The new year has already ushered in a new awards season, which officially kicks off on Sunday with the 75th annual Golden Globes (NBC, 8 p.m. ET/5 PT). As the Hollywood Foreign Press Association prepares to dole out its golden statues at The Beverly Hilton, we decided to collect a few of our favorite California properties that have stellar home theaters — perfect for any awards party viewing.
Only minutes from the heart of Beverly Hills (and Hollywood), this exquisite 4-acre French contemporary estate has been designed for entertaining with grand-scale interiors from a great room to a big-screen theater and climate-controlled wine cellar.
This contemporary Cape Cod luxury beach house offers dramatic whitewater coastline views from almost every room — and another point of drama: a professionally designed theater.
This modern masterpiece by Robert Swatt of the renowned Swatt | Miers Architect team stands atop a magnificent view lot in Los Altos Hills overlooking the Bay, the East Bay mountains and all of Silicon Valley including the 3,000 open-space acres of Rancho San Antonio. Cinematic-worthy drama builds throughout the interior spaces, beginning with 24-foot ceilings, a jaw-dropping kitchen, deck with infinity edge pool and an enormous lounge area with bar, private theater and gym.
StoneGate is the reflection of an English Manor tucked amongst historic cypress trees. Sculpted at the hands of 122 craftsmen over 2 years and completed in 2002, the details and quality emanate throughout the property — including the elegant home theater.