Live Large in Actor Matt Damon’s Pacific Palisades Estate for $21M

Measuring 13,500 square feet, the seven-bedroom home by architect Grant Kirkpatrick of KAA Design is a sprawling, Zen-inspired retreat.
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Award-winning actor and producer Matt Damon is cutting ties with his ultra-private, seven-bedroom estate in the Pacific Palisades. Nestled on a .68-acre lot and spread over 13,000 square feet, the expansive property is among the largest homesites available in the coveted L.A. neighborhood. 

A floor-to-ceiling, mahogany-framed door offers a grand welcome to the seven-bedroom residence. Originally built in 2004 by Grant Kirkpatrick of KAA Design, the property is currently owned by American actor and producer Matt Damon and is sited on a verdant .68-acre lot.

The home was built in 2004 by Grant Kirkpatrick of KAA Design, who used a vibrant yet cohesive mix of materials—such as warm woods and natural stones—to create a Zen-inspired oasis surrounded by lush landscaping. An open-plan layout allows the 13,508-square-foot interior to effortlessly unfold, while showcasing and uniting the artful details found throughout. 

Kirkpatrick relied on warm woods and natural stone to create a soothing interior atmosphere. Expansive walls of glass and large windows strengthen the home’s ties with nature by framing striking views of the encompassing landscaped lot.

Upon arrival, a central, light-filled atrium with 35-foot mahogany ceilings becomes an architectural focal point. Steps away, the primary living spaces await, where a spacious great room and dining area are filled with light by clerestory windows and glass walls. The bright kitchen is fitted with top-of-the-line Viking, Wolf, and Miele appliances, and also features custom cabinetry and bluestone countertops. 

Sliding glass doors in the formal dining area create an instant indoor/outdoor connection, opening up to the back patio to invite cool breezes and fresh air inside.

Glass walls wrap around the game room, which comes with a custom mahogany pool table and fully equipped wet bar. The hardwood floors and wooden ceilings pop against the white walls.

In total, the residence offers seven bedrooms and ten baths. The primary suite comes with a private terrace, massage room, and a spa-style bath. Other notable amenities include a game room, office, fitness center, and wine cellar. Once outside, an expansive backyard retreat awaits, complete with a pool, spa, koi pond, and cascading waterfall. Scroll ahead to see inside more of the property, currently listed for $21,000,000. 

The primary suite features expansive sliding glass doors that open onto a private terrace. 

The primary suite also includes dual dressing rooms, both of which are decked out with custom cabinetry and wooden vaulted ceilings. In the center is a storage island. 

Clerestory windows continue into the en suite bath, which includes an oversized spa-like tub.

In one of the seven bedrooms, large glass doors provide direct access to the backyard.

A large heated pool awaits in the backyard, where mature landscaping ensures ample privacy.

The spacious, open-air cabana is an ideal setting for gathering and al fresco dining.

Another view of the backyard highlights the sprawling, secluded lot.

1401 San Remo in Pacific Palisades, California, is currently listed for $21,000,000 by Eric Haskell of The Agency.

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