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Bel Air Mansion: This home is over 10,500 sf on a gated and completely private 1.1 acre beautifully landscaped parcel

“Constructed new in 2006 to exacting standards and quality of yesteryear”

The home has gracious and spacious rooms that include dramatic 2 story entry with curved staircase, paneled gentleman’s den and bar, over-sized living room that converts to professional theater/media, family room off large kitchen and breakfast room. Formal dining room and butler’s pantry complete this area. Upstairs is the generous master bedroom with glamorous his and hers separate bathrooms and closets as well as patio overlooking the grounds. Separated from the master are 3 additional en suite bedrooms connected by their own living room area. Currently there is a large gym and separate Pilate’s studio with bath. 3 car garage plus security. Large front motor court plus parking for many at the garage area. Grounds are lush. Outdoor living including covered loggia and open lounging areas for the beautiful pool.

Call your Thrive Realtor: Shawnte Northcutte for info and Showings (310) 295-8000 Direct

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***Bel Air Mega Mansion “Lions Gate” for $65,000,000- Contact: Shawnte Northcutte your Thrive Beverly Hills Realtor (310) 295-8000***

ALSO FEATURED:

Robin Williams Napa Valley ranch for $30 Million-photo on Twitter pic.twitter.com/uxxnXkV86M

Elvis Presley’s “House of Tomorrow” for $9.5 Million- photo on Twitter pic.twitter.com/Q2tDVGh4yb

Gorgeous Zac Effron’s Hollywood Hills East Home- for $2.8 Million-pic.twitter.com/jFYliOX5oZ

My Personal Favorite: Another piece of the Fabulous Jean Harlow Estate hits the market- pic.twitter.com/5dMb83vCYe

Contact your Thrive Beverly Hills Agent for these and other FABULOUS Celebrity Homes. We are here for you- Pre-Qualified Buyers Only-Shawnte Northcutte (310) 295-8000 DRE# 01112434

“The Great One”- Wayne Gretzky’s Next Goal: Selling $10.5 Million Mansion

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Hockey icon Wayne Gretzky, the NHL’s all-time goals leader, has put his palatial mansion-estate in Westlake Village, CA. on the market for $10.5 million , and it’s everything you would expect of someone nicknamed “The Great One.”

Occupying one acre inside the confines of the exclusive Sherwood Country Club, the stylish home has been impressively updated under Gretzky’s watch to offer a grand combination of textured spaces, stylish appointments and modern conveniences.

Stretching to more than 8,700 square feet, the open floor plan contains five bedrooms, six bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen, a fitness center and a host of grand living space. Telescoping glass doors are used to bridge indoor-outdoor living spaces, opening balanced interiors to resort-like grounds.

The home opens into the backyard space, where a massive pool and spa anchor the relaxed setting, while long patios and sun decks run on either side. At the rear, a trellised space covers an outdoor kitchen and dining room with a fireplace. A guest house runs off to the side.

Contact your Thrive Beverly Hills Realtor for Showing Instructions and additional information. Pre-qualified buyers only

Shawnte Northcutte (310) 295-8000

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Celebrity News: Mariah Carey Looks to Cash In on Bel Air Mansion

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Mariah Carey and her husband, Nick Cannon, have put their Los Angeles home on the market for nearly double what they paid for it almost five years ago.

Set atop a three-acre parcel with sprawling canyon, city and reservoir views, the Hamptons-style home has seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms. Sporting hardwood touches and rows of French doors, the sunlit interiors include a beautiful formal dining room, an “Aspen room” for parties, as well as a chef’s kitchen with its own fireplace.

“Reminiscent of the finest hotel,” the master suite features custom built-ins, a private sitting area and a palatial bathroom; while a separate guest wing has two bedroom suites. Other amenities include a movie theater, an indoor basketball court, and a gym.

Please Contact Shawnte Northcutte your Thrive Beverly Hills Realtor (310) 295-8000 Direct, for more information on this property and other Celebrity Estates, in and around Beverly Hills, Bel Air and the surrounding areas 01112434

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Eat Drink and Be Merry in Beverly Hills-Happy St Patrick’s Day

Celebrate St Patrick’s Day in style in Beverly Hills

St. Patrick’s Day was created in the 1600s by the Catholic Church in order to remember Christianity’s arrival in Ireland.

Over the hundreds of years since its inception, St. Paddy’s Day has become one of the biggest secular holidays throughout the entire world.

In the City of Angels, locals flock to traditional St. Patrick’s Day events like the Hollywood St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival, where they down beers from local breweries like Beverly Hills Beer as they chow down on customary Irish grub and watch talented Irish dancers perform jigs to Gaelic pipe music.

There is ample opportunity to hear authentic Emerald Isle music on St. Patrick’s Day Los Angeles 2014 at Shamrock ‘N’ Roll 2014 in Long Beach and The 11th Annual Irish Fair and Music Festival in Pomona.

But, for those who would rather hear music after a Guinness or three, various St. Paddy’s Day bar crawls across the city lead Angelenos to rowdy Irish pubs like Finn McCool’s in Santa Monica, Molly Malone’s in Beverly Grove, and Casey’s Irish Pub Downtown.

Los Angeles residents who don’t want a hangover on March 18th sign up for The Rockin’ Shamrock 5K/10K/15K/Half Marathon or the 2nd Annual Leprechaun Leap 5K to enjoy the desirable SoCal March weather.

St. Patrick’s Day Los Angeles 2014 offers excited celebrants an opportunity to wear their finest green at all kinds of events on March 17th, whether they want to take shots of Jameson at a packed pub or run a race along the Pacific Ocean.

***OPEN HOUSE- ON 03/16/2014*** Former Celebrity Owned Home- JUST LISTED-8583 SKYLINE DR

NEW PHOTOS ADDED

Former Celebrity Owned Home: This peaceful and very private oasis, has a secure gated Entry, with security cameras and intercom. Lovingly maintained, with the modern luxuries of today. The main level has an open floor plan with Living Area, Dining Area, and Kitchen. Surrounded by Windows and Decking on the first floor, with the lush greenery of treetops sprinkled across the property, that filter through windows to create a living space where home & nature seamlessly intertwine. Stairs lead to additional bed, bath, and master bed with en-suite bath featuring a huge tiled shower with additional craftsmanship Gated and secure, the property boasts more than 11,000 sq ft of landscaped usable outdoor space – including a flat grassy area and gated boundaries. Don’t miss this entertainer’s paradise, located less than a mile from Wonderland Elementary.

Please Contact your Thrive Realtor for showing instructions- Shawnte Northcutte (310) 295-8000 Direct

MLS# – 14-740783

Thrive Beverly Hills Welcomes the Los Angeles Marathon 2014

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS — DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME – SPRING FORWARD – BEGINS AT 2:00AM

3:00AM — Dodger Stadium Opens to Vehicles/Security Checkpoints Open
5:00AM — Seeded Corrals Open
6:45AM — Gear Check Closes/Security Checkpoint #1 Closes
6:50AM — Handcycle Race Start
6:55AM — Wheelchair Race Start
7:00AM — Seeded Corrals Close
7:10AM — Elite Women Start
7:25AM — Elite Men and Full Field Start

SECURITY CHECKPOINTS

Participants who park their cars or get dropped off at Dodger Stadium will be required to access the Start Line at Dodger Stadium through one of three Security Checkpoints. All participants are subject to search and all bags will be screened by security personnel. All participants must use the clear plastic event-issued Participant Bag for carried gear. The clear plastic event-issued Participant Bag can be picked up at the NutriBullet Health & Fitness Expo during packet pick-up and will be the ONLY bag accepted at Gear Check. No exceptions. The Security Checkpoints will open at 3:00AM PDT (Note: Daylight Savings Time – Spring Forward – begins at 2:00AM).

Participants who will use a shuttle to access Dodger Stadium (Santa Monica, Union Station, Downtown LA, Beverly Hills) will be required to go through a security checkpoint prior to boarding their shuttle. The clear plastic event-issued Participant Bag will be the ONLY bag allowed aboard the shuttles. No exceptions.

For more information on new security procedures, please Click Here.

GEAR CHECK

Gear Check is located in Lot K at Dodger Stadium. All gear checked at the Start Line will be transported to the Finish Line for pick up post-race. Participants must use the clear plastic event-issued Participant Bag to check gear. Non-transparent bags, back packs, or luggage will NOT be accepted. Do not check anything valuable or fragile in your bag as the ASICS LA Marathon is not liable for any loss or damage. Gear Check closes promptly at 6:45AM.

SEEDED CORRALS

Seeded Corrals A, B, C, D, and E will open at 5:00AM. Each corral will have its own entrance and runners that have qualified for a Seeded Corral must show their bib to security personnel to gain entrance. The Seeded Corrals will close promptly at 7:00AM. Runners should plan accordingly and must be in their appropriate corral by 7:00 am or they will not be permitted entry into their seeded corral.

RESTROOMS

Restrooms are located in the northwest corner of Parking Lot 6 near Security Checkpoint #2, on the east side of Parking Lot 6 near the Shuttle Bus Drop-Off, in Parking Lot K adjacent to Gear Check, and inside Dodger Stadium on the Field Level concourse.

CHARITY SUITES

Charity runners looking to access the Charity Suites should walk toward the east end of Dodger Stadium (past the Right Field Pavilion) and use the stairs to head up to the Club Level entrance. Charity runners will need to walk up three sets of stairs to make it to the Club Level. Only Charity Runners with Charity Suite designation on their bib will be allowed inside the Club Level at Dodger Stadium.

FOOD & WATER

Runners will have access to several food and water options at Dodger Stadium prior to the race. Arrowhead Brand 100% Mountain Spring Water, CLIF SHOT BLOKS, and bagels will be available just north of the Right Field Pavilion in Parking Lot G.

NutriBullet ENTERTAINMENT STAGE

Get pumped and ready for the race at the NutriBullet Entertainment Stage in Parking Lot G to the north of the 1st Baseline Field Level Entrance. The festivities will include a live DJ, the NutriBullet dancers, and plenty of other exciting goodies!

Mortgage Rates creep down by 4%

CNNMoney

Maybe the days of Rock Bottom Mortgage Interest rates are not numbered after all.

Once again, rates are creeping down towards 4%.

Mortgage rates started the year at 4.53%, and have sunk each week in 2014, falling a total of 0.3 percentage point.

Borrowers with a 4.23% mortgage would pay $982 a month on a $200,000 balance, compared with $1,017 on a 4.53% loan.

By Les Christie @CNNMoney

JUST LISTED- 4186 REGAL OAK DR ENCINO, CA 91436-Magnificent View Estate

KING OF THE HILL

Magnificent View Property on a private cul de sac street. Step into this one level Mid-Century modern home, in the Royal Oaks section of Encino, with no expense spared and

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attention to evey detail throughout. You are met at the front door by the open and welcoming layout, with polished hardwood floors, a remodeled Chef’s Kitchen, a full Dinning Room, Living Room with a F/P and Wet Bar and additional Views. The abundance of windows and sliding Glass Doors, welcomes you home, with tons of Sunlight, which lends itself perfectly to Indoor/Outdoor entertaining. Experience this beautiful private paradise with the most inviting Pool and Fountains. There is also full Decking, with a Fire-pit and Sitting Area. WELCOME TO THE TOP OF THE WORLD

Please Contact your Thrive Realtor for showing instructions- Shawnte Northcutte (310) 295-8000 Direct