Hot Property: Shigeki Maruyama

Golf pro Shigeki Maruyama now asks $16.5 million for his modern compound, which features panoramic views of downtown L.A. and the Pacific. (Redfin | Inset: ERIC RISBERG / AP Photo / August 12, 2014)

Professional golfer Shigeki Maruyama has chipped the asking price on his modern compound in Bel-Air to $16.5 million, down from $18.495 million.

The property, which enjoys panoramic views of downtown Los Angeles, the Pacific and the Stone Canyon Reservoir from a 3.2-acre promontory, originally came to market last October for $19.8 million.

The contemporary home, designed by L.A.-based architect Ted Tokio Tanaka in 1986, features elaborate geometries intended to maximize space and volume. Interiors framed in floor-to-ceiling glass include a central hall, a gym, guest quarters, a media room, an office, a sauna, six bedrooms and nine full bathrooms.

Multilevel walkways bridge various sections of the property while also creating complementary balconies and outdoor terraces. A central courtyard, a pool and a tennis court also reside on the grounds.

Tanaka returned to the property in 2008 to oversee a remodel that included the addition of a glass-enclosed elevator and a staircase servicing each of the master suite’s three floors. The exterior and the interiors were also updated at that time.

Maruyama, 44, toured professionally on the Japan Golf Tour and later the PGA Tour. Last year, he served as an assistant captain on the International Presidents Cup team.

The Japanese golf pro paid $7.6 million for the home in 2004, according to The Times. Kurt Rappaport of Westside Estate Agency is the listing agent.

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