Most Expensive Zip Codes: 90077, Estate of the Day
For the next couple of weeks we will be checking out some homes in the most expensive zip codes in the United States, up today, 90077 . This zip code encompasses the Bel Air area of Los Angeles, CA, some of the most rarified real estate around. This area is home to a wide variety of celebrities and wealthy movers and shakers who enjoy the neighborhood's security and privacy. This zip code has a median price of $3,119,000 with a ridiculously high appreciation rate of 442% since 1990.
The real estate here is truly astronomical. The top house in the MLS is listed at $85 million. Also in this zip code is the Richard Neutra-designed home that Vidal Sassoon has on the market for $19 million. Today's estate sits smack in the middle at $40 million. You only get 3.2 acres here but the home is huge,36 bedrooms in all. Very high ceilings, elaborate moldings, marble everywhere and an overall sense of formal grandness prevails. The land includes terraces with city views, sunken tennis court and a sybaritic pool area. The home has four different master suites and two kitchens.