As the gates open and you make your way down the motor court, you might think you ve arrived at a 5-star resort, but you ve actually entered your own exclusive hideaway. The "Old Spanish architecture and stunning stone courtyard retain the charm and character from the 1920 s, but the entire estate was painstakingly reconstructed and expanded in 2006, to take advantage of today's modern luxuries. The ground floor opens to an expansive outdoor veranda, perfectly positioned to take in the commanding ocean and coastline views, and romantic Palos Verdes sunsets. Beyond the spacious living areas and the gourmet kitchen, the home boasts a movie theater, a private tennis court, putting green, both sauna and steam rooms, 7 fireplaces, a 3-stop elevator, 600-bottle wine room, a natural gas powered back-up generator, a 5-car garage and a detached Guest House. The grounds are woven with secret gardens and outdoor treasures. The dramatic pool deck and massive, rolling lawn epitomize its allure. Amenities are aplenty here, so take your time and enjoy each one. Historically known as the "Roessler Estate , this was home to the first Mayor of Palos Verdes, who, with endless choices of land, knew just how special these 3.17 acres were. History aside, this is one of those special homes and a once in a generation opportunity.