is a private residence located at 924 Bel Air Road in theBel Airneighborhood ofLos Angeles.The home designed byBruce Makowskyof BAM Luxury Development Group in collaboration with Uberion Architecture + Design is the most expensive house for sale in the United States (as of 2017) and one of the largest houses in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
The previous home occupying the lot was owned byHollywoodstarJudy Garlanduntil 1967.34The property was acquired by Makowsky on May 7, 2012, for US $7.9 million.5The structure was built over the course of four years by 250 workers.6
Listed on January 18, 2017 at US $250 million, Billionaire was the most expensive house listed for sale at that time in the United States. In April 2018 it was relisted for $188 million. In January 2019 its price was cut again to $150 million. It surpassed the Gemini mansion inManalapan, Floridathat was listed at US $190 million at the time. The most expensive home ever sold inLos Angeles Countywas thePlayboy Mansionat $100 million, while the record sale in the state of California was $117.5 million.67At that time, the most expensive home ever sold in the United States was a $147 millionEast Hamptonmansion.7
The house at 924 Bel Air Road consists of 38,000 square feet (3,500m2) of living space on four levels. It features 12 bedrooms: two master suites and 10VIPoversized guest suites.58The interior contains 21 bathrooms adorned with 50 types ofmarbleimported fromItaly, fivebars, three gourmetkitchens, three dining areas, a state-of-the-artfitness center, a wellnessspa, a 4-lanebowling alley, a $12,000 glass pool table, and a 360-inch TV, likely the largest residential television set.589The $2 million, 40-seat-themedtheaterfeatures a 22-foot screen, 57 speakers, and a4kprojector with 7,000 pre-loaded movies.58Situated on a 1.08-acre lot, the exterior of the home features 17,000 square feet (1,600m2) of outdoordeckspace, a $2 million outdoorhydraulicretractable theater screen measuring 18 feet by 12 feet, an 85-footwith a swim-up bar, and ahelipadwith an inoperableAirwolf1510replica that the developer calls a sculpture.10The home offers a 270-degree unobstructed view of Los Angeles from theSan Gabriel Mountainsto thePacific OceaninMalibu.28
The residence contains many unique features, including two fully stockedwine cellars, two commercialelevatorslined inalligatorskin, a $2 million polished steel staircase, a $500,000 set of movingSeven Dwarfsimages, a $200,000 wall ofcandydispensers,Dom Prignon-filledfire extinguishers, over 130 works of art (including photographs byTimothy Whiteand a $1 million sculpture byLiao Yibai), and a seven-person full-time staff with separate living quarters.25681011The residence includes an auto gallery with US $30 million inluxury vehicles, includingLamborghinisFerrarisBentleys, aRolls Royce, aBugatti Veyron, ten motorcycles, a one-of-a-kindPagani Huayraworth more than $2 million, and a 1936Mercedes-Benz 540Kworth in excess of $15 million.25681011
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