Known around the world as a symbol of luxury and beauty, Beverly Hills is more than just a pretty face. Behind the flash of Rodeo Drive and the trendy allure of Robertson Blvd. is a city rich in culture and historic style.
Real Estate: The real estate for sale in Beverly Hills is luxurious and abundant. The city’s long history means that a variety of architectural styles abound, from the grand mansions to more modest older homes. Much of the real estate lies in the flats which features all sorts of homes for sale from Tudors and Spanish Revivals to newer modern architecturals. Trousdale Estates offers single-story homes in the hills, many with much coveted mid-century modern style.
Community Life: As a world-renowned shopping destination Beverly Hills boasts some of the best boutiques in the area and nearly every major luxury brand has a presence in the city. Celebrity sightings are common among those who want to see and be seen.
Education: Beverly Hills is served by the Beverly Hills Unified School District which has four kindergarten through eighth grade schools: Hawthorne, El Rodeo, Beverly Vista, and Horace Mann, as well as Beverly Hills High School. This affluent area also has several private schools including Good Shepard School, Beverly Hills Preparatory Academy, Hillel Hebrew Academy, and Page Private School.
Transportation: Beverly Hills is accessed by the 10 Freeway. There are multiple bus routes that pass through the area and future public transportation initiatives are planned. The city has multiple bike racks and bike lanes are available on some streets. Also because there is so much to do within a small area the city is highly pedestrian friendly.
Local Attractions: Landmarks abound in the popular area. For many people, Rodeo Drive is a large draw but Beverly Hills also has plenty of sites old and new to check out. The ornate City Hall commands attention as does Greystone Mansion, the elegant Tudor Revival mansion, now a park owned by the city, is open for select events during the year. Local hotels including the Beverly Wilshire (famed for its role in “Pretty Woman”), the Beverly Hilton, and the Beverly Hills Hotel are often popular draws simply because so much Hollywood history has occurred at them.