Posted on 22 May
From Santa Monica to Turks and Caicos, Beverly Hills to Riviera Nayarit, our agents and listings made headlines around the globe this month. Check out the latest installment of The Agency’s Hotlist.
1427 GEORGINA AVE. → Everyone’s favorite funny girl Anna Faris sat down with New York Post this month for a chat about her new movie Overboard (a remake of the 1987 Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn rom-com) and she did it on location at 1427 Georgina Avenue, a Santa Monica stunner listed by Santiago Arana and Griffin Riddle. Created by renowned architect Buzz Yudell and his wife, artist and colorist Tina Beebe, the home features 5,243 square feet of luxurious living space with soaring ceilings and sliding walls of glass for the ultimate indoor-outdoor lifestyle.
KEVIN DEES → One of The Real Deal’s featured “New Kids on the Block,” Kevin Dees is taking the L.A. real estate market by storm. He closed more than $50 million in sales last year, including five penthouses for Johnny Depp at Downtown L.A.’s iconic Eastern Columbia Building. He’s currently in the process of closing musician and artist Vincent Gallo’s home in the Arts District. “When you do something that is high profile, people certainly take notice,” he said.
GIDEON LANG-LADDIE → “Gideon Lang-Laddie, a Morgan car aficionado, would definitely argue he is ‘at his best’ when behind the wheel of a car,” Inman mused in a feature spotlighting four agents who bring their personal passions to work each day. The auto enthusiast launched Gideon’s Agency Roadshow, a monthly branded series in which he takes The Agency’s clients on a tour of local listings in a host of high-end automobiles—from vintage Morgans to Lamborghinis and Aston Martins.
ONE&ONLY MANDARINA PRIVATE HOMES → Nestled along a lush, tropical hillside above a one-mile stretch of sandy beach on Riviera Nayarit, the collection of 55 ultra-private villas made a splash on Elite Traveler this month. Situated within a world-class, master-planned resort and residential community, the villas, represented by The Agency Development Group, neighbor the new One&Only Mandarina beach resort, Rosewood Mandarina, and the world-class Mandarina Polo & Equestrian Club. Residents enjoy access to a wealth of unique amenities, from fine-dining restaurants to luxury wellness facilities.
ESTANCIA → The new collection of 72 distinct residences and townhomes situated in the beautiful coastal community of Santa Barbara, recently got some love on Dwell. Honoring the city’s traditional Spanish Colonial Revival style architecture on the exterior, yet taking a more contemporary, outdoor-focused approach inside, the two and three-bedroom residences, represented by The Agency Development Group, boast chef-caliber kitchens, spacious great rooms, and curated, contemporary detail within minutes of the city’s acclaimed shopping, dining, culture, schools and community amenities.
LE BELVEDERE → Featured on Mansion Global, the 10-bedroom chateau-style home once owned by real estate developer Mohamed Hadid was the latest mega-deal to have closed in the L.A. area, selling for a cool $56 million. Set on a 2.2-acre lot in Bel Air and showcasing more than 35,000 square feet of living space, the opulent estate boasts a ballroom with seating for more than 200, a Turkish hammam, and a Moroccan-themed entertaining space among its enviable amenities. David Parnes and James Harris represented the buyer alongside Stephen Resnick and Jonathan Nash of Hilton & Hyland, while The Agency’s Stacy Gottula and Joyce Rey of Coldwell Banker Global Luxury represented the seller.
STARGAZER TURKS & CAICOS → If you’re the type that spends as much time staring up at the sky as you do off into the horizon, Stargazer estate in Turks & Caicos just might be the perfect fit. Spread across 15,000 square feet, the three-story waterfront abode, represented by Ian Hurdle, boasts sweeping balconies where guests can enjoy endless views of both the ocean beyond and the starry skies above. Featured in Robb Report, the property boasts direct beach access, an infinity pool, secret garden with a waterfall and grotto, a movie theater, pilates studios and more.
511 NORTH ARDEN → “Bold is the name of the game when it comes to the master suite at 511 North Arden,” Robb Report said about this Beverly Hills bombshell, in a round-up of standout master suites around the world. Represented by James Harris and David Parnes, the sophisticated, contemporary estate features an incredible master bath with a bookmatched Italian marble shower, deep soaking tub and marble vanities, along with an oversized walk-in closet that rivals the finest designer showrooms on nearby Rodeo Drive.
2341 GLOAMING WAY → When renowned architect Roland Schallibaum set out to create the ultimate L.A. estate, he had the outdoors on his mind. Featured in The Star, the contemporary Beverly Hills home, represented by Paul Lester and Aileen Comora, showcases museum-quality construction and incorporates 1,800 square feet of seamless outdoor space. Standouts include a courtyard meditation garden, zero-edge infinity pool, entertaining terrace, and “the crowning glory,” a cozy second-floor lounge and fire pit with a roof that retracts to reveal the night sky.