Charles Park In Vogue
If this new modern home were a garment, it definitely would find itself not only gracing the runway during L.A.’s Fashion Week, but also creating some well-deserved buzz. With its six-foot Moooi chandelier, floating staircases and original Andy Warhol artwork adorning the entry, this showpiece with $1 million-plus in furnishings under its roof was created by L.A. fashion mogul Charles Park and is indeed the catwalk’s meow when it comes to chic abodes.
Known for the popular California clothing brands Pure Sugar, Sugarlips, Cream & Sugar, and Jonesy, Park collaborated with Samuel and Paul Oh of L.A.- based The Parks & Associates LLC on his foray into the world of custom home building. Situated at 1231 Lago Vista Drive, the seven-bedroom, 11-bath residence is a study in impeccable design featuring the finest in materials and furnishings.
Now on the market for $43.9 million, the 13,500-square-foot home combines a brilliant floor plan on a sensational lot that is perfectly designed to fit the Southern California lifestyle, according to Aaron Kirman of Aaroe Estates, who is co-listing the property with Drew Fenton of Hilton & Hyland.
Among the highlights: furnishings by B&B Italia, Minotti and Gandia Blasco; 33 floor-to-ceiling Rimadesio Italian glass magnetic doors; Delta Lighting from Belgium (400 at $1,000 per light); custom hand-knotted carpeting; and a Crestron automation and environment system that controls audio-visual, lighting, shading, IT, security and HVAC.
This residence is the epitome of haute couture. Yet other standout features include an oversized elevator fronted by custom L’Invisibile bank vault doors; a 600-bottle floating, backlit wine cellar that opens via thumbprint access; cutting-edge home theater featuring a Sony 4K projector and Dolby Atmos sound system (one of only 30 in the country); and gym outfitted with Precor fitness equipment. The glitz and glam continues outside with a 50-foot zero-edge volleyball pool; Baja shelf; five in-water chaises; and a multi-section barbecue patio.
“My goal wasn’t to impress a buyer walking through for an hour,” says Park.
“Each decision was made to delight the buyer who will live in this house for a lifetime.” Not only has Park created a home that’s totally in vogue, but one that also represents his classic and timeless appeal.
AARON KIRMAN of AAROE ESTATES, THE LUXURY PROPERTY DIVISION OF JOHN AAROE GROUP and DREW FENTON of HILTON & HYLAND
List Price $43,900,000
1231 Lago Vista Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Photography Courtesy of Matthew Momberger