Now Reading
Daily Dream Home: Villa Del Lago

Daily Dream Home: Villa Del Lago

Pursuitist first covered this home in 2013 when it was chosen by Robb Report as the 2013 Ultimate Home. This incredible estate in the Lake Sherwood area outside of Los Angeles spread out over 4.32 acres overlooking the lake.

The massive main residence overlooking Lake Sherwood was designed by architect to the wealthy, Richard Landry, and sprawls over 23,050 square feet of space including an over 7,000 square foot garage.

The home is  an intriguing mix of traditional style with modern features. Designed to be self-sustaining, the vill has its own well, 68kw solar, and 150kw generator.

The estate comes fully furnished including an incredible car collection in the 22+ car subterranean garage with two car lifts and car wash/multi-purpose use area that can be used to host events. Your new car collection could include a 1931 Chrysler roadster, 1937 Packard roadster, 1964 Pontiac GTO, 1981 Delorean, 2001 Porsche Carrera, a 2005 Lincoln Limo driven by the property manager, 2010 Tesla Roadster.  The garage lounge has a 20’ bar with five televisions for sports, a poker table, shuffleboard, Wurlitzer 45RPM record jukebox, antique player piano, memorabilia.

The home is enhanced with 150-200-year-old materials from Italy and France including 21,000 Coppi roof tiles, 462 oak beams, oak planks for the ceiling, oak floors and doors, and Dalla De Bourgogne stone flooring from France.


The movie theatre seats 13 and has an incredible A/V system with a glass floor for views of the garage and a large commercial elevator to move quickly between floors.

There is a first-floor master suite and the second floor offers four beautiful guest suites.

The master bath is rich with marble and granite and wows with incredible scale.

There are separate casitas for the property manager and guests. A gym, massage room, and a full bathroom can be found on the ground floor.

The driveway entry bridges have wood from the Coney Island boardwalk leading to a massive waterfall and two ponds, one for koi and the other for large-mouth bass. The luxurious infinity pool with zero edge includes a Baja shelf and in-pool seating. The fire pit overlooks the lake. The grounds also feature a championship horseshoe pit and an olive-tree orchard.

This award-winning prestige property is listed for $35 million with Nicki LaPorta and Karen Crystal of Compass Real Estate.