As one of the most recognized zip codes in the world, Beverly Hills is filled with one-of-a-kind homes, divine culinary treats and entertainment unlike anywhere else.
Located in Los Angeles County, California, surrounded by Los Angeles and West Hollywood, Beverly Hills was incorporated in 1914 by a group of investors searching for oil. After failed attempts, they decided to develop it into a town. The city has come very far since the 1900’s and is now home to many actors and celebrities along with many other affluent people.
Situated adjacent to West Hollywood, Beverlywood, Century City and Holmby Hills, this great city emcompasses a little more than 5.7 square miles and is home to over 34,000 residents. Though the area is a very popular spot for tourist, the residents and families living in Beverly Hills still find the area to provide a quiet retreat. This vibrant city still manages to provide its residents with a small town feel. It wouldn’t be uncommon for friends to meet for shopping then grab a quick bite.
Home to the world famous Rodeo Drive, people from all over flock you the area for the shop filled streets and tasty eateries. Along its two-mile stretch, you will find the best of the best when it comes to shopping. The luxury brands and exquisite offerings such as Christian Dior and Valentino, make Rodeo Drive’s reputation a lifestyle on its own.
In 2003, Rodeo Drive was given an $18 million makeover making the area even more attractive to residents and visitors. In addition to widening the streets and adding crosswalks, palm trees replaced the previous ficus trees and the “Torso” sculpture now greets the intersection of Rodeo Drive and Dayton Way.
While Beverly Hills is known for its high-end boutiques, it is also famous for hosting a wide variety of events including the Golden Globe Awards, fashion shows, festivals and fairs and of course numerous fundraising events. The city is a huge supporter of the area’s cultural activities and many of the supporters are residents themselves.
Houses in Beverly Hills for Sale
Along with its high-class atmosphere, Beverly Hills homes are some of the most unique properties in the world. The offerings range from Mediterranean Estates, to Contemporary homes filled with the newest technology available, to French Colonial. There’s also a wide range of mansions and palaces that are sure to blow you away. If you love fine architecture and stunning homes with luxury amenities, then look no further than the wonderful area of Beverly Hills.
Many of the homes in Beverly Hills vary in type and price, mostly depending on the location, condition of the home and what features it boasts. While homes in Beverly Hills can be found throughout the city, it is very rare to find one having a price under $1 million. Since Beverly Hills is a part of the “Platinum Triangle”, it is one of three of the richest and most affluent neighborhoods in the world: Beverly Hills, Bel Air and Holmby Hills.
Nestled among grand estates and spectacular mansions, you will find a full-service community known for having some of the finest departments in the country. This includes the police, fire and paramedics departments not to mention a very prestigious school system. The Beverly Hills Unified School District is considered one of the finest in the country and serves its residents with several public and private schools.
Beverly Hills has so much to offer its residents and visitors and along with the abundance of grand amenities, the community also offers a wealth of activities for the most recreational, social or cultural individual. From five-star dining to world-class entertainment, this city has it all.
Consider looking into these residential sections of Beverly Hills:
- The Flats: the most sought after Beverly Hills location
- North of Sunset: legendary mansions sitting on huge lots
- Wilshire to Burton Way: conveniently located near schools and shops
- North of Burton Way: condos and commercial buildings
- South of Wilshire: a little of everything, great for families with children
- South of Olympic: wonderful mix of homes, condos and apartments
- Beverly Hills East: known for its great sense of community
- Trousdale Estates: one story contemporary homes with amazing views
If this describes the type of living you want to experience, make your way to Beverly Hills and explore what this great area can do for you. Steve Geller’s experience in both the real estate market and the Beverly Hills area makes him the perfect choice to help you purchase or sell your Beverly Hills home. Connect with Steve today.