• Underground Mansion

    A six-story mansion that has five stories underground is on sale for $53 million. The home was built as a one-story house as a result of legal restrictions in the area, while the remaining five stories are under the ground. The home, in Rolling Hills, Calif., has nine-bedrooms and 25 bathrooms. The owner is John Blazevich, president and CEO of Viva! Food Group.
  • Underground Mansion

    The listing describes it as "one of California's most unique & stunning homes; extraordinary handcraft and artisan finishing throughout" and over 50,000 sq. ft. with nine bedrooms and 25 bathrooms.
  • Underground Mansion

    The listing states the home has an "outdoor clay tennis court to French Open Specifications" and "an indoor tennis court to US Open Specifications", complete with "neoclassical details, stunning murals and capable of conversion to a 350 attendee ballroom, orchestra and full catering facilities."
  • Underground Mansion

    One of the home's nine bedrooms is pictured. The home was built in 2001.
  • Underground Mansion

    The home has "staggering underground Moroccan-style baths" known as hamam steambaths or saunas.
  • Underground Mansion

    The home has indoor and outdoor swimming pools with "unimaginable panoramic views encompassing the beaches, West Side, the Hollywood Hills, downtown Los Angeles and the San Gabriel Mountains". It is in a 24-hour guarded/gated estate community with "aromatic manicured grounds", marble fountains, a bocce court, rose garden and orchards with 24 varieties of fruit and nut trees.
  • Underground Mansion

    The eight-acre estate is called Hacienda de la Paz and includes a guest house.
  • Underground Mansion

    The home took 17 years to complete. "The home's flooring is made from 300-year-old submerged timbers, and custom hardware and stonework crafted by European artisans are featured throughout the property," Yahoo reports.
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