Topiary gardens and swaying palms frame the entrance to this picturesque French chateau-inspired home on more than half an acre in Beverly Hills.
Inside, traditional design cues include decorative ceiling trim, bay windows and rich hardwood floors. A chef's kitchen has one of nine fireplaces as well as high-end appliances and a backsplash of glass subway tile.
Address: 1008 Benedict Canyon Rd., Beverly Hills, 90210
Price: $8.35 million
Lot size: 0.54 acres
House size: 7,462 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms
Features: Gated entry with security; wood-paneled library; formal living room; gourmet kitchen with center island; master suite; wainscoting; exposed wooden rafters; pool; guesthouse; manicured landscape with topiary, rose and vegetable gardens; circular driveway; guest parking
About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90210 ZIP Code in August was $3.412 million, based on 31 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 5.2% decrease in median price compared with the same time last year.
Agents: Rochelle Atlas Maize, Nourmand & Associates Beverly Hills, 310-968-8828
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