Sotheby’s International Realty

12 May 2016

Pebbled stucco exterior; earthy, clay-tile roof; cool, shaded courtyard and vividly patterned floor tiles – this is the kind of Spanish style architecture that captured the hearts of California homeowners long ago. Cherished for their authenticity and spirit, these homes are as popular today as ever. Each one of these five Spanish style properties in the Golden State proves why.

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1 of 5 | Pasadena Spanish Colonial Revival

Here is an exceedingly rare opportunity to own a true masterpiece of Spanish Colonial Revival Style. Designed by master architect John Winford Byers in 1927, an estate as incredible as this one only comes along once in a lifetime. Known as Casa de las Puertas, or The House of Doors, this villa sits on two very private acres in the heart of Flintridge. It features a perfect marriage of timeless architecture and modern, top-of-the-line amenities, with a saltwater pool and spa, sports court and charming paths through the gardens that lead to calm, murmuring waterfalls just waiting to be found.

$8,000,000

 

2 of 5 | Beverly Hills Spanish Colonial Compound

2 of 5 | Beverly Hills Spanish Colonial Compound

Since 1926, this Spanish Colonial compound has been a pillar of Beverly Hills real estate. Uncompromised by renovations and made only more beautiful by the passing years, it is a home crafted by artisans for those with a feel for the romantic. It’s almost too easy to fall in love with the compound’s fountains and stairways adorned by handcrafted tiles, floors of maple wood, vintage French doors and clerestory windows overlooking the loggia and rolling lawn. The sense of secluded romance is completed by an outdoor casita perfect for cool nights spent together by the fire pit.

$6,900,000

 

3 of 5 | Los Angeles Spanish Charmer

3 of 5 | Los Angeles Spanish Charmer

Located just north of Sunset Strip Boulevard, this impeccable Spanish Hacienda has both charm and the very best in luxury amenities. Everything about this home is stunning, from the authentic Mexican tiling in the kitchen stair risers to the sprawling master suite, with ample views of the city. It will surely take your breath away – and perhaps your heart as well.

$5,555,000

 

4 of 5 | Monterey Casa de las Campanas

4 of 5 | Monterey Casa de las Campanas

Though only built two years ago, the California Mission-inspired Casa de las Campanas is alive with history and tradition. You’ll sense this as soon as you press your hands against the cool, smooth wood of the century-old Hacienda doors to enter the private courtyard beyond. Inside the casa you’ll find reclaimed trestle beams overhead and tabarka mosaic tile beneath your feet. With the sunlight glistening off the historic mission bells in the tower, you’ll be treated to stunning views of Monterey Bay through the wide arching windows. This is truly a tranquil sanctuary, a haven of relaxation.

$3,725,000

 

5 of 5 | Monterey Spanish Colonial Estate

5 of 5 | Monterey Spanish Colonial Estate

Mediterranean living in the heart of Monterey – that’s what this spectacular gated estate offers its owners. Beautifully situated overlooking the ninth fairway of the Del Monte Golf Course, this recently remodeled residence luxuriates in the style of haciendas and fincas; the kind of earthy, romantic beauty that defines Spanish architecture. Designed especially for comfortable indoor-outdoor living, the estate boasts a spacious gourmet kitchen, wine cellar, expansive master suite, balconies with inspiring views and quiet, secluded grounds.

$2,995,000

Please don’t hesitate to contact us if any of these fabulous properties might be of interest to you!