Casa Piena, 20-million-dollar Californian mansion, up for sale

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Percched on a hill at 14385 Cypress Point in Poway City, California, the Italian-style villa  dubbed Casa Piena, meaning Full House in Italian, is on the market with a staggering price tag: $20M. The 4.5-acre property encompasses 4 buildings sprawling over an area of 26,862 square feet including a two-storey 39-room main house with 9 bedrooms and 15 baths, and an attached garage, a guest house made up of 2 bedrooms and one bathroom, a pool house and a detached 3-car garage. Outside these four structures there is a sunken tennis court, a 3,000-square-foot pool with water features.

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The luxurious main house also features a home theater boasting a leather upholstered stage and an “ornate onyx casino,” a wine room and a master suite with his-and-her bathrooms and walk-in closets, two offices, two guest bedrooms, two laundry rooms,  elevator, steam shower, spa shower and gym. The extremely elegant estate features exquisite architectural detail such as hand painted ceilings, custom murals, carved wood moldings, massive walnut doors, stone flooring, exotic wood paneled walls, genuine Italian fixtures or imported hand-carved stone fireplaces.

Similar exquisite details are present in the exterior as well: hand-carved limestone columns, leaded windows, majestic hand-forged iron gates, landscaped gardens and manicured lawns, gazebo, sculptures imported from Italy, palazzo-style stone motor court, you name it.  The property has panoramic views of the Maderas golf course and the surrounding hills and valley.