Synonymous with luxury, exclusivity and some of the finest real estate in the world, Beverly Hills real estate continues to draw admirers and new residents year after year. So, what’s all the fuss about? The real estate professionals at Hilton & Hyland live, work and play within the communities they service, and are delighted to share the many things about Beverly Hills real estate that keep the world’s most affluent and high profile homebuyers coming back for more.
Top 10 Things About Beverly Hills Real Estate
Beverly Hills is easily one of the most exclusive communities in the country, and it is this exclusivity that drives buyers to want to live here. We all want the things we think we can’t have, and for many, purchasing a home in Beverly Hills is the ultimate expression of wealth and success. From its gated estates to its sprawling compounds, the prestige that comes with owning property in this community is something that many desire and will work their lifetime to achieve.
The Beverly Hills’ lifestyle is refined and elite. Residents drive the best cars, have the most desirable gated properties and live a lifestyle that is simply second to none. The powerful and high profile clientele that live here can be found mingling at local luxury hotels, shopping a the high-end retailers of Rodeo Drive, enjoying a show at the theatre, or lounging by the pool in their private, lush garden. These are just some of the many perks to life here in Beverly Hills. When you choose to live in Beverly Hills, the world is at your fingertips.
#8: Shopping and Dining
From Saint Laurent Paris to Tiffany, more than 100 retailers are located on Rodeo Drive, one of the world’s most renowned streets for designer label and haute couture boutiques and shops. Designer clothes, jewelry and cars – the best of everything imaginable can be found here in Beverly Hills. Five star dining and some of L.A.’s best restaurants can also be found here in Beverly Hills, including Thomas Keller’s Bouchon, Scarpetta at the Montage, Mastro’s Steakhouse, Spago, The Grill on the Alley, and Piccolo Paradiso to name just a few.
In addition to some of the world’s best shopping and dining, Beverly Hills has a number of cultural attractions and recreational pursuits to keep residents happy and enriched. The Paley Center for Media, for example, allows visitors to select, view and listen to titles from a library of more than 120,000 TV shows and radio programs. To be completed in Fall 2013, the new Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts will be a new hub for art and culture not only in Beverly Hills, but also for Los Angeles as a whole. The Beverly Gardens Park, the Farmer’s Market, the historic Greystone Estate and the legendary Virginia Robinson Gardens are just some of the many other attractions available to Beverly Hills residents.
Home to some of the most expansive and exquisite homes in Los Angeles, and perhaps the world, Beverly Hills homes generally hold their value better than homes in other areas of Los Angeles. In fact, legendary architectural properties also play an integral role in the overall value of the neighborhood. High demand and exclusivity have lead Beverly Hills to be one of the most expensive housing markets in the United States. Quite simply, purchasing a home in this community is a great investment – whether as a primary home or as a rental property.
Presenting residents with more than 326 days of sunshine per year, there is simply nothing better than Southern California weather. No matter what the time of year, you can count on a beautiful sunny day and a pleasantly cool night once the sun goes down. This ideal climate makes enjoying everything Beverly Hills has to offer even more enjoyable.
Beverly Hills is also a very family-friendly area, offering excellent schools and a tight-knit community. In fact, the Beverly Hills School District is recognized as a national leader in education and its students consistently score above the national average on standardized tests. The Beverly Hills High School’s Performing Arts Department is also highly regarded for the quality of its musical and theatrical productions, as well as for its famous alumni, and is highly visible in the industry, with casting directors, writers and producers often attending events and classes to speak with students. A number of excellent private schools are also found in Beverly Hills, including Good Shepherd School, Beverly Hills Preparatory School, Emanuel Academy of Beverly Hills, Page Private School and Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy.
Meticulously manicured, Beverly Hills real estate is surrounded by some of the most beautiful mature landscaping in Los Angeles. From winding streets lined in palm trees to gorgeous acres of green grass and rolling hills, homes in Beverly Hills can often seem like they are set amongst a tropical oasis. This is a characteristic unlike any other community in Los Angeles.
Residents of Beverly Hills also cite proximity as one of their main reasons for choosing this area. The central location to a luxury lifestyle, as well as the offices and studios they commute to everyday, makes living and working in Los Angeles easier. Additionally, with both the beaches and the mountains just a stone’s throw away, Beverly Hills offers some of the most beautiful surroundings in Southern California. For those who like to escape the city, a weekend outing to San Francisco, San Diego, the vineyards of Temecula or Paso Robles, or a spa weekend in Palm Springs are also just a day’s drive away. And, let us not forget, LAX can send you virtually anywhere in the world.
Many celebrities and high profile individuals love living in Beverly Hills because of the privacy that many of the streets offer. Many of the homes in Beverly Hills are also designed with privacy in mind. From estates with private gated entrances and state-of-the-art technology to quiet enclaves with mature landscaping to block out the paparazzi and tourists, Beverly Hills real estate offers a secluded, private and safe retreat away from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles.
With so much to offer, it is easy to see why Beverly Hills is among the best places to buy real estate in Los Angeles. When you’re ready to explore the housing opportunities available to you within this community or to learn more about the history of Beverly Hills real estate, the Hilton & Hyland associates encourage you to contact them today.
They look forward to hearing from you soon and to helping you find your own piece of paradise here in Beverly Hills. Connect today!