The myth of Southern California thrives on dreams filled with water and warmed by the sun, drenched in luxury, and characterized by ease. In these fantasies, each new day begins with a vision of the sun-sparkled sea, a scenic beach vista is the backdrop to a drive into town, and shaking off the cares of the day is as simple as grabbing a surfboard and heading out to catch a few waves before dinner.
Dr. Godfrey Pernell, who would serve multiple terms as mayor of Rolling Hills, and his wife Beverly purchased Flying Mane Road, the approximately 1.16-acre property in 1950 after being driven to the remote site, where they paced off the lot lines of their forever home.
From quality materials and craftsmanship to five-star amenities, like a 10-car garage, pool, roof deck, elevator, front and back staircase, and service entrance, this eight-bedroom and 11-bath house easily tips over the line from outright beautiful to downright breathtaking.
This striking Rancho Palos Verdes estate is a house of dreams on a street of dreams Written by…