PALOS VERDES ESTATES, CALIFORNIA - Designed by famed American architect and painter Edward Giddings in 1978, this Spanish-style villa was created with privacy as the main element. The imposing iron front gates are early indications of the importance of this estate. Walled on all sides you are totally hidden from neighbors.

Nestled on a bluff in the rolling hills, the main house was built to embrace the natural landscape while taking full advantage of the breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, the city of Los Angeles and Santa Monica Bay. Property ID

In typical Giddings style, both rustic and natural elements were incorporated into the home including handmade floor and ceiling tiles, quintessential Mexican lantern-style lighting fixtures and massive, 200-year-old antique front doors specially selected for the home. Property ID

There are four bedroom suites in the main house in addition to one detached guest room with bath and two detached offices, one of which is currently being used for an artist’s studio. The lower level includes a 5,000-plus-bottle wine cellar, a media room, game room and exercise room. Outside, there are grassy areas, a tennis court, private swimming pool and a covered portico gives that this Spanish estate a perfect area for entertaining large parties or intimate gatherings.

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$9,500,000 USD | Peninsula Sotheby’s International Realty