Here are the 5 priciest resi sales in LA County last week, including a landmarked property

The group totaled $29M and like last week, included four properties that had price chops

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Aug.August 19, 2019 05:00 PM
Clockwise from top left: 12165 Iredell Street, 410 Evelyn Place, 8590 Hollywood Boulevard, 11600 Amanda Drive and 1608 Thayer Avenue
Clockwise from top left: 12165 Iredell Street, 410 Evelyn Place, 8590 Hollywood Boulevard, 11600 Amanda Drive and 1608 Thayer Avenue

UPDATED, Aug. 23, 12:55 p.m.: The top five residential sales in Los Angeles County last week included four price chops, as has become common, and a property registered as a city historical monument.

The five combined for $29 million, about $1 million less than the total from the previous week.

The most expensive sale last week was for an $8 million Trousdale Estates home. The other properties are located in Studio City, Hollywood Hills and Westwood.

Price and property details were found using Redfin and records on PropertyShark.

145 N. Mapleton Drive | Holmby Hills | $55 million
This so-called “modern fortress” includes seven bedrooms and 14 bathrooms with 15,350 square feet of space. It also includes a theater, a gym and a sports court. If it trades at its asking price, it would be about $3,583 per square foot. The compound was completed this year. It sits on a 36,364-square-foot lot just off Sunset Boulevard. The property also includes a guardhouse and five guest suites, two of which are full apartments. The property last sold for $12 million in September 2017. Ginger Glass with Compass has the listing.

8590 Hollywood Boulevard | Hollywood Hills | $5.9 million
Located just above the Sunset Strip, the home spans 4,334 square feet with three bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms. It was built in 1925, but spent the past three years being renovated. The 4,545-square-foot lot now includes an infinity edge pool. It was owned by an entity named Brickhouse LLC. The sale price penciled out to about $1,350 per square foot. The home was previously listed for $6.5 million in April, and last sold for $2.5 million in 2015. Caroline Berkman Lewis with Douglas Elliman and Boni Bryant with Compass shared the listing. The Agency’s Mauricio Umansky represented the buyer.

12165 Iredell Street | Studio City | $5.3 million
A Tuscan Villa-style home in Studio City, it was built in 1948, and now includes six bedrooms and five bathrooms over 5,810 square feet. The sale comes out about $900 per square foot. The property, located in the Fryman Estates area, includes a guest suite. The gated lot is 37,952 square feet. The home belonged to Joel and Diane Steiger, who last purchased it for $2.2 million in 2003. It was listed for $5.8 million in May. Elizabeth Summers with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage and Monty Iceman with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California had the listing. Richard Yohon with Sotheby’s International Realty and Konstantine Valissarakos of Nourmand & Associates represented the buyer.

1608 Thayer Avenue | Westwood | $5.1 million
A home on Thayer Avenue that was remodeled this year spans 6,000 square feet and includes five bedrooms and five-and-a-half bathroom. The sale came out to $849 per square foot. The modern-style home was built on a 7,194-square-foot lot. According to the listing, the property was offered at $5.3 million in June. It was previously purchased for $1.74 million before it was remodeled. Stephen Pannesco and Nicole Joel with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage had the listing. F. Ron Smith with Compass represented the buyer.

11600 Amanda Drive | Studio City| $4.9 million
Named the Lechner House, the home at 11600 Amanda Drive is a Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument designed by Rudolph Schindler in 1947. It sold for $4.88 million — about $82,400 above the asking price — after it hit the market following the completion of a decade-long restoration. It was restored by Pamela Shamshiri, design principal of Studio Shamshir, who also owned the home. Shamshiri purchased the property for $1.9 million in June 2008. It includes four bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms over 3,539 square feet. The home, which was influenced by Native American cave dwellings, traded for $1,380 per square foot. The lot spans 15,913 square feet. Tori Horowitz with Compass had the listing. Stefani Stolper, also with Compass, represented the buyer.

Correction: An earlier version of this story included an incorrect number of suites on the property on Mapleton Drive.


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