Palais De Cristal: An unrivaled estate at the pinnacle of Crystal Cove
June 4, 2021 | Source: Compass California Real Estate Blog
Perched atop one of Southern California’s most desirable locations on the Newport Coast, at the pinnacle of Crystal Cove, Palais de Cristal is incomparable property offering unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, Newport Harbor, and Palos Verdes all the way up to Los Angeles. The rare offering, listed at $69,800,000 is the highest priced listing in Orange County, represented by McKown Weinstein Associates of Compass.
The 15,500 square foot estate is set on a massive 26,600 square foot parcel, with 3,640 square feet of decks and loggias for ultimate indoor-outdoor living. Bespoke chandeliers, interior and exterior white Jordanian marble floors, and floor to ceiling onyx walls create a dazzling setting.
The grand entrance leads to an elaborate foyer with a magnificent glass dome. The home is designed for hosting on a grand scale, with a formal dining room with its own wine cellar, a gourmet SieMatic chef’s kitchen, a second fully-equipped prep kitchen, and an outdoor kitchen.
A dramatic library/office with spectacular ocean views, formal and informal living rooms with white oak floors, and en-suite guest rooms complete the first floor.
The primary suite, with gorgeous ocean views, features custom cove ceilings, fabricated walls, and a kitchenette, as well as two spa-inspired bathrooms with heated marble floors, Kohler Numi toilet and bidet, oversized glass showers, and a Jason soaking tub. The two walk-in closets are exceptional and reminiscent of the finest luxury department stores.
The property provides an impressive entertaining pavilion on the subterranean level equipped with a state-of-the-art theater and an impressive entertaining bar. Wellness amenities on this level include a Life Fitness gym and a zen massage room with a steam shower, and dry and wet saunas for the ultimate retreat.
A climate controlled 3,725 square foot garage offers parking for 10 cars with a car turntable. The space can easily convert to an event space and nightclub.
A one-of-a-kind mosaic custom pool designed by UK-based artisans with handmade tiles is a stunning masterpiece from which to enjoy panoramic ocean views. The resort-like grounds are ideal for enjoying sunrises and sunsets, and magical evenings walking through the sculpture gardens.
Outdoor seating and dining vignettes were expertly carved along the property to provide majestic vistas as the moon rises and dances on the Pacific Ocean. The unmatched property Palais de Cristal is represented by McKown Weinstein Associates.