Bel Air and Holmby Hills
Sprawling estates and stunning mansions within LA’s Platinum Triangle.
The Platinum Triangle
Want to learn what makes Holmby Hills and Bel Air luxury real estate so interesting? Together with Beverly Hills, Bel Air and Holmby Hills form Los Angeles’ prestigious Platinum Triangle. This incredibly desirable area is the pinnacle of Hollywood glamour and luxury.
The gated community of Bel Air is among the world’s most exclusive communities. Access to this verdant neighborhood of expansive estates and sprawling mansions is only available through its West Gate at Bellagio Road, East Gate at Bel Air Road, and North Gate at Roscomare Road. Nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains above UCLA, Bel Air’s often world-famous residents enjoy incredible privacy and seclusion while still living a short drive away from all of Los Angeles’ cultural attractions.
Where is Holmby Hills?
Situated south of Bel Air, Holmby Hills is bisected by the iconic Sunset Boulevard and is similarly resplendent with opulent mansion houses and quiet streets lined with majestic tall trees. Along with Bel Air to its north, Holmby Hills is bordered by Beverly Hills on the east, Wilshire Boulevard on the south, and Westwood on the west. This refined neighborhood is characterized by extensive green space and some of Los Angeles’ most iconic properties.
Is Holmby Hills part of Bel Air?
Holmby Hills is located in the Bel-Air-Beverly crest area, but it is not part of Bel Air or Beverly Crest. Holmby Hills, Beverly Hills, and Bel Air are adjacent to each other and make up the "Platinum Triangle" of Los Angeles. Holmby Hills is bordered by Beverly Hills, Wilshire Boulevard, Westwood, and Bel Air.
Is Holmby Hills a good place to live?
Holmby Hills is one of the most luxurious and beautiful communities in the world. It is gated, making it a safe place to live, and the schools are top-rated.
What is Holmby Hills famous for?
Many world-famous stars have lived in the Bel Air Holmby Hills area, including Marilyn Monroe, Sonny and Cher, and Barbara Streisand.
Sprawling Estates and Incredible Dream Homes
Both Bel Air and Holmby Hills are home to some of the world’s most incredible properties, along with a rich history of attracting some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry.
Properties within these communities are incredibly spacious, with many lots covering several acres. The architecture is as diverse as the names of the famous names who’ve lived here. Properties exuding the elegance and sophistication of mid-century and classical architectural styles dot these exclusive neighborhoods, with newer properties boasting the best of cutting-edge architecture.
Bel Air’s secluded estates have a rich history of attracting famous residents, from screen greats such as Alfred Hitchcock and Elizabeth Taylor, to contemporary music industry luminaries such as Jay-Z and Beyoncé and tech billionaires including Elon Musk.
The names of current and former Holmby Hills residents is similarly illustrious, with many of its most famous names crafting incredible dream homes that have become Los Angeles icons. Walt Disney was among the first famous names to craft a home reflective of his seminal status, equipping his former Holmby Hills residence with a working railway network. This tradition extends through Hugh Hefner’s Playboy Mansion to the incredible 123-room French Chateau-style Aaron Spelling Mansion.
The space and seclusion Beverly Hills and Holmby Hills afford have been put to incredible use by these neighborhood’s many world-famous residents. These sprawling properties contain an exhaustive list of bespoke design features, ranging from home cinemas to private nightclubs.
Refined Country Club living and Incredible Urban Amenities
The illustrious residents of these prestigious neighborhoods enjoy access to an incredible range of rural and urban amenities. Famous country clubs offer world-class golfing and clubhouse facilities throughout the surrounding area. Other nearby attractions range from the legendarily luxurious high-end shopping and dining of Beverly Hill’s Rodeo Drive to the iconic nightlife of the Sunset Strip.
The options available to Bel Air and Holmby Hills residents is as diverse as the incredible properties comprising these communities.Are you interested in a specific listing? Contact Rochelle Maize to schedule a showing, or view all of our luxury real estate in Holmby Hills and Bel Air here.