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Hacienda de la Paz featured in the Australian Business Journal

Hacienda de la Paz featured in the Australian Business Journal

By Christophe Choo Posted Sep 19, 2016 Featured, Featured Listings, In The Press, Latest Updates, Real Estate Articles, Real Estate News, Shared Recommended Articles, What I'm Reading

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Nine-bedroom Los Angeles dream mansion placed on the market


Hacienda de La Paz is the 36th-largest home ever built in the US.

After John Z. Blazevich spent millions of dollars and 17 years building his dream home in Los Angeles, he thought he would spend the rest of his life there. But just seven years after his masterpiece was complete, the food entrepreneur is ready to get started on his next project.

His new home will most likely be much smaller than the sprawling Spanish mansion, which is set on 32,000sq m on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Hacienda de La Paz is the 36th-largest home ever built in the US. The main house has nine bedrooms and 25 bathrooms, as well as panoramic ocean-to-mountain views. Perhaps one of the home’s most intriguing features is its five subterranean floors that stretch 15m below the ground. One of the floors has a 930sq m, 10th century-style Moorish hammam and spa, with handcrafted ceilings, imported marble, hand-carved sandstone, 24-carat gold Venetian tiling and an indoor pool. There’s also an 18th century-style, Neoclassical ballroom, which can accommodate 350 sit-down guests for dinner, a dance floor and a 30-piece orchestra. Other amenities include an outdoor clay tennis court, equestrian trail, bocce court, gym and yoga room, wine cellar, guesthouse and six-car garage.

Agent: Christophe Choo, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

At the Christophe Choo Real Estate Group we are always thrilled when one of our listings gets foreign press.
Hacienda de la Paz, an 8-acre “work of art” perched above Los Angeles at the crest of the Palos Verdes Peninsula in the guard-gated city of Rolling Hills — one of the wealthiest and safest cities in America— has been listed for $48 million. Represented by Christophe Choo of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Beverly Hills and marketed by the Coldwell Banker Previews International® program, Hacienda de la Paz is the masterpiece of John Z. Blazevich, who recruited an ensemble of masterful architects, interior designers, artists and craftsman on multiple continents to craft an authentic Spanish hacienda over 17 years. Reveals Choo: “It is the only residence in the Americas designed by award winning Spanish architect Rafael Manzano Martos.” The awe-inspiring architecture is a culmination of a millennium of art and engineering, gathered under one roof and cannot be found anywhere else.

One of the hallmarks of the monumental 51,000 square-foot, nine-bedroom compound are the unobstructed 180-degree panoramic views stretching from Santa Monica Bay, the Westside and downtown to the San Gabriel Mountains. “They take your breath away,” says Choo. “It’s pure magic.”

The historically significant estate is Blazevich’s homage to a California of the past and a celebration of Spanish design spanning centuries. With amenities of the highest quality and exceptional attention to every detail, Blazevich has created a rare atmosphere of beauty that feels like a world unto its own.

The main residence possesses a definite mystique with unpredictable architectural features, secret passageways and elevators that access various subterranean levels. Formal and informal living spaces, graced by paintings and European antiquities, have been designed for grand and lavish entertaining. There is a luxurious 10,000 square foot 10th century hamam spa, a 15,000 square foot 18th century neoclassical grand ballroom and indoor tennis court, a gym, yoga room, wine cellar and catering facilities.

The manicured grounds provide equal cause for delight with Moorish gardens, a bocce court, groves of olive trees plus countless other varieties of fruit and nut trees, an outdoor clay tennis court, a swimming pool with jetliner views of L.A., and a gorgeous guesthouse.

The prized estate is situated in L.A.’s preeminent equestrian community with access to 57 miles of riding and hiking trails. Blazevich, being very eco-conscious, integrated a geothermal heating and cooling system, as well as water conservation measures, reducing monthly energy costs by 60%.

“From the enchanting surroundings to the 6 star amenities – life at Hacienda de la Paz is absolute paradise and perfection, an estate beyond compare!” concludes Choo. 

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