Los Angeles is known as the City of Angels, La-la Land, the home of Hollywood and the entertainment industry. If movie stars are not enough, then sports may get you interested as the city offers the Dodgers, Lakers, Clippers and the NHL champion Kings. But to enjoy all of these, you need a place in the city. Here now is a list of the top 10 most expensive houses in Los Angeles.
10. 256 Copa de Oro Rd, Los Angeles 90077 – $19.95 million
This house was built in 1929 and has been renovated thoroughly to modern standards. The house has five bedrooms and measures 10,000 square feet situated on a lot that spreads over 38,875 square feet. It is located in the Prime East Gate Bel Air area. It has its own gym, Zen garden and putting green. It also has a mosaic pool with a pool house surrounded by palm trees. The price has actually gone down by more than 11 percent as it was formerly listed at $22.5 million back in 2011.
9. 320 N Carolwood Dr, Los Angeles 90077 – $19.99 million
This house was built in 1936 and features seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms. The house measures 8,631 square feet and it sits on an expansive lot measuring 93,689 square feet. Located at the Westside area, this used to be the former home of the legendary crooner Frank Sinatra. The house has vaulted ceilings and stone walls. It also has two libraries, a garden room family room and a sparkling pool.
8. 534 Barnaby Rd, Los Angeles 90077 – $24.495 million
This house was built in 2002 and features eight bedrooms and 11 bathrooms. It measures 18,316 square feet on a lot that measures 68,389 square feet. It has a Mediterranean design and it overlooks the Bel Air Country Club. Exclusivity and security are assured with its double private gates and secluded drive. The motor court has a cobblestone finish. It has six fireplaces, family room with bar, formal living area, spacious foyer and a Tuscany-style kitchen with pizza oven and vaulted brick ceilings. There are also three suites for kids with a private terrace. The veranda provides a view of the golf course. The pool house has its own bedroom, bath and kitchen. There are also putting greens situated along the rolling lawns.
7. 56 Beverly Park, Beverly Hills 90210 – $25 million
This Italian-style villa is located within the guard-gated area of Beverly Park. It has seven bedrooms and 13 bathrooms. The house measures 17,100 square feet on land that spreads over 80,519 square feet. It has its own pool, cabana and two-storey guesthouse. It also has its own movie theater, game room and spa.
6. 9555 Heather Rd, Beverly Hills 90210 – $25.58 million
This house was built in 1941 and features a distinguished list of former owners. Bert Lahr, who played the lion in “The Wizard of Oz,” originally owned it. Other owners include Betty Grable, Harry James and Paul McCartney. The house has eight bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. It measures 9,987 square feet situated on a lot that measures 60,113 square feet. It also has its own media room, wet bar and wine cellar. The house also features large terraces, an outdoor kitchen, pool, spa, tennis court, koi pond, putting green, two-lane bowling alley, game room and several powder rooms. There is also a separate guest house with two bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms.
5. 330 S Mapleton Dr, Los Angeles 90024 – $26 million
This house was built in 1993 and features six bedrooms and 14 bathrooms. Located in the gated estate of Holmby Hills, the house has an area of 27,816 square feet situated on lot that measures 56,627 square feet. It has an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, three family rooms, three elevators, huge foyer, two level library, gazebo and staff quarters at the ground level.
4. 24 Beverly Park Cir, Beverly Hills 90210 – $26.5 million
This house was built in 1992 and is located in the exclusive enclave of North Beverly Park. It has seven bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. The house has a total floor area of 15,193 square feet. It has a neoclassical design and includes a wine cellar, gourmet kitchen, theater with concession stand and Crestron system. Also part of the house are the pool, spa, tennis court, gym and huge guest rooms. The house also offers a view of the canyon and the city lights.
3. 730 Sarbonne Rd, Los Angeles 90077 – $29 million
This house was built in 2012 and is located in lower Bel Air. It has nine bedrooms and measures 19,485 square feet on a lot that has an area of 30,354 square feet. It provides a magnificent view of the city and the ocean. Aside from the master bedroom, there are also three additional bedroom suites on the top floor. At the lower floor are the media room, gym and staff quarters. There is also an elevator inside the house. There is also a guesthouse and an eight-car garage. An outdoor living room overlooks the house’s infinity swimming pool, aside from the view of the city lights.
2. 10664 Bellagio Rd, Los Angeles 90077 – $29.9 million
This house is located in the East Gate location of old Bel Air and provides a direct view of Bel Air Country Club. Built in 2003, it has eight bedrooms and 16 bathrooms. The house itself measures 20,000 square feet while the lot area is 62,726 square feet. It has its own screening room, indoor spa, gym, exercise studio, billiard room, wine cellar, game room, guest apartment and a subterranean garage.
1. 2571 Wallingford Dr, Beverly Hills 90210 – $37.5 million
This house was built in 2000 and features seven bedrooms and 15 bathrooms. It has a floor area of 22,163 square feet, while the lot area is 226,487 square feet. It is located in a gated enclave and the house itself has a second set of gates. It offers panoramic views of the city. The area is so exclusive that you need to be pre-qualified just to check out the house.