rolling hills estates: What Is Current Status Of Rolling Hills Estates Real Estate Projects? - 11/11/11 03:12 PM

Cris Bruzzone, a regular reader of emailed me requesting an update on “the planned condo and/or townhome projects that were originally slated for the Deep Valley Drive and Silver Spur area.”  I welcome the opportunity to answer questions about Palos Verdes real estate.   At the City Managers Meeting in late April, Douglas Prichard from Rolling Hills Estates gave an update (click here to read).
Today, I spoke to Niki Cutter, Principal Planner for Rolling Hills Estates, who was kind enough to give me the following information.  She also told me that the City of Rolling Hills Estates has … (0 comments)

rolling hills estates: Rolling Hills Estates City Celebration - Things To Do In Palos Verdes - 09/16/11 02:43 PM

The 54th Annual Rolling Hills Estates City Celebration will be held on Saturday, September 17, 2011, from 9:oo a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Empty Saddle Club.  Palos Verdes homes owners will enjoy this old fashioned celebration with activities all day including equestrian events, hay wagon rides, pony rides, a petting zoo, and many fun games and activities.  Some of the equestrian activities will include Gymkhana events, the Lomita Sheriff Posse Color Guard,  equine and dressage demonstrations and even a performance by the Junior Drill Team.  Please click here to read more about Rolling Hills Estates City Celebration...
Photo courtesy of the City of … (0 comments)

rolling hills estates: Palos Verdes Cities 2011 Update - 05/12/11 04:58 PM

Recently, I attended a Palos Verdes real estate Board Breakfast Meeting with the City Managers from all 4 cities on the Peninsula – Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills and Rolling Hills Estates.  Here is a summary of their updates:
Tony Dahlerbrach from Rolling Hills reported on the initiative going on the ballot for the next election in March 2012 regarding passive and storage usage of barns.  The property involved in the Poppy Trail landslide is being remediated by the insurance company and will be sold as two separate lots in December.  Verizon and AT&T have installed new cell sites … (0 comments)

rolling hills estates: Tram Tours At South Coast Botanic Gardens - Things To Do In Palos Verdes - 11/22/10 11:59 AM

Tram Tours are back at the South Coast Botanic Garden (began Saturday, November 6th).  This is a great way to sit back and relax while enjoying the beauty of the Gardens.  The guided tour is 45 minutes and covers a one mile loop which features historical and botanical highlights of South Coast Botanic Garden. Initially, the tours will  run on Saturdays only from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m..  Tickets are $4 per seat and can be purchased at the admissions window.  Special group pricing and arrangements are available as well.  (No ticket sales on tram).
South Coast Botanic Garden hours are 9:00 … (0 comments)

rolling hills estates: Lights In Palos Verdes? - 12/03/09 12:55 PM

Palos Verdes Estates does not have residential street lights.  Tennis courts and pool areas are also restricted.  According to Sue Van Every, Palos Verdes Estates Homeowners Association Manager, in a recent article in the Peninsula News "there is a city ordinance, as well as the Art Jury (which) has not allowed any (lights))...because of the surrounding neighbors..."  Of course, that means no night games at Palos Verdes High School.
The same is true for Peninsula High School which is in Rolling Hills Estates.  However, there have been a few exceptions over the years.  According to Doug Prichard, City Manager of Rolling Hills … (0 comments)

rolling hills estates: Top Tuesday Tour Tips - 12/01/09 10:38 AM
There were 9 homes on the November 24, 2009, Palos Verdes real estate Broker's Tour.  We currently have 215 active single family homes for sale in Palos Verdes ranging in price from $800,000 in Rancho Palos Verdes to $14,900,000 in Rolling Hills (the low in Eastview is $699,900).  There are 47 townhomes/condos for sale priced between $230,000 and $1,500,000. My favorites were:

Gary Myer's, (Remax Palos Verdes Realty) 23 Hillcrest Manor, Rolling Hills Estates 90274 (above left), is a 4 bedroom, 5 bath, 4,124 square foot home for $2,295,000.  This Hillcrest Manor home has a resort-like backyard with pool/spa, gourmet kitchen … (2 comments)

rolling hills estates: Palos Verdes City Managers' Update - 11/13/09 10:37 AM
Last week, I heard the City Managers from all 4 cities on the Palos Verdes Peninsula speak at the Palos Verdes Peninsula Association of Realtors meeting. Here is a synopsis of their update:
Joseph Hoefgen, City Manager of Palos Verdes Estates, told us that the PV Dr West stabilization near Bluff Cove begins in a couple of weeks and should be complete in January 2010.  The Golf Club has a shorter wait list (now 160 down from 200).  Both the Tennis Club and Stables have vacancies and the Beach Club has "many years" wait list.  Two sewer pump stations in Lunada Bay will be replaced. The … (0 comments)

rolling hills estates: Palos Verdes Fun Facts...... - 05/13/09 04:32 AM
Palos Verdes Peninsula has a total of 67,162 residents as of 2008.  The city of Rancho Palos Verdes has the largest population at 42,964.  The city of Palos Verdes Estates has 14,046 residents.  Rolling Hills Estates has 8,185 residents.  Rolling Hills has 1,967 residents.
The Palos Verdes Peninsula measures 26.3 square miles.  Palos Verdes is the oldest city (incorporated in 1939) and located on 3,038 acres.  Rancho Palos Verdes is the youngest city (incorporated in 1973)  and the largest city located on 13.6 square miles.  Rolling Hills Estates encompasses 4.18 square miles and was incorporated in 1957.  Rolling Hills also incorporated in 1957 and covers … (0 comments)

rolling hills estates: Rolling Hills Villas, A 55+ Community - 11/14/08 02:26 PM
I recently visited the new 55 and over community of Rolling Hills Villas located in Rolling Hills Estates on Deep Valley Drive.  This is a welcome addition to Palos Verdes real estate.  It is conveniently located within walking distance to the Promenade, Bristol Farms, medical buildings, the post office, library and many other shops in the area.  The condominium units are beautiful with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, fireplaces, balconies and interior laundry areas with a washer/dryer.  Click here to read more......

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