Fashion Designer's Palatial Mansion Could Be Yours For A Cool $88 Million
If you happen to be in the market for a sprawling 60-room estate with a movie theater, five gardens and some wild chandeliers, we may have just the home for you.
Fashion designer Max Azria, the man behind the popular BCBG label, and his wife have decided it's time to sell their extravagant 30,000-square-foot Holmby Hills abode. According to the Wall Street Journal, the 17-bedroom and 33-bathroom(!) mansion was designed in the 1930s by notable L.A.-born, African-American architect Paul Revere Williams. He designed the homes of numerous stars, including Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball and Cary Grant, as well as many iconic landmarks like the Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel. He also helped design the spider-like Theme Building at LAX.
Mr. and Mrs. Azria bought the home in 2005 and spent $30 million "gut-renovating the house." Now, when you walk into the home's two-story entryway, you're greeted by a floor-to-ceiling waterfall chandelier created from over 150,000 hand-placed crystals. There's also a metallic vine-like sculpture affixed to another ceiling, and a gold-leafed dome in Mr. Azria's former office. So, lots of sparkle, in other words.
The home also features a sweet-looking 6,000-square-foot movie theater, complete with a candy and popcorn bar because candy and popcorn. There's also a walk-in refrigerator for when you need more time deciding what to eat.
Outside on the three-acre property, you'll find a greenhouse growing organic produce, obviously, part of which has been converted into a gym. There are also five gardens, in addition to the original rose garden, including a French, Japanese, English, Moroccan and herb, according to Curbed LA.
And if all that weren't enough, there's also a "zero-edged pool," a fire pit, a Moroccan bath house with steam shower and sauna, and plenty more great features for lavishly entertaining your guests.
The home is currently listed for $88 million, so if anyone is down to pool their resources, let us know.