Just off the 101 in an idyllic corner of the San Fernando Valley, the once-sleepy suburban outpost of Hidden Hills has enjoyed a rising profile as an Alist enclave, most notably with the arrival of the Kardashian-Wests and their now-iconic modern megamansion. The ultra-exclusive gated community offers spectacular luxury homes in an idyllic pastoral setting and a lifestyle of sophisticated luxury with unrivaled privacy in North America. Situated on 3 acres of meticulously landscaped grounds and surrounded by stately redwoods and rolling sun-soaked hills, the swanky estate of singer, songwriter and record producer Abel Tesfaye, otherwise known as The Weeknd, has just hit the market and is the epitome of L.A. chic in a location that feels worlds away.
As you step through the custom black steel & glass doors into the 25-foot-tall entrance hall. A sensation of opulent grandeur is balanced by the sleek architectural lines and a sophisticated decorative scheme centered on contemporary furnishings and a tranquil, largely monochromatic palette of pristine whites and soft neutrals with bold black accents. The restrained aesthetic is carried throughout the house. Thoughtfully layered textures and modern art make the home a rich experience with just the right amount of visual interest.
Upstairs, the master suite offers a serene retreat with the feel of an intimate five-star resort with a spacious seating area with fireplace, access to a private balcony overlooking the gorgeous grounds and pastoral vista, and a large spa-like marble bathroom with a deep-soaking tub and separate steam shower. Getting ready for the day or a night on the town is a delight with a glamorous walk-in closet that feels like an exclusive boutique.
Back on the first floor, the show-stopping chef’s kitchen is brimming with style and smart design. In most homes everyone inevitably ends up congregating in the kitchen; after all, it’s where the food is! Dual islands clad in sand-colored marble with swoon-worthy waterfall edges create ample space as fabulous for cooking as it is for keeping company.
This stunning space is warm and modern, designed with a semi-open floor plan that opens up to the sophisticated living room which boasts a seriously stylish built-in wet bar. Throw a dinner party for friends in the chic formal dining room which features a dramatic yet contemporary fireplace for ambiance. Tucked around the corner is a charming breakfast nook perfect for enjoying an intimate breakfast and featuring double French doors that lead to the exquisite backyard.
Black paneled sliding glass doors glide away for a seamless transition to outdoor entertaining. A heated dining and lounging loggia outside the family room overlooks the backyard where an open-air pool house with an outdoor fireplace sits slightly above a zero-edge saltwater swimming pool and 10-person spa.
The property also boasts an eight-stall barn for horse riding enthusiasts and the neighborhoods only permitted full-sized basketball court. A court adjacent lounge is one of many covered patios and entertainment pavilions which make the property a fantastic space for social gatherings of all sizes and styles.
They say money can’t buy love but it can provide the ones we love with top-notch accommodations for a stay they will absolutely love. The estate features a fabulous detached guest house, measuring a generous 1,200 sqft A full-size kitchen gives guests independence and a spacious, light-filled living room provides a sunny spot for relaxation. In addition to superb common areas, the guest house offers two bedrooms and two baths.
The impressive home is fully loaded with a bevy of fabulous amenities including an indoor-outdoor bar, an outdoor kitchen, fire pits, patios and a 5-car automobile gallery with turquoise LED lighting strips embedded into the high-gloss floor. Inside offers a climate-controlled wine room with dramatic LED lighting across from the formal dining room for memorable dinner parties, a home theatre for chill nights in, a music lounge with integrated media equipment for vibing, a study for work, a fitness studio for flexing and a spa for relaxing.
From the moment you cross over the dramatic bridge entrance, this three-acre compound in the guard-gated equestrian community of Hidden Hills impresses. The palatial residence offers 13,391 sqft of chic living and comes with nine bedrooms and 11 baths, seven of which are en suite.
This breathtaking estate is currently listed by The Agency RE at $24,995,000.