Chateau De Grace
Chateau De Grace, a contemporary French countryside estate, boasts the privacy of the prestigious gated Serra Retreat neighborhood, and a European sophistication fit for royalties and celebrities alike. The property has both mountain and ocean views while nestled away in the most secluded area of the Retreat. It is the only property in Malibu with close to 5 acres including a 6 stall equestrian facility and riding ring, lighted tennis court and viewing terrace, Monet lily pond, fruit orchard, waterfalls, a large manicured lawn hidden in a grotto, a resort caliber pool and bath house, 2 outdoor spas, outdoor fireplace, BBQ area, multiple French fountains, a 17th century architectural stone antiquity, rose garden, organic vegetable garden, stone terraces, and quiet walking footpaths. Out buildings include a carriage house, security outpost, a movie theater, a two story old world ballroom with a crystal chandelier, 2 elaborate guest suites with private fireplaces and courtyards, an exercise studio, staff facilities, and star gazing deck. A stunning iron pergola covered in honeysuckle frames the enchanting coastal Vista as one turns to enter the main house. Three floors to beam glass pivot doors swivel for ultimate indoor/outdoor entertaining. The grand foyer whispers of European elegance bedecked with a crystal chandelier, an imported stone fireplace, high ceiling, Juliet balcony, and gorgeous hardwood floors. The living and formal dining room open to lit gardens and water fountains.The antique chandelier was imported from Florence Italy. There is a huge gourmet kitchen designed by Wolfgang Puck with a climate control wine cellar, a large master suite, fireplaces, sitting room, a luxurious master bath, patios, balcony and expansive master closet. The main house also has a wood paneled library/office, game room, laundry, security room, and three additional bedrooms.