Los Angeles is home to some of the most exclusive country clubs, housing coveted membership list of A-List Celebrities, entertainment executives, leaders in finance and politics. With almost year-round perfect weather it’s no wonder these membership wait-lists continue to grow, as do their initiation fees, many over $100K to join. It’s only fitting to have these prestigious fairways lined with Hollywood mansions, new and old. We’ve put together a list of the 12 most expensive country club estates, to give you a peak inside of how these members live.
$11,888,888 | 6 Beds | 10 Baths | 10,100 Sq. Ft.
This quintessential Italian Villa Home is a Malaga Cove Masterpiece! “Castello del Mare” is an exclusive estate home set on over an acre of the lavishly landscaped hillside of fruit trees, grapevines and assorted pines in Malaga Cove. The site provides one of Palos Verdes Estates’ best panoramic views. Set just up the hill from the Palos Verdes Country Club the sun sunrises over the front door and courtyard then sets beyond the entertainer’s backyard with views over the Pacific Ocean, the Queen’s Necklace of coastal cities up the coastline to Malibu and then back to the city lights of Los Angeles, all set against the back the backdrop of the Santa Monica Mountains. Beautifully designed with groin vault ceilings, balustrade terraces, shady loggias and stone pathways this home boasts 6 Bedrooms, 7.5 baths, billiard room, arcade room, bar and wine cellar, professional gym, dry sauna, steam shower, 2 offices, library, home theater, tennis court, a lilied koi pond, an outdoor curtained casita, and 8 fireplaces – one of which is a 17th Century French Imported hearth – set on the outside patio overlooking the Poseidon mosaic-tiled pool – this is a MUST SEE HOME!
Listed by Mark Todd • DRE #01168021 • Compass
Listed by Sharon Wang • DRE #02047476 • Compass
$13,995,000 | 4 Beds | 4 Baths | 3,607 Sq. Ft.
A truly rare offering on the coveted rim of Rockingham Avenue. A unique opportunity to redesign or build your dream estate situated on over half an acre in Brentwood Park. The lush, park-like grounds offer sweeping westerly views that overlook the Palisades-Riviera and the Santa Monica mountain range. Located within walking distance to the Brentwood Country Mart, The Riviera Country Club and other local shops/restaurants. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity – this home has not transferred ownership in over 50 years.
Listed by David Vertlieb • DRE #01889470 • The LA Real Estate Agency, Inc
$13,995,000 | 5 Beds | 6 Baths | 5,290 Sq. Ft.
Situated in Santa Monica’s highly coveted Gillette Regent Square neighborhood, this extraordinary, Zen-inspired estate offers absolute privacy, encased in lush, leafy foliage. This expansive, gated property is a double lot and features a 4-bedroom main residence and guest house. Surrounded by $1.5 million in landscaping, the estate offers the utmost tranquility with stone paths, sweeping verandas and plentiful fruit trees. The main residence boasts soaring ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, magnificent chefs kitchen, formal living room, theater, office and 3-car auto gallery. Interiors open to an alfresco dining terrace, heated pool and spa, leading to the 2-story guest house with a sauna, fitness studio, kitchenette, bedroom and bath, which is all located moments from Brentwood Country Club, San Vicente Blvd and the beach. Seller owns house next door, address is 316 21st Street (APN: 4279-002-010 / MLS #: 20-646784) and prefers to sell both properties as a package
Listed by Cooper Mount • DRE #01956287 • The Agency
$14,250,000 | 4 Beds | 7 Baths | 5,205 Sq. Ft.
This traditional designed home is situated on a Cul-de-sac in prime lower Bel Air overlooking the Bel Air Country Club Golf Course. Sophisticated and elegantly proportioned formal living room with fireplace, remodeled dining room, and the all-white, chef-accommodating eat-in kitchen is arranged around a huge island topped by a thick and lustrous slab of wood. There’s also a paneled library and a family room. In addition to a staff bedroom and bathroom on the main floor, the main house’s second floor has two en suite guest bedrooms and an expansive master suite replete with yet another fireplace plus two marble bathrooms and a fitted dressing hall lined with glitzy, mirrored wardrobes. A two-story guesthouse adds a living room, bedroom and bath. Outside, a trellised dining terrace with TV-surmounted brick fireplace looks out over the city beyond a grassy yard and swimming pool. And, below the backyard, the lushly landscaped hillside with pathway to gardens.
Listed by Bachir Oueida • DRE #00936311 • Douglas Elliman
$15,495,000 | 8 Beds | 9 Baths | 8,928 Sq. Ft.
On the 6th fairway of the Wilshire Country Club awaits this gorgeous estate on 3 continuous lots totaling approx. 1.1 acres. Mesmerizing curb appeal enveloped by lush landscaping, manicured ground & gated entry. Extravagant scale & lux finishes, this grand estate will captivate w/ 21′ two-story entry, chandelier & sweeping staircase. Spacious living w/ 11′ ceiling, marble fireplace & oversized windows. Formal library w/ warm fireplace, wood walls & endless built-in bookshelves. Family room w/ bar & floor-to-ceiling windows w/ sliding glass wall to yard. Fully-equipped chef’s kitchen w/ breakfast room & butler’s pantry. Master w/ lounge, fireplace, Juliet balconies & dual baths w/ walk-in closets. Sprawling outdoor retreat w/ pool, endless patio space, verdant lawns, fruit trees, regulation size tennis court & pool house. Appealing to the most discerning buyers who have an appreciation for impeccable quality & exquisite artisanship, this beautifully maintained dream estate is a rare offering.
Listed by Sally Forster Jones • DRE #00558939 • Compass
Listed by Melanie Lewis • DRE #01400017 • Compass
$16,950,000 | 5 Beds | 7 Baths | 8,843 Sq. Ft.
One of the finest examples of Bel-Air living. An estate of the most esteemed quality defined by elegant design and masterful architecture. Enter through a private, long, gated driveway into a French-traditional monument just North of Bel-Air Country Club. Of the home’s stately 5 bedrooms is a generous master en suite highlighted by dual closets, a fireplace, manicured garden and city views. The Dolo Estate’s hidden gem is literally hidden – an underground speakeasy wine cellar with a hidden entrance. Ideal for indoor/outdoor entertaining, the estate is complete with a massive meticulously landscaped lawn, an outdoor putting green and a guest house featuring its own home gym, studio, or office. With an elevator to the oversized 2-car garage, a custom Clive Christian gourmet kitchen and pantry, and countless private terraces looking onto the mosaic tiled pool and flourishing forestry hedged for maximum privacy, the home’s amenities have no bounds.
Listed by Mick Partridge • DRE #02015130 • Hilton & Hyland
Listed by David Kramer • DRE #00996960 • Hilton & Hyland
$17,900,000 | 4 Beds | 6 Baths | 4,002 Sq. Ft.
From within the most exclusive, scenic neighborhood in Bel Air, this ultra-private, secluded estate is situated on the 8th hole of the Bel-Air Country Club. The 37,000 sqft property offers the rare opportunity to build an extraordinary estate designed by the world-renowned Studio Marco Piva or to purchase the existing, traditional-style home as-is. FULLY APPROVED PLANS WITH RTI permits call for a contemporary, approximately 17,423-square-foot masterpiece with 6 bedrooms, formal living and dining rooms, entertainers pool and an approximately 10,000 sqft basement with wellness spa, gym, theater and wine cellar. The property’s existing home boasts approximately 4,000 sqft of living space, including 4 bedrooms, a private pool and dual garages. Set amidst sweeping fairway views, the estate is located in one of the most prestigious, sought-after locations in Los Angeles, moments from The Hotel Bel Air. Rare opportunity to remodel and expand, or build new.
Listed by Justin Mandile • DRE #01507705 • Sotheby’s International Realty
Listed by James Harris • DRE #01909801 • The Agency
$21,000,000 | 13 Beds | 9 Baths | 13,508 Sq. Ft.
Situated on one of Pacific Palisades premier streets, this ultra-private, contemporary retreat showcases masterful craftsmanship and exceptional amenities. Surrounded by lush landscaping, the Zen-inspired, .68-acre estate is among the most spacious homesites in Upper Riviera. Envisioned by Grant Kirkpatrick of KAA Design, the 13,508 sqft residence boasts an open-plan living and entertaining spaces, artful details and a central atrium with 35 mahogany ceilings. Bathed in natural light, living, dining and family rooms lead to the magnificent chefs kitchen and expansive resort-style backyard with a pool, spa, waterfall, koi pond and Lanai with alfresco dining and lounging terraces. Amenities include a game room, bar, office, gym, media room, staff quarters and wine room. 7 bedrooms include the stunning primary suite with dual dressing rooms and spa-style bath. Offering absolute privacy and serenity, the home is located moments from The Palisades Village and The Riviera Country Club. Listed by
$24,995,000 | 7 Beds | 11 Baths | 8,434 Sq. Ft.
Extremely private at the end of the cul-de-sac on prestigious Perugia Way with extraordinary West facing views above the Bel Air Country Club. This 1932 Monterey Colonial has been remodeled with care to modernize and update while retaining the charm of a different era. Location, seclusion, views and old-world architecture that remains true to the past. A rare find.
Listed by Hugh Evans • DRE #00997121 • Compass
$25,000,000 | 5 Beds | 7 Baths | 4,002 Sq. Ft.
The Sunset Estate. Timeless white brick Traditional with perfect proportions and scale. Reminiscent of the great estates of the 1930’s but built ground up in 2014. Complete privacy on over 1 acre usable in the heart of Beverly Hills. Backing to LA Country Club this is a most unique setting. Gorgeous symmetry and balance throughout. Main level offers 12ft ceilings and large public rooms. Bathed in light the 80ft long gallery is the centerpiece of a casual and open floor plan. Spectacular Living/Dining room is ideal for entertaining. Gourmet Kitchen/Family Room is similarly scaled and opens to large covered terrace. 5 bedroom suites all feature baths with book-matched Calcutta showers and vanities in rare wood. The primary bedroom is the ultimate retreat with fireplace, large vestibule and spacious dual closets. Impressive and manicured grounds include long gracious pool and lower lawn that has ample room for tennis court. Additional features include: state of the art security, 55kw generator, 2 motor courts and oversized 3-car garage. Simplicity and elegance in every detail.
Listed by Drew Fenton • DRE #01317962 • Hilton & Hyland
Listed by Linda May • DRE #00475038 • Hilton & Hyland
$38,500,000 | 7 Beds | 8.5 Baths | 14,282 Sq. Ft.
Singular World Class Gated Estate is balanced on a generous acre-plus lot overlooking fairways of the Bel Air Country Club. Situated at end of the cul-de-sac on prestigious Perugia Way. Built 2015 by London-based architect, Felicity Bell, this indescribable residence is nothing short of a masterpiece, it could be characterized as a Villa Moderne. As the ultimate Los Angeles retreat, meticulous craftwork presents unparalleled European quality & timeless elegance, comprising over 14,000 S/F of living space w/ jaw-dropping ceiling heights. The formal foyer & sky-lit Main Gallery lead to the large Grand Room w/ floor-to-ceiling motorized glass doors opening to expansive outdoor entertaining areas, sprawling lawn & infinity edge pool. Significant Dining Rm, gourmet Kitchen, & Den. 3 guest bedroom suites, extraordinary dual walk-in closets, silk carpets, spacious Office w/ bath, 2 bedroom staff quarters residence, & indoor lap pool & gym. From sublime to the eternal.
Listed by Rick Tyberg • DRE #02076436 • Douglas Elliman
Listed by Ernie Carswell • DRE #01111566 • Douglas Elliman
Welcome to an elegant, gated and very private Holmby Hills estate which offers the quintessential country club lifestyle in your own backyard. This brand new, dramatic, European inspired traditional property blends old world elegance with a contemporary design flair. As you enter the property, you are greeted with magnificent petticoat inspired curved staircases, bold glass atrium and arched high ceilings. This dramatic design and architecture follows throughout the three story main residence. The home consists of 4 bedrooms all on the second floor, including a large, private master suite . The guest house, approximately 2,900 sf, offers an additional 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. This estate is perfect for entertaining as well as for those that seek an all encompassing private at home experience. Also for Lease for $125k/month.