The magnificent 32,500 sq. ft. estate was created with considerable influence to the palatial Venetian style of Andrea Palladio, the most influential architect of the late Italian Renaissance period. If you like murals then ‘Castle of the Golden Coast’ could be perfect for you because it has a total of 31 murals!
Bordered by large parcels, state park and conservation lands, the estate enjoys spectacular unobstructed 180-degree ocean views. Views south to Moonstone Beach and north to Piedras Blancas lighthouse and Hearst Castle. Castello della Costa d’Oro is located in Cambria. The first thing you will notice is the temple-fronted entry with its guardian Lion of St. Mark. There are also solid marble columns, exotic inlaid stone floor mosaics and the state’s largest painted mural dome.
The main house, which is split into 2 wings, boasts 11 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, marble-and-crystal grand ballroom with 30-ft Onyx bar, marble and onyx floors throughout, 31 statues, gourmet kitchen, formal dining room, morning room, master suite, home theater, wine cellar, huge terrace, and much more. Onyx Bar is a spectacular thirty-foot bar of jewel-grade onyx, fully equipped with lighted bottle display shelves, wine refrigeration, beer tapper, abundant cabinetry and hidden back bar area with full-size refrigerator and case storage.
What you can find in the Master Suite is simple amazing. It includes sitting area, antique carved fireplace, mural art and painted dome in hues of wave and shell, a wall of French doors to the ocean-view terrace, dressing area, whirlpool tub, resort-sized traditional sauna, steam shower with 12 shower heads and overhead rain shower, two story walk-in wardrobe with wet bar, luggage storage and off-season apparel storage. The 9000 sq ft space Pavilion features soaring ceilings with crystal chandeliers, massive beams and custom medallions, penthouse apartment, staff apartment, ocean and estate-view observation lounge and musician’s balcony.
This special Venetian style castle is still waiting for its new owner.