Palos Verdes Real Estate Sales La Cresta Neighborhood 2021

Palos Verdes Real Estate Sales La Cresta Neighborhood 2021

2021 Palos Verdes homes sales for La Cresta decreased to 37 single family homes sold compared to 42 in 2021. Price per square foot for La Cresta houses that sold in 2021 increased to $727 compared from $615 in 2020, an 18.2% increase.  Average sales price for La Cresta homes sold in 2021 was $2,722,862 compared to $2,361,489 in 2021.  The most expensive home sold for $4,944,500 and the lowest priced home sold for $1,451,000.

Currently, La Cresta has 2 active Palos Verdes homes for sale.  There are 2 single family homes for sale at $2,150,000 for a 4 bedroom/3 bath, 2,506 square foot home and $10,500,000 for a 5 bedroom/6 bath, 6,420 square foot home. There are no condo/townhomes for sale at this time.

For background and history on La Cresta Multiple Listing Area 172, please click here to read a prior article on this neighborhood.

To view current Palos Verdes real estate statistics for the entire Peninsula, please click here or on the “Statistics” tab above.

 Photo above of Del Cerro Park located in this neighborhood

Palos Verdes Enjoys 2022 Movies In The Park!

Palos Verdes Enjoys 2022 Movies In The Park!

Palos Verdes homes owners can again enjoy free summer movies with the family. The City of Rolling Hills Estates will  be sponsoring free movies at Ernie Howlett Park. There is nothing better than seeing a free movie on a Saturday night. On Saturday, June 11, 2022, at Ernie Howlett Park, the movie “Sing 2” will be showing at 8:00 p.m. All you need to do to take advantage of this fun event is to bring your low back chairs, blankets, warm clothing and some movie treats. There will be popcorn and water available for purchase by the local 4-H club for $1.00 each.

Ernie Howlett Park is located at 25851 Hawthorne Blvd, Rolling Hills Estates.

To read my prior article on summer movies click here.

Photo courtesy of the City of Rolling Hills Estates

Favorite Palos Verdes Homes May 24, 2022  

Favorite Palos Verdes Homes May 24, 2022  

My favorite listings on May 24, 2022.  We currently have 65 single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $1,250,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes (the low in Eastview is $1,150,000) to $17,000,000 in the City of Palos Verdes Estates. There are 10 Palos Verdes condos/townhomes for sale priced between $669,000 and $2,598,000.  My favorite new Palos Verdes homes listings are:

   

Jason Buck’s (RE/MAX Estate Properties) 1109 Granvia Altamira, Palos Verdes Estates, 90274 (above left) is a 5 bedroom, 5 bath, 3,268 square foot home for $3,295,000. This spacious and charming single level Monte Malaga home features an efficiently designed kitchen, entertainers living room, large primary suite w/3 closets & cathedral ceiling, and a park-like backyard all on a half acre lot. Debbie Allen’s (RE/MAX Estate Properties) 2325 Chelsea Road, Palos Verdes Estates, 90274 (above right) is a 4 bedroom, 2 bath, 2,225 square foot home for $2,898,000. This light filled Lunada Bay home features a private gated courtyard, open kitchen w/eating area & garden view, oversized garage w/workshop area, and is a short walk to Lunada Bay Bluffs.

     

Tad Thormodsgaard & Tony Puma’s (Palm Realty Boutique, Inc) 5053 Silver Arrow Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, 90275 (above left) is a 5 bedroom, 5 bath, 2,588 square foot home for $2,500,000. This newly remodeled custom Crest home features stunning ocean/city views, gourmet open kitchen, large dining room, office, and main bedroom suite w/sanctuary like bath.  George Fotion’s (Call Realty) 122 Spindrift Lane, Rancho Palos Verdes, 90275 (above right) is a 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,159 square foot home for $2,350,000. This resort style beach front Palos Verdes Drive South home features panoramic ocean views, open kitchen w/center island, private beach access and use of the Portuguese Bend Beach Club Facilities.

To read my prior article on favorite Palos Verdes homes for sale click here.

Photos courtesy of CRMLS

Palos Verdes St. Luke’s Garden Concerts Return In 2022!

Palos Verdes St. Luke’s Garden Concerts Return In 2022!

 

Palos Verdes homes owners will be able to experience St Luke’s Presbyterian Church Free Garden Concerts Series again this year. You can come early, picnic on the lawn, and then enjoy a Free Garden Concert. Listed below is the entertainment.

On Sunday, June 26, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. St Luke’s Presbyterian Church will be presenting Johnny Selmer on saxophone & Dr. Jason Lo on the piano.

On Sunday, July 31, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sweet World will be entertaining you. They are a jazz quartet with Ann Walsh Vocalist & Tom Zink on piano.

On Sunday, August 28, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Oakwood Brass will be entertaining you. This group includes, Trumpets, Trombone, Tuba & the French Horn.

The Church is located at 26825 Rolling Hills Road, Rolling Hills Estates.  For more information go to www.stlukespresbyterian.com, or call (310) 377-2825.

To read my last article on Palos Verdes Garden Concerts click here.

Photo courtesy of St.Luke’s Presbyterian Church

Palos Verdes Homes Sales Country Club Neighborhood 2021

Palos Verdes Homes Sales Country Club Neighborhood 2021

Los Verdes Country Club, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

2021 Palos Verdes homes sales for Country Club increased to 35 single family homes sold compared to 29 in 2020.  Price per square foot for Country Club houses that sold in 2021 increased to $756 compared from $588 in 2020, an 28.6% increase.  Average sales price for Country Club homes sold in 2021 was $2,621,817 compared to $2,075,776 in 2020.  The most expensive home sold for $4,100,000 and the lowest priced home sold for $1,451,605.

Currently, Country Club has 2 active Palos Verdes homes for sale.  There is 1 single family home for sale for $2,490,000 for a 4 bedroom/4 bath, 3,324 square foot home. There is 1 condo/townhome for sale for $750,000 for a 2 bedroom/2 bath, 1,209 square foot condo.

For background and history on Country Club Multiple Listing Area 171, please click here to read my prior article on this neighborhood.

To view current Palos Verdes real estate statistics for the entire Peninsula, please click here or on the “Statistics” tab above.

 Photo courtesy of Los Verdes Golf Course courtesy of American Golf Corporation

Palos Verdes Estates Neighbors Meeting Neighbors Event!

Palos Verdes Estates Neighbors Meeting Neighbors Event!

Palos Verdes homes owners know that the safety of our community depends on both law enforcement and citizen participation.  Residents are invited to the newly organized Neighbors Meeting Neighbors Event which will take place this Sunday afternoon, May 22, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The PVE Neighborhood Watch is partnering with the PVE Police Department and the city of Palos Verdes Estates for this new tradition. The event will take place at two locations Valmonte Plaza (Via Pavion & PV Drive North) and La Selva Park (Via La Selva & La Selva Place). These locations will offer loads of fun for the family, so bring a picnic and enjoy snacks & games, and a special ice cream treat. You can also say goodbye to Officer Marcelle Herrera and enjoy the special caravan visit from our police personnel, firefighters, paramedics, PVE Neighborhood Watch board members and the local crime dog, Officer McGruff.

To read my prior article on National Night Out please click here.

Photo courtesy of the Palos Verdes Estates Police Department

Favorite Palos Verdes Homes May 17, 2022  

Favorite Palos Verdes Homes May 17, 2022  

My favorite listings on May 17, 2022.  We currently have 72 single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $1,250,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes (the low in Eastview is $1,140,000) to $17,000,000 in the City of Palos Verdes Estates. There are 8 Palos Verdes condos/townhomes for sale priced between $669,000 and $2,598,000.  My favorite new Palos Verdes homes listings are:

     

Ed Kaminsky’s (eXp Realty of California,Inc) 4224 Via Pinzon, Palos Verdes Estates, 90274 (above left) is a 5 bedroom, 3 bath, 3,362 square foot home for $3,699,000. This charming upgraded Valmonte  home features a dramatically-vaulted island kitchen w/bar seating, enclave like primary suite w/fireplace & balcony, brand new deck, and oversized lot. Suzanne Dyer’s (Berkshire Hathaway HomeService) 3555 Vigilance Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, 90275 (above right) is a 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 2,406 square foot home for $2,599,000. This elegantly remodeled Palos Verdes Drive South home features 180′ degree ocean/coastline/Catalina/golf course views, sleek update kitchen w/breakfast nook, primary suite w/dream private bath, remodeled upstairs bath, family room, and guest suite/office (4th bedroom).

Elaine Carlson’s (RE/MAX Estate Properties) 31008 Hawksmoor, Rancho Palos Verdes, 90275 (above left) is a 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 2,490 square foot home for $2,150,000. This stunning remodeled turnkey Mira Catalina home features ocean/Catalina views, dramatic soaring ceilings, bright open kitchen w/breakfast nook & huge skylight, family room w/fireplace & wet bar, ocean view primary suite w/large viewing deck and resort-like bathroom.

To read my prior article on favorite Palos Verdes homes for sale click here.

Photos courtesy of CRMLS

Stunning Remodeled Ocean View Home In Rancho Palos Verdes!

Stunning Remodeled Ocean View Home In Rancho Palos Verdes!

Here is a sneak peek of my new listing is a stunning turnkey ocean view home in the Mira Catalina neighborhood offered at $2,150,000. This home at 31008 Hawksmoor Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes is a 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 2,490 square foot home located on a 13,570 square foot lot.

     

This fabulous remodeled turnkey ocean view home will take your breath away!  Entering through a beautiful glass door you are greeted with dramatic soaring ceilings.  Step down to an open living room where you can entertain your guests and then a few steps up to a light filled dining room which leads to an outside deck.  You will enjoy culinary adventures in your bright open kitchen with huge skylight and breakfast nook.  Family room has fireplace, wet bar, and opens to the large peaceful backyard.  Wake up to ocean/Catalina/sunset views in your primary suite with its large covered viewing deck. Resort-like primary bath has soaking tub, separate shower, and ocean views. Spacious 2nd & 3rd bedrooms have mirrored closet doors. 4th bedroom has custom built-in cabinetry & desk and opens to large peaceful backyard.  Quartz counters in kitchen and bathrooms.  3-car finished garage has built-in cabinetry and workbench.  Private shared driveway has gated entrance. Award winning Palos Verdes Schools.  Walk to Mira Catalina Elementary School.  Great location near walking/hiking trails, biking, golf courses, ocean bluff, Terranea Resort, shopping and restaurants. The perfect quiet, peaceful ocean view property for your ultimate enjoyment.

   

For more information and photos, please go to www.31008Hawksmoor.com.  To read my last article about my Fabulous New Listings click here.

Photos courtesy of Arvin Design

Palos Verdes Sales West Palos Verdes Neighborhood 2021

Palos Verdes Real Estate Sales West Palos Verdes Neighborhood 2021

Oceanfront Estates Bluff Trail, Rancho Palos Verdes 90275

2021 Palos Verdes homes sales for West Palos Verdes increased to 36 single family homes sold compared to 16 in 2020.  Price per square foot for West Palos Verdes houses that sold in 2021 increased to $838 compared from $735 in 2020, a 14.1% increase.  Average sales price for West Palos Verdes homes sold in 2021 was $2,965,577 compared to $2,318,969 in 2020.  The most expensive home sold for $8,950,000 and the lowest priced home sold for $1,300,000.

Currently, West Palos Verdes has 3 active Palos Verdes homes for sale.  There are 3 single family homes ranging in price from $2,490,000 for a 4 bedroom/4 bath, 3,324 square foot home, to $5,495,000 for a 6 bedroom/7 bath, 6,678 square foot home.  There are no condo/townhomes for sale in this area.

For background and history on West Palos Verdes Multiple Listing Area 170, please click here to read a prior article on this neighborhood.

To view current Palos Verdes real estate statistics for the entire Peninsula, please click here or on the “Statistics” tab above.

 Photo of Oceanfront Estates Bluff Trail located in this neighborhood courtesy of Arvin Design

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Events June 2022

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Events June 2022

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy continues to open its trails for all to enjoy, and in order to do so they need volunteers to help maintain the beauty of our wonderful Peninsula.

Special Activities

Nature Walk at George F Canyon will take place on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. and will be guided by a trained naturalist.  You will discover a unique variety of wildlife in their canyon habitat while enjoying amazing views of the LA Basin. You meet on the back patio of the George F Canyon Nature Center at 27305 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rolling Hills Estates. No RSVP is required.

Nature Walk at the Portuguese Bend Reserve will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. You will hike the Reserve by taking Fire Station Trail to the beautiful promontory at Eagle’s Nest and enjoy ocean views while walking through recently restored wildlife habit. This walk is considered strenuous. To sign up click here.

Volunteer Activities

National Trails Day Outdoor Volunteer Day will take place at Abalone Cove on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. You can celebrate National Trails Day with the conservancy by helping to maintain and groom trails that protect habitat from erosion and provide safe enjoyment of the preserves. Sign up at  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

California Invasive Species Action Week Outdoor Volunteer Day at Alta Vicente Reserve will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. At this location you can help remove invasive plants on this 22 acre restoration site to enable native plants to survive, creating a home for rare cactus wrens and gnatcatchers. And you will have beautiful views of Catalina Island. Sign up at  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Outdoor Volunteer Day at White Point Nature Preserve will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Make a difference by helping the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy remove invasive grasses to enable rare coastal sage scrub habitat to thrive as a home to local native plants and wildlife. Sign up at  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.  White Point Nature Preserve is located at 1600 W. Paseo del Mar, San Pedro.

Outdoor Volunteer Day at Abalone Cove Reserve will take place on Saturday, June 25, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. You will volunteer at the newest restoration site located on a breathtaking coastal reserve and help eradicate invasive weeds to protect native species. Sign up at  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com. Abalone Cove Reserve is located at 5970 Palos Verdes Drive South, Rancho Palos Verdes.

Rapid Response Team will take place on Fridays & Saturdays, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. You will work alongside conservancy staff protecting important wildlife habitat by closing unauthorized trails. The tasks include trail maintenance, building fences, installing signage, and more. No experience is needed and volunteers can be 15 years of age and up. You will be working at various locations and can volunteer by going to  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

To read my prior article on Palos Verdes Hikes and Trails, click here.

Photo courtesy of Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy