You may have heard that the Oscar nominations were announced at the end of January. And although “La La Land” took home tons of nominations, we were less focused on Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone onscreen than we were on the location they filmed in: Los Angeles.
L.A., like all of Southern California, has some of the most beautiful and unique homes in the world. We set out to find the best of the best listings on the market in Southern California, and we’re going to put them to the vote.
You can find the listings below featured on our Instagram account until February 27, when we will announce the Best Luxury Kitchen, Master Suite, Southern California Pool, and Wine Cellar, based on the number of likes they receive. So take a look below, then go like your favorites on Instagram as we post them!
Our top picks for 2017:
This flawless kitchen boasts a large center island, professional Thermador appliances, a wine cooler, and a large pantry. Dine at the kitchen island or the built-in casual dining area–it’s up to you.
We’re loving the clean white countertops and cabinets against the dark wood floors in this gourmet chef’s kitchen. The open concept allows for entertaining and prepping or cooking at the same time!
The sleek black countertops and dark cabinets give off a modern look you’re sure to love. Will this award-winning kitchen also be named the Best Luxury Kitchen of 2017?
Who wouldn’t want to enjoy beautiful ocean views at all times of the day? This kitchen allows you to take in views of the big blue while having your morning coffee, grabbing a midnight snack, and even washing dishes. It will make household chores that much more fun.
This elegant kitchen has everything you would want: An island with ample bar seating, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and lots of space to cook, clean, and entertain.
Nestled in the private gated community of Hidden Hills, you’re sure to have sweet dreams in this home’s master suite. The beamed room, private balcony, and spa-style bath all overlook the 1.5 acres of lush grounds.
This master retreat will will have you feeling relaxed all day long. Enjoy expansive ocean views, a private veranda, and a fireplace.
You’ll love every room of this striking beachfront treasure, but your favorite might just be the one you wake up in every morning.
Step through the floor-to-ceiling glass doors of your master suite and onto a deck overlooking two expansive channels. The patio offers more than 55 feet on the water with a spa and gas fire pit.
This master suite offers the master bathroom from your dreams. The suite has a beautiful brick fireplace while the sparkling master bath provides a relaxing getaway. Both lead to a private covered patio.
This sparkling pool perfectly complements the magnificent Colonial Revival that sits just steps from the world-famous Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens.
If you’re not sure if you’ve ever seen a more unique and beautiful pool than this one, you’re not alone. The lights and cascading water create an elegant yet bold statement.
This lakefront estate boasts views of Lake Hodges and its wildlife preserve from every room. The lagoon-like pool will have you relaxing year-round at the swim-up bar or in the hot tub.
Situated among palm trees and rocks is a beautiful pool and spa. Enjoy warm summer nights in the water and beautiful sunsets every other night of the year.
This wine cellar doubles as a tasting room, so you can impress your guests with a wide selection of wines and invite them to taste right there. If you want to enjoy your glass of vino with a more scenic view, you can do so on one of the two covered patios, or just relax in one of the dual baths in the master suite.
Of course our Listing of the Year comes with a beautiful wine cellar with stone floors and a brick ceiling. A world-class estate deserves a world-class wine selection.
Enjoy resort-style living in this beautiful Tuscan villa. In addition to this gorgeous walk-in wine cellar, the grounds boast a swimming pool with a waterfall, built-in outdoor fireplace, outdoor heaters, and a fire pit. You’ll love spending warm nights outside sipping on your choice of wine.
Located in the exclusive golf course community The Bridges, you’ll find this architectural masterpiece. Our favorite part is the walk-in wine cellar, however you might also love the media room, oversized rooms, and sun-drenched pool that overlooks an award-winning gold course.
This home is an entertainer’s dream. Not only does it have a gorgeous pool and backyard, but it also has a wine cellar to keep enough wines for special occasions, large events, or just a casual night at home. The kitchen has a beautiful chef’s kitchen with a “dirty kitchen” behind it for prepping and cleaning.
Don’t forget to “vote” for your favorite! We’ll be posting these images on Instagram through February 24.