A cliffside Malibu estate that formally belonged to Cindy Crawford is currently on the market for $99.5 million – currently one of the highest-priced homes in California.
Supermodel Cindy Crawford, who is best known for appearing on the covers of Vogue, Elle, and Cosmopolitan, sold the home for $45 million in 2018. The estate spans over three acres of manicured grounds above Malibu’s El Sol Beach and includes a private path to the shore.
With its mature trees, Pacific views, and prestigious Malibu postcode, Cindy Crawford’s former estate is one of the most sought-after properties in the state and – one of the world’s best homes. Here, we take a tour.
Beyond its palm-tree-filled exteriors, the red-roofed Mediterranean home is a trove of decorating ideas that celebrate West Coastal luxury. The open floor plan includes a great room, gourmet kitchen, and dining area (pictured below).
The entire space experiments with a neutral color scheme, from its subtle wooden flooring to the cream-colored soft furnishings that complement the blues of the surrounding ocean.
The area effortlessly combines indoor and outdoor living – one of the biggest interior design trends of the summer – through its large patio that connects the entertaining areas. The home also features a gym with a vaulted ceiling and a separate media room.
Spiraling from the main floor, past the statement chandelier, the home boasts a main suite with a fireplace and sitting area.
The main bedroom also includes a dual spa-like bathroom and a walk-in closet – because this is only a short drive from the boutiques of Rodeo Drive, after all. Other bedrooms also feature their own en-suites – while one has a private entrance, bathroom, and kitchen.
The 7,450 square foot home is something to behold, but its grounds are equally impressive – even before you reach the shore. The estate exhibits a host of luxe garden ideas, from its large tennis court and swimming pool to the spa and cabana – complete with its own fireplace.
A decking (which is an apt space for entertaining and enjoying Malibu’s iconic sunsets) also surrounds the grounds – complete with views of the ocean, naturally.
Jade Mills of Coldwell Banker, Beverly Hills, currently holds the $99.5 million listing. Photos courtesy of TopTenRealEstates.com (opens in new tab).
Megan is the News and Trends Editor at Homes & Gardens. She first joined Future Plc as a News Writer across their interiors titles, including Livingetc and Real Homes. As the News Editor, she often focuses on emerging microtrends, sleep and wellbeing stories, and celebrity-focused pieces. Before joining Future, Megan worked as a News Explainer at The Telegraph, following her MA in International Journalism at the University of Leeds. During her BA in English Literature and Creative Writing, she gained writing experience in the US while studying in New York. Megan also focused on travel writing during her time living in Paris, where she produced content for a French travel site. She currently lives in London with her antique typewriter and an expansive collection of houseplants.
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