Long one of Southern California’s prime luxury enclaves, Bel Air offers a uniquely private location for those who prefer their estate with an extra air of seclusion.Known as one of the most affluent neighborhoods in Los Angeles, Bel Air also has “among the lowest densities for the city of Los Angeles and the county, according to the L.A. Times.
The 1929 Mediterranean estate at 121 Udine Way offers all the distinct advantages of lower Bel Air living, behind private gates on a small cul-de-sac, together with exceptional grace and grandeur.
From the front of the home, terraced gardens and mature shade trees complement the authentic Mediterranean architecture. Inside, renowned architect Ronald E. Coate showcases exceptional Spanish Colonial Revival architecture with the finest finishes and meticulous detailing. An elegant two-story foyer highlighted by a sweeping staircase with stunning ornate wrought iron railing welcomes you in. Beyond, comfortable living spaces and grand entertaining opportunities blend, such as in the luxurious formal dining room, punctuated by a glorious coffered ceiling and double doors that open to the terraces.
Indoor-outdoor living is also showcased in the large breakfast room, where the loggia is the ideal spot for morning coffee. The adjacent kitchen is a gourmet dream with a chef’s island, walk-in pantry with wine storage, double oven, and indoor grill.
The family room is a wondrous space that spreads out in front of a warming fireplace—easily welcoming family gatherings large and small and even offering ample space for a pool table. The sumptuous master suite offers its own sitting room with fireplace, along with an expansive patio and elegant his-and-her baths featuring separate dressing areas with floor-to-ceiling closets. In her bath, the Bel Air Country Club’s rolling greens are viewed from the soaking tub—just one of many elements that make this home feel like a private resort.
Outside, the .69-acres lot presents a Pebble Tec saline pool and spa and outdoor pavilion, all with gorgeous views of the golf course. The seven-bedroom, seven-bath home also features a wine cellar, music room, game room, in-law suite, private gym, and staff quarters.