Once every four years the Olympic Games take the international stage by storm. Fans around the globe become fully immersed in the myriad of competitions that showcase world-class athletes accomplishing physical feats that few can fathom. In the spirit of the 31st Olympiad, Hilton & Hyland would like to present a handful of listings perfectly suited to the aspiring athletes of these Olympic games.
Competitions: Boxing, Cycling, Swimming, Weightlifting
This legendary 30,000-square-foot compound is comprised of 17 beds, 22 bathrooms and amenities suited to the most discerning taste – from a luxurious and sophisticated bath house to a 6,000-square foot movie theatre. The open floor plan seamlessly blends indoor and outdoor living, with each room allowing guests to capture breathtaking views of the grounds, which feature five divine, enchanting gardens. With all of its scale and grandeur, the home remains warm, and inviting, making it a unique retreat for intimate family life yet poised for large-scale entertaining. The expansive home fitness center, tennis court and swimming pool make this a Los Angeles Olympics training compound for a myriad of competitions.
Known as “Silver Raven Farms”, the Malibu Country Estate of legendary director Bruce Gowers is now available for discerning buyers to see. Even by luxurious Malibu standards, this home is a spectacle not to be missed. The private, gated estate includes a main residence with walnut hardwood floors, open living areas, and a gorgeous chef’s kitchen. The master suite comes complete with dressing areas, and a spacious bathroom. For the Olympic Equestrian enthusiasts, the home boasts a custom barn, riding arena and miles of scenic trails.
Available through Barbara Tenenbaum.
Competition: Beach Volleyball
An architectural triumph in Malibu on famed Broad Beach offering sophisticated coastal living, this beachfront residence showcases contemporary, dramatic living spaces. The exceptional floor plan offers an open palate for custom design. High ceilings and large picture windows overlook magnificent ocean and whitewater coastline views. Spacious decks allow outdoor living on every level. The three bedroom, four and a half bathroom main home, plus two bedroom, two bathroom guest house, provides ample room to entertain family and friends. A glass front elevator delivers you from the street entrance to your front door while providing views of the iconic Malibu coastline. This beach-front property would make the perfect training residence for the men and women representing the United States in beach volleyball.
Available through David Konheim.
With finishing touches that evoke the aura of an abstract art piece, 2 Narbonne is one of the most eclectic and eccentric properties available in the highly coveted Newport Beach area. This custom-built 7,550 square foot guard-gated home sits on a commanding 22,000 square foot parcel. Features include six en suite bedroom, eight and a half bathrooms and garage accommodations for four. Panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island provide a daily inspiration unlike any other. This home is located just a stone’s throw away from the world-famous Newport Harbor, making the perfect place for any would-be sailor.
Available through Zach Goldsmith.
Located in the prestigious Hills section of Manhattan Beach, blocks from the Pacific Ocean, this seven-bedroom contemporary architectural estate delivers stunning year round views and an unrivaled location. Meticulously built by Jon Starr, this exceptional property achieves balance through a striking combination of architecture, design and timeless finishes while delivering a holistic living experience and featuring dramatic fire and water features throughout. The home’s location allows any would-be owner the option to run on the green belt, bike on the strand, and swim in the Pacific Ocean. This home is truly a triathlete’s dream.
Available through Danelle Lavin.