#16: Hacienda De La Paz, Los Angeles: 51,000 sq ft
The Spanish-inspired home Hacienda De La Paz, took 17 years to build and was constructed by specially selected Italian, Portuguese and Moroccan craftspeople. The unique location of the property offers panoramic views that stretch from the ocean right across to the mountains.
Hacienda De La Paz was inspired by periods throughout Spain’s history and features an 18th-century neoclassical ballroom, which spans over 15,000 square feet. A private wine cellar and vast commercial catering facilities ensure entertaining guests is possible to the highest of standards.
The grand interior of the property comprises nine bedrooms and 25 bathrooms. The home also boasts a personal gym and yoga room, in addition to multiple swimming pools and a luxurious 10th-century hammam spa.
Outdoors, a secluded courtyard allows for alfresco dining. For any residents interested in sport, there’s a choice of a hard indoor tennis court or an outdoor clay court, as well as a bocce court and a variety of equestrian facilities.