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Big vision in the Valley
We’re taken by the inspirational sweep, exuberant style and luxurious comfort of this new architectural home in Encino — a stunning 9,200 square feet of openness and ideas listed by Sally Forster Jones of John Aaroe Group, Beverly Hills. Offered at $7,995,000. Through the massive laminated glass pivot entry door, the soaring main living space is highlighted by a glass-wrapped spiral staircase that changes as the sun passes over a massive domed skylight. Sliding glass pocket doors barely define indoors and out, with all spaces sharing the same attention to materials, design and drama. In the gourmet kitchen, shimmering Calacatta gold marble countertops offset gleaming Viking appliances and stainless steel fixtures. The soundproofed home theater is equipped with the same surround sound technology used in Disney Concert Hall. On the upper level, served by an elevator, the secluded master retreat (one of six generous en suite bedrooms) is walled in glass. A private balcony, one of several in the home, overlooks the resort-like yard below. The super-indulgent bath includes a Kohler infinity tub with hydrojet water therapy and chromotherapy and a steam shower with five electronically controlled showerheads. Roof decks on both the main and guest houses are beyond dramatic, with the main deck commanding a breathtaking city and foothill view. An exterior spiral stairway curves from deck to ground level, where the air sparkles with the sound of a waterfall plunging over the guest house into the pool. Limestone patios, a limestone infinity pool with raised spa and waterfall steps, and a striking vertical garden inspired by those on the Shanghai waterfront make this outdoor area as dramatic as the interior spaces. This is an incomparable showcase for a singular, dazzling architectural vision of space, color and light. And an incomparable treasure for the owner who delights in it all. Represented by Sally Forster Jones, John Aaroe Group | Beverly Hills Offered at $7,995,000 See more photos here.
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