551 Chalette Drive, Beverly Hills


Shelton Wilder

551 Chalette Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Trousdale Estates is a neighborhood in Beverly Hills, California. The grounds originally belonged to Mrs. Lucy Smith Doheny Battson, wife of Edward L. Doheny, Jr. , son of oil tycoon Edward L. Doheny; were known as the Doheny Ranch or the Doheny Estate; and included the Greystone Mansion. In 1954, Paul Trousdale purchased the grounds, while the mansion was purchased by industrialist Henry Crown. Shortly after, Trousdale convinced the Beverly Hills City Council to add the neighborhood to the city, which they accepted, and he renamed it the Trousdale Estates. Today it is known for it’s modern-inspired homes from the 70’s and iconic estates belonging to high end celebrities.

Trousdale first built 532 original lots, all subject to strict regulations devised by the Architectural Committee, including how high roofs could be. Early houses were designed by renowned architects Wallace Neff , Paul R. Williams, A. Quincy Jones, Frank Lloyd Wright and Harold Levitt. Allen Siple  acted as the supervising architect.

Description: “Trousdale Estates location for a premier Contemporary Estate featuring sublime City and Ocean views endlessly stretching to the horizon. Private gated Motorcourt leads to impressive Entry where Black Antolini marble walls wrap seamlessly from exterior to inside. Superb volume is achieved with soaring ceiling height in all rooms. Electric sliding glass doors open 50′ breathtakingly merging interior and Pool Pavilion into a continuous entertaining space– a virtual indoor/outdoor experience. Single Level living is a rarified amenity presented luxuriously here. 5 bedroom suites include a Guest Apartment and the Grand Suite bedroom– an unforgettable domain of its own with Kitchenette and private reflecting pool. Other rooms include Theatre, Office with bath, TechnoGym, Display Kit plus Prep Kit, temp controlled Wine Room and dual Powder Room displaying custom wall by noted San Francisco artist. An ultimate California lifestyle can be enjoyed here, surrounded by cutting-edge design and rare luxuries.”

  • 6 beds
  • 9 baths
  • 7,430 sqft
  • 551 Chalette Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
  • Listing agent: Teles Properties

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