Del Dios Ranch in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., is a magnificent redwood, glass and marble structure with foundations and framework of poured-in-place concrete commanding 360-degree views from its private hilltop location.
Tennis and basketball are two of the many outdoor activities and amenities residents and guests can enjoy at this 3.5-acre luxury estate in the heart of Beverly Hills. Called The Beverly House, the Mediterranean-style estate features multiple outdoor areas for lounging, entertaining and exercising.
A pristine tiled fountain rests at the center of a wide motor court that provides auto access to this sprawling Mediterranean-style estate. Named The Beverly House, the luxurious property was built in 1927 and designed by architect Gordon Kaufmann. An 800-foot driveway leads to this courtyard, winding through the manicured grounds.
A stone gazebo represents just one of myriad outdoor entertaining spaces on the grounds of this 3.5-acre Mediterranean-style estate at the heart of Beverly Hills. The elaborate gardens feature dense, well-manicured foliage that offers privacy and adds to the beauty of this iconic property.
A marble courtyard gives grand presence to the muted and elegant interiors of this Newport Coast, California, estate. The Mediterranean-inspired architecture continues indoors through the use of rustic ceiling beams and wrought iron balconies, though the rooms have contemporary flair. Arched openings used throughout this courtyard also are repeated inside. The roof hinted at above features 300-year-old ceiling tiles reclaimed from an Italian castle.
Surrounded by lush foliage and olive trees is California's Hume Castle. With mediterranean-style architecture infused with gothic and medieval elements, this massive estate features vaulted ceilings, spiral staircases and stunning wrought-iron chandeliers.
One of Montecito's most celebrated estates, El Fureidis, ''Tropical Paradise,'' was designed by renowned architect Bertram Goodhue in 1906. It sits on 10 acres of beautiful grounds offering the utmost in privacy and a variety of trees, many of which are over 100 years old.
This 11,000-square-foot Mediterranean modern home in Newport Coast, California, offers luxurious living both indoors and out, with 300-year-old roof tiles reclaimed from an Italian castle and a grand courtyard with 180-degree views of Catalina Island, Newport Harbor and more. The Tuscan-styled estate features pristine landscaping and transitional interiors that join the old with the new in a chic, stylish way.
This Irvine, California, estate has two living rooms that can handle every kind of event possible, be that entertaining guests or just watching the game. In this living room, open arched doorways lead out to a sitting patio and dramatic countryside views.
This gorgeous California estate is located in Vacaville's Pleasant Valley in the ultra-premium wine growing area known as the California North Coast. The enormous Italian-style home features a luxurious pool and spa for a resort-like feel.
The backyard pool and hot tub at this sprawling Newport Coast, California, estate offers sweeping views of coastline and ocean. The 11,000-square-foot home features multiple indoor and outdoor living areas, as well as a beautiful mix of Mediterranean-inspired architecture and transitional and contemporary interiors.