This exquisite 6,000 sq ft, 4 bedroom, 5.5 bath, Mediterranean limestone villa is located at the top of Trousdale Estates, one of the most sought after neighborhoods in Beverly Hills. Just minutes from Rodeo Drive and the Sunset strip, the estate is situated on a private 3/4 acre lot. With a lighted tennis court, fully-equipped gym, spacious, well-appointed, yard with a large pool and spa, this estate offers the finest in Beverly Hills indoor/outdoor lifestyle living.
A long gated driveway leads to the home's spacious motor court and elegant entrance. Flanked by fountains and granite sculpture, the homes custom wrought iron entry opens to a grand entry foyer.
The foyer opens to the home's main social rooms including a spacious, sun-drenched, living room with three french doors leading out to an intimate, antique brick, garden, beautiful custom drapes, stone fireplace, piano and is tastefully decorated with antiques and fine art.
The 800 sq ft family room features custom cherry cabinetry and moldings throughout, a large stone fireplace, large custom cherry wood and granite wet bar, 1,500 bottle wine cellar and a state-of-the-art, $200,000 entertainment system.
The home theatre in the family room is an audiophile's dream and features a 10 foot screen and an incredible sound system comprised of the finest equipment (Mark Levinson and Kress amplifiers, B & W speakers and more. To play along with the music, the room has a variety of conga drums, percussion and other musical equipment.
The formal, mahogany, dining room comfortably seat up to 16 people and is adjacent to the kitchen and the main social rooms.
The large custom, blue glass, center island, kitchen is fully equipped for large scale entertaining. It includes double Thermador ovens, microwave, two large refrigerators, a, 6 burner, Thermador stove-top, ample cesar stone counter tops for food preparation and slate flooring throughout. The kitchen also includes a dining table for 4, a coach and a 55" TV.
The 1200 sq ft marble and limestone inlay master suite is situated in its own wing of the villa and features a large bedroom with a king size canopy bed, comfortable sitting area and a private patio off the bedroom. The master suite has two large "his and her" bathrooms, and includes a large jetted tub and steam shower.
The three guest bedrooms each have bathrooms ensuite and are located on separate wings of the home.
Trousdale Estates is the prime Beverly Hills neighborhood. It is situated just above Sunset Blvd, less than 5 minutes from Rodeo Drive, the Beverly Hills Hotel and the Sunset Strip, on land that was originally part of the Doheny Estate and included the Greystone Mansion. The land was sold to devloper Paul Trousdale in the 1950s. Trousdale first built 532 original lots, all subject to strict regulations devised by an Architectural Committee Many Trousdale homees were designed by renowned architects such as Wallace Neff (1895–1982), Paul R. Williams (1894–1980), A. Quincy Jones (1913–1979), Frank Lloyd Wright (1867–1959) and Harold Levitt (1922–2003).
The neighborhood has 24/7 security patrol cars with armed guards.
Notable residents have included Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Tony Curtis, Ray Charles, Groucho Marx and President Richard Nixon. More recently, Jennifer Aniston, David Spade, Vera Wang and Jane Fonda have lived in the neighborhood.
A car is recommended, although the tree-lined streets of Trousdale are wonderful for jogging and leisurely walks.
Other Things To Note
Owner will pay weekly housekeeping in exchange for a few showings during tenants stay if need be. Home is also for sale.