Billionaire Peter Sperling list Phoenix-Arcadia estate for a whopping $16.9 million.

Peter Sperling one of the 400 wealthiest Americans, son of University of Phoenix founder John Sperling, has put up his Phoenix, Arcadia Santa Barbara/Tuscan estate designed by renowned architect, George Christensen for $16,850,000.

The estate is on 5 very prime & scarce acres, comprised of 4 separate structures including the 12,000-sf main house, a 3,500-sf guest house, a 1,900-sf office, a 1,500-sf gym, caretaker cottage, & 8+ car garage. Rounding out all the structures to 18,900 sf…

Full MLS listing detail:

Taliesin trained and renowned architect, George Christensen is responsible for the design of this timeless home. On 5 acres, this estate is comprised of 4 separate structures including the 12,000 sf main house, a 3,500 sf guest house, a 1,900 sf office and a 1,500 sf gym and caretaker cottage. The main house has 6 bedroom suites 7.5 baths. Finishes like hand applied plaster walls, wide-plank white oak wood flooring, reclaimed beams, Hopes steel windows and doors, and multiple fireplaces set the stage for comfortable elegance and easy living. The open kitchen includes La Cornue and Viking appliances; creamy marble countertops, and the finest custom cabinetry. A formal living room and dining room create perfect settings for entertaining, while the very large family room is adjacent to the kitchen and breakfast room and opens via French doors to the beamed and covered patio and the expansive gardens beyond. The backyard is a very private place to enjoy the pool, fountains, lush landscaping, and outdoor kitchen. The guest house includes 3 en-suite bedrooms, a lovely great room, kitchen, patio, lap pool, and garage. The office was designed for both work and play. The caretaker cottage creates a very comfortable space for live-on property assistants. While exercising in the very large gym, you will enjoy spectacular views of Camelback Mountain. The 2 acres of citrus orchards are the last remaining irrigated orchards in Arcadia.

The listing is held with Walter Danley and Libby Cohen of Walt Danley Realty.

This is a one-of a kind estate, in one of the best locations, and ready for its new billionaire buyer…This is what you call a trophy property…

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