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Warren Buffet is the third wealthiest individual in the world. Buffet’s cool $47 billion net worth fixes him behind Carlos Slim and Bill Gates, both of whom have incredibly complex and massive homes. In contrast to extravagant mansions like Slim’s and Gates’s, Buffett has chosen to live a modest lifestyle, which has gained him great respect. Although Buffett spends the majority of his time in a small Omaha, Nebraska home, he recently owned a beach house. Despite having recently sold the property, we found 14 mind-numbing and rare photos from Buffet’s beach home that are sure to shock you.
The bathrooms in this Laguna Beach home are far from massive in size but they offer great luxury and beautiful styles. Here, the simple design features a neutral color palette with white cabinets and light brown cabinetry that is reflected in the wicker baskets and window shade. The shower is lined floor-to-ceiling with beautiful grey tile that is a gorgeous contrast to the stainless steel faucet and showerhead.
This pool and patio area boasts the true beauty of life in Laguna Beach. The in-ground pool offers a gorgeous view of the Pacific Ocean and is enhanced by palm trees, which reflect beautifully on the crystal blue water. From the lounge chairs to the covered area that features a large television and extra seating, this is a beautiful area for both entertaining and relaxation.
The entryway into Buffet’s beach home is inviting and elegant with its light color palette and dark wood floors. A spiral staircase features floating wood stairs tucked into the alcove of the space. The entry room just off of the front door is gorgeous with its white paneled ceiling and black accent pieces like the large mirror and freestanding coat rack.
From the gorgeous entryway to the top of the spiral staircase, Buffet’s home is filled with beach style. Here, at the top of the stairs, is an open view out of the circular roof and offers a nest-type feel. With the vertical paneled walls, the unique shaped ceiling enhanced by paneling and exposed beams make a beautiful focal point for this small space.
Admittedly, the master bathroom is a bit larger than the previous bathroom on the list. While Buffet maintains a modest design throughout his house, this room offers simple luxury and style. The skylight and window provide natural light ta enhances exposed beams featuring track lighting. A glass shower features white tiles and a seat for ultimate relaxation.
This room allows guests exquisite views of the Pacific Ocean from its wide open window structure. The white paneled walls and ceiling create a clean palette that ensure that beautiful view is the focal point of the room. We love the bamboo shades and the white angle of the white paneled ceiling.
Offering an open style design, the large dining room is anchored by a wood table and numerous chairs. The hanging fixture is unique in design with candles offering intimate lighting. Dark wood floors enhance all white walls, allowing the focus to be on the table itself. Glass doors and windows create additional space and offer a view of the lush landscape surrounding the patio.
Offering both an outdoor and indoor features, this gorgeous screened porch is ideal for sunrises and sunsets. Don’t you agree? With a supreme view of Laguna Beach, the wide screens and simple décor ensure that the focus remains on the crystal waters of the Pacific. We love the multi-purpose functionality as well as the shades that block excess summer heat.
This in-kitchen dining area does not boast excessive décor; rather, in keeping with Buffet’s style, it is understated, functional and elegant. Anchored by a hanging candle-lit chandelier, the large table is surrounded by plush chairs and a bench. Windows surrounding the room add natural light and white cabinets contrasted with dark floors add charm to this cozy kitchen and dining area.
With a refrigerator the size of a walk-in closet, we absolutely love everything about this kitchen! A skylight opens the room and offers natural light over the stove in addition to large windows just beyond the dining suite. The dark hardwood floors are contrasted nicely against white cabinetry and stainless appliances to create a clean and modern look.
The main sitting area in Buffet’s beach home keeps with the simplistic and elegant design of the rest of the home. Exposed beams in the ceiling are anchored by columns in the room, grounded by dark hardwood floors and a printed rug. The large black framed mirrors are a beautiful addition to the space to reflect the gorgeous landscape just beyond the walled window. From ample seating to the stone fireplace, what’s not to love about this room?
This window offers a beautiful view from the sitting area. From the comfort of the couch, Buffet and family enjoy the expansive views of Laguna Beach with its towering palm trees to the crystal blue waters and other beach bungalows. This is truly a summer dream home even for someone with modest tastes like Buffet.
The side view of the home is exquisite and boasts true architectural beauty with its interesting shapes and tiered levels of design. Brick parking spaces and walkways contrast nicely against the off-white stucco with added splashes of color in the green shrubbery used in the landscape. With numerous balconies and a gorgeous view, this summer home is truly impressive.
A front facing view of the home reveals a lower level two car garage as well as a better look into the beauty of the varying levels and design. Just to the left of the garage, you can see the spiral staircase from earlier in our list as well as the various balconies that offer beautiful Laguna Beach views. With beauty like this, it’s no wonder the home sold in 2005 for $5.4 million.