|The Spelling Manor, built by Aaron and Candy Spelling is well known worldwide and is being made available in a off the MLS marketing and sales effort by its' current owner. The asking price is $150,000,000
Located in the the area known as the "Platinum Triangle". This area of affluent neighborhoods is formed by Beverly Hills and the Los Angeles neighborhoods of Bel Air and Holmby Hills.
The Manor is recognized as one of the most famous mansions in U.S. history. Built by entertainment royalty Aaron and Candy Spelling, the estate rests on approximately 4.7 acres of rare flat land in the Holmby Hills area of Los Angeles.
PALACE ARCHITECTURE: This legendary property displays a rich provenance. Completed in 1991, it is sited upon the former estate of famed Hollywood entertainer Bing Crosby. Comprising a palatial 56,500 square feet, few, if any, residences rival The Manor's epic scale. Originally named L'Oiseau, or "wing of a bird," this aureate mansion blends visionary design, passionate consideration to detail, and unique artistic touches to create a masterful opulence once only reserved for nobility. Shielded by rows of trees and the forested rough of the Los Angeles Country Club golf course, the majestic estate redefines the concept of privacy.
IMPECCABLE INTERIORS: It has been reported that the Interior has received a $20,000,000 remodeling and facelift since purchase in 2011.
A SHOWMAN'S DREAM: Ideal for entertaining, the mansion's lower level features a myriad of world-class recreational options, which include a billiards room, game room, collector's gallery, bowling alley, temperature-controlled wine cellar and tasting room, catering kitchen, gym, and dog-grooming area.
Among further highlights are a beauty salon, a first-of-its-kind gift-wrapping room, an elevator, five kitchens, five bars, and extensive staff quarters. 17,000 sq ft attic w/ beauty salon and 100 plus rooms.
SUPERLATIVE SURROUNDINGS: Designed by renowned landscape architect Christine London, the bucolic grounds are augmented with such halcyon splendors as vast lawns, paved walkways, gardens, imported Parisian lampposts, and a KOI pond in addition to a tennis court and a pool complex. Every element of this iconic estate reveals an intricate level of attention and extraordinary care. The Manor is without question unmatched in its grandeur and scope, a superlative property designed for a modern-day dynasty.
07/11/2011: SOLD for $85,000,000" and the asking price had been $150,000,000
I am proud to report that the buyer of the most expensive house listed in the United States of America, is connected to Cars and Racing!!
The Spelling Manor was sold to Petra Ecclestone on July 11, 2011. Ms. Ecclestone is a 22-year-old British woman who is heiress to the Formula One auto racing empire of her father Bernie Ecclestone.