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Posted by John Hathorn on March 30, 2012
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Santa Monica Dirt by John Hathorn March 30th, 2012

Not gossip! It’s true – Pence Hathorn Silver and Partners Trust have moved to our permanent and wonderful location at 1333 Montana Ave, north – west corner of 14th St. and Montana Ave. We are now so close to R&D Kitchen that they will have to name a sandwich after us! Look for an office warming party invite from us soon.

And in other news, this week was another busy week in north Santa Monica real estate with three new listings, one re-list (failed escrow), three new sales and one closing. The lack of well-priced inventory is still the Realtor’s and Buyer’s lament.

Active/ Available New Listings

339 20th St.–  4bd + 3.5ba.  $2,095,000.  Second chance for buyers – here you go!  This sold quickly last month but the Buyer did not perform.  One of the most sought after homes in recent memory. Nearly 3,000 sq ft, 60X149 Gillette lot (see photo on the right).

 317 23rd St. –   3bd + 3ba.  $2,849,000.   New Listing.  This is a very special hacienda style Spanish home and my guess is that it will be under contract within one week.  Good location,  60‘ wide lot and very unique.  Not much back yard but an internal courtyard makes this great.

2520 Alta Ave. –   3bd + 3ba.  $2,295,000.   New Listing.   Graceful 2-story Spanish on the corner of 26th St. and Alta.  Apx. 2,300 sq. ft. on an apx. 8,700 sq. ft. lot.  Tricky floor plan as the master bedroom is the entire 2nd floor.

444 21st St. –   3bd + 2ba.  $2,195,000.   New Listing.   I like to call these homes the “Navy Blue Blazer” of architecture. It never goes out of style in Santa Monica.  Look for this to sell over the list price.


145 Ocean Avenue –  You could spend $6 million or more to have a condo on Ocean Avenue but why? This is a free-standing single family home for less money than anything in its league on the street. Flexible five to six bedrooms, beautiful ocean views (see photo below), guest house, pool and spa, super convenient location near Adelaide Drive on world renown Ocean Ave .  


New Sales (Now In Escrow/ Sale Pending)

619 Euclid St.–  5bd + 4.5ba.  $2,899,000.   North of Montana Mediterranean gem flooded with light apx. 4,200 sq. ft. per owner. 

258 16th St.–  5bd + 5.5ba.  $3,995,000.   Sold in less than 2 weeks with multiple offers.  The Gianetti’s widely published personal residence. The word on the street is that they are moving to Ojai. Sophisticated and luxurious. 

616 Georgina Ave.–  4bd + 3ba.  $2,695,000.  West of 7th Street continues to be a great place to own!  This lot is apx. 11,338 sq. ft.  Look for a new home or a major remodel to be built here soon.

Sold/ Closed                                                

428 14th St. –  3bd + 1ba.  Was listed for $1,649,500 and sold for $1,575,000.  Wow! And I felt that the asking price was low – look what the closed sale price is.  I very much doubt we will see anything this low again for quite some time.

Pence Hathorn Silver Active Properties:

101 17th St. – 6bd + 8.5ba – $6,995,000

509 21st Pl. – 6bd + 5.5ba – $3,995,000

401 18th St. – 4bd + 4.5ba – $3,400,000

551 Lincoln Blvd. – 5bd + 4.5ba – $3,145,000

733 19th St. – 3bd + 2.5ba – $2,495,000

10501 Ayres Ave. – 3bd + 2.5ba – $1,449,000

2007 Idaho Ave. – 3bd + 2.5ba – $1,449,000

2060 Benedict Canyon Dr – 3bd + 2.5ba – $1,199,000

3002 3rd St. #206 – 2bd + 2.5ba – $899,000

11939 Gorham Ave. #104 – 2bd + 2.5ba – $580,000

Search for more homes, see real time analytics and learn about the North Santa Monica / North of Montana Ave community on our North of Montana blog.

And please call me at (310) 458-4024 with any questions.

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