From top-of-the-line amenities to smart-home technology to loads of privacy, these properties offer what elite buyers crave—and then some. With the jaw-dropping price tags come one-of-a-kind designs, ample space for entertaining and countless ways to feel like a VIP every day.
Home on the Ranch Designed for Qualcomm co-founder Andrew Viterbi, this stunning 22,500-square-foot estate with six bedrooms and 10 baths reduces electricity costs by running entirely on solar power. The smart home features walls of glass in every room and two infinity pools. Other perks on the 33-acre property include a stadium-style tennis court, putting green and even a citrus orchard. $39 million, 17111 El Vuelo, Rancho Santa Fe
Park and Recreation Great escape, indeed. Located on 1.55 acres, this secluded six-bedroom, five-bath Point Loma property is surrounded by 80 acres of parkland with direct access to trails and beaches. The residence, which boasts unobstructed views of the ocean, also offers a 1,500-bottle wine cellar and, for history buffs, a three-story WWII bunker from 1942. $24.995 million, 4095 Lomaland Drive, San Diego
West is Best East meets West with this Hamptons-inspired wood-shingled residence, which takes up two coveted lots on a bluff overlooking the Cove and boasts six bedrooms, 11 baths and 12,000 square feet. The house includes a master suite with a fireplace and panoramic views from the deck, plus a large recreation room with a professional bar and wine-tasting room. Cheers! $24.8 million, 1369 Coast Walk, La Jolla
Call Your Bluff Perched atop its own sea bluff, this very private 8,627-square-foot residence with five bedrooms and seven baths takes full advantage of the natural surroundings with walls of glass and stone terraces from which to watch the sunset. The 1.19-acre property also includes a Savant home automation system, infinity pool, guest house and studio. $19.5 million, 9828 La Jolla Farms Road, La Jolla
Oh So Wright This unique oceanfront property on over an acre of land was originally designed by Frederick Liebhardt, who studied under Frank Lloyd Wright. The 6,338-square-foot home, which features four bedrooms, eight baths, a central pool and gorgeous views from the 1,500-square-foot teak deck, also has two private paths that lead to the shore. $18.9 million, 6266 Camino De La Costa, La Jolla
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