Adjoining Bel Air country club, Bel Air is another area high on the list of “Homes to the Rich and Famous”.The community was founded in 1923 by Alphonzo Bell, Sr. Bel Air is part of what is known as the “Platinum Triangle”, which consists of Bel Air, Beverly Hills, and Holmby Hills. Some of the major estates of Bel Air face the Bel Air golf course accessible via the Bel Air East Gate at Sunset Boulevard.Upper Bel Air and Belagio Road are accessible from the Bel Air West Gate East of Veteran Avenue also at Sunset Boulevard.Major gated estates on Stone Canyon, below the world famous Bel Air Hotel and on such streets as St. Cloud, St. Piere, Chalon Road, Strada Court etc, via the East Gate can exceed $20,000,000, averaging $8,000,000.Homes on parcels of less than ½ acre more often average $4.5 million.
The upper Bel Air area including streets accessible from Mulholland, Roscomare Road, upper Stradella and upper Linda. Here, a newer community of single family homes and planned unit development properties were built in the late ‘70s and early ‘80s. Glenridge, in particular, was built by 6 different builders. These tile roofed contemporary homes range in size from the low 2000 to low 4000 square feet, many with great views. Flanking the Verdant slopes of the Santa Monica Mountains, upper Bel Air boasts some of the most private and secluded view sites for the entire Westside just minutes from the Getty Museum, UCLA, Beverly Hills and the heart of the entertainment industry.Upper Bel Air’s roads are still quiet, lush and rich in the gifts of nature.Hillside foliage provides a habitat to wild deer, still seen roaming the hillside.The Bel Air location offers residents a haven away from the hub of the city.
Bel Air is the home to those who seek its comfort, privacy, low crime rates and beautiful canyon vistas.