Top 10 Most Expensive Homes For Sale in California

If there’s one thing Californians know how to do, it’s build big houses! Southern California has some of the most expensive homes in the country. We took a look and discovered a few homes you won’t want to miss if you’re in the market for a multi-million dollar California estate… or if you like looking at expensive things. Click each home to view more pictures or info on the property.

Here are the Top 10 Most Expensive Homes that are currently available for sale in Southern California.*

#10. BEL AIR, CALIFORNIA – $40,000,000


ZIP: 90210
BEDROOMS: 9
BATHROOMS: 13
SQUARE FT.: 13885
COUNTY NAME: LOS ANGELES

Gated Mediterranean Estate situated on 1.3 acres on one of the most coveted streets in Beverly Hills. True masterpiece inspired by renowned architect Kevin Clark. Incredible design & great floor plan with the highest level of taste, quality & craftsmanship. Main House offers 7 Bdrms & 9 Bathrooms, including a Master Retreat with spacious His & Her baths & closets. Wood paneled library with coffered ceilings, elegant dining room & fully equipped gourmet kitchen that opens to spectacular breakfast alcove. Generous but intimate family room with wood paneled bar that opens to the yard. Romantic stone wine cellar/tasting room & spacious media room. 2BR Guest House with a complete kitchen & living area. Expansive backyard features a loggia, swimming pool/spa, tranquil fountains, lush gardens & pristine landscaping. Great for entertainment & family living with an indoor/outdoor flow. Terrific privacy with state of the art security system. Private showings to pre qualified clients only.

#9. BEL AIR, CALIFORNIA – $44,000,000


ZIP: 90077
BEDROOMS: 8
BATHROOMS: 16
SQUARE FT.: 20000

Directly overlooking the renowned Bel-Air Country Club , situated on approximately 1.5 flat acres (2 contiguous parcels), in Old Bel -Air\’s most prestigious East Gate location, sits this glorious, gated and private compound. Beyond the secluded and expansive driveway with circular motor court, rests this exquisite and elegant residence, completed in 2003. Impeccable, discerning and sophisticated in its\’ design, with over 20,000 sq. ft. of grand interior living space, that seamlessly blends superior d~~cor and appointments. This property is a major achievement in design and proportion, comprised of a formal dining room, inviting large scale entertaining; fabulous movie/ screening room; resort like indoor spa & gym, exercise studio; billiard room; wine cellar; poolside interior cabana/ game room; full guest apartment with private entrance; exceptional 2,000 sq. ft. lavish master suite retreat; car collector\’s subterranean garage. Unsurpassed Bel-Air Country Club golf course views.

#8. MALIBU, CALIFORNIA – $44,500,000


ZIP: 90265
BEDROOMS: 7
BATHROOMS: 9.5
SQUARE FT.: 18743

Included in this sale is a one-of-a-kind auto museum of approx 7,000 SF. This architectural estate is beyond compare and surpasses the most discriminating expectation. Sitting on a dramatic ocean bluff, this impressive home opens to never ending views of the Pacific ocean. The 11,741 SF property is supported by a combination of massive architectural elements rising over 40 feet which are in turn softened by lavish foliage weaving its way up to a backyard filled with delightful tranquility and impressive views of the Malibu coast; the outdoors feature a 62 foot Italian glass-tiled pool and separate 18 foot spa with automatic ozone cleaning systems. Interior includes a professional screening room, top-of-the-line chef\’s kitchen, travertine flooring, and spectacular master suite. Ceilings are 14 feet tall, and throughout the home there are floor-to-ceiling glass doors, which provide a beautiful and seamless transition between the interior and exterior. co-listed

#7. MALIBU, CALIFORNIA – $45,000,000


ZIP: 90265
BEDROOMS: 7
BATHROOMS: 8.5
PARTIAL BATHS: 1
SQUARE FT.: 11313

Mediterranean Villa on Paradise Cove Bluffs. 339 feet of beach, 6.6 acres, 11,313 square feet, pool, spa, lighted tennis court with 1/2 bath, guest house (kitchen, bedroom, bathroom, living room with fireplace, study). Walled 12\’+ and gated. Exquisite tile work and landscaping, theater, two offices, grand entries and views from Santa Monica and Catalina to the surf and pier at Paradise Cove, and beyond to Point Dume. Sandy, private beach. First time ever on the market. Co-Listed

#6. MALIBU, CALIFORNIA – $49,000,000


ZIP: 90265
BEDROOMS: 5
BATHROOMS: 5
SQUARE FT.: 9000

AWARD WINNING Exquisite Rocky Oaks Estate consisting of 37 acres w/spectacular 360 degree views of the ocean & vistas of city lights & park-lands. Featuring an award winning and producing vineyard, newly completed magnificent Tuscan home w/additional pads for GH and guard house, this estate encompasses acres of terraced vineyards & lush hillsides filled w/orchards. Designed by esteemed architect Bob Easton, this 9,000 SF grand home offers state-of-the-art amenities inc. infinity pool & outside loggia. A VERY SPECIAL PROPERTY

#5. BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – $49,000,000


ZIP: 90210
BEDROOMS: 9
BATHROOMS: 11

Located in an extremely private and prime section on its own street in the City of Beverly Hills, behind gates, on over 3 acres. This incredible Modern Compound features an approximate 9,200 sf main house, plus two guest houses/studios (with a total of approximately 15,000 sf), and another full separate 3 bedroom house, which can function as a additional guest house for the estate or a separate home office. The property features every conceivable amenity and state-of the-art security, all constructed with the finest level of taste, quality, and craftsmanship. The estate features incredible grounds, gardens, and spectacular city views overlooking the Los Angeles Basin. A once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire a World Class estate.

#4. BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – $54,950,000


ZIP: 90210
BEDROOMS: 6
BATHROOMS: 8
PARTIAL BATHS: 1
SQUARE FT.: 6377

Green acres is the place to be country living is my cup of tea. Fortified by nature millions of years in the making this magnificent estate property consisting of the MAIN ESTATE home 6 bedrooms formal and informal living areas large remodeled kitchen.Several reception rooms. Multiple fireplaces tastefully maintained and flanked around a private motor courtyard and perfectly positioned on 10.4 private level mostly and quiet acres with amazing views of city .ocean and surrounding areas. The estate also offers Staff quarters of 2 bedrooms office for staff, 8 stables guest house gym vegetable gardens.Set away from main house Large country style beamed 2 bedroom pool house and kitchen offering its own private gardens with tranquil water fountains.Long treed driveway meanders up to the main compound from the private security gates securely lit and with walking trails wandering throughout the estate offering multiple exercise areas lookouts private hideaways.

#3. BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – $55,000,000


ZIP: 90210
BEDROOMS: 9
BATHROOMS: 13
SQUARE FT.: 36000

The epitome of European elegance with over 36,000 square feet of exquisite designs with hand painted detailing & state of the art electronics. Commercial level systems, exceptional new construction on nearly two acres of unparalleled quality. Delicate hand carved imported limestone exterior, onyx marbles, marble columns, antique mirrors, exceptional French moldings with 24karat gilt, bronze beveled double paned windows & doors. Fabulous master suite with huge dressing areas, luxurious baths & separate sitting rooms. Tournament play tennis court, expansive pool pavilion entertaining area with beautiful gardens. Opulent two story circular entry with a magnificent skylight. An entertainer\’s paradise, extraordinary scale. No expense has been spared in this famed 3 level French Palladian residential estate. Shown to pre qualified clients only.

#2. BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – $55,000,000


ZIP: 90210
BEDROOMS: 8
BATHROOMS: 12.5
SQUARE FT.: 27163

Tucked behind private gates and set on over 2acres in Beverly Hills, this exquisite private residence is a masterful blend of art deco and European architectural styles. The over 400 foot long winding cobblestone driveway leads to a motor court that can accommodate over 25 cars. The dramatic French-inspired exterior and graceful bronze fountain immediately draws in the discriminating buyer with an eye for the most exquisite details. This magnificent estate offers 8 bedrooms, 12 ~~ baths, a full guesthouse and 20-car garage in over 27,000 square feet of luxurious living space. It is an unparalleled masterpiece, intended for an owner with international vision, incomparable taste and a deep appreciation for detail.

#1. BEL AIR, CALIFORNIA – $125,000,000


ZIP: 90077
BEDROOMS: 12
BATHROOMS: 15

Available by appointment to prequalified clients only. Call listing agent for further information.

*Prices, properties, and information is updated as of 10/27/2011.

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