From world-renowned events to shopping on historic Rodeo Drive, Los Angeles is the place to find extravagant holiday décor. Be ‘home for the holidays’ in one of Hilton & Hyland’s prestigious listings. Whether it is a French château in Holmby Hills or a Point Dume modern masterpiece, Los Angeles luxury real estate is just the market to get into the spirit of the holiday season. Below are the best homes with the grandest canvases to spruce up your home décor.
With imposing archways and a high-pitched roof, imagine stacking gifts for family and friends in this stately Tudor Revival house. Positioned remotely behind the main house, an authentic Japanese tea house and wrap-around Koi pond evoke a Zen quality to the property – which is much needed after the hustle and bustle of the holiay.
Deck the halls this holiday season in the grandest residence in all of Southern California. In a category of luxury all on its own, The Manor is sure to have your guests talking about this holiday well into the new year.
This secluded modern masterpiece by renowned architect Edward R. Niles, rises above the majestic bluffs of Point Dume. Gather around a uniquely sunken copper and glass fireplace that anchors the living room and flows effortlessly into the swanky upper lounge and black marble and Asidan-themed bar. Dine al fresco on the stone bluff terrace with views of Paradise Cove and the Queens Necklace as you listen to the waterfall cascade into the Koi pond adjacent to the turquoise saltwater pool and sun deck.
Enter from the circular driveway through the beautiful courtyard to the main house featuring open living spaces, a chef’s kitchen, five bedrooms and six bathrooms. Extremely generous patios extend to the pool, spa and tennis court – perfect for entertaining or sitting around a fire pit on the beach after you indulge in your holiday meal with the family.
Tucked away in Brentwood’s most exclusive enclave, actor Jim Belushi’s 14,000-square-foot, six-bed, 11-bath Northern Italian villa is the ultimate in luxury and gracious comforts. The impeccably manicured lawns are reminiscent of an Italian vineyard, boasting stone fountains, rustic trellis-covered arbors, a deep plunge accessible to the master suite and a 60-foot-long pool. This compound is a true entertainer’s dream.
There is no better home for the holidays than this contemporary farmhouse. Al fresco dining on the terrace complete with an outdoor fireplace extending to the lawn, pool, spa and large deck space is the ideal way to cozy up this fall. Additionally, the detached guest house, recognized with a Decade Honor Award in 2006, was a frequent haunt of Frank Gehry, who inspired its cubist design. Surrounded by nature and impeccable landscaping, its creek-side setting is truly maximized, creating a truly festive yet serene oasis.