Are You Charming or Contemporary? LA's Real Estate Market is Both

Are You Charming or Contemporary? LA's Real Estate Market is Both

  • 08/24/18

Los Angeles is a divided city not only by neighborhood and freeways, but also design. The historic charm found in secret havens like Brentwood, in comparison to the new sleek modern structures sprinkled throughout the bustling city, showcases the variety of real estate beauty available between neighborhoods. Whether you prefer classic or modern these two new listings are a must-see!


129 N Rockingham

One of the last great real estate compounds in storied Brentwood Park, 129 N Rockingham is a spectacular property and a neighborhood legend. Sitting just off Sunset Boulevard on a nearly one-acre lot, this Mediterranean inspired home is known simply as “The Rockingham” and features 14,000 square feet of luxurious living space.

With eight bedrooms, twelve bathrooms, and stunning views of the canyon, The Rockingham is one of the original Brentwood Estates and is a Los Angeles home buyers dream. Completely private and secluded behind iron gates and lush greenery, this unique property offers its residents unparalleled amenities including manicured lawns and gardens, a private gym, a resort-sized pool and spa, a stone water slide, outdoor patio, fireplace, and built-in BBQ perfect for entertaining, sport court, and staff housing.

The interior is as immaculate as you could imagine, with large windows throughout letting in the beautiful Southern California sunshine, crisp white walls complemented by dark wood beams and paneling accents, a chef’s kitchen complete with a breakfast bar, plenty of built-in storage, and state of the art appliances, finishing with a  dining room with lofted ceilings.
The expansive master bedroom has large dual bathrooms, beautiful hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings and spacious walk-in closets. The remaining seven bedrooms all filter in great natural light, as does the wrap-around sunroom off the music room on the first floor.
The property is the perfect home for entertaining, with a large home theater and game room in the basement and open concept living, dining and kitchen spaces. The back of the home opens onto the stunning patio with plenty of room for outdoor dining, grassy areas for children to enjoy, as well as the breathtaking pool and outdoor grilling and bar areas. 

Located in one of the most desired LA communities, The Rockingham is a true historic gem in Brentwood Park. To live in this neighborhood means having the luxury of conveniences and city life brought right to the doors of your country estate - a can’t-miss property for those looking to buy in LA.


125 N Stanley Dr

While The Rockingham boasts unmatched old LA charm and stunning Spanish-style architecture, there are also a number of amazing new builds worth checking out during your LA home search.

Located in Beverly Hills nearby world famous Rodeo Drive and some of the world’s most amazing homes, shopping, dining and entertainment, this brand new contemporary build features five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, breathtaking high ceilings and custom finishes throughout. The stunning exterior showcases clean modern lines and contrasting dark wood and stone materials. It’s striking large windows let copious amounts of light stream through the home, making for a light, airy and inviting feel.

Inside is as clean and polished as the outside, with neutral walls and light wood floors throughout, complemented by darker window panes and wood accents.  The home is designed as an open concept, with a bar area overlooking the large living and dining areas. A massive window opens off the living room to the backyard, bringing the gorgeous California weather in and making enjoying the beautiful pool, patio, and outdoor entertaining space easy. The sophisticated kitchen features custom porcelain countertops, state of the art appliances, another dining area and access to the back yard.  
On the second floor, the master also features large beautiful windows and a breathtaking master bath. Complete with his and hers sinks, a soaking tub, side by side step-in marble showers, and vanity-style mirrors, this master bathroom is a spa-like dream. Off the master bedroom is a spacious master closet sure to satisfy all your storage needs. The remaining bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms make for ideal quarters for kids, guests, or live-in help and also feature great natural light.
The lower level is the ideal spot for entertaining, with a full bar and wine cellar set up, a billiards room and home theater, and plenty of space for a large couch to fit the whole family or all of your guests. The home gym tops off the sophisticated amenity offerings of this contemporary estate. 

Built in the highly desirable neighborhood of Beverly Hills, this modern masterpiece is a can’t-miss. Whether you are exploring homes in different architectural styles, looking for a new modern build or are even looking for something outside your traditional style, this contemporary gem must be on your list!


Rochelle Atlas Maize is Beverly Hill’s Leading Luxury Realtor and has helped hundreds of buyers & sellers in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, resulting in over $3.5 Billion in closed transactions.

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