When we look at the luxury houses for sale in LA, we’re somewhat hit by the feeling that we’re witnessing a beauty pageant. Modern or classic, monochromatic or splendidly colorful, opulent or discreet, these homes are definitely a joy to the eye. This is hardly a surprise, thinking how many celebrities and business people own a house and live in LA.
Curious to see what’s currently available? Take a look at our top 10 list and start counting how many times you hear yourself saying “wow” while admiring these beauties:
#1. 6250 Hollywood #PENTHOUSE, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA 90028
Asking price: $45,000,000
Priced at $45 million, this spectacular 25,000-square-foot Hollywood Penthouse is our number one listing for the area. Through its walls of glass, the property offers amazing 360 degree views of the entire Los Angeles region. There are 33 rooms and 11 bathrooms, as well as a grand scale and huge balconies / terraces. Buyers will be able to work with designers to determine the finest interior design features and amenities for their new home.
#2. 475 Bel Air Road Los Angeles, CA 90077
Asking price: $43,000,000
Next on our list is the legendary William H. Doheny Estate located inside the East Gate of Old Bel- Air, just four blocks North of Sunset Blvd. Spanning across 3.63 acres, the property features a home of more than 10,000 square feet, with 8 bedrooms, 14 bathrooms and impressive city and ocean views. The estate also offers a gated driveway with parking for approximately 15 cars and 4 enclosed parking spaces.
#3. 2571 Wallingford Drive, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA 90210
Asking price: $37,500,000
One of the most elegant estates in the Beverly Hills area, this single-family property spans across 5.21 acres of land inside a gated community. Available by appointment to pre-qualified clients only, the 22,163-square-foot home boasts 7 bedrooms and 15 baths in a French architectural style.
#4. 10778 Chalon Road Los Angeles, CA 90077
Asking price: $30,000,000
Designed by Gordon B. Kaufmann, this iconic 1.5-acre American Colonial Revival offers an amazing gallery with softly lit arched ceilings, exquisite parquet and walnut plank floors, a spectacular formal living room, an office, a large sun room that opens up onto the pool, and a formal powder room. Upstairs, there are two suites with sitting rooms, a master suite with dual baths/dressing rooms, a gym and another office. Built in 1927, the property also features a maid’s quarters, laundry room, pool house, guest house, detached garage and a tropical greenhouse.
#5. 21808 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, Los Angeles County, CA 90265
Asking price: $29,995,000
Our fifth most expensive listing for the region is an exceptional beachfront single-family property in Malibu. Located in the most secluded section of Carbon Beach, the approximately 9,500-square-foot home features a spacious living room, an open dining area, a gourmet kitchen, five bedroom suites upstairs, as well as large windows overlooking an expansive deck and oversized lap pool.
#6. 3100 Mandeville Canyon Road, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA 90049
Asking price: $29,950,000
Next on our list is a unique Westside property consisting of 48 sprawling acres in upper Mandeville Canyon. Accessed through a magnificent, custom gate and tree lined driveway, the estate boasts a 12,000-square-foot main house, a tennis court with pavilion, separate guest houses, caretaker’s unit and maintenance building. In the center of the property, there is also a beautiful lake with waterfalls, surrounded by lush landscaping and expansive grounds.
#7. 9501 Gloaming Drive, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA 90210
Asking price: $29,500,000
This lavish 10-acre compound boasts a refurbished Monterey Colonial Estate, two additional large guest houses and additional staff quarters. The property offers landscaped grounds and exceptional views, along with a gourmet top-of-the-line chef’s kitchen, a spacious beamed living room with fireplace, and a wood-paneled dining room designed by acclaimed designer Michael Smith. The estate also features a luxurious master suite with sitting area, exterior patio and a spa-like bathroom.
For an asking price of $27,500,000, #8, #9 and #10 are at a tie:
#8.3905 Carbon Canyon Road, Malibu, Los Angeles County, CA 90265
With amazing mountain and ocean views from Santa Monica to Point Dume, this exceptional 3-level Malibu estate features 6 bedrooms and 9 baths, 12′ ceilings, recycled Bavarian walnut floors and walls of glass. Built in 2009, the home also offers a bar/billiards sports room, a recording studio, exercise/massage/sauna rooms, an infinity pool with numerous outdoor sitting areas, orchards of citrus & avocado trees and a 3-car garage.
#9.10346 Moorpark Street, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA 91602
Also priced at $27,500,000, this stunning Toluca Lake compound consists of 4 parcels totaling about 5.16 acres, including a 14,876-square-foot main house, 2+2 guesthouses, 2+1 staff quarters, offices, indoor pool & spa, outdoor pool, patios, motor courts, sprawling lawns with golf course and pristine gardens. The main house was built in 1939 for beloved comedian Bob Hope; it was originally designed by architect Robert Finkelhor and the remodeled in the 1950’s by architect John Elgin Woolf.
#10.385 Copa De Oro Road, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA 90077
Another fabulous $27.5 million L.A. home has also made our list. Built in 2006, this beautiful 1.1-acre gated property boasts a home of more than 10,500 square feet, with over-sized living room that converts to professional theater/media, family room, large kitchen and breakfast room, formal dining room and butler’s pantry. Upstairs is the generous master bedroom with his and hers separate bathrooms and closets, a patio overlooking the grounds and three additional bedrooms connected by their own living room area. Other amenities include a large gym and separate Pilate’s studio with bath, parking and swimming pool.