A successful history is always a beautiful history and today we are glad to focus on the most expensive sale in Beverly Hills. Stand-up for RODEO REALTY, Prestige MLS Member in Los Angeles and in particular for Ben Bacal of RODEO REALTY’s Beverly Hills office. This historical sale has been done in collaboration with Katia De Los Reyes and Sally Forster Jones of John Aaroe Group (Prestige MLS Member too).
Ben Bacal of RODEO REALTY’s Beverly Hills office has now sold the most expensive estate in Beverly Hills recorded history for $70 million. Ben Bacal began his real estate career at the ripe age of 24 where he sold $17 million dollars in real estate. Bacal has now conquered the market by selling close to $2 billion in total sales. He has been featured in the LA Business Section, listed as The Wall Street Journal’s Top 1000 agents nationwide and has worked with A-list celebrities such as Madonna, Megan Ellison (Oracle heir), Matt Damon, Ellen DeGeneres’s and now Minecraft’s, Markus “Notch” Persson.
Only 20 homes in the United States have sold for over $50 million.
The contemporary mansion, 1181 North Hillcrest Drive located in Beverly Hills, Trousdale Estates is a vision of mastery and luxury. The estate embodies cutting edge and contemporary architectural excellence. The multisensory experience and modern design features panoramic views that span from Downtown LA to the shores of Malibu. The 23,000 square foot single family home is comprised of 8 bedrooms, 15 bathrooms ($5,600,Toto Nerorent toliets) , a $200,000 candy room, 18 ft. Onyx dining room with seats made by Roberto Cavalli ($3,700 per chair), 18 seat screening room and subterranean car showroom that can fit up to 16 luxury vehicles. The residence additionally features apartment size closets, a 2,500 wine collection and room, 3 ninety inch High Definition TV’S, iPad controlled fountains and an automated 54 ft. curved glass door to an expansive pool overlooking Los Angeles.
1181 North Hillcrest Drive was first purchased by Bruce Makowsky, QVC purse tycoon, in August of 2010 for $12.65 million. Makowsky fully refurnished the estate by adding lavish and luxurious amenities, whose asking price for the property was $85 million.
Minecraft creator, Markus “Notch” Persson who was recently bought out by Microsoft for $2.5billion purchased the estate. The Swedish video game mogul, was represented by by his agents Katia De Los Reyes and Sally Forster Jones of John Aaroe Group (Prestige MLS Member too). Persson closed escrow on the home in 6 days, making it the highest single family home sold in Beverly Hills.
Ben Bacal, RODEO REALTY and Brandon Williams, Hilton & Hyland sold the property to Persson December 18th. Only 20 homes in the United States have sold for over $50 million. The most expensive being Palazzo di Amore for $195 million, located in Beverly Hills.
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