Luxury mansions have been around for centuries, of course. From historic stately homes in England, spectacular European castles, architecturally important designer homes and even national landmarks, the mansion has always housed the wealthy and super-wealthy elite of their era.
With the advances in sustainable building materials, the advent of bespoke finishes, technologically advanced smart home systems, cutting-edge, open architectural design, lush outdoor landscaping, super-luxury appliances and meticulous detailing of all kinds, however, the modern mansion has caught up with the times. Luxury modern mansions today spare no expense in giving wealthy homeowners everything they could possibly desire - and much more.
The luxury mansion market in California has never been stronger. Luxury homes are in high demand as wealthy homebuyers re-analyzed their priorities and lifestyles during the pandemic, choosing to invest at home rather than in riskier vacation properties abroad.
Here are six luxury modern mansions currently for sale in Southern California. We invite you to take an exclusive video tour inside each one to show you what today’s opulent living is all about...
Dramatic does not adequately describe this palatial, ultra-luxury hilltop property. It is one of the most exclusive listings in Los Angeles, featuring 9 bedrooms and 20 bathrooms. The inside video tour guides you through this masterpiece of modern design, which showcases the ultimate in luxury mansion living.
Take a walk with us through soaring 29’ entryways and enjoy breathtaking vistas spanning both snowcapped mountains and ocean. This property was painstakingly designed with sharp, geometric precision, sparing no expense to capture its glorious panoramic views - yet it is situated just minutes from Sunset Boulevard.
The property offers equally extravagant outdoor living spaces, with lush, landscaped gardens and striking water features, including a 90-foot infinity pool.
Beverly Hills is one of the world’s most coveted neighborhoods, and this newly built modern mansion lives up to its famous 90210 zip code’s reputation. It has six bedrooms and 13 bathrooms and sits above Sunset Boulevard, offering soaring views of both the city and the ocean from its roof top lounge. If you can imagine the super luxury features and amenities of a globally renowned resort, you’ll find them here.
Watch the exclusive video tour which walks you into light-infused living spaces lined with glittering walls of glass into a professional chef’s kitchen. The master suite boasts a sitting area, dual baths, showroom closets and wraparound terrace. As you would expect in a modern mansion of this caliber, there is a great room with bar, tiered theater, fitness studio with steam and sauna, temperature-controlled wine room, kitchenette and maid's quarters.
The outdoor spaces are no less opulent, featuring a heated loggia, kitchen, sprawling lawn, pool, spa and luxury cabana. Featuring full Crestron home automation, a six-car auto gallery and elevator, this property is just minutes away from Rodeo Drive and all that Beverly Hills has to offer.
Bel-Air is home to some of the world’s most exclusive properties. This one is no exception. It is an ultra-private estate is on a quiet cul-de-sac, offering spectacular unobstructed city, mountain and ocean views. This exclusive inside video tour will unveil the modern mansion in all its glory, designed to bring you the ultimate in indoor/outdoor living.
On the first level, you’ll discover a spacious great room, formal dining room with fireplace, catering kitchen with dual islands and top-of-the-line stainless appliances, state-of-the-art movie theater, gym, saltwater aquarium, office and three-car attached garage.
The family room has glass walls that disappear into an al fresco dining patio area, offering incredible panoramic views. The private grounds sit on 1.3 acres, with manicured lawns and an infinity-edge pool. Upstairs, the master suite has a sitting room, dual baths, showroom closets and wrap-around balcony with a seating area to enjoy the view.
Two en-suite bedrooms also have stunning views and there is a guest suite with a separate outdoor seating area. If you like to entertain on a luxurious level, this property is for you.
This magnificent 5-bedroom, 9-bathroom property was designed and built by world-renowned architects, Marmol Radziner. It offers dramatic architecture and exquisite design in three separate structures, on a flat acre, linked by curated outdoor spaces. No expense was spared to make this a one-of-a kind modern luxury residence, which comprises the finest detailing, finishes and appointments.
This exclusive inside video tour shows you around this mansion’s seamless indoor and outdoor living areas. The mansion consists of a main, two-story residence, a climate-controlled automobile gallery with luxury office or den above it, and a world-class gym and spa, all opening on to landscaped areas, inviting entertainment spaces and a walking path.
See also the live green roofs which link design to nature. Unique, private and exclusive, this property must be toured to be believed.
This timeless, modern mansion is in the perfect Newport Beach setting, situated in the highly coveted Cliffhaven neighborhood at Newport Heights. It is an award-winning, architectural classic created by Brandon Architects and built by Pinnacle Custom Homes, featuring 5 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms.
As you explore this property, you will appreciate that the concept for this masterpiece of design is centered around an open-plan, two-story living, dining and kitchen space, which features a stacked-stone fireplace, exposed structural elements and clerestory windows.
The perfect indoor/outdoor flow is created with 5 sets of sliding pocket doors. The lower level of the house features a high-tech home theater, gym, wine room and pub-style bar, designed for luxury level entertaining. An elevator and floating staircase link all levels of the mansion, accompanied by a 30’ granite waterfall.
Escape to the luxurious master suite which has a steam shower, fireplace and spa-quality bath. And outdoors? There’s a courtyard with fire pit, loggia with fireplace, a glass-tiled spa and built-in barbecue. Add a state-of-the- art Control 4 smart-home system, Vantage lighting – and you’ll quickly appreciate the level of quality this property offers.
This is a custom designed modern mansion located in the heart of the North Hermosa Sand Section, featuring 3 bedrooms on the same floor, each with their own en-suite, for a total 5 bathrooms. Enjoy stunning 360-degree ocean views from the roof deck, soaring ceilings, reclaimed wood floors, wood grain embossed concrete flooring and a floating staircase.
This exclusive inside video tour shows you meticulously designed pocket and bi-folding door systems that merge this property’s indoor and outdoor living and entertaining spaces. As you would expect in a home of this quality, the attention to detail is matchless. From automated home systems, custom tile and mahogany cabinetry, stone finishes, high end appliances, heated floors, dumbwaiter and home water softener/filtration, the custom features in this home are too numerous to mention.
There is even room for a 4th bedroom or office, if so desired. The pool/spa feature is a bonus luxury, which can be enjoyed looking out over panoramic views. Take our video tour to see more of this little jewel.
Stay tuned for more video tours of amazing luxury modern mansions for sale in California. Our exclusive inside videos take you on a curated tour through each one, and let you see, shop, compare or just admire their outstanding luxury features. It’s the most practical way to see what is on the market, saving you the time and hassle of visiting each one in person.