Celebrity Homes

Ben Simmons to take LA pad to auction


In the heart of Los Angeles’ esteemed Hidden Hills, renowned for attracting celebrities, sits an architectural marvel recently constructed by Max Nobel of Nobel LA.

This exquisite property, owned by NBA point guard Ben Simmons, emerges as a beacon of luxury in the real estate market according to Forbes.

Spanning 1114sq m a generous 1.45-acre lot, the home boasts seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms, encapsulating grandeur and sophistication.

Completed in 2021, the mansion features a blend of opulent amenities, including a staggering 12m high great room and a lavish 20m swimming pool, setting the stage for an unparalleled living experience.

As Simmons, an Australian native celebrated for his prowess on the basketball court and a brief romantic liaison with model Kendall Jenner, shifts his base to the East Coast, he has decided to auction this majestic home.

Initially listed in 2022 for US$17.495 million, the property enters the auction realm on April 18, with bids starting between US$7 million to US$12 million, through Concierge Auctions’ digital platform, concluding on April 30.

The residence exudes a robust, masculine elegance with its reclaimed wood and charcoal brick fa├žade. Inside, a double-height great room with vaulted ceilings and panoramic windows offers serene views of the lush backyard, while a 2721kg brass floating fireplace adds a dramatic touch.

The mansion also includes a discreet professional-grade chef’s kitchen, alongside a modern kitchen, both perfect for hosting and entertainment.

Highlighting Simmons’ refined taste are two striking chandeliers from Preciosa Lighting and a bespoke gym, alongside a soundproof movie theatre and an outdoor oasis featuring a pool, patio, and a guest house with a private infinity plunge pool.

Rachel Salgado, along with her colleagues, champions this modern retreat as a sanctuary of luxury and privacy, emphasizing the meticulous attention to detail visible throughout the property.

From the bespoke Italian brass fireplace to the enchanting outdoor dining area and state-of-the-art features, this home promises an ultimate living experience.

Nestled within the Santa Monica Mountains, Hidden Hills is celebrated for its equestrian trails, hiking paths, and proximity to beaches, shopping, and entertainment, offering an idyllic lifestyle for the discerning buyer seeking solace and luxury amidst nature’s bounty.

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