A palatial new Beverly Hills home has just come to the market, giving homeowners the chance to own an estate flawlessly decorated by famed native Californian designer Barbara Barry. Located at 2401 Bowmont Drive, the five-bedroom, five-bathroom home is hidden among European-style gardens and manicured hedges. In the backyard, an oval pool, umbrella-covered table, and a smattering of seats and lounges give residents all they need to enjoy their secluded oasis.
Inside, Barry’s signature understated charm and timeless elegance is evident in each room of the two-story house. Barry painted many of the architectural moldings the same light color as the walls, an unusual design technique that allows the feel of the interior to flow more naturally. The grand living room is marked by a regal fireplace and French doors that reveal the greenery outside. The master suite, featuring a master bathroom with a vanity and a deep soaking tub, opens to a hidden terrace overlooking the gardens. The kitchen is impeccably furnished with gorgeous white cabinets, a generous center island, and an adjacent stately dining room. The home can be purchased unfurnished or fully furnished and is listed for around $7 million. (Inquiries: Thomas Glabman, Hilton & Hyland/Christie’s International Real Estate, 310.614.7345; or Ernie Carswell, Teles Properties, 310.345.7500; christiesrealestate.com)