Home of the Day: Gilded details in Newport's Crystal Cove

Italianate-inspired mansion in Crystal Cove has gilded details, $19.98-million price tag

This opulent home in Newport Coast’s Crystal Cove community takes cues from Northern Italian design with gilded ironwork, hand-carved stone fireplaces and elaborate floor medallions. Oversized iron entry doors open to a grand foyer marked by Corinthian columns and set beneath a coffered ceiling dome with a 54-inch-wide crystal chandelier. The elaborate features continue with a European-style ballroom, a dining room with a 37-foot wall of glass and an infinity-edge spa that extends into the coastline.

Location: 4 Mystique, Newport Coast, 92657

Price: $19.98 million

Year built: 2012

Architect: David Pierce Hohmann

House size: 13,687 square feet, seven bedrooms, 7.5 bathrooms

Lot size: 0.59 acres

Features: Natural stone finishes, columns, gilded ironworks, crystal chandeliers, formal dining room with wall of glass, European-style ballroom, entertainer’s bar, tiered theater room, climate-controlled wine room, loggia, outdoor living room, fire pit, infinity-edge pool and spa, putting green, courtyard entry, 10-car garage

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 92657 ZIP Code in March was $2.783 million, based on 13 sales, according to CoreLogic DataQuick. That represents an 11.7% decrease in median price compared with March 2014.

Agent: John Cain, Cain | White Group at HOM Sotheby’s International Realty, 949-478-7772

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