868 Birchwood Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90024 (Westwood)
$5,600,000

868 Birchwood Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90024

(Westwood)
  • 5 baths
  • 6,167 sqft
  • 0.53 acres lot size
  • Single-Family Home
Off Market · Sold on Oct 6, 2017
$5,600,000
868 Birchwood Dr
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Off Market · Sold on Oct 6, 2017

Home Details

Overview
  • Single-Family Home
  • 5 Baths
  • Built in 1932
  • 0.53 acres lot size
  • 6,167 sqft
Description

This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from April 17, 2017
This elegant Spanish Colonial residence embodies Hollywood glamour at its most romantic- restored and updated to preserve its exquisite details from cathedral beamed ceilings to hardwood and terra cotta tile floors. Set on a secluded street in Little Holmby overlooking the Los Angeles Country Club, this is where actress Marlene Dietrich, famous for her smoky voice and shocking tuxedo-clad style, hosted the eras most dazzling stars. The estate was designed in 1932 by notable architect L.G. Scherer. The homes entrywayouter door opens to an unexpectedloggiawith graceful arches overlooking a beautiful interior courtyard. Inside, thecircular two-story foyer is highlighted by a curving, wrought iron-railed staircase ascending to astained glass window. Entertaining areas includea vast great room, anchored by one of six fireplaces and featuring high-set quatrefoil stained/leaded glass windows and a wood paneled study, both with expansive views of the golf course, pool and grounds. Adjacent to the great room is an inviting, fully glass-enclosed verandawith fireplacewhich opens to the courtyard and flows into a spacious game room, also with bar and fireplace. The elegant formal dining room leads to anexpansiveremodeled eat-in kitchen with a stone floor, stainless appliances and dining area with fireplace. A back stairway ascends to the second level, with four spacious bedrooms with views. These include a large master suite with sitting area and two walk-in closets and a detached ensuite bedroom/office with its own private entrance to the upper deck.The homeslush gardens feature winding paths, a pond, waterfalls, a pool, deck, tiled outdoor fireplace with stone benches and many additional seating areas that enhance the ambience. There is abuilt-in barbecue for entertaining al fresco. The estate includes athree-car garage and a walk-in wine cellar at ground level. This treasure offers an unparalleled opportunity to live the Los Angeles lifestyle like a star.

Price History
Date
Price
Event

10/09/2017
$5,995,000
Posting removed

10/06/2017
$5,600,000
Sold
Recording Date
10/06/2017
Contract Date
08/07/2017
Sale Price
$5,600,000
Price Type
Sales Price or Transfer Tax rounded by county prior to computation. Varies by county.
County Transfer Tax
$6,160
Total Transfer Tax
N/A
Transaction Type
Purchase/Resale Arm's Length Residential Transaction
Document Type
N/A

08/03/2017
$5,995,000
Pending

06/05/2017
$5,995,000
Price change
Price Change
-$500,000 (-7.7%)
Source
Sotheby's International Realty - Beverly Hills Brokerage

05/23/2017
$6,495,000
Posting removed

05/15/2017
$6,495,000
Posting removed

05/10/2017
$6,495,000
Posting removed

04/17/2017
$6,495,000
Listed for sale

10/03/2016
$5,995,000
Posting removed

10/03/2016
$5,472,500
Sold
Recording Date
10/03/2016
Contract Date
09/21/2016
Sale Price
$5,472,500
Price Type
Sales Price or Transfer Tax rounded by county prior to computation. Varies by county.
County Transfer Tax
$6,020
Total Transfer Tax
N/A
Transaction Type
Purchase/Resale Arm's Length Residential Transaction
Document Type
N/A

09/01/2016
$5,995,000
Pending

08/07/2016
$5,995,000
Pending

05/24/2016
$5,995,000
Listed for sale

01/17/2014
$5,495,000
Posting removed

08/24/2013
$5,495,000
Listed for sale

10/14/2012
$5,995,000
Posting removed

07/14/2012
$5,995,000
Listed for sale

Property Taxes and Assessment
Year
2017
Tax
$66,065.03
Assessments
$5,472,500
Land
$4,378,000
Improvements
$1,094,500
Total
$5,472,500
Market Value
N/A

Affordability
Additional Costs

Price Trends
Real Estate Trends
Average Listing Price for 90024
$2,269,407
59% below sold price
Median Sale Price for 90024
$975,000
83% below sold price
Average Sale price/sqft for 90024
$712/sqft
Comparables and Estimates
Sold Homes
Address Distance Property Type Sold Price Sold Date Bed Bath Sqft
2
Single-Family Home
$5,500,000
07/06/17
4
5
4,290
1.06
Single-Family Home
$6,000,000
11/21/17
4
4
2,795
2.63
Single-Family Home
$5,550,000
05/05/17
2
2
1,415
0.42
Single-Family Home
$4,470,000
09/18/17
3
4
4,422
1.42
Single-Family Home
$6,400,000
03/22/17
3
4
3,081
2.07
Single-Family Home
$8,300,000
09/28/17
10
5
10,543
1.3
Single-Family Home
$6,550,000
08/15/17
5
8
5,816
1.54
Single-Family Home
$4,425,000
07/28/17
3
4
2,899
1.33
Single-Family Home
$7,100,000
04/05/17
5
5
4,514
0.96
Single-Family Home
$5,600,000
04/11/17
4
4
3,325

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