LA Times Oct 15th 2014

Home of the Day: A Richard Landry-designed villa in Beverly Hills

This grand Italian villa in North Beverly Park was designed by Richard Landry, the Los Angeles-based architect whose homes have long been coveted among celebrity types and sports stars. Limestone flooring, exposed beams and wood-paneled finishes lend to the Old World ambiance of the residence, which spans 12,500 square feet. The landscaped grounds, centering on city and canyon views, include large expanses of lawn, formal gardens and a pool.

Location: 34 Beverly Park Circle, Beverly Hills, 90210

Asking price: $25 million

Year built: 1999

Architect: Richard Landry

House size: 12,500 square feet, eight bedrooms, 10 bathrooms

Lot size: 1.21 acres

Features: Wrought iron doors, fresco ceilings, limestone floors, private verandas, chef’s kitchen, library with walk-in art safe, formal living room, grand dining room, gym/exercise room, two-story guesthouse with sauna, courtyard, fountains, outdoor cabana, pool, manicured gardens

The 12,500-square-foot villa, found on more than an acre in exclusive North Beverly Park, was designed by Richard Landry, the Los Angeles-based architect who has been commissioned by celebrities including Tom Brady, Mark Wahlberg and Bruce Jenner. (Nick Springett)

About the area: Last year, there were 369 single-family homes sold in the 90210 ZIP Code at a median price of $3.425 million, according to DataQuick. That was a 13.2% increase year-over-year.

Agent: Michelle Oliver, Douglas Elliman Real Estate