The final in a four-part series chronically the most expensive real estate homes sales in Los Angeles for 2014. The fourth quarter did not see as many celebrity real estate transactions as the third quarter did, but it did see some of the biggest sales of the year, including the $70 million dollar purchase made by Swedish Minecraft creator Markus Persson.
List price: $85,000,000
Sales price: $70,000,000
Address: 1181 N Hillcrest Road, Beverly Hills
22,300 square feet - 8 bedrooms, 15 baths
Days on market: 99
Cost per foot: $3139
Seller: Developer and handbag designer Bruce Makowsky
Buyer: Minecraft creator Markus Persson
Persson has said to have outbid Jay-Z and Beyoncé for the home, and has been rumored to have bought everything in the house along with the purchase, including a $130,000 candy wall that cost $130,000 stocked with $70,000 of jelly beans, chocolates and other sweets, three flat-screen televisions above a bar show panoramic views from rooftop cameras. and a car showroom displays a two-tone blue Bugatti Veyron, black Spyker supercar and a 2015 Rolls-Royce Phantom, (not included in the asking price). Makowsky and his wife paid just under $12 million for the Trousdale Estates home in 2012.
List price: $45,000,000
Sales price: $39,900,000
Address: 60 Beverly Park, Beverly Hills
11,204 square feet - 10 bedrooms, 16 baths
Days on market: 273
Cost per foot: $3561
Seller: Chairman and CEO of Harbor Freight Tools, Eric Smidt
Rare 5+ acre double lot in Beverly Park redesigned and rebuilt by Richard Landry in 2008. Property features two guest house, a tennis court, 3 offices and parking for 30+ cars. Read more details about the original listing and see details on the property here.
List price: $29,995,000
Sales price: $25,000,000
Address: 21808 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu
9508 square feet - 6 bedrooms, 10 baths
Days on market: 430
Cost per foot: $2629
Seller: Investment banker William Chadwick
On the sand at prestigious Carbon Beach with an exceptional 147 feet of ocean frontage & beach access, designed in 2005 by Malibu architect Lester Tobias. Touted as a "castle on the beach"in “Billionaire’s Beach”, the seller has been trying to unload the home for years, once asking close to $65 million. Last year the house was listed for close to $38 million.
List price: $24,995,000
Sales price: $21,550,000
Address: 613 Mountain Drive, Beverly Hills
10,172 square feet - 7 bedrooms, 8 baths
Days on market: 322
Cost per foot: $1629
Italian Villa perched on an aprox. 1.24 acre knoll on one of the most desirable & exclusive streets in Beverly Hills. Originally built in 1926, this magnificent estate has been impeccably restored to seamlessly combine modern conveniences with the old world elegance of a grand Italian Villa. rooms/features include ballroom, music room, tea room/solarium, movie theater, wine vault, billiards room, media room, art studio, elevator, outdoor kitchen, loggia, cabana, sport court. 2-story full guesthouse with huge gym. Pictures available here.
List price: $19,500,000
Sales price: $18,500,000
Address: 624 Nimes Road, Bel Air
10,172 square feet - 6 bedrooms, 11 baths
Days on market: 99
Cost per foot: $1818
Traditional tennis court estate with guesthouse in lower Bel Air. Sited on approximately 1.5 acres of manicured gardens reminiscent of the finest East Coast homes, rolling lawns with Hampton's style swimmer's pool and spa, lighted tennis court and guesthouse.
List price: $18,500,000
Sales price: $16,250,000
Address: 565 Perugia Way, Bel Air
11,027 square feet - 5 bedrooms, 8 baths
Days on market: 286
Cost per foot: $1474
On and off the market since 2011, offering Panoramic Views of the Bel Air Country Club. On prestigious "Lower Perugia Way" one of only 12 homes that front the golf course. Set behind gates on a generous lot, the grounds offer a motor court w/ ample parking, tropical waterfall, koi pond, glamorous pool with spa, and a putting green.
List price: $18,000,000
Sales price: $15,000,000
Address: 1108 Wallace Ridge, Beverly Hills
6351 square feet - 4 bedrooms, 3 baths
Days on market: 46
Cost per foot: $2362
Plans for 16,000 sqft home with permits pulled, fully entitled & ready to break ground 11/2014. The height of the house will be 14 feet maximum with 4 parking spaces. Similar development residences located within close vicinity to this property have sold for over $3000 a sqft. In addition, the existing nonconforming permitted conditions will enable the construction of a walkout, daylighted lower level as well as a real infinity edge swimming pool spilling into an uncompromising and unobstructed head on Ocean/Century City views. Designed by Vantage Design Group.
List price: $15,500,000
Sales price: $15,300,000
Address: 28028 Sea Lane Drive, Malibu
2586 square feet - 5 bedrooms, 5 baths
Days on market: 57
Cost per foot: $5916
Highest cost per foot this quarter at close to $6000 a foot. Panoramic Ocean Views from this original mid-century post and beam, which has been lovingly enhanced for today's lifestyle. Located on Paradise Cove, this estate can be enjoyed "as is" or build your dream retreat on this breathtaking property, swimming pool, two guest houses, path to beach, lush lawns and gardens with mature trees.