It’s Monday, and #NewListingMonday is back!

Now that Connie’s team has settled in to our new quarters at John Aaroe Group, we’re ready to bring you another dose – a week’s worth of new listings!

  • The number of Beverly Hills properties this week continues to show notable growth. At 10 listings for the week, it’s a buyer’s market. You’ll have options,and the competition coulddrive prices down a bit.Get in while the going is hot!
  • As for Santa Monica, with only 2 properties on the market for this week, it’s definitely a seller’s market, continuing a trend of the past few months.It’s a greattime to get competing offers from multiple sellers!

Play along! See a hot new listing in Los Angeles? Play along by tweeting or posting your favorites on Twitter or Facebook using the hashtag #NewListingMonday.

What is #NewListingMonday? It’s a new segment on Buy or Sell a Home in Los Angeles. Every week or every other week, we post the newest and hottest properties in Beverly Hills, 90210 and Santa Monica, 90402. We invite you to play along!

For more information or to set up a showing, just call or email Connie!


PAST WEEK (Aug 3-10)

1517 SCHUYLER RD, listed at $2,795,000. This sophisticated Contemporary Retreat’s multi-level entertaining area reminds me of a specific type of New England Colonial home (see pictures). Fantastic location, old-world charm with luxe touches, chef’s kitchen, and spacious brick patio. Plus, lush gardens with meandering walkways reminiscent of The Secret Garden. 2500 sq ft on 10,000 sq ft lot.

9606 YOAKUM DR, listed at $1,295,000. Beautiful, light, bright contemporary with open living spaces, high ceilings, exposed beams, and luxe touches throughout. Large terrace with spa and spacious seating areas beneath the property’s canyon cul de sac wilderness. 1800 sq ft on 13,600 sq ft lot.

2320 BOWMONT DR, listed at $7,395,000. If we had to show just one home this week (maybe this month), this would be it. Magnificent 1927 hacienda in a spectacular setting, sitting on almost an acre, on quiet street in Coldwater Cyn. Owned and occupied by some of the most famous names of the 20th Century, including Boris Karloff and Katherine Hepburn. Privacy and casual elegance rule, with beautiful exposed beams in every living space, white-washed masonry walls, tile floors, patios and courtyards, abundant fireplaces indoor and out (incl a courtyard pizza oven). A designer’s dream. 5000 sq ft on 41,000 sq ft lot!

9336 HAZEN DR, listed at $2,799,000. Beautiful, spacious property with tons of potential given only the right decorating skills. Seriously, this is one of the most haphazardly put-together staging jobs we’ve ever seen. Spectacular lagoon-like pool, lush grounds, large chef’s kitchen with brand-new 1980’s-style cabinetry (think hair salon window posters), beautiful hardwood floors, fireplaces, and exposed stone walls throughout. Put the slightest amount of decorating talent into this home, and you’ll completely forget its MLS pictures. 3600 sq ft on 9900 sq ft lot.

9875 RIMMELE DR, listed at $3,900,000. Expansive/expensive tear-down on almost 1.5 acres of land. Existing house is basicallya shack; please do us a favor and let us know how bad it is. Over 64,000 sq ft lot.

3331 CLERENDON RD, listed at $7,950,000.ModernRoman palace here at your disposal.NestledinMulholland Estates, this home is a tennis court estate perfect for that California lifestyle. Luxurious indoor/out living flow for entertaining, grand formal foyer, living room with soaring high ceilings and double height windows, gourmet kitchen wood paneled office/library, formal dining room. All French doors open up to unique patios/fountains surrounding the home. Secluded backyard luxuriates in a resort style setting. Beautiful views from the balconies, Veranda, heated pool/spa. Gym located adjacent to the N/S tennis court. 7300 sq ft on a 26,700 sq ft lot.

9958 WESTWANDA DR, listed at $1,995,000.The staging in this home tries, but stops shy of hip, and ends up looking more like an accidental and delayed reaction to the 1950. But if you can see beyond the questionable taste, you’ll noticea spacious palette ready for your brush.Sitson a hillside with serene canyon views. Abundant natural light, large closets and windows, fireplace, patios, fountains, gazebo & trails of gardens. Totally separate guest suite with kitchen and living area. Look past the cosmetics and focus onthe structure, and you mightfindyourdiamondin the rough. 4200 sq ft on 8300 sq ft lot.



PAST WEEK (Aug 3-10)

433 SYCAMORE RD, listed at $2,689,000. Sophisticated, private, luxe-yet-comfortable beach cottage in Santa Monica Canyon. Light & airy with ocean breeze, several outdoor entertaining spaces, absolutely fantastic chef’s kitchen, and a hot tub smack-dab in the middle of the master bedroom, without looking out of place. A dream. Floor to ceiling finished birch wood siding interior. Breathtaking. Trust us. 4800 sq ft lot.

420 MESA RD, listed at $3,790,000. Commanding Spanish, remodeled, spacious, light and bright, spacious yard with brick oven, and guest house with kitchen. New plumbing, electrical, roof, cabinets, hardwood floors and tile. Tree-top and views. Perfect for children, or a more laid back vibe than more modern options. 2900 sq ft on 4800 sq ft lot.


Photos below are of 2320 Bowmont Dr.

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