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$75 million "Portabello Estate"

Ultra Modern Organic Architectural Masterpiece

30,000 square feet of living space for $75,000,000

Portabello Estate
4627 Brighton Road
Corona Del Mar, CA 92625

It's all about the curves baby! One of the most expensive homes in America happens to be this ultra modern free flowing dream house in Corona Del Mar.  We love the curves on this beauty although the interior is not our cup of tea (they should have consulted nova68.com). If you can afford this "over the top" decadent wonderful masterpiece, expect to make a lot of new friends (and maybe loose your old ones as well). But at least you can have a chance to feel how the Roman Emperor Nero must have felt at the high of the Roman Empire (let's not discuss what happened later on). Maybe that's why the current owner wants to sell.

The Portabello estate belongs to Frank Pritt, who in 1982 founded software maker Attachmate Corp., a large privately held technology company in Bellevue, Wash. In the late 1990s, Pritt bought three oceanfront homes on Brighton Road for a total of about $13 million. He tore down the houses and spent four years building Portabello. Pritt, who sold his company last year, has retired to Washington.

Gracing three oceanfront lots in Cameo Shores, this soft contemporary masterwork is both defined by its stunning seaside site—and redefines the luxury lifestyle ideal. Most every room provides a breathtaking panorama of the majestic Pacific Ocean, serene beach coves and the spectacular coastline from Dana Point to Palos Verdes.

A study in sensuous curves, the home unfolds as a nautilus shell, with an immense, sun-washed grotto at its center, surrounded by beautiful "chambers" including eight opulent bedroom suites and living areas that open seamlessly to the incomparable seafront. Noteable highlights of this landmark property are too numerous to capture in text, and include: 2-story grotto with a pool, 2 spas, swim-up bar, tunnel slide, poolside lounge room and barbeque area; entertainment level with bowling alley, Art Deco theater, automotive museum, cafe, full exercise facility. Approximately 2,000 square foot 2-bedroom master suite, expansive living areas, immense oceanfront lawn/terraces.

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