12255 SKY LANE - The spectacular Brentwood estate, with views that stretch from Downtown L.A. to the ocean, was crowned Home of the Week by the Los Angeles Times. “Sweeping across an acre in Brentwood, this ultra-modern compound catches the eye and doesn’t let go,” the article states, while noting the home’s Italian marble driveway, glass elevator and rooftop garden that doubles as an auto gallery. The seven-bedroom house, represented by Santiago Arana and Mauricio Umansky, was masterfully designed by De Loren & Associates.
848 HOT SPRINGS ROAD - The Wall Street Journal recently spotlighted this sprawling Montecito château, which Hollywood director Kinka Usher had designed after Spain’s Alhambra Palace. Represented by Billy Rose, this recently built estate showcases exemplary Moorish, Spanish and Italianate architecture, spanning nearly 12,000 square feet of living space. Views reach across the masterfully landscaped grounds to the ocean beyond, while home features include dual master suites, one with a “hammam”-inspired bath, an attached guest house, a 90,000 gallon swimming pond, heated pool, 16-seat covered pergola and grand event lawn.
8408 HILLSIDE AVENUE - Earning the distinction of Robb Report’s Home of the Week, this magnificent Hollywood Hills estate features a 160-foot wraparound infinity pool and expansive views from nearly every room. “Here, everyday’s a staycation,” the article notes of the five-bedroom, nine-bath residence, represented by James Harris and David Parnes. Among the many features are 270-degree views of the San Gabriel Mountains and Catalina Island, numerous water and fire elements, a wellness center, showroom-quality kitchen, home theatre, game room and car showroom.
ONE&ONLY MANDARINA PRIVATE HOMES - Mexico’s new oceanfront, master-planned Mandarina resort and residential community, located north of Puerto Vallarta, nabbed multiple international headlines this month. Spaces Magazine featured the One&Only Mandarina private villa collection in its piece “Sounds of Silence,” about environmentally conscious luxury developments around the world, noting the incredible natural landscape from which the villas will rise. Mandarina Chief Business Development Officer Ricardo Santa Cruz was also featured in Haute Residences, weighing in on the luxury real estate landscape in Mexico.
PUERTA CORTÉS - The resort and residential destination situated along the Sea of Cortez, just outside La Paz, was featured in Yachts International for its boutique collection of residences, the only Gary Player Signature Golf Course in Mexico and a world-class inner and outer marina that can accommodate 250 vessels, from 30 to 225 feet long. Offering exceptional amenities and activities, including sailing, yachting and diving, Puerta Cortés is a sought-after destination for those seeking unique adventures and experiences.
24146 MALIBU ROAD - Ocean Home Magazine recently featured the former home of Barry Manilow, now on the market next to the famous Malibu Colony. The five-bedroom oceanfront estate, represented by Sandro Dazzan, David Solomon and Anna Solomon, was recently transformed into modernized, contemporary masterpiece. Formerly known as “Barry’s House,” the home extends out over the point, capturing unparalleled 180-degree ocean views that stretch along the entire Santa Monica Bay from Point Dume to Palos Verdes.