The name Beverly Hills brings to mind fabulous, famous residents and their homes, world class shopping, and of course, hills. While many amazing luxury homes are perched among the cliffsides above Los Angeles in the Beverly Hills area, the majority of Beverly Hills residents live in The Flats.
Residents in the Flats enjoy larger lot sizes than other parts of the Beverly Hills area, averaging between 11,000-15,000 square feet. An eclectic mix of architectural styles appeals to many luxury homebuyers, as well. The real estate market here includes mid-century modern, colonial, and classic Hollywood glam styles as well as brand new construction.
Within the large geographic footprint of the Flats area lies a great deal of neighborhood identity, often street by street. Many streets are lined with one specific type of tree, for instance. Beverly Drive is lined with the palm trees so often seen on film, while Maple Drive is, not surprisingly, rife with maple trees. The Beverly Hills Flats area generally refers to single family homes located North of Santa Monica Blvd., South of Sunset Blvd., West of Doheny Dr. and East of Whittier Dr.
Home to countless celebrities, the varied real estate market in the Flats appeals to homebuyers looking for both privacy and the limelight. Homes closer to the main throughways in Beverly Hills are more exposed, but offer residents convenient access to shops, restaurants, and other venues in a truly walkable, classic neighborhood.