Go big and go home: The most luxurious golf course homes for sale in California right now
There are hundreds of golf communities across the state of California, but not all are created equally. If your dream is to enjoy world class golf courses with a slew of other amenities in a wonderful setting, the field gets narrowed substantially, but there are still plenty of choices.
12300 Mulholland Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Lavish and luxurious, this magnificent Beverly Hills Tuscan compound is sited on over 10.5 acres, commanding panoramic, unobstructed canyon and mountain views. Double-gated entry, two swimming pools, reflecting/wading pool, pool house and cabana, tennis court/pavilion, bocce court, lavish gardens, 10 minutes from Los Angeles Country Club, 40+ vehicle parking. Stunning sculptural and antique elements, gorgeous materials, refined finishes. Two master suites with private terrace plus three en-suite bedrooms with private entries. 600-bottle wine cellar, magnificent fireplaces, chandeliers. Huge island kitchen with disappearing corner window-wall, butler’s pantry. Handsome den/library, gym, theatre room. Tranquil, terraced grounds with gorgeous trees, sculptures, gardens, and numerous entertaining areas, plus citrus grove, a meandering paved cart path, and a remarkable private golf course designed by Dean Reinmuth. This is surely one of California’s legacy estates, an achievement of exceptional quality and rare beauty.
3290 17 Mile Dr Pebble Beach, CA 93953
This illustrious residence is one of only 31 waterfront properties in Pebble Beach. Set on a private 2-acre lot on Pescadero Point, the villa showcases a gracious, open floor plan and spectacular ocean and golf course views from every room. Awash in natural light, masterfully designed interiors by Jeff Doherty were created for entertaining, featuring a spectacular chefs kitchen, both formal and informal living areas and climate-controlled wine cellar. Floor-to-ceiling windows frame far-reaching ocean views, while a colonnade of French doors opens to sweeping terraces for an unparalleled indoor-outdoor lifestyle. 4 ocean-view suites join the terrace, including the incredible master with sitting room, marble bathroom, and showroom closets. A waterfront entertainers terrace features an outdoor kitchen and zero-edge infinity pool. Located just a short stroll from The Lodge and complete with a 3-car garage and separate guest house, this landmark home embodies the essence of oceanfront living.
7 Country Oak Ln Alamo, CA 94507
This dramatic estate slowly reveals itself as you enter the property. It encompasses the creator’s love of the outdoors balanced with private multi-generational living and an elite level of entertaining opportunities for groups of all sizes. Boasting architectural sophistication and elegant craftsmanship, while exuding unparalleled warmth, this estate is a true labor of love. Curated in 2013 by a known tech visionary, no expense was spared from inception to completion. Designed to incorporate mind and body wellness, hiking, swimming, gardening, and biking can seamlessly be added to your daily routine. The potential to add equestrian facilities, a 9-hole golf course or putting course, and an indoor sports facility or tennis court exist.
7010 El Camino Del Norte, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
The property embraces acres of producing Valencia orange groves and includes a lake, guest house, tennis court, and equestrian facilities. Noted architect Fred Briggs crafted the prominent home, which is distinguished by soaring, vaulted ceilings, with walls and beams of redwood that was milled on the property; radiant-heated marble floors; and glass skylights and windows. An entire wing of the house has been dedicated to a magnificent indoor pool and spa (an additional 3,936 square feet), while the master suite occupies a private second level. Three en suite bedrooms are located on a separate first-floor wing. The home’s interiors were created by celebrated designer Arthur Elrod. Completed in 1972, the main residence took more than three years to construct. Approached via a very long driveway surrounded by mature landscaping and a brook, the home is far removed from the main road. Situated in the prized section of Rancho Santa Fe, the estate is one of the largest offerings available in the area, and is centrally located just a few minutes drive to Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club, The Bridges and The Crosby Club. Long considered one of California’s most exclusive residential enclaves, Rancho Santa Fe has consistently ranked on a short list of highest-income communities in the United States. It is also known for its top-ranking schools, its exclusive golf course, and proximity to Del Mar Race Track and Pacific Ocean beaches, which are among the finest in the country. Rancho Santa Fe is a hub for equestrians and golfers, and less than 20 minutes to La Jolla and 30 minutes to downtown San Diego.
9 Pelican Crest Dr, Newport Coast, CA 92657
The moment one passes through the gated gardens and steps inside the front door of this newly built estate, you are welcomed with picturesque Newport Harbor, ocean, coastline, Catalina, golf course and city views. Arguably the best unobstructed view property in all of Newport Coast / Crystal Cove. Emphasizing on volume, space and natural light throughout, this architecturally stunning 6 bed 6.5 bath designed by Spectrum Architecture has it all. Bringing the outdoors in is the theme. The main level features a great room, chef’s kitchen, office, gym room with sauna, three fireplaces, formal dining & living rooms, limestone and wood flooring throughout. All gifted with an artistically designed cathedral ceiling that is breathtaking. Third level is also gifted by the same breathtaking ceilings and is accessible by two staircases or elevator. All bedrooms are en suite and the master retreat holds panoramic views from every angle in the bedroom, bathroom, on the large deck or from the sitting room equipped with fireplace. A wonderfully appointed lower level including a bed and bath, 12 seat theater, wine cellar, pub bar, laundry closet and showcasing a pool table, 2 screen TV’s and seating for the entire family. Expansive resort style grounds highlighted by the pool, BBQ, spa, fire pit, pizza oven and pool bath all designed to enjoy the beautifully landscaped and appointed backyard, as well as the unobstructed views. This Pelican Crest offering is hands-down the best of the best!
5 Pelican Vista Dr Newport Coast, CA 92657
Villa Saffron was inspired by the seaside villas in the south of France near St. Tropez. The estate is perched 604 feet above sea level on a front row lot. The villa has views of Pelican Hill Resort Golf Course as well as the Pacific Ocean, Newport Harbor, city lights, including views stretching from of San Clemente and Catalina Islands to Palos Verdes. The 4 bedroom 6 bathroom approximately 7900 sqft residence offers everything one could desire. Two and a half story entry hall, grand entry gallery, 2 staircases, bar, downstairs guest suite or office, formal office, media/playroom, tented dining room in the round, salon, kitchen, nook family room, butler’s pantry, laundry room. The second floor has master suite facing the view with deck, sitting area, luxurious bathroom with his and hers spacious walk in closets. Second floor gallery has Romeo and Juliet balcony facing atrium and large terrace over the dining room area. Second en – suite bedroom with walk in closet and bath, balcony and ocean view. Formal office with two terraces one on each side. Third floor is full guest suite with bedroom, sitting area, private patio and French doors that open to the front courtyard.
42 Pelican Point Dr Newport Coast, CA 92657
This European Baroque-inspired-masterpiece was created in just under four years to fit the means of impressing visitors and expressing triumphant. The architectural craftsmanship, fabrics and stones were imported and created by artisans throughout Europe to give it a true essence of exuberance and grandeur of the Baroque time period; all of this artistry produces drama, warmth and elegant sophistication. The entry immediately transports visitors to costal 16th Century Europe. The spectacular master features a spa that opens on to a spacious veranda with surrounding views of the beautiful landscape with a backdrop of the Pacific Ocean. Modern amenities with meticulous European artfully designed mosaics, stone work, hand blown glass windows and trompe i oeil style paintings are found throughout the home and continue into the gourmet designed kitchen, plush theater, wine cellar and subterranean five-plus car garage. The sounds of waves crashing on the accessible beach nearby and the views of the 12th hole at the prestigious world renowned Pelican Hill Golf Course make this one of a kind estate exudes coastal luxury. Interiors and Furnishings by Michael Amini. Sold separately.
3359 17 Mile Dr Pebble Beach, CA 93953
Experience the stately grandeur of this exclusive estate in a stunning Pebble Beach location. The private gate guides you through the winding driveway and into a majestic setting. The timeless Mediterranean style continues inside with exquisitely adorned exposed beams, vaulted ceilings, beautiful arches, tile floors and more. Swoon over the generous living room with the large fireplace. Step out to the expansive deck through double doors and enjoy the sunset over the Pacific ocean or breathtaking views of 17 Mile Drive and golf course. The separate, multi-level guesthouse is exquisite with large windows, fireplace, garage, vaulted ceilings, skylights, plantation shutters, and a perfect deck to soak up sun on, making it ideal for guests. Consisting of two separate, contiguous parcels totaling 1.67 acres. A truly one-of-a-kind acquisition opportunity.
6 Monarch Cv, Dana Point, CA 92629
Luxurious design elements and stylish interiors are uniquely embodied in this Brion Jeannette oceanfront estate in the coveted community of Ritz Cove. Spanning approximately 13,000 square feet on two oceanfront lots, the generous open floor plan seamlessly connects all of the main living areas and allows for unrivaled white-water and golf course views from nearly every room. The interiors are comprised of six bedrooms and ten bathrooms, a capacious gourmet kitchen complete with professional grade appliances, two spacious living rooms, a stately home office, theatre, wine room, bar, and two garages accommodating six cars. A sprawling main floor master suite is warmed by a fireplace and includes a sitting area and private terrace overlooking the golf course and ocean beyond. Every detail of the home was carefully selected and quality crafted, with highlights including hand-carved wood accents, hand-hewn ironwork, and stone cut and set by hand. More than 300 feet of frontage on three sides, an abundance of outdoor terraces, and a private gated path to the beach below complete the estate while a premier location between world-renowned Salt Creek surf break, the Ritz-Carlton, and Monarch Bay Beach Club achieve the quintessential coastal lifestyle.
6424 La Valle Plateada, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
This 6.75 all usable view acre estate excites the senses immediately as one enters the grand iron gates. As you drive past the cascading waterfalls through the lush tropical vegetation, you are welcomed to a stunning foyer. Massive arched windows beckon you into the formal living room with picturesque resort pool and waterfall views. The primary residence features 6 bedrooms, 6 full baths, his handcrafted Mahogany paneled office, her elegant wood paneled office, resort size gym, play room, game room, theatre, bar, and wine cellar. The estate boasts 28 completely automated audio zones, HVAC, lighting, shade, pool systems, a state of the art surveillance system and more! The Master Suite boasts a magnificent sitting room complete with fireplace and media center, his and her bathrooms with heated stone floors, oversized his and her closets, her shoe closet, full service resort size exercise room with steam room, massage room, full bathroom, and soundproof meditation room to uplift the spirit. This stunning property is located on Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club.
7 Rim Rdg Newport Coast, CA 9265
This home is located in the one of the best locations of the prestigious Pelican Hill. It boosts vibrant panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, Balboa Pier of Newport Bay, and Pelican Hills Golf Course. This estate was designed by famous local architect Brion Jeannette. One of his master pieces! The architecture features a highly functional floor plan for living and entertaining. Walking into the main entrance, you will be immediately captivated with stunning beautiful ocean blue. From any positions of the great room, chef’s kitchen and dining room, you will enjoy breathtaking ocean view. Dinning parties with your friends outside on patio or by pool side, you will be melted in the sunset. Two separate staircases connect you to upstairs. The master suite of upstairs has a private balcony and a resort bathroom which has stream shower and jetted spa tub. Another two bed rooms of upstairs have their own balconies as well. From your own balconies, you will enjoy the ocean view, sunset and city nights. Escaping to downstairs, you can find gym, media lounge, pool table, sauna, multi-purpose mirror room and two additional bedrooms. One glass elevator at the center of home will take you to three levels with everyday surprised ocean views. Setting at the top of elevated ridge, this expensive estate lot has pool, spa, basketball court and endless ocean views.