Situated in the prestigious East Gate in prime Lower Bel Air, this beautiful 8 bedroom, 10 bathroom French Normandy estate sits on picturesque & completely private grounds with mature trees and rolling lawns. This magnificent and iconic Bel Air estate is perfect for enjoying the pleasant year-round California weather. Almost all of the classically proportioned rooms are filled with natural light and capture views of the gorgeous manicured landscaping. While designed on a grand scale, the formal rooms, nonetheless, remain intimate and appealing. The house boasts extensive and exquisite crown moldings, hardwood floors and paneling throughout the estate. The main level features: a wood paneled library/study, grand formal living room & dining room, butler’s pantry, chef’s kitchen, and breakfast area. The lower level features: a guest suite, den & gym. The upstairs features: a spacious master suite with dual baths and his/hers walk-in dressing rooms. A fourth floor bonus area, may be used as either a children’s wing, guest suite or media/screening room. The outdoor area boasts a pool with guest house and separate staff quarters. Set back from the street & behind gates, there is ample parking with a 3-car garage and 2 spacious motor courts. This sophisticated property is conveniently located within minutes of the renowned UCLA Medical Center and walking distance to the Hotel Bel Air and Bel Air Country Club.