Sultan of Brunei’s Former Spanish Colonial Estate in Beverly Hills
Designed by architect Harry E. Werner and built in 1927, residence which offers exquisite city views, has undergone great restoration in 1987 during Sultan of Brunei’s occupation there. For that painstakingly job, Sultan has hired famed architects/designers Tim Morrison and Tom Proctor. Two-storey mansion with its 14,000 square foot of living space features 8 bedrooms and 11 bathrooms in the main house and guest house. Exquisite original wrought iron details, leaded glass, Malibu tiles and hand hewn beamed ceilings can be found throughout.
When step inside, you’ll find an octagonal entry foyer with grand staircase, formal living room with beamed ceiling and over sized formal dining room, both with fireplaces, informal dining room with outdoor terrace, gourmet kitchen, family room with 16th Century fireplace from France, 2 bedroom suites and the master bedroom suite, and a library/media room with wet bar and fireplace. There is also lower level with guest bedroom with separate entrance and garage space.
The grounds feature an expansive grassy yard plus pool, spa, covered lanai with fireplace, cabana, meandering pathways, room for a tennis court and a rose garden with vegetables and citrus trees. There is also a separate guest house with living room, kitchen and 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
The rare combination of this prime location, the architectural integrity, the amount of flat land and the remarkable views make this one of the most distinctive properties in Beverly Hills.
Sultan of Brunei’s 2004 Ferarri Enzo
We all know about the Sultan of Brunei’s obsession with cars. He’s got thousands of them, literally, with most being of the exotic variety. An interesting story has surfaced concerning the supercar collection of the Sultan of Brunei. A total of 25 Ferraris, three Lamborghinis, and a Cizeta, among other rare supercars are being sold.
The rumors are supported by the fact that all the cars offered for sale are unregistered with delivery mileage only. The cars are currently housed in a garage in New Zealand. According to the seller, these amazing vehicles were all ordered brand new from the factory and delivered to the owner who, for some unknown reason, never drove them.
Right Hand Drive Ferrari F50
The other day we told you about the Sultan of Brunei’s incredible 7,000-strong, multi-billion dollar car collection, boasting among other things some 452 Ferraris. Apparently the collection has been reduced by at least one. The Sultan’s custom 1996 Ferrari F50 has just been listed for sale via JamesList. The blood-red monster you see above was built specially for Captain Cash and is originally conceived and designed as a Formula 1 car for the road.
Custom made for the Sultan, one of only 359 F50’s ever produced and this one of only two Right Hand Drive Factory built Ferrari F50’s in existance. The F50’s V12 engine kicks out 513 hp at 8,500 rpm with a torque of 470 nM. It does 0–60 mph in 3.7 seconds and reaches a top speed of 202 mph.
Sultan of Brunei’s GarageHassanal Bolkiah, the Sultan of Brunei’s name regularly appears when the phrase the world’s most is used. Whether it relates to his overall wealth, his palaces, or his investments, the Sultan never comes up short. As is the case with his car collection. He is the proud owner of the world’s most unique car collection. Total price of the collection containing 7,000 high performance cars is $5,000,000,000.
Where do you keep 7000 of the world’s rarest cars? Well, he doesn’t have a 7000 door garage, instead he stores most of them in five ultra-secret aircraft hangars,where specialist teams from the various manufacturers maintain it.