I was one of the many critics that wrote about the new Big Blue Bus stops a few weeks ago. Click on the link for some wonderful insights from the Santa Monica Mirror staff. The bus stop design is ridiculous and criticism is nearly unanimous. The City is going to make a few minor modifications.
This weekend is the 25th Anniversary of the Third Street Promenade! Take advantage of the numerous discounts at participating stores and restaurants and celebrate with the Sonic Submarine music festival, Parade and Block Party.
Montana Avenue merchants are taking part in the Buying Local Gives Back – Buy local, Eat local, Give Local campaign. Receive a discount by donating 3 jars of peanut butter to contributing stores, thru September 22nd – September 28th .
Are you happy? The City of Santa Monica has been granted $1Million from Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayors Challenge to do a survey to find out if Santa Monicans are happy or not.
Here is your real-time real estate market info:
There are 13 active listings north of Montana with Pence Hathorn Silver’s new construction listing at 1230 Georgina Avenue hitting the market this week. A stunning East Coast Traditional style home with top quality fixtures and luxury appointments throughout.
There are 8 homes in escrow right now north of Montana Ave – the same as last week. 2 homes closed escrow this week – our 710 19th St for $3,100,000 and 444 21st Street for $3,100,000, bringing year to date closed sales to 48.
New Listings this Week
1230 Georgina Avenue – 6bd + 8.5ba. $9,500,000. A spectacular new construction listed by Pence Hathorn Silver. A brand new classic Hampton style new construction home. Over 9,600 sq ft on a large 11,900+ sq ft corner lot. This is unparalleled craftsmanship, quality fixtures and luxury appointments all throughout. A one-of-a-kind property in Santa Monica that rarely comes around. A definite must see! Last sold in November 2011 for $2,810,000.
1107 Carlyle Ave. – 7bd + 7ba. $5,790,000. 3-story Contemporary home apx. 7,480 sq ft. Built in 2000. Versatile floor plan with 2 outdoor areas. Last sold in July 2007 for $4,500,000.
No New Sales this Week
New Closed Deals this Week
710 19th St. – 3bd + 1.75ba. $3,100,000. Sold in less than a week!
444 21st St. – 2bd + 2ba. $3,100,000.
Pence Hathorn Silver Active Properties:
1230 Georgina Ave. – 6 bedrooms + 8.5 baths – $9,500,000
502 16th St. – 5 bedrooms + 7.5 baths – $8,495,000
440 15th St. – 5 bedrooms + 6.5 baths – $4,999,000
303 9th St. – 5 bedrooms + 6.5 baths – $4,999,000
721 23rd St. – 5 bedrooms + 5.5 baths – $4,495,000
100 Esparta Way – 4 bedrooms + 2.75 baths – $2,999,000
12727 Sunset Blvd. – 4 bedrooms + 4.5 baths – $2,345,000
416 Entrada Dr. – 3 bedrooms + 1.75 baths – $1,450,000
13700 Marina Pointe #703 – 2 bedrooms + 2.5 baths – $1,100,000
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