The Los Angeles estate of restaurateur Larry Flax appeared for sale on the open market this winter. The property, a substantial slice of Beverly Hills, is presently tagged at $48.5 million.
The main house is a 1996 build in the French style; it sits on a little under three acres of grounds and contains five bedrooms and ten baths across 14,239 sq. ft. of interiors. A 1,389 sq. ft. guest house adds two beds and two baths to the property total.
There’s a lot of limestone on display in the residence, which makes a formal first impression with a symmetrical façade. Inside the home the craftsmanship details quickly accumulate, and include remarkable ceiling designs — note the groin-vaulted example in the family room — polished stone and parquet floors, and a series of individually designed fireplaces.
Amenities across the property are comprehensive, and include a large kitchen with a bar island, an ornate screening room, a wood-paneled library and club room with a full-sized bar, a gym, a formal dining room, a rotunda breakfast room, a fireplace loggia, and a 70-foot pool amid the gardens.
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