She’s hoping for a Grand Slam sale!
Tennis superstar Serena Williams has listed her Bel Air estate, and it’s on the market for an eye-watering $12 million. According to the listing it’s one of the largest estates in Bel Air’s Stone Canyon, covering 2.5 acres, which could explain the hefty price tag.
The baby blue six-bedroom property was built in 1935. It’s a traditional-style home, and while it has been updated over the years, it still holds a lot of its original charm.
High ceilings, white marble flooring and decadent chandeliers run throughout much of the home, creating a very grand aesthetic. Within the 6,101 sq ft there are six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a living and a formal dining room. The semi-circular living room has wrap-around French doors leading out to the garden. And just look at the height of the ceiling!
The master suite is painted in a soft baby pink reminiscent of a Princess’ bedroom, with French doors leading to a Juliet balcony which overlooks the garden.
And just wait until you see the en suite! It’s marble-floored, with brass fittings, a freestanding claw-footed tub, a steam shower and a gold-beaded chandelier. And is that an ‘S’ for Serena we see embossed on the bath towel?
The luxury doesn’t stop there: there’s also a private gym and a swanky mahogany bar.
The house is surrounded by trees and hedgerows, as well as being set behind private gates, so it has total privacy from the neighbouring streets.
A stunning vine draped colonnade leads from the parking area (there’s a three car garage!) to the front of the house.
The grounds are covered with beautifully manicured lawns, and there’s a large sparkling swimming pool surrounded by a flagstone terrace. An open-air cabana sits at the far end of the pool, complete with an outdoor fireplace. What a heavenly spot for drying off after a dip!
But you might be surprised to hear that there’s no tennis court. Maybe Serena doesn’t like to bring her work home with her.
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The house is up for sale with Keller Williams Realty.
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Serena also owns property in Paris and Florida. She bought this house in 2006 for £6.62 million, so if it sells for it’s asking price she’ll be making a very tidy profit!
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