James Langenheim & Associates, the French Chateau style mansion has 14 bedrooms, 27 bathrooms, a billiards room, bowling alley, arcade room, swimming pool, tennis courts, and servants quarters. Built in 1988, this grand residence is one of the most expensive private homes in the world. It was sold to heiress Petra Ecclestone in 2011 for US$85 million.
Musician Moby bought a castle built in the 1920s in the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles, California and restored it to its original elegance. The house has all the old Hollywood flourishes. The renovation preserves details such as wood-beamed ceiling, and the furnishings are mid-century modern. The garages are turned into kick boxing room and recording studio. The house is set on three acres with stupendous views. From the deck you can see the Hollywood Reservoir, the famous Hollywood sign and, on a clear day, the Pacific Ocean.
“Life’s too short for an all-beige room” is the motto of design firm Willey Design LLC. This striking residence in Los Angeles, California has a sense of provocative elegance that is enhanced by bold colours and eclectic furnishings. The contemporary interior decor is somewhat offbeat yet luxurious and sophisticated.
Interior designer Michael Berman took this grand 19,000 sq. ft. estate and created a livable home with understated glamour. The property, which sits on a 21 acre hilltop on Kip Drive in Benedict Canyon, Los Angeles, California, is a balance of timeless style and modern comfort. The Mediterranean inspired Tuscan Villa is ideal for entertaining and a dreamy private haven for the owner.