19 August 2011

it's a doozy...

you know occasionally here at maison21 we like to poke a little good-natured fun at the lifestyles of the rich and tasteless via mansions of questionable decor offered for sale here in los angeles, and boy, have we got a doozy for you today!

ladies and gentlemen, we present an architectural marvel in holmby hills, offered for a mere 28 million clams (which we assume would be the value of the land only, right?  right?) be sure to visit the website too, as every room has been decorated in a slightly different style of um... well, lets just say the only thing in the whole place we'd save from the wrecking ball would be the la cornue range in the kitchen...







hoping your weekend is slightly more tasteful than this! (and really, how could it NOT be?)

20 comments:

colette said...

I have no words....... :)

ArchitectDesign™ said...

O.M.G.
It looks like a convention center for bad taste conventions!

artluvr said...

I have words, but they are unkind.

Nita {ModVintageLife} said...

Wow! I feel sorry for the realtor. I can't imagine anyone buying that monster...ever. Each room was worse than the one before.

John J. Tackett said...

It is incredible, in every sense of the word. If there are no offers to buy, surely it would desirable as a location rented out to a TV or movie production company. It is "not possible to duplicate" as they always like to say in the real estate ads.
__ The Devoted Classicist

JWC said...

I'm highly doubt this could get any worse...

Vickie H. said...

OH! MY! GOD! Once again proof that money does NOT necessarily buy taste!
If ONLY they had hired YOU, Christian!

GRAYSONFAVOUR said...

You are so right about the stove! How did it get there?

jones said...

Darn, I wish that I'd had the marble contract. Thanks for the great heads up. Mary

Ivy Lane said...

LOL! $28 MILLION??? price reduction for the re-do is needed!

Thanks for the chuckle this a.m. M21!

The Fine Life said...

To quote Heidi Klum: "Dat's bad!"

anufangava said...

LOL! I know the place was done in poor taste, but please pray tell the reason for the Atlantis neon sign in the kitchen?

David said...

I would also save the doors (just the ones with the round center panels) and lacquer them for the replacement house. And maybe the paneling (but NOT the mantle) in that first sitting room. The rest of it really is breathtakingly bad.

Suzy said...

holy jeebus, what a monstrosity!!

LuxuryInteriors said...

hahaha... I hate to say it but being as I am currently jaw dropped with my middle east design adventure I must profess... This home looks just as tacky and tasteless as hundreds of them in Doha. I now dub the style "arabic chic"

beth said...

you have good taste in relation to interior design, congratulations.
I suggest you Koket know the brand and its unique collection of interior furniture.
All pieces are handcrafted and inspired by the smallest detail.

KOKET is highly influenced by the decorative arts, fashion, flora, and fauna, forms and decorative techniques from the glamorous eras reappear in the most sophisticated versions of contemporary trends.

http://www.bykoket.com/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/koket-lovehappens/

Debbie@Vintage Scout Interiors said...

I just threw up a little in my mouth. A tear down if there ever was one.

pink . gray . gold said...

that thing is nasty!

Lucinda said...

Stop posting pictures of my house! Not cool!

julia wheeler said...

reminds me of this hilarious SNL skit!

http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/marble-columns/94844/