A city famous for money, magnetism, and the good life, Los Angeles has become a playground for anyone with the penchant for blessed immoderation. These homes from the area’s top real estate agents represent the top of the market’s offerings.
By Valentina Zuric
Two immense wood-burning fireplaces rise 24 feet, flanking the iconic room.
$24.95 MILLION BEVERLY HILLS
Living in the glamour and sophistication of Los Angeles is similar to living in paradise. For those in the luxury home market, finding the perfect estate in Beverly Hills is anything but simple, due to the numerous majestic properties that one has to choose from. La Villa Serena, standing as one of Los Angeles’ finest homes created by talented architects and engineers, makes this choice a simple one. With magnificent jetliner views from downtown to the Pacific and 15,000 square feet of brand new Mediterranean grandeur, La Villa Serena will bring peace to anyone’s mind, as it epitomizes a certain beauty that lies within.
Gated and private, the baronial public rooms with 24-foot hand carved ceilings allow this estate to stand out in quality, luxury, and elegance. Arriving to the domain, wooden gates lead to a wrought iron and glass front door, framing a view of the “Great Room” with three sets of steel-case French doors. Two immense wood-burning fireplaces rise 24 feet, flanking the iconic room.
The house features six bedrooms and nine bathrooms, all with amazing panoramic views of the Los Angeles Basin. Right at the outset one can find a large motor court and an adjacent car museum. Inside, one can enjoy a 2,000-bottle wine cellar, a gourmet kitchen with 2-story hand-painted coffered ceilings, an observation gallery, and French limestone counters that will make any mogul scream, “C’est magnifique!”
Sitting on 1.6 perfectly landscaped acres, the estate has many wonders in store, setting a new standard for fine living. With a beautiful yard covered with patios, lush green grass, fountains, a spa, and an indescribable infinity pool that will leave one breathless, La Villa Serena is a work of art and a grand experience that will be cherished for generations to come.