Following reports that Matt Damon has relocated to Australia to film Thor: Love & Thunder, the Oscar winner has officially listed for sale one incredibly zen, immaculately open 13,500-square-foot Pacific Palisades mansion for US$21 million (~$AU27 million).
The mansion, situated on .68 acres with design from KAA Design maestro Grant Kirkpatrick, was built in 2004 and is known as one of the largest homes in the Upper Riviera neighbourhood of the LA seaside community.
A sense of zen is very much the inspiration for the entire design language, permeating the home with an obvious desire for peace and relaxation, complemented by open living spaces and key features and materials like soaring 35-foot mahogany vaulted ceilings, warm wood, natural stone, and an outdoor Hawaiian-style lanai sheltering the generous pool terrace.
With 7 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms, the mansion was updated when Matt Damon and his wife Luciana Bozán Barroso moved in back in 2012. Reportedly, the couple paid US$24 million (~$AU19 million) for the estate, which holds considerable appeal for the area given its close proximity to California’s famously exclusive Riviera Country Club, as well as the fresh-faced shopping, dining and entertainment complex known as The Palisades Village.
Surrounded by lush landscaping and an abundance of flat, well-kept yards, the home is an obvious attempt at mastering the indoor-outdoor living approach with many of the home’s interior spaces bathed in natural light shining through clerestory windows and Asahi glass walls.
Blending technology with natural elements is evident throughout the media room and game room, as well as the large kitchen which boasts custom mahogany cabinetry, high-end stainless-steel appliances, and bluestone countertops illuminated by the outdoor glow welcomed by those aforementioned clerestory windows.
The family bedrooms and the enormous main suite take up much of the upstairs space, with each room – even the bathrooms and closest – maintaining close line-of-sight with the treetops, just to reiterate the zen approach of it all.
A main suite, which is assumedly where the couple would stay, features its own private terrace, large dual dressing rooms, a spa-style main bathroom with a large soaking tub and mulitperson shower, and its own dedicated massage room.
Other highlights through the estate include a spacious, professional-quality gym, a deluxe wine tasting room with storage for well over 1,000 bottles, and a dance studio with a ballet bar.
Interiors open to an expansive backyard, which allows considerable space for a dedicated children’s play area, next to a pool, spa, waterfall, and koi pond.
Matt Damon only listed this mansion for sale at the end of January, so there have been no reports of potential buyers. The property is reportedly being sold through Eric Haskell at The Agency, so if you’ve got a spare $27 million laying around, hit him up at the link below.