Now offering entire 1.5-acre compound that includes 2 lots and 2 houses. Set behind private gates on the only island in Bel-Air, flanked between the East and West gates close to Sunset and UCLA in an exclusive cul-de-sac protected by heightened neighborhood security and a dedicated Perugia Way guard. Not seen for more than half a century, Il Sogno "The Dream" is a magnificent Tuscan Villa representing a once-in-a-generation opportunity to own this special estate. The compound is nestled away from the bustle of Sunset, yet conveniently situated minutes from Westwood and Beverly Hills. A landscaped, circular motor court surrounded by towering trees leads into 500 Perugia Way. This 5 bedroom + maid's, 7 bathroom + 2 powder, 10,607sf classic Villa was built by Mark Daniels with superb interiors by Kalef Alaton, who created an authentic Italian villa using Tuscan and Amalfi coast artisans. A dramatic foyer flows into the formal living room with fireplace and ornate, hand-painted ceiling. An indoor-outdoor ambiance pervades with floor-to-ceiling arched French doors that open onto a serene veranda. Antique plaster walls, 6 stone-carved fireplaces, and endless world-class details transport into an era of elegant romance. The petit salon flows into the unique l'Orangerie, a spectacular entertainment space with vaulted glass ceiling, bar, and fireplace. The Red Library showcases an intricately painted skylight. The master bedroom suite displays Italian hand-painted frescos designed by Claudio Briganti adorning the domed ceiling, walls, and wood floors, a private patio and dual bathroom suites with onyx, custom cabinetry, walk-in closets, and sitting area. The formal dining room showcases floor-to-ceiling windows and French doors that open to a loggia for alfresco dining. The breakfast room's walls feature captivating mirror/decorative panels inspired by the Caff Florian in Venice, adjacent to the chef's kitchen with island and state-of-the-art appliances. The second floor is encompassed by 2 bedroom suites and a secondary master suite/family room with wood-beamed ceiling, fireplace and terrace. Throughout this lavish estate, grand rooms with beautiful scale overlook spectacular indoor/outdoor views of the ocean, skyline, Bel-Air golf course, UCLA, and the villa's gardens. The grounds, designed by David Jones, include a swimming pool, sunken grotto spa, fountains, enormous lawns, formal gardens, and specimen trees. Additional 500 Perugia estate amenities: 4-car garage, bonus space, lower-level wine cellar, 2 offices and gym with ensuite bathroom. A pathway could easily be added to connect 500 Perugia to 512 Perugia's tranquil Balinese-style cottage oasis. This 3 bedroom, 5 bathroom approx. 4900sf artisan curated haven offers maid's quarters and 1bd/1ba cabana. The romantic, wrap-around terrace harmoniously blurs the nature-filled scenery within the home. An idyllic lanai acts as a dreamy entertainment venue with its hand-painted walls and outdoor fireplace. Stairs ascend to an ultra-private swimming pool and cabana. Come experience the allure of Il Sogno's peaceful, enchanting surroundings
Listing courtesy of Listing Agent: Linda May from Listing Office: Hilton & Hyland
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