The Most Expensive Home Sales in Los Angeles for 2014 - Part Four

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.  

You can also check out the sales for the first quarter and the second quarter, but once again top sales this quarter prove that real estate is alive and well in Malibu, Bel-Air and Beverly Hills.



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.

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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.  

  MLS#:  13-704741 

MLS#:  13-704741 

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.