Home Of The Week
12300 Mulholland Drive
Situated on approximately 10.5 tranquil acres on exclusive Mulholland Drive in Beverly Hills, this lavish and luxurious hillside compound boasts breathtaking unobstructed canyon and mountain views.
A double-gated entry leads to the remarkable Tuscan residence and private picturesque grounds, which boast beautiful trees, lush gardens, a citrus grove, fountains and sculptures. World-class amenities rivaling a high-end resort include two swimming pools, a reflecting/wading pool, spa, pool house and cabana, lighted tennis court/pavilion and bocce ball court. Golf aficionados will be treated to their own private golf course, featuring spectacular greens and tee boxes and meandering cart paths.
With expansive covered and open outdoor living areas, including pavilions and patios, and a sprawling motor court that can accommodate more than 40 vehicles, this estate is perfect for large-scale entertaining such as functions and fundraisers.
Throughout the home’s interior are stunning sculptural and antique elements, gorgeous materials and refined finishes, as well as grand fireplaces and exquisite chandeliers.
The massive great room showcases magnificent dual staircases, striking coffered ceilings and contemporary art, while the kitchen offers a huge marble island, breakfast area, butler’s pantry and open-air disappearing windows. There are also two sizable master suites with walk-in closets and private terraces, plus three en-suite bedrooms with private entries, and a separate guesthouse.
Among the home’s other notable features are a 600-bottle wine cellar and a home theater with an antique terra-cotta barrel ceiling, a lovely formal dining room, handsome library, elegant office, gym, huge second-floor kids/family room and staff quarters.
This is surely one of Southern California’s most impressive estates – an achievement of exceptional quality, architectural ingenuity and rare beauty.