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705 via La Cuesta, Palos Verdes Estates—$12.8M
This Tuscan-style villa has been remodeled and expanded using top-of-the-line touches. Among the highlights: marble and tile imported from Italy, hand-painted ceiling murals and a fireplace adorned with a circa-1738 hearth recycled from a historic church in France. There’s also a mosaic-tiled pool and spa-inspired by the luxe Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
1701 Paseo La Cresta, Palos Verdes Estates—$12.7M
Jaw-dropping ocean vistas, world-class materials and plentiful amenities add up to a grand Tuscan estate that truly has it all. Think 9,000-plus square feet of opulent living space on three levels outfitted with French imported limestone and wood flooring, natural stone columns, arched hallways and coffered ceilings, all complemented by a media room with bar, gym, wine cellar and much more.
100 Vanderlip Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes—$12.99M
Known as “Villa Narcissa,” this lavish Mediterranean-style manse was built in the 1920s by Frank Vanderlip and Narcissa Cox Vanderlip, who then owned 16,000 acres of land surrounding the house. Still maintained by the Vanderlip clan—and now on the market for the first time since its conception—the 7,700-square-foot main residence now rests on 11.5 acres of ocean-view land, joined by 10 guest houses, a tennis court and pool.
87 Crest Road East, Rolling Hills—$12 M
An elegant entry opens to reveal immediate ocean, Catalina and coastline views at this recently remodeled home offering a mix of Old World charm and modern conveniences. Expect 4,000 square feet of living space, with highlights including a chef’s kitchen boasting a granite-topped center island and every conceivable appliance, sumptuous master retreat with a separate executive-style office, and outdoors, a regulation-sized tennis court.