A tale of wealth and extravagance unfolds in the heart of Hollywood Hills Mansion as the winner of the $2-billion Powerball jackpot, Edwin Castro, splurges a staggering $25.5 million on a modern and ultra-luxurious mansion. The opulent abode boasts of has five bedrooms and six bathrooms, as well as a game room, wine cellar, movie theater, wet bar, gym, cold plunge, steam shower, and sauna.
Roman James Design, a luxury development company, built the stunning hillside home last year with wood and concrete exteriors that lead to open-concept, indoor-outdoor spaces offering breathtaking views of the city below. The three-story home (plus a rooftop deck)is a true masterpiece, featuring a rooftop deck with sweeping views
It’s not every day that Million Hollywood Hills Mansion witnesses such an extravagant sale, but Edwin Castro’s purchase marks a historic moment in the neighborhood’s high-end real estate history. The property, listed at $29.95 million last summer, was sold under a limited liability company, as per records.
Despite the mammoth purchase, Castro in November bought a lottery ticket and secured a slight discount on the property, which covers a little over half an acre. Walls of glass open to the back, where patios lead to a swimming pool, spa, and outdoor kitchen, making it an oasis in the heart of the city.
Stefan Pommepuy and H. Blair Chang of The Agency held the listing, while Drew Fenton of Carolwood Estates represented the seller. The buyer was represented by Max Lindenberger of Back Bay Realty Group.
The news of Edwin Castro in November buying a lottery ticket Powerball win sent shockwaves across the world when he collected the winnings in February, even though he had bought the ticket back in November at an Altadena gas station. The latest purchase further cements his position as a true symbol of wealth and prosperity.