Built in 1990 by Orange County philanthropists John and Donna Crean, The Village Crean Compound is situated on 3.6 acres. This property is being offered at auction on September 20th. Built near Newports’s Back Bay, property was designed to take full advantage of the magnificent view it offers.
Totaling 36,000 sq. ft. gated compound is comprised of 4 buildings and zoned equestrian. The 15,000 sq. ft. main house includes an impressive entry with a dual staircase, imported chandeliers, and hand-painted murals.
The main house also features a large salon/music room, commercial grade kitchen, dining room with chandeliers and table that seats 32, library, theater with snack bar, billiards/game room, ice cream parlor, elevator, pool, and spa.
Home theater is furnished with comfortable upholstered leather chairs, seats 25 plus for a screening.
The dining room seats up to 32. As befitting a formal dining room, ceilings are hand-painted and fitted with imported chandeliers.
Two guest wings contain 10 bedrooms, each with their own bath. There is also a 2500 sq. ft. apartment on the first floor, with a kitchen, bedroom, his/hers dressing rooms and closets, and two studies. There a total of 20 garage spaces, with ample parking for RV’s, boats and trailers.
Three guest/staff apartments above garages, along with a dance/exercise studio. 7,600sf Office/shop building has roll-up RV doors on either end. The property has a backup generator with capacity to power entire property. Beautifully landscaped, serene and private.
Source: Pricey Pads