Mediterranean Glamour on Lower Angelo Drive
Located on preferred lower Angelo Drive in Beverly Hills Proper is this recently remodeled, gated, six bedroom, five-and-a-half bath Mediterranean residence, exqusitely redefined with today’s standards of modern living clearly in mind. Its substantial original bones and flawless floor plan have been graced by noted designers with an exciting, warm contemporary overlay, seamlessly blending the emotion of the original architecture with the glamour of a well-done, modern palette of decor.
Enter through an iron gate to a lushly-landscaped, romantic front courtyard, complete with original working fountain, leading to a formal foyer. A magnificent formal living room with a high coffered, barreled, wood ceiling sets the tone with banks of French doors leading out to the foront courtyard and to the backyard patio and grounds. Off the entry is a unique formal dining room, still with the original library elements, a high coffered ceiling and French doors leading to the backyard. This room opens to the heart of the home, a large great room area with French doors leading to the backyard as well. The great room area has a beamed ceiling, wet bar, temperature-controlled wine room and a built-in entertainment center and flows easily into the stunning, light-filled gourmet kitchen, complete with gleaming white counters, black custom cabinetry, large center island, a multitude of built-ins, breakfast counter plus a casual breakfast nook, Viking appliances and much, much more.
Flanking the great room is a playroom and a guest room or housekeeper quarters with a full hall bath, an office or classic “man-cave” and a powder room. A nice, sky-lit laundry room off the kitchen completes the first level.
Upstairs there are five bedrooms including a master retreat and a junior master suite. The master retreat has a high vaulted ceiling with a sitting area, vanity area, a huge, ultra-impressive walk-in closet plus additionl closet space throughout. The master bath is beautifully-designed with tile and marble and has dual vanities, a big soaking tub and a large steam shower. The junior master also has a vaulted ceiling, sitting area and a bathroom. Two nicely-sized guest bedrooms share a full bathroom, Jack & Jill style, and the fifth bedroom, with custom mural wall covering, uses a hall bathroom. All the bathrooms have colorful tile work and are truly pretty and interestingly done. The upstairs landing has a gorgeous stained glass skylight.
This wonderful property hs a beautifully-landscaped, private backyard with multiple areas perfect for alfresco entertaining, lounging and dining. There’s a gated pool and a spa, and plenty of adjacent sunning space. Additionally, there is a grassy area for kids.
There are two staircases, one off the formal entry and a back staircase off the great room. Creature comforts and conveniences include multiple zones of central air and heating, heated floors in the master bath, remote controls for the pool and spa, whole house water filter, wiring for media systems throughout, security system and direct access to a covered, secure carport with plenty of locked, outdoor storage space. Located in the coveted Beverly Hills school district.