Location: Nimes Road, Bel Air, CA
Square Feet: 48,000
This extremely opulent and massive mansion is owned by Mohamed Hadid. Mohamed is a real estate developer and runs Hadid Development. He has built numerous Ritz-Carlton Hotels as well as other mega-mansions. His other home, located on N. Carolwood Drive, is featured on this website along with pictures and videos. This magnificent French Chateau inspired behemoth sits on 2.2 acres and boasts a mind numbing 48,000 square feet ! Mohammed had said that he spent an amazing $59 million to build the home which explains the astronomical listing price. The home has 10 bedrooms ,14.5 bathrooms, and 19 fireplaces. There is a iron gated entrance as well as a 1,000 ft. long imported Jerusalem stone wall built for privacy. The circular motor court is large enough to fit 20 cars and contains a large fountain. The first level of the home contains a sweeping imported wood staircase with beautiful ornate molding, a grand reception room, formal living and dining rooms, a family room with a wet bar, a music room, a library, an elevator, a lovely gourmet kitchen with imported wood cabinets and large center island, a study, and a staff bedroom. The lower level is perfect for grand scale entertaining. It contains a 5,000 bottle wine cellar, a grand ballroom that can seat up to 250 people, a commercial kitchen, a Moroccan inspired home theater, a gym, a Moroccan room , a Turkish hammam, and a game room. The grounds of this massive estate has staff quarters over the garage, two limousine garages, a swan pond, formal gardens, a 70ft long infinity pool, a 12-person spa, an alfresco dining area, an outdoor kitchen with pizza oven, fireplaces, and a large courtyard that can accommodate up to 100 people.