Total Baths 8
Property Sub Type Single Family
Incredible Architectural Compound in prime Beverly Hills - A masterpiece and genuine work of art in the authentic Japanese tradition, with main house & pavilion, tea house (guest house), and E/W tennis court. At center dazzling bonsai garden inspired by Kyoto's Nishi Honganji Temple with waterfall, koi pond, & spa surrounded by mature black pines. Designed by Bob Ray Offenhauser AIA, this estate was inspired by a passion for Japanese art, architecture, and by Kyoto's "minka" country homes. Fine craftsmanship utilizing custom and imported materials such as Port Orford Cedar, Tokyo "Hori" hardware, Red Oak, Bamboo, Osaka roof tile, Belgian marble, black cleft slate - create remarkable beauty throughout. Entertain in the magnificent "Pavilion" (living rm) with hand-crafted 20 ft beamed ceilings, fire place, kitchenette, and loft; exquisite dining room framed in privacy w/Shoji screens; and outdoor "Great Room" overlooking garden.