La Belle Vie located at lower Bel Air, one of the affluent communities in the city of Los Angeles, is a majestic looking palatial residence built in classic architectural style. It is a dream house of outstanding quality, extraordinary magnitude and with exceptional features. Perfectly placed in between Bel Air Country Club and the Hotel Bel Air, the house is designed by the Architect Michael C.F. Chan and interior designer Bebe Winkler as per the request of their client. It is designed flawlessly with perfect proportions and symmetry. La Belle Vie meaning ‘The Beautiful Life’ is a poetic expression of refined luxury. The striking and spectacular elements of house design and interior design of this dream house remind the golden era of America. The looks like a combination of chateau of Versailles and Rodin Museum in Paris. The interiors have influence of Louis XV and Louis XVI style furniture and interior design.
The house built of Texas lime stones has nine bedrooms, twenty one baths, three kitchens, family room, home office, media room and library. Other amenities include ten car parking garage, staff wing, gym, spa, beauty salon, tennis court, billiards room, wine room with the capacity to store 5000 bottles of wine, swimming pool with a pavilion and twelve fireplaces. The interiors look astonishingly perfect with marble floors, smooth walls with plaster paneling, exquisite crystal encrusted chandeliers, Rodin sculptures, B Gerald Cantor collections, rich curtains and winding staircases. Oval windows in the dome shaped ceiling floods the space with natural light. Three story entrance hall is one of the main attractions of the house. Winding stair case with iron and bronze handrail divides the house in two wings, east wing and west wing. A gilt bronze lantern in the main entrance hall looks strikingly beautiful. With elegant staircase the hall looks harmonious and classic.
The master wing designed in rose pink oozes dignified elegance. Located on upper level, it offers complete privacy and peaceful seclusion. Double sitting rooms are decorated with silk furnishings and lavish wall drapes. Two attached bath suites are gorgeously done in marble. Intimate balconies and limestone terraces look quite dramatic with a garden view. Rest of the rooms are housed on lower levels. All the rooms are designed luxuriously with tasteful and elegant furnishings and wall covers. he house is set among natural beauty designed by a landscape architect John Wong. The house is surrounded by the sweeping vistas of landscaped gardens and a luxurious swimming pool with fountains and a pavilion with outdoor kitchen and baths. Tall mature trees, raised mounds of landscape and a tall security gate house offer privacy and seclusion to the house. La Belle Vie is a perfect place to make your life beautiful.