Motley Crue Drummer Tommy Lee Lists Calabasas Home

Tommy Lee, drummer of 80’s rock band Motley Crue, has listed his Calabasas home for $4.65 million, an astounding $1.2 million less than what he bought it for in the early 2000s.

The desert-contemporary style home is filled with earth toned fittings and fixtures, and complete with walnut wood and travertine stone accents, which all contribute to the unique warmth of the modern property. This 6 bedroom, 8 bathroom home covers nearly 10,000 square feet, and is split into three floors. Other features of the home are indoor cascading waterfalls within a jungle-like indoor atrium, koi pond, and stone spa. The property comes fitted, also, with stone counters, copper doors, detailed soaring ceilings, a full gym, a 13 car garage, a custom piano-shaped pool in the backyard, spa, and outdoor barbecue.

Located in Vista Point, on a cul-de-sac estate, this property offers sweeping views of the hillside as well as city lights, making it the ultimate LA dream house.

Honolulu Mansion

280 Poipu Drive in Honolulu is a massive 8,039 square foot home on a 21,334 square foot lot. It also, however, comes with the unique opportunity to combine this with the adjoining 40,720 square foot lot to build a 62,259 square foot estate, an opportunity never before seen in Hawaii Kai! Links to the estate plan as well as high res photos of the property are included in the listing on CastlesMag.com.

The 6 bedroom, 7 bathroom home offers 360 views of the city, coastline, Diamond Head, Mountain, the Pacific Ocean, and sunsets. With state of the art fixtures and floorings, this home is a must-have.

This one of a kind property is on the market for $17.75 million.

Check out the listing on CastlesMag.com

Heir to Carnegie Steel Lists Old Westbury Estate

 


The 83-year-old heir to Carnegie Steel has listed the 82-year-old family estate on the Gold Coast of Long Island, New York for $29.995 million. Howard Phipps Jr.’s grandfather was Andrew Carnegie’s partner in Carnegie Steel.

The estate, named “Erchless” by the family, contains over 16,000 square feet of living space, and sits on a 93 acre lot. Erchless contains 26 rooms, including 15 bedrooms, as well as 12 bathrooms.

The property’s sprawling grounds have been noted for extensive gardens, with award-winning rhododendrons and beech trees which soar to over 80 feet in height. The grounds additionally include two bath houses, a swimming pool, two greenhouses, a horse stable, barns for farm, corn, and dairy, and even a caretaker’s house.

Click here to see the listing on CastlesMag.com

 

Beverly Hills Mansion Added to CastlesMag Listings!

 

Castles Magazine has just added a gorgeous French Chateau to its listings! The home stretches an incredible 28,000 square feet, with an additional 27,878 square feet of land included with the property.

This gated property in the heart of Beverly Hills’ Estates Section has 11 bedrooms and 18 full bathrooms, and is additionally fitted with an elevator, 11 fireplaces, a 3 bedroom guest house, and a grand motor court which can accommodate up to 40 cars. The property includes a fitness center, game room, screening room, and a European spa with wet & dry saunas.

The chateau is surrounded by lush lawns and gardens, making it a true “baroque masterpiece.”

Click here to see the listing on CastlesMag.com

Camps Bay Estate Listed

 

This palatial South African estate in the heart of Camps Bay is truly extraordinary.

The property, which once operated a Luxury Executive Self Catering Holiday Villa, is fitted to be the ultimate private luxury residence. The estate is designed contemporarily, with accents of stainless steel and large glass windows which offer breathtaking views of both the mountains and the sea.

The Camps Bay Estate features 5 en suite bedrooms, a spacious formal living room, 2 studies, a state-of-the-art home theater, 9 balconies, “smart home” technology, gym, wine cellar, game room, 4 lounges, radiant heating, 2 staircases, and parking for 14 cars (4 inside).

The state-of-the-art kitchen is fitted with stainless steel work surfaces, top of the line Siemens appliances and custom rosewood cabinets.

A luxurious outdoor living space includes a spacious patio, infinity pool, koi pond, built in barbeque, pizza oven, 3 wood bridges, and a natural mountain stream.

Featured in various home and interior magazines, this property is sold fully furnished.

You can check out the listing now on CastlesMag.com

Breathtaking Oceanfront Home in La Jolla Cove

 

This 6 bed, 7 bath masterpiece overlooking La Jolla Cove is the ultimate California dream house!

The home’s rich woodwork offers a cozy warmth which is complimented by floods of natural light. The panoramic windows not only open and brighten the living space, but also offer spectacular ocean views. The enormous great room living/dining area opens to several gorgeous seaside terraces including a glassed in porch.
The property’s 12,000 square feet of living space is comprised of a magnificent Hamptons-style residence and guest house on two village lots.
Check out the listing on CastlesMag.com

The Average American’s Dream Home

A survey conducted by Digital Third Coast using Amazon Mechanical Turk platform polled 2,000 Americans from all parts of the country and across different age groups to learn more about the “average American’s” views on homeownership and what their ideal home would look like and cost.

The results revealed that 75 percent of Americans believe homeownership isn’t necessary to “live a good life.”

However, respondents were quick to detail a dream home. About 60 percent of respondents said they would prefer a new home that’s a little more than 2,000 square feet.

The location of the dream home deferred greatly by age group. Millennials more often chose the suburbs for their dream home, while boomers want to retire on the beach, and Gen-Xers want to live in the country.

In terms of cost, the average price survey takers were willing to spend on their dream home is about $1.3 million.

Fo respondents that said they already lived in their dream home, about 51 percent live in the suburbs and 49 percent live in either the city or a rural area.

Read the full report at inman.com “This is what the average American’s dream home looks like” to see what the survey revealed about the average American’s dream home and to see mock up drawings.