One of the richest royals and one of the last remaining absolute monarchs in the world, Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah, better known as the Sultan of Brunei who’s well versed with the art of spending the riches the most lavish ways, back in year 1987 bought the legendary, pink and posh Beverly Hills Hotel for $185 million and poured another $150 million for its full restoration and renovation. And adjacent to this 260-room famed luxury hotel, the Southeast Asian royal and billionaire who regularly gets a haircut worth $21,000, owns 7,000 high performance cars worth $5 billion and world's most expensive home, also earlier owned a landmark Spanish Colonial Revival estate which was originally built back in year 1927, and undergone an extensive restoration by renowned designers/architects Tim Morrison & Tom Proctor. Now that 14,000 sq. ft estate located north of Beverly Hills Hotel and sited on 1 ¾ acres offering wonderful views of the City has been listed for $38 million.
Being the owner of the entire hotel, the renowned big spender parted with this estate overlooking the Beverly Hills Hotel (pictured above), which with its unique combination of this ultra-exclusive location, the noted architectural integrity, and the remarkable views makes it one of the most coveted properties in whole of Beverly Hills.
Location: 1146 TOWER Rd Beverly Hills, CA 90210
This extraordinary estate which comes with 8 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms, impressively boasts an exquisite original wrought iron details, leaded glass, Malibu tiles & hand hewn beamed ceiling.
Further, masterly scaled public rooms include living room with soaring ceiling, family room, library/screening room and over sized formal dining room.
Speaking about the expansive ground around the estate, it features a large-sized grassy yard plus pool, spa, covered lanai with fireplace, cabana, meandering pathways, a room for a tennis court and a rose garden with vegetables and citrus trees.