Palos Verdes Real Estate Sales La Cresta Neighborhood 2020

Palos Verdes Real Estate Sales La Cresta Neighborhood 2020

2020 Palos Verdes homes sales for La Cresta increased to 42 single family homes sold compared to 31 in 2019. Price per square foot for La Cresta houses that sold in 2020 increased to $615 compared from $564 in 2019, an 9.0% increase.  Average sales price for La Cresta homes sold in 2020 was $2,361,489 compared to $1,945,806 in 2019.  The most expensive home sold for $8,400,000 and the lowest priced home sold for $1,250,000.

Currently, La Cresta has 1 active Palos Verdes home for sale.  There is 1 single family home for sale at $3,400,000 for a 4 bedroom/5 bath, 4,269 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 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 above of Del Cerro Park located in this neighborhood

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Events June 2021

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy Events June 2021

Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy is slowly opening more volunteer opportunities for all to enjoy. This is exciting since last year we were unable to enjoy these volunteer opportunities that help us maintain the beauty of our wonderful Peninsula.

Special Activities

Father’s Day Gift Idea – Enjoy the day with Dad on a nature walk on the coastline of the Palos Verdes Peninsula, and this is a great time to encourage him to stay healthy by spending time more time outside. You can help him do this with a gift of the Conservancy’s “Best Hikes on the Palos Verdes Peninsula” with easy access trails, sunset walks, wildflower hikes and other trails to enjoy. You can purchase this book or other nature gifts by going to https://pvplc.org/shop.

National Trails Day will take place at Abalone Cove Reserve with the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy on Saturday, June 5, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. You can celebrate American’s trails with an outdoor volunteer day while helping beautify this coastal reserve and trails down to the beach. Sign up at  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Monthly Activities

Outdoor Volunteer Day at Abalone Cove Reserve will take place on Saturday, June 12, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. This is an opportunity to help eradicate invasive weeds around the recently restored habitat. Sign up at  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Outdoor Volunteer Day at Alta Vicente Reserve will take place on Saturday, June 19, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. This is a great opportunity to help restore the local habitat. Sign up at  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Outdoor Volunteer Day at White Point Nature Preserve will take place on Saturday, June 26, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. At this event, they will be removing invasive grasses to protect the habitat. Sign up at  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

Rapid Response Team will take place on Saturday’s, 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 fence, stalling signage and more. They will be working at various locations and you can volunteer by going to  www.pvplc.volunteerhub.com.

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

Photos courtesy of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy

Favorite Palos Verdes Homes May 11, 2021

Favorite Palos Verdes Homes May 11, 2021  

My favorite new Palos Verdes homes listings on May 11, 2021, are described below.  We currently have 86 single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $1,429,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes  (the low in Eastview is $760,000) to $18,950,000 in the City of Palos Verdes Estates. There are 9 Palos Verdes condos/townhomes for sale priced between $669,000 and $1,895,000.  My favorite new Palos Verdes homes listings are:

     

Chris Adlam’s (Vista Sotheby’s International Realty) 209 Via Colorin, Palos Verdes Estates, 90274 (above left) is a 4 bedroom, 5 bath, 4,804 square foot home for $5,000,000. This legendary Nantucket style Valmonte home on a double lot features wrap around porch, large kitchen w/massive center island, expansive owner’s suite w/luxurious bath, office, pool & sport court. Gayle Probst’s (RE/MAX Estate Properties) 6509 Palos Verdes Drive East, Rancho Palos Verdes, 90275 (above right) is a 4 bedroom, 4 bath, 2,717 square foot home for $2,575,000. This fabulous contemporary Palos Verdes Drive East home features expansive harbor/ocean views, large windows, white oak flooring, center island kitchen, owners suite w/huge walk-in closet, and charming pathways to inviting patio.

     

George Fotion’s (Call Realty) 28321 San Nicolas Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, 90275 (above left) is a 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 2,108 square foot home for $1,949,000. This split level Los Verdes home features panoramic 180 degree ocean/coastline views, Southern hospitality porch, remodeled kitchen & breakfast room, family room, and remodeled baths. Ted Thormodsgaard’s (Palm Realty Boutique, Inc) 26675 Westvale Road, Palos Verdes Peninsula, 90274 (above right) is a 3 bedroom, 3 bath, 1,760 square foot home for $1,800,000. This completely remodeled luxurious Westfield home features spacious private deck, chef’s kitchen, office, pool, and community tennis courts/ horse rings/trails.

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

Photos courtesy of CRMLS

 

Palos Verdes Homes Sales April 2021

Palos Verdes Homes Sales April 2021

Palos Verdes real estate sales April 2021 for Palos Verdes homes increased compared to March.  85 Palos Verdes houses sold in April compared to 73 homes in March and increased compared to the 51 homes that sold in April 2020.  There were 73 Palos Verdes single family homes pending in April which decreased from the 94 homes pending in March.  The number of active Palos Verdes homes for sale in April (84) decreased from the 89 homes for sale in March.

Average sales price for Palos Verdes homes sold in April increased to $2,378,000 compared to $2,159,000 in March, and increased from the $1,993,000 in April 2020.  Price per square foot for Palos Verdes houses that sold/closed escrow in April increased to $781 from $742 in March.  Average days on market in April was 23 days which decreased from the 31 days in March.  Months of inventory (months it would take to sell existing inventory at the current rate of sale) decreased to 1 month in April for Palos Verdes homes for sale compared to 1.2 months in March.  A “normal” or balanced market is considered 3 months of inventory and Palos Verdes real estate “months of inventory” is considerably lower indicating the continuing demand for Palos Verdes homes.  Entire charts can be accessed by clicking here or on the “Statistics” tab above.

Currently, there are 87 single family Palos Verdes homes for sale.  94 Palos Verdes houses are in escrow (46 homes have pending sales and 48 homes are active under contract).  Additionally, 36 homes have sold/closed escrow in the first 7 days of April at an average sales price of $2,326,680.

To read my March report on Palos Verdes Real Estate sales, click here.

Chart courtesy of Trendgraphix, Inc.

Palos Verdes Homes Sales Country Club Neighborhood 2020

Palos Verdes Homes Sales Country Club Neighborhood 2020

Los Verdes Country Club, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

2020 Palos Verdes homes sales for Country Club increased to 29 single family homes sold compared to 23 in 2019.  Price per square foot for Country Club houses that sold in 2020 increased to $588 compared from $559 in 2019, an 5.2 % increase.  Average sales price for Country Club homes sold in 2020 was $2,075,776 compared to $1,788,870 in 2019.  The most expensive home sold for $3,825,000 and the lowest priced home sold for $1,225,000.

Currently, Country Club has 2 active Palos Verdes homes for sale.  There are 2 single family homes ranging in price from $3,495,000 for a 5 bedroom/6 bath, 5,313 square foot home, to $4,999,000 for a 5 bedroom/6 bath, 5,400 square foot home.  There are no condo/townhomes for sale in this area.

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 Tennis Club Is Offering Summer Camp!

Palos Verdes Tennis Club Is Offering Summer Camp!

The Palos Verdes Tennis Club is offering a summer camp program (for girls and boys from 6 to 15 years of age) from June 14 through August 20, 2021. Your children can join in fun tennis activities while learning to play for the first time, or working on improving their sport. The camp focuses on promoting social skills, friendship, coordination, responsibility, exercise and respect for others in a tennis club environment. They will be able to enjoy lessons from a proficient tennis instructor all while enjoying a camp setting.

There will also be a “Hot Shots for Summer” program for boys & girls ages 4 to 6. This program will be Monday & Wednesday from 3:00 to 3:45 p.m., & 4:00 to 4:45 p.m., and Saturday from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. This program is open to members & non-members. Call (310) 373-6326 for more information.

The cost for summer camp is determined by the number of sessions. Prices by the week (5 days) are $300/members & $325/ non-members, (10 days) are $540/members & $585/non-members, (20 days) are $1040/members & $1085/non-members. For more  information or for an application click here.

The Palos Verdes Tennis Club is located at 3303 Via Campesina, Palos Verdes Estates.

Photo courtesy of the Palos Verdes Tennis Club

Favorite Palos Verdes Homes May 4, 2021

Favorite Palos Verdes Homes May 4, 2021  

My favorite new Palos Verdes homes listings on May 4, 2021, are described below.  We currently have 84 single family Palos Verdes homes for sale ranging in price from $1,199,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes  (the low in Eastview is $760,000) to $19,995,000 in the City of Palos Verdes Estates. There are 16 Palos Verdes condos/townhomes for sale priced between $425,000 and $1,895,000.  My favorite new Palos Verdes homes listings are:

     

Chris Adlam’s (Vista Sotheby’s International Realty) 865 Rincon Lane, Palos Verdes Estates, 90274 (above left) is a 5 bedroom, 6 bath, 5,267 square foot home for $4,200,000. This beautifully remodeled contemporary Monte Malaga home features city/coastline views, open great room, sleek kitchen, formal dining room, and large family room. Richard Haynes’ (Manhattan Pacific Realty, Inc) 3427 Newridge Drive, Rancho Palos Verdes, 90275 (above right) is a 3 bedroom, 3 bath, 2,324 square foot home for $2,399,000. This carefully designed remodeled Palos Verdes Drive East home features 180 degree city/harbor/ocean views, kitchen w/wine fridge, sleek remodeled bathrooms, large viewing deck, and terraced gardens w/hot tub & sauna.

     

Anna Randall’s (RE/MAX Estate Properties) 4020 Via Opata, Palos Verdes Estates, 90274 (above left) is a 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,516 square foot home for $1,499,000. This charming one level Valmonte home features gleaming wood flooring, remodeled cook’s kitchen, remodeled baths, and spacious great room. Jo Ann Van Leuven’s (RE/MAX Estate Properties) 6406 Sealpoint Court, Rancho Palos Verdes, 90275 (above right) is a 3 bedroom, 3 bath, 2,712 square foot home for $1,499,000. This lovely Sea Bluff community home features ocean views, large kitchen, two family rooms, huge owner’s suite w/fireplace, and community pools, tennis courts, etc.

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

Photos courtesy of CRMLS

 

Palos Verdes Enjoys 2021 Mother’s Day Soiree!

Palos Verdes Enjoys 2021 Mother’s Day Soiree!

Palos Verdes homes owners have a wonderful opportunity to celebrate with Mom at the South Coast Botanic Garden at their Mother’s Day Soiree Friday, May 7, through Sunday, May 9, 2021.  The Bar Society is going to be selling their craft cocktails and mocktails at two beautifully designed bars, one near the Rose Garden, and the other at the Desert Garden. There will also be photo ops set up to snag the perfect shot. The photo ops will be available all three days; however, the bars will only be open from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m, on Friday & Saturday, and 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. Besides selling craft cocktails and mocktails, the Bar Society will have small charcuterie boxes for sale while they last. The food and beverages can only be consumed in one of the designed picnic areas.

Tickets to the Mother’s Day Soiree are the same as regular Garden Admission, at $15/adults/$11 seniors/$6 Students/$5 for children 5 to 12 and free for kids 4 and under. Beginning May 1, 2021, the Garden will be extending its closing hours to 7:00 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays.

South Coast Botanic Garden is located at 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard, Palos Verdes Peninsula.  For more information go to https://southcoastbotanicgarden.org/celebrate-mom-at-our-weekend-mothers-day-soiree/ or call (310) 544-1948.

To read my last article on the South Coast Botanic Garden click here.

Photo courtesy of South Coast Botanic Garden.

Palos Verdes Sales West Palos Verdes Neighborhood 2020

Palos Verdes Real Estate Sales West Palos Verdes Neighborhood 2020

Oceanfront Estates Bluff Trail, Rancho Palos Verdes 90275

2020 Palos Verdes homes sales for West Palos Verdes decreased to 16 single family homes sold compared to 17 in 2019.  Price per square foot for West Palos Verdes houses that sold in 2020 increased to $735 compared from $651 in 2019, a 12.9% increase.  Average sales price for West Palos Verdes homes sold in 2020 was $2,318,969 compared to $2,010,496 in 2019.  The most expensive home sold for $8,800,000 and the lowest priced home sold for $1,300,000.

Currently, West Palos Verdes has 8 active Palos Verdes homes for sale.  There are 8 single family homes ranging in price from $1,799,000 for a 4 bedroom/3 bath, 2,113 square foot home, to $9,450,000 for a 6 bedroom/7 bath, 8,000 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 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 of Oceanfront Estates Bluff Trail located in this neighborhood courtesy of Arvin Design

Palos Verdes Art Center Presents Starry, Starry Night

Palos Verdes Art Center Presents Starry, Starry Night

The Palos Verdes Art Center will be presenting an online virtual presentation on Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry, Starry Night on May 6, 2021, at 6 p.m. The community is invited to attend this presentation on Vincent Van Gogh by former Palos Verdes Art Center CEO, Bob Yassin, who will delve into the myth and history of one of the most beloved painters of all time. This lecture is intended to provide a deeper understanding of Van Gogh as a person, an artist, and a powerful figure in the history of modern art.

The ticket price of $75 includes a gourmet dinner with wine. Ticket sales must be purchased by Sunday, May 2, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. The dinner package should be picked up at PVAC on May 6, 2021, between 3:30 and 5:00 p.m. The menu for the dinner package is as follows:

Choice of 1 Entrée
-Grilled Sea Bass Beurre Blanc
-Beef Bourguignon
-Champagne Chicken
-French Vegetarian Eggplant Lasagna

Sides
-Leek Potato Au Gratin
-Baby Vegetables
-Sliced French Bread
Dessert
-Chocolat Pot De Crème

Wine
-Cabernet or Chardonnay (only one wine selection per household)

The door prize is two prime tickets to the Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit in Los Angeles.

For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the Eventbrite page at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/starry-starry-night-virtual-presentation-on-vincent-van-gogh-by-bob-yassin-tickets-146511352399.

To read my last Palos Verdes Art Center article on the Dream House Raffle click here.

Photo courtesy of Palos Verdes Art Center