Palos Verdes Home Sales Palos Verdes Drive East Neighborhood 1st Half 2021

Palos Verdes Home Sales Palos Verdes Drive East Neighborhood 1st Half 2021

Palos Verdes Drive East night time view of the Harbor

Palos Verdes homes sales in the Palos Verdes Drive East neighborhood for the first half of 2021 increased to 35 single family homes sold in 2021 compared to 28 in 2020. Price per square foot for Palos Verdes Drive East houses that sold in the first half of 2021 increased to $653 from $522 in 2020, a 25.1% increase. Average sales price for Palos Verdes Drive East homes sold in the first half of 2021 increased to $1,976,196 in 2021 compared to $1,533,889 in 2020.  The most expensive Palos Verdes home sale in Palos Verdes Drive East was $3,610,000 and the lowest priced Palos Verdes home sale in the Palos Verdes Drive East neighborhood was $1,040,000.

Currently, the Palos Verdes Drive East neighborhood has 18 Palos Verdes homes for sale.  There are 18 single family homes for sale ranging in price from $1,295,000 for a 3 bedroom/3 bath, 1,857 square foot home, to $6,995,000 for a 6 bedroom/7 bath, 7,987 square foot home.  There are no condo/townhomes for sale in this area.

For background and history on the Palos Verdes Drive East neighborhood Multiple Listing Area 167, please click here to read my original article on this neighborhood.

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

Many of the homes have harbor views and/or views of the Vincent Thomas Bridge and sparkling night time city light views (photo above)

Fabulous New Listing in Rancho Palos Verdes!

Fabulous New Listing In Rancho Palos Verdes!

My new listing is a fabulous turnkey home in the Los Verdes neighborhood offered at $1,550,000. This home at 28004 Santona Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes is a 3 bedroom, 1 3/4  bath, 1,973 square foot home located on a 7,110 square foot lot.

           

Welcome to this turnkey updated 3 bedroom, 1¾ bath home with its great open versatile floor plan and lots of ambient light. Enjoy entertaining under strings of festive lights on your enormous outdoor patio off the spacious living room. Sweet dreams are yours in the huge owners suite with large sitting room, skylight and walk-in closet. Owners suite bathroom has linen closet. Dining Room opens to another outside entertaining area. Sunny Kitchen with breakfast area, skylight and wall of storage cabinets. Versatile Office/Den off the kitchen. Hall bathroom has tub with shower. Large Laundry Room w/folding table & storage. Direct access to attached 2-car garage. Other features include 4 skylights and crown molding. Centrally located to schools, shopping, restaurants, theaters, parks, and the ocean. Award winning Palos Verdes schools.

For more information and photos, please go to www.28004Santona.com.  To read my last article about my Fabulous New Listings click here.

Photos courtesy of Arvin Design

Mid October 2021 Palos Verdes Home Sales

Mid October 2021 Palos Verdes Home Sales

Palos Verdes real estate single family home sales in the first 21 days of October 2021 are 40 homes which is an decrease from the 63 Palos Verdes homes sold in the first 21 days of September and from the first 21 days of October 2020 (47).  (It may take an additional week for some sales to post after the actual close of escrow).  The average sales price for single family Palos Verdes homes from October 1st to date is $2,557,360 which is an increase from last month’s average of $2,497,805 for this same time period and an increase from $2,020,462 last October.

In October 2021 to date, the highest priced Palos Verdes homes sold for $7,500,000 and is located in Monte Malaga and had 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, and 6,739 square feet on a 52,360 square foot lot.  This majestic estate features sweeping ocean/Catalina views, a grand gated entrance, gourmet kitchen w/center island cooking station, spacious owner’s suite w/fireplace and sitting room, deluxe office suite, game room, pool, and gazeboThe lowest priced Palos Verdes home sold October 1, 2021 to date for $1,220,355 and is located in the Silver Spur neighborhood of Rancho Palos Verdes and features 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and 2,083 square feet on a 8,717 square foot lot.

We currently have 84 active single family Palos Verdes homes for sale priced between $1,250,000 in the Silver Spur neighborhood to $19,995,000 in the Lunada Bay neighborhood.  To view Palos Verdes real estate statistics from July 2020 through September 2021, click here or on the “Statistics” tab above.

To read my prior article on mid September 2021 Palos Verdes Home Sales click here.

Above photo of Vanderlip Park in Rancho Palos Verdes

Palos Verdes Welcomes New Businesses To Peninsula Center!

Palos Verdes Welcomes New Businesses To Peninsula Center!

Palos Verdes homes owners are excited that more new businesses are moving into our community.  The Peninsula Center is currently going through major changes and welcoming new businesses to its location.  Coming soon to Peninsula Center are See’s Candy (set to open on November 1), Jersey Mike’s (set to open on November 3), Fat Tomato Pizza (set to open early November) and Yellow Vase (set to open in mid November). These new businesses will be joining Bath & Body Works (which opened February 12, 2021) and the mall is excited about the expansion of Code Nijas’. These new companies are a welcomed addition to our local shopping malls, and will hopefully encourage other large retailers to join them.

The holidays will soon be here, so please support our local businesses and Shop Local First so even more businesses will bring their goods and services to our area.

The Peninsula Center is located at 67 Peninsula Center, Rolling Hills Estates. (Corner of Silver Spur Road & Hawthorne Blvd).

To read my last article on New Businesses click here.

Photo courtesy of the Peninsula Shopping Center

Favorite Palos Verdes Homes October 19, 2021  

Favorite Palos Verdes Homes October 19, 2021  

My favorite new Palos Verdes homes listings on October 19, 2021, are described below.  We currently have 89 single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $1,250,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes (the low in Eastview is $999,900) to $19,995,000 in the City of Palos Verdes Estates. There are 21 Palos Verdes condos/townhomes for sale priced between $565,000 and $2,900,000.  My favorite new Palos Verdes homes listings are:

     

Dan Mullin’s (RE/MAX Estate Properties) 1115 Palos Verdes Drive West, Palos Verdes Estates, 90274 (above left) is a 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 2,866 square foot home for $4,500,000. This gated Bluff Cove single level ocean front bluff-top home features expansive ocean/coastline views, remodeled kitchen, remodeled bathrooms, outdoor viewing patio and hot tub. Cari Corbalis & Brittney Austin’s (Vista Sotheby’s International Realty) 1744 Paseo Del Mar, Palos Verdes Estates, 90274 (above right) is a 5 bedroom, 5 bath, 4,526 square foot home for $3,975,000. This elegant Lunada Bay home features ocean views, impressive living room w/coffered ceilings, kitchen w/large cooking island, sun drenched oversized primary suite, and home gym w/sauna.

     

Jackie Wang-Dojiri’s (RE/MAX Estate Properties) 6452 Chartres Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, 90275 (above left) is a 4 bedroom, 5 bath, 3,222 square foot home for $3,498,000. This recently remodeled Country Club home features spectacular ocean views, formal living room, new kitchen w/eating island & breakfast nook, bonus room/2nd family room, owners suite w/cherry wood walk-in closet and big backyard w/pool. Chris Adlam’s (Vista Sotheby’s International Realty) 2217 Via Alamitos, Palos Verdes Estates, 90274 (above right) is a 4 bedroom, 2 bath, 2,110 square foot home for $1,899,000. This charming Monte Malaga home features a galley kitchen w/breakfast room, generous living room, bedroom wing w/large primary suite, and spacious backyard.

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

Photos courtesy of CRMLS

Palos Verdes Hosts Tracy Austin’s 42nd Annual Tennis Tournament

Palos Verdes Hosts Tracy Austin’s 42nd  Annual Tennis Tournament

Tennis players from Palos Verdes and South Bay are getting ready for the 42nd Annual Tracy Austin Doubles Tennis Tournament, which will be held on November 12 to 14, 2021.  Finals will be held at the Jack Kramer Club. This tournament is named in honor of our own local tennis celebrity, Tracy Austin, and proceeds from the event benefit the Pepper Tree Foundation which contributes to the maintenance and development of parks, trails and open space in the Rolling Hills Estates community.

This is one of the few tennis tournaments that welcomes players in all ages and skill levels.  Competition will be in Women’s Doubles, Men’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles.  Junior players can play in any level or division of the tournament.  Classifications include Open and USYA NTRP Divisions. Players are allowed to enter in up to two divisions.

The tournament takes place at the Rolling Hills Estates Tennis Club (located at Ernie Howlett Park), The Jack Kramer Club and the South Bay Tennis Club.  The registration fee is $30.50. Entrants will receive a Tournament T-Shirt and complimentary gift bag.  There is a $2,000 cash prize fund to be divided among the top finishers in the Open Division.  Entry forms are available at the Rolling Hills Estates City Hall and local tennis clubs, or go to www.TracyAustinTennis.com for more information or to register online.

For more information, call Bob Krueger, Tennis Pro & Tournament Director at the Rolling Hills Estates Tennis Club, at (310) 541-4585, or the City of Rolling Hills Estates, (310) 377-1577, ext 110.  You can also contact Daniel A-Haja, Community Services Coordinator at DanielA@Rolling HillsEstatesCA,gov.

Ernie Howlett Park is located at 25851 Hawthorne Boulevard, Rolling Hills Estates, and The Jack Kramer Club is located at 11 Monticello Drive, Rolling Hills Estates. The South Bay Tennis Club is located at 25924 Rolling Hills Road, Torrance.

To read my previous article about the Tracy Austin Doubles Tennis Tournament click here.

Photo courtesy of The Jack Kramer Club 

Palos Verdes Home Sales Rolling Hills Neighborhood 1st Half 2021

Palos Verdes Home Sales Rolling Hills Neighborhood 1st Half 2021

Palos Verdes homes sales in the city of Rolling Hills for the first half of 2021 increased to 31 single family homes sold in 2021 compared to 14 in 2020.  Price per square foot for Rolling Hills houses that sold in the first half of 2021 increased to $1,043 from $727 in 2020, a 43.4% increase.  Average sales price for Rolling Hills homes sold in the first half of 2021 increased to $5,134,133 in 2021 compared to $3,196,362 in 2020.  The most expensive Palos Verdes home sale in the city of Rolling Hills was $16,680,000 and the lowest priced Palos Verdes home sale in the city of Rolling Hills was $2,100,000.

Currently, the city of Rolling Hills has 6 Palos Verdes homes for sale.  There are 6 single family homes for sale ranging in price from $2,500,000 for a 3 bedroom/2 bath, 1,467 square foot home, to $16,500,000 for a 5 bedroom/5 bath, 6,200 square foot home.  There are no condo/townhomes  in this area.

For background and history on the city of Rolling Hills Multiple Listing Area 166, please click here to read my original article on this neighborhood.

To view current Palos Verdes home sales for the city of Rolling Hills and real estate statistics for the entire Peninsula, please click here or on the “Statistics” tab above.

Photo courtesy of the City of Rolling Hills

Palos Verdes Fall Festival & Carnival Coming Soon!

Palos Verdes Fall Festival & Carnival Coming Soon!

Palos Verdes Fall Festival & Carnival  will take place on Friday, October 29, through Sunday, October 31, 2021. The Fair will have its “Friday Fun Night” with the opening of the carnival on Friday, October 29, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Local youth can enjoy a fun-filled night with pre-purchased unlimited ride discount tickets of $30 or $35 at the gate.  The Fair will have something for everyone with its marketplace and carnival rides. 

The Palos Verdes Fall Festival & Carnival is located at Norris Center & Deep Valley Drive (501 Deep Valley Drive, Rolling Hills Estates). The Palos Verdes Festival Marketplace hours are Saturday, October 30, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 31, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. There will be a Health & Wellness Fair on Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

On Saturday there will also be a Pumpkin Decorating Contest from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. You can bring your decorated pumpkin to the Chamber Information Booth and fair goers will vote for their favorites. The winners will be selected at 2:00 p.m. and you do not need to be present. During the day there will also be entertainment on the stage from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Saturday evening schedule has not been announced.

On Sunday, October 31, 2021, there will be a costume contest on the stage at 2:00 p.m. with four age groups: Pre-K, K, 1st – 2nd, and 3rd – 5th. The Sunday entertainment schedule has not been announced. 

The carnival hours are Friday, from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m., and Saturday & Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Festival Marketplace hours are mentioned above) Parking is available at the Promenade parking structure at Drybank Drive and Silver Spur Road.  There will also be parking at Palos Verdes Peninsula High School.

For more information or to purchase wristbands for carnival rides, contact the Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce at (310) 377-8111 or visit them at www.palosverdeschamber.com

Click here to read my previous article about a prior Palos Verdes Street Fair & Music Festival.

Photo courtesy of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce

Favorite Palos Verdes Homes October 12, 2021  

Favorite Palos Verdes Homes October 12, 2021  

My favorite new Palos Verdes homes listings on October 12, 2021, are described below.  We currently have 84 single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $1,250,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes (the low in Eastview is $1,069,000) to $19,995,000 in the City of Palos Verdes Estates. There are 15 Palos Verdes condos/townhomes for sale priced between $565,000 and $2,900,000.  My favorite new Palos Verdes homes listings are:

     

Tuba Ghannadi’s (RE/MAX Estate Properties) 1 Maverick Lane, Rolling Hills, 90274 (above left) is a 4 bedroom, 4 bath, 3,081 square foot home for $3,698,800. This updated one of a kind  Rolling Hills home features city/harbor/ocean views, remodeled kitchen, remodeled baths, primary suite w/stunning views, lush landscaping, and pool/spa. Gayle Probst’s (RE/MAX Estate Properties) 2820 Via De La Guerra, Palos Verdes Estates, 90274 (above right) is a 3 bedroom, 4 bath, 2,535 square foot home for $1,750,000. This well located Lunada Bay home features hardwood floors, large family room, pool and is awaiting your personalization.

Gabrielle Herendeen’s (RE/MAX Estate Properties) 5525 Shoreview Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, 90275 (above) is a 4 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,556 square foot home for $1,599,000. This lovely Silver Spur home features a sunny well equipped kitchen w/breakfast nook, spacious family room, upgraded bathrooms,  primary suite w/dual closets, and Queen’s necklace coastal views from the front bedroom.

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

Photos courtesy of CRMLS

Enjoy 2021 Halloween Fun In Palos Verdes!

Enjoy 2021 Halloween Fun In Palos Verdes!

 

Halloween is just around the corner and many Palos Verdes homes owners are looking for fun activities for families to participate in.  Here is a great event for families to enjoy this coming weekend.

At the Peninsula Shopping Center on Sunday, October 17, 2021, from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m., Halloween Spooktacular will offer Halloween themed activities, music, entertainment, trick or treat candy stations, costumed characters and more. All families are invited and encouraged to wear their spookiest costume.  This event is free and open to the public.  This year there will not be any trick or treating in the shopping center.

The event will take place in the lower parking lot near the Bay Club parking structure. Guests are being asked to comply with all state and local COVID safety recommendations, and masks are strongly encouraged for everyone 2 years and older.

The Peninsula Center is located at 67 Peninsula Center, Rolling Hills Estates (corner of Hawthorne Blvd & Silver Spur).

To read my last article on Halloween fun click here.

Photo courtesy of the Peninsula Shopping Center