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Luxury Estate For Sale in Cambria, USA
Luxurious 80-Acre California Coastline Estate
Asking Price: $58,000,000 USD
Castello della Costa d’Oro is a Venetian castle built for the ages on California’s pristine central coast. This magnificent 80 acre private estate is thoughtfully appointed for the luxury lifestyle with a lavish main residence, guest and staff quarters, showcase storage for exotic auto collections, helipad, and opulent entertainment halls. Total estate square footage is 32,500, with 11 bedrooms and 12 baths. Excellent access fronting legendary Pacific Coast Highway at its most scenic. Convenient for private or commercial jet arrivals, with two airports within 25 minutes.
Unobstructed 180-degree ocean views with a half mile frontage across from uncrowded, sandy beaches. Views south to Moonstone Beach and north to Piedras Blancas lighthouse and Hearst Castle. Bordered by large parcels, state park and conservation lands, the estate enjoys spectacular panoramic ocean views that can never be blocked, and privacy that will never be compromised.
Castello della Costa d’Oro is located in Cambria--one of the most beloved and romantic destinations on the California coast. Forbes Magazine named it one of America’s prettiest cities, famous for its ocean boardwalk, fine dining, art galleries and boutiques.
Just inland is the exciting Paso Robles wine country. As California’s fastest growing wine region, the territory encompasses more than 26,000 vineyard acres and more than 180 premium and ultra-premium wineries.
Main Residence Overview
Lavish, museum-quality ambiance in ocean-view main residence supports a regal lifestyle and provides an incomparable setting for entertaining on a grand or intimate scale.
From the majestic bronze-and-stone entry gate complex, to the quarter-mile landscaped driveway that arrives at the impressive fountain courtyard at the castle’s grand entry, the homeowners and their guests are treated to a level of grandeur seldom seen in a private residence anywhere in the world.
The temple-fronted entry with its guardian Lion of St. Mark sets the stage for the level of artistry to be discovered behind the towering bronze and copper doors. Rare onyx, solid marble columns, exotic inlaid stone floor mosaics and the estate’s largest painted mural dome create a dramatic prelude to the glories that await within.
The heart of the main residence and the center of its symmetric floor plan, the transcendent Grand Ballroom is a glittering expanse of marble, crystal, and fine mural artwork. Elaborately carved antique marble hearths, crystal chandeliers and sconces, solid marble columns and pilasters, mural dome and wall murals, secret panel door to main kitchen. Can be configured as grand hall reception, seating and dining areas. French doors open to covered piazza and the extensive vineyard terrace with ocean views and outdoor kitchen.
Spectacular thirty-foot bar of jewel-grade onyx is fully equipped with lighted bottle display shelves, wine refrigeration, beer tapper, abundant cabinetry and hidden back bar area with full-size refrigerator and case storage. Mural artwork and an integrated onyx sink complete the ambiance of a five-star resort.
Nurture your spirit in the serene embrace of the romantic Master Suite. Amenities include sitting area, antique carved fireplace, mural art and painted dome in hues of wave and shell, a wall of French doors to the ocean-view terrace, dressing area with full-spectrum lighting, whirlpool tub, resort-sized traditional sauna, steam shower with 12 shower heads and overhead rain shower, two story walk-in wardrobe with wet bar, luggage storage and off-season apparel storage.
Three additional guest suites plus butler’s quarters are graced with sumptuous baths of rare and beautifully colored marble (one with steam shower), generous wardrobes and expansive ocean or vineyard views.
Formal Family Room
A space at once regal and comfortable, the Family Room is convenient to the main kitchen and bar. Dining rotunda with mural dome, carved Italian marble fireplace, ocean view south facing covered veranda, seating areas, display shelving and cabinetry, crystal chandeliers, 60 in. flat screen television.
A gallery hall in the West Wing leads to the estate’s commanding Executive Offices. Ocean-view conference rotunda with painted dome, bath, built-in bookcases and storage cabinetry, direct exterior access, and thoughtful security features.
Leather reclining seating for ten, 120 in. screen with projection system, surround sound, wet bar, festive and colorful mural artwork, granite counters, audio/video and curtain screen are remote controlled.
An estate home of this scale and opulence requires a kitchen of equal scope, and Castello della Costa d’Oro’s professional dream kitchen is fully equal to its setting. Viking Professional stainless steel appliances—two full-size refrigerators, wine cooler, dishwasher, 6 burner gas range with griddle and two ovens, 2 convection wall ovens, 2 warming drawers, trash compactor, immense granite stone island with deep sink, 50 in. flat-screen television and service door to ballroom.
Vineyard-view dining area off catering kitchen, terrace and outdoor kitchen access.
Private full kitchen adjacent to main kitchen. Butler’s pantry, professional gas range, dishwasher, full-size refrigerator, trompe l’oeil mural.
Fully equipped with Viking gas burners, resort-sized grill, wood-fired stone pizza oven, under counter refrigeration, beer tapper, stainless double sink, fireplace, wine refrigeration, generous marble counters for prep and serving, built-in seating, ocean and vineyard views.
Laundry facilities, storage, extensive cabinetry and counter space.
Secret door access from West Hall, tasting area, built-in custom wine storage for 3500 bottles, access door to garage for case deliveries, trompe l’oeil stairwell mural and ceiling mural, custom glass and iron entry door, case wine storage.
Full bar and kitchenette, 60 inch flat screen television, full bath, sunset balcony with ocean and vineyard view.
The Ultimate Estate for Entertaining
- Touch-screens in all rooms control lighting, sound and security systems, allowing complete environmental control and visual monitoring of the residence from anywhere in the world. Flat–screen televisions and central vacuum system throughout.
The beauty of Castello della Costa d’Oro was designed to be shared, and the estate’s many indoor and outdoor entertainment spaces will accommodate any size guest list. In addition to the on-site guest suites and apartments, the oceanfront hotels of Moonstone Beach are moments away. In addition to the main residence’s Grand Ballroom and entertainment lounge, the estate features these memorable spaces to host family, friends and associates:
Extending across the main residence’s rear elevation, the Vineyard Terrace is scaled to welcome hundreds of guests for seated events or cocktail gatherings to watch the sunset over the vines. Designed for catering access to outdoor kitchen and main kitchen. Evening events bring the drama of the massive bronze fire urns and moonrise over the ocean.
The 4500 sq ft Entertainment Hall stands ready for gatherings of up to 400. An elegant granite bar, Murano chandeliers, sound system, full bath, grand piano, caterer’s storage and wrap-around Italian vineyard murals make an unforgettable backdrop for formal dinners and dances. The large copper entry doors and durable flooring were designed to accommodate an automotive display if desired.
This imposing 9000 sq ft space features soaring ceilings with crystal chandeliers, massive beams and custom medallions, a penthouse apartment, staff apartment, ocean and estate-view observation lounge, decorative and durable polymer floor, musician's balcony, backstage prep room and modular stage. Excellent for large fundraisers or large-scale private gatherings. The Pavilion was also configured to house up to a 30-car automotive collection, with full supporting equipage. Large doors to allow helicopter storage. Helipad. Concrete aprons front and rear for auto display and parking of large luxury motor coaches (hookups in rear).
Guest House: 4 bed/ 2 ba, ocean view veranda, rose garden, two- car detached garage with workshop office.
Manager’s Residence: 1 bed/1 ba with garage; Central location, yet private from main estate structures.
Administrative Office: Reception area in the office with wet bar and half bath.
Castello della Costa d’Oro is set on 80 acres of open marine terrace that rises up to pine-covered highlands. The majority of the acreage is usable level-to-rolling terrain, with much room still available for further enhancements. The property reaches more than one mile deep into the green and tranquil hills. Lush creek side meadows are kept mowed and are ideal for picnics and tent pavilions.
The estate’s 80 acres are in Pinot noir grapes, olives, fenced pasture, riparian corridor and rare Monterey pine forest—one of only three such stands in the world. A National Marine Sanctuary offshore protects abundant sea life and important ocean habitat.
• Pinot noir vineyard of 6200 vines (clone and rootstock details available upon request) on 6 acres, with room to expand
• Sculpture gardens
• Bronze fire urns and fountains
• 30 ft tall Canary Island palms
• Drought-tolerant native and exotic landscaping on drip irrigation
• Underground rainwater catchment and water storage cisterns
• Two wells, plus city water
• Quarter-mile driveway with lush landscaping, lighting and marble benches
• Fruiting Olive Groves
• Perimeter Bridle or Walking Trail, groomed
• 5 stall breezeway barn with tack room
• Large fenced pastures
• Ample room for tennis courts and pool complex
Luxury Finishes & Features
• Solid marble columns and pilasters with Venetian capitals
• Massive slabs of seamless jewel-grade onyx in main bar and baths, extensive use of marble and fine granite in kitchens, theater room and entertainment halls
• Antique carved granite fireplaces from Italy
• Murano chandeliers and beautiful organic design custom chandeliers
• Inlaid marble and stone floor mosaics by European craftsmen
• 15 mural domes and ceiling murals, 16 wall murals, painted direct to surface by artists on site over five years
• 31 classical interior and exterior marble and granite statues
• Elegant lighted display cabinetry with locking storage lines the East Hall
• Hand-embroidered 100% silk drapes and upholstery fabrics with gold thread
• Custom furnishings with double-gilded 24K accents and hand-painted porcelain medallions
• Modern smart-house technology provides comfort and control
• Integrated security system, internet, sound system, intercom and programmable lighting, plus additional security features
Natural beauty surrounds the estate, with the dramatic Big Sur coastline to the north, Paso Robles’ award-winning wine country just inland, and California’s best beach and university towns within easy reach.
California Polytechnic State University is in nearby San Luis Obispo. Cal Poly is consistently rated among the top universities in the country and its graduates are highly sought after. Its programs in Architecture, Engineering, Viticulture, and Mathematics are recognized internationally for their excellence and innovation.
Day-tripping and fine dining opportunities in the near vicinity of the estate are varied and abundant. Deep-water fishing, surfing, exploring beach towns, wine tasting, kayaking, windsurfing, hiking, upscale shopping—the recreation opportunities of this unspoiled part of California are unlimited.
Access is quick and convenient for arrivals by private jet, commercial jet, helicopter, and by sea. Yacht mooring and guest dock are available at the Morro Bay Yacht Club in scenic Morro Bay harbor.
|About This Property|
|Category:||Single Family Homes |
|For Sale By:||Agent |
|Construction Year:||2006 |
|Area:||80 Acres || |
|Parking Spaces:||30 |
|Features - Amenities|
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- Pet Friendly
- Maid's Quarters
- Maid's Bathroom
- Laundry Room
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- Ocean View
- 30+ Car Garage
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- Wine Cellar
- 5 Stall Barn
- Catering Kitchen
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