Casa Del Mar Sitting Room | Hearst Castle

Casa Del Mar Sitting Room | Hearst Castle

 The concept for Del Mar was conceived around a sixteenth century Spanish motif. Originally this house was planned as the primary residence for William Hearst, and because of this the building received a heightened attention during construction. It was because of Wiliam’s exquisite attention to detail, that this room...

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Casa Del Mar Sitting Room | Hearst Castle

Casa Del Mar Sitting Room | Hearst Castle

 This sitting room inside Del Mar was decorated, to resemble the sitting room in the Payne Whitney mansion, located in New York City, NY.. The spectacular red velvet wall drapings, the incredible gold accents, and beautiful low-relief gilded ceiling, all help to create the grand opulence, that is felt,...

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Casa Del Mar Sitting Room | Hearst Castle

Casa Del Mar Sitting Room | Hearst Castle

 This spectacular room opens up to the back side of Del Mar where the loggia is located. As you can see here, the sunlight shines in from the loggia, and casts this room in a radiant glow. From this location, we can see the doors to two bedrooms, and...

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Casa Del Mar Bedroom | Hearst Castle

Casa Del Mar Bedroom | Hearst Castle

 Here in this elongated bedroom, you’ll find enough room for two separate beds, and a sitting area. The floor inside this room is constructed with Spanish terra cotta tiles. Complete with its own wood burning fireplace and sitting area, this room is a beautiful blend of opulence and function....

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Casa Del Mar Bedroom | Hearst Castle

Casa Del Mar Bedroom | Hearst Castle

 Aptly named the “Shield Room”, this bedroom in Del Mar was designed with nobility in mind. Among its features is a private wood burning fireplace, and plenty of gold details to satisfy the richest of taste. From this vantage point you can see an abundance of these gold accents,...

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Casa Del Mar Bedroom | Hearst Castle

Casa Del Mar Bedroom | Hearst Castle

 Welcome to a room that is commonly known as the “Hero Room”. This magnificent bedroom features a ceiling that was patterned from a sixteenth-century original, found at the “House of the Heroes”, located in Granada Spain. More Destinations on THE GRID  

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Casa Del Mar Bedroom | Hearst Castle

Casa Del Mar Bedroom | Hearst Castle

 This home was both the first and the final residence for William. Initially health problems made this guesthouse a preferred place to stay, but ultimately in the end, William would be forced to leave this house behind, when his health began to fail. More Destinations on THE GRID  

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Casa Del Mar at Night | Hearst Castle

Casa Del Mar at Night | Hearst Castle

 This cottage is named the “House of the Sea”, and it is a guest house that fully embraces the nautical theme. With nautical details found everywhere. Originally, this home was created to be William’s main residence, this changed however, soon after the main building was constructed. More Destinations on...

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