Colonial Style

  • Worth $30 Million Now?

    Published 01/07/14 in Houses
    Worth $30 Million Now?

    Now, 13 years after purchasing it, David H. Murdock, the 90-year-old billionaire head of Dole Food, has put his seven-bedroom, seven-bathroom estate on the market for $30…   See the Image

  • Worth $11 at the Turn of the Century

    Dole Food Company Chairman and CEO David H. Murdock bought this Bel Air mansion in 2001 for $11 million, from fashion designer Mossimo Giannuli and actress Lori Loughlin.   See the Image

  • Splashy Update

    Published 01/07/14 in Houses
    Splashy Update

    Of course a number of changes have been made since the estate was originally built in 1927, such as the addition of a more modern pool.   See the Image

  • Wandering Paths

    Published 01/07/14 in Houses
    Wandering Paths

    There are plenty of paths and mature foliage on the estate's 1.5 acres of manicured grounds.   See the Image

  • Classic Features Left Intact

    The brickwork, arched and paned windows and portico so typical of the  American Colonial Revival style haven't been altered.   See the Image

  • Iconic Style

    Published 01/07/14 in Houses
    Iconic Style

    If that style looks familiar, it's because this mansion was designed by Gordon B. Kaufman, the same architect who brought you the Doheny Mansion (Greystone), the Hollywood Palladium, the Los…   See the Image

  • Classic Design of the Day

    Published 01/07/14 in Houses
    Classic Design of the Day

    This American Colonial Revival-style mansion was built in the hills of Bel Air in 1927.    See the Image

  • Daryl Hall's Maine Retreat

    Singer Daryl Hall, best known as one half of the seminal '80s duo Hall & Oates, has a knack for restoring historic homes. After rehabbing antique estates in Connecticut and in Millerton, N.Y. –…   Read the Blog

  • Daryl Hall's Main Retreat: Exterior

    The singer's renovated Colonial digs listed for $1.9 million.   See the Gallery

  • Daryl Hall's Main Retreat: Exterior

    Built by shipbuilder John Bray, the 350-year-old estate located in Kittery Point, Maine, has served as a tavern, residence, school and general store.   See the Image