The storied history of Beverly Hills begins with a stream-fed pool that the Tongva people called "The Gathering of the Waters" and ends with an ecosystem of luxury defined by famous streets, iconic hotels and ritzy mansions.
Now, the 90210 is a city filled with homes as luxurious as anywhere in L.A., and a hot spot for renovation-happy developers looking to make a small mint.
In 2017, there were 257 single-family-home sales of $2 million or more in Beverly Hills, including 114 sales of $5 million or more. There were 39 sales of $10 million or more, up from 30 like sales the previous year.
$26.75 million – Lexington Road
A block from Sunset Boulevard, this French-style estate on Lexington Road features modern comforts and flairs worthy of its sale price. It originally hit the market in June for $32 million and sold in October for $5.25 million south of the asking price, records show.
An elegant courtyard leads into an airy atrium lined with marble arches under a retractable glass ceiling. Vanishing pocket doors create indoor-outdoor living spaces.
The house, which was built this year, also holds an automobile gallery, theater, seven bedrooms and 11 bathrooms among 16,400 square feet of interiors.
Mauricio Umansky and Rouja Koleva of the Agency held the listing. Benjamin Bacal of Rodeo Realty — Beverly Hills represented the buyer.
$26.725 million – Beverly Park Terrace
A shell corporation tied to Bambang Trihatmodjo, a son of the late Suharto, the second president of Indonesia, sold this 20,612-square-foot neoclassical estate in April. It had been listed for $30 million, records show.
Five-acre grounds hold a mosaic pool and spa, tennis court and two separate garages. A formal entry set under 40-foot ceilings greets residents, and elegant living spaces include formal dining and living rooms and a two-story library.
Crown molding, marble finishes and floor-to-ceiling French doors highlight the interior.
Mauricio Umansky and Farrah Aldjufrie of the Agency were the listing agents. Prisca Anes of TNG Real Estate Consultants represented the buyer.
$25.5 million – North Crescent Drive
In September, boxing champ Floyd "Money" Mayweather Jr. dropped more than a few bills on this 15,000-square-foot, French modern-style spread on North Crescent Drive.
The home was built in 1992 and renovated by spec developer Nile Niami in 2015. Chandeliers, mirrored wall fireplaces and French doors accent the living spaces, which include a family room with a cocktail bar and a library draped in black wood cabinetry.
Out back, a pool is set into a black-and-white striped deck.
Drew Fenton of Hilton & Hyland was the listing agent. Nichelle Robinson and Barbara Robinson, also with Hilton & Hyland, represented Mayweather.
$25.15 million – Beverly Park Circle
This renovated Beverly Park spread, once owned by actress-musician Reba McEntire, was purchased in June by high-end developer Cody Leibel for nearly $5 million less than the asking price of $29.995 million.
A motor court and fountain lead up to the roughly 11,600-square-foot Mediterranean mansion, which sits on two acres. Interior spaces include a living room with a wet bar, formal and informal dining rooms, and a large wine cellar.
Outside, a 2,000-square-foot pavilion with wood-vaulted ceilings looks out onto a pool and spa, tennis court and landscaped grounds filled with lawns and mature trees.
Mauricio Umansky and Farrah Aldjufrie of the Agency held the listing. Drew Fenton and Justin P. Huchel of Hilton & Hyland represented Leibel.
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