The 12-bedroomed Palazzo di Amore in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, is up for sale through leading international agent, Coldwell Banker, which is now marketing the two most expensive properties listed in the United States
The most expensive home in the United States, the Palazzo di Amore, in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, is up for sale at US$195million.
The 12-bedroomed ‘modern castle’, owned by real estate entrepreneur, billionaire Jeff Greene, is listed by Joyce Rey and Stacy Gottula, with Coldwell Banker Previews International as it is set to draw global interest.
Coldwell Banker agents are also marketing the second most expensive property listed in the US on MLS, Le Palais Royal, a 60,500 square foot residence inspired by Versailles in Hillsboro Beach, Florida, which is listed at US$139million.
The stunning Palazzo di Amore (Palace of Love), on a 25-acre estate, is the work of renowned developer Mohamed Hadid with architecture by Bob Ray Offenhauser and design by Alberto Pinto.
“The serene drive to the house is lined with trees and views of the incredible vineyard. Once you step inside this 12 bedroom, 23 bathroom palace you immediately get the feeling of elegance and sophistication,” say the agents.
“The entry way is a marbled two-story sky lit area with twin curving staircases. The dining room showcases vaulted ceilings with multi-colored, inlaid marble floors, hand-crafted details on the molding and has a colonnade that spans the entire room. A 3,000-bottle wine cellar is adjacent to the dining room and offers an incredible setting for hosting wine tastings of the estates private label.
It has a grand chef’s kitchen plus a secondary staff kitchen, a fully-equipped butler’s pantry, a three-car attached garage and a suite of two private offices with separate entry.
The second level of Palazzo di Amore has two bedroom wings and a 5,000 square feet master suite, with his and her baths and dual walk-in dressing rooms. The Turkish-style spa is a traditional hammam, featuring floor-to-ceiling Moroccan tiles and suspended Turkish lamps.
The West Wing houses four expansive bedroom suites including a handsome and elegant VIP suite with silk upholstered walls, a full kitchen, a large-scale bathroom, a walk-in closet, and a sitting room that opens to the spacious terrace.
Outside, is a tennis court, a 128-foot reflecting pool and fountain, and a 15,000 square foot entertainment complex.DJ booth and laser light system, a two-lane bowling alley and games room, as well as a theatre that can seat over 50 guests and includes a private dressing room.
“Palazzo di Amore is not just the most expensive home for sale in the United States, it’s easily the most desirable property you’ll come across.
“Every detail of the home has been executed to perfection, and we’ve only just scratched the surface on what this home has to offer,” say the agents.
Mr Greene owns more than 30 properties in Florida, 3,500 apartments in Los Angeles and three buildings in Manhattan, plus estates in the Hamptons, Malibu and Palm Beach.
Le Palais Royal has 11bedrooms and 17 bathrooms and is a Beaux Arts masterpiece on Millionaire’s Mile. It includes the first ever IMAX Theatre, a 4,500 square foot infinity-edge pool, a US$2million grand staircase, 22karat gold leaf finishes, custom security, music production-level audio system, complete soundproofing and 465 feet of beach plus docking facilities. It includes six water features, a 26-foot three-tier fountain, plunge pool, putting green and 30-car garage.
By Adrian Bishop, Editor, OPP Connect