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Elegant Beverly Hills Estate North of Sunset Boulevard Asks $22 Million

In the upscale neighborhood of Beverly Hills, things rarely stay the same for too long. Homes are often remodeled, enlarged or razed altogether to make way for newer, bigger, and more modern properties, with much of their original beauty being traded for contemporary appeal.

But every now and then, we get to see a property that retains most of its original grandeur and sophistication, setting itself apart through a unique elegance elevated by modern-day features. And we’re about to show you a perfect example of that.

A 1930-built Beverly Hills estate north of Sunset Boulevard recently came to market, and its $21.95 million price tag includes a very generous floor plan, exquisite original details, and ties to the Golden Age of Hollywood. The elegant estate was once home to Edward G. Robinson, a prolific actor most known for his tough-guy/gangster roles in iconic films like Little Caesar and Key Largo.

exterior of an elegant luxury home in beverly hills
Image credit: Jim Bartsch courtesy of The Agency

With eight bedrooms, ten bathrooms, a guest house, and a sprawling 10,000-square-foot floor plan, the estate sits on a 0.56-acre lot in a prime Beverly Hills location — which places it just minutes away from Rodeo Drive, the Los Angeles Country Club, and Franklin Canyon.

A beautiful stonework and black trim façade hints at the level of sophistication and elegance you’ll see once you cross this home’s threshold. A curved, intricate wrought-iron doorway leads into the grand foyer, anchored by a statement chandelier and an imposing staircase.

The formal living room boasts a fireplace with fine carving and coffered ceilings hanging overhead, leading into a unique bar area with wood built-ins.

elegant entrance with a chandelier and staircase
Image credit: Jim Bartsch courtesy of The Agency
ultra-elegant living room with coffered ceiling and wood-carved fireplace
Image credit: Jim Bartsch courtesy of The Agency
elegant wooden home bar with wood built-ins
Image credit: Jim Bartsch courtesy of The Agency

There are many other common areas to spend time in, with an extra living area/playroom (which comes with a secret entrance to the house’s safe room), a formal dining room with a curved wall of windows looking out to the yard, and another casual living room, with an extra dining area next to it that leads into the large kitchen.

Image credit: Jim Bartsch courtesy of The Agency
elegant formal dining room with custom wallpaper
Image credit: Jim Bartsch courtesy of The Agency
beautiful living room/playroom in a million dollar mansion
Image credit: Jim Bartsch courtesy of The Agency
Image credit: Jim Bartsch courtesy of The Agency
Image credit: Jim Bartsch courtesy of The Agency

On the second level, at the top of the stairs, sits the generously sized primary suite. With two huge, custom walk-in closets, an expansive patio, and a spa-like bathroom with a soaking tub underneath a huge skylight, the suite is a stunning private retreat.

The additional bedrooms each offer their own unique details including custom shelving, balconies, and garden views.

massive luxury bedroom with a fireplace
Image credit: Jim Bartsch courtesy of The Agency
beautiful walk-in closet
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bathroom with stone soaking tub and a skylight
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bright and modern home office
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The outdoor area doesn’t lag behind in terms of exquisite features, boasting a pool, water slide, waterfall, spa, and stone patio surrounded by a sprawling lawn and lush greenery. Across the expansive property, there are plenty of areas to dine, lounge, and entertain, all surrounded by landscaping and tall, mature trees.

outdoor pool with stone pathways and waterfall
Image credit: Jim Bartsch courtesy of The Agency
stone waterfall and pool surrounded by landscaping and mature trees
Image credit: Jim Bartsch courtesy of The Agency

The estate is currently on the market with a $21.95 million price tag. The Agency founder and CEO Mauricio Umansky holds the listing, along with Jon Grauman, also with The Agency.

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Written by Georgie Mihaila

The main wordsmith behind all those Fancy Pants Homes. Avid reader and a sucker for superhero movies. Read, write, and dream real estate.

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