1118 Tower Road Beverly Hills, CA 90210, currently listed for $9.995 million by Mercer Vine

What is the essence of a modern Los Angeles home? According to the folks at Mercer Vine, the answer lies in the reimagined Spanish colonial at 1118 Tower Road Beverly Hills 90210.

“This extensive redesign brings a modern edge to an already stunning property. From the outdoor entertaining spaces right down to the details of the wrought-iron balconies, every element of the home has been meticulously designed,” said Mercer Vine co-founder Adam Rosenfeld, who shares the listing with agent Coley Lafoon and Mercer Vine co-founder Kyle Giese. “This home truly combines California luxury with the warm elegance of a Spanish villa.”

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No doubt these homes are pricey, but hey, this is Pebble Beach. This one may just steal me from my first thrifty little love over there on Oak Knoll — sorry dear, you may be cheaper but this puppy has vintage. Character. Brawn. A 1927 Pebble Beach landmark in that glorious Spanish colonial style — and it’s — how to say this gently — bigger. This is a 1927 Spanish Mediterranean estate on 1/2 acre corner location with ocean views. (Corner!) The interior courtyard has a fountain and check out that fireplace. Count them: 8 bedrooms (five are suites) and 6 baths, five fireplaces, a rambling villa in more than 5400 square feet, connected by the courtyard — great for family gatherings, compnay and likely makes this house a very popular lease. 1011 Rodeo Road (not Drive) is listed at $1,995,000. 

Break my heart — it’s pending. It’s taken. I’m only the back-up!