Posts Tagged ‘Estates’

Castillo del Lago: Hollywood Hills Home Once Owned by Madonna Lists for $21 Million

This legendary 1920s Hollywood Hills estate is a Mediterranean-style paradise poised on nearly three acres above Lake Hollywood with unrivaled views of the Hollywood Sign, Downtown Los Angeles, and even as far as Catalina Island. Designed by architect John DeLario circa 1926, the home – christened Castillo del Lago – is unequivocally one of the most significant estates ever built in Southern California. Once owned by iconic multi-hyphenate Madonna, the “Material Girl” singer bought the estate in 1993 for approximately $5 million and sold it just three years later in 1996. The exquisite home boasts a wine cellar, media room, gym, elevator, sumptuous master suite, rose gardens, exotic fountains, a terraced courtyard, pool, and so much more.

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‘Castillo de la Esperanza’ Near Lake Hollywood with Hogwarts Views | 3527 Wonder View Dr.

This romantic 1930s Spanish villa is known as “Castillo de la Esperanza,” or Castle of Hope. The expansive estate is sited on over half an acre in the lush hills above Lake Hollywood. The property offers stunning panoramic views of the Hollywood Hills hillside and an enchanting and rare view in the northern direction of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, alma mater of Harry Potter, of course, and a popular tourist attraction at Universal Studios plus a newish addition to the skyline over the hill.

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