Inside a listed Beverly Hills home that’s lovingly stuck in the ‘60s

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In this groovy abode of Beverly Hills, the swinging 60s still reign.

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Yes, this luxury California home is frozen in amber, perfectly stuck in the previous generation – and is looking for its second owner.

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The five-bedroom, four-bath home at 1005 Summit Drive is stuck in time – with shaggy carpeting, padded walls and other details that make it look more like a Mad Men set than a modern home list. .

Built in 1961, the house has only been owned once. The story began six decades ago when her longtime owner, Hermine Beck, moved in and adorned her with the sensuality of an often coveted but long-gone style.

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“I’m not going to lie, but I have a strong attachment to this house,” Douglas Elliman spokesman Josh Flagg told The Post. asks for $6.99 million. “For me, this is of particular importance because I have known the owner… since I was 16 years old.”

The listing notes that this will be a trust sale. Beck, 99, died peacefully surrounded by his family on September 24. Furniture sold separately.

The modern mid-century stunner is still equipped with many fine, albeit dated, details.
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1961 Beverly Hills Time Capsule
The living room is suitable for the scenery of “Mad Men”.
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The glass wall overlooks the courtyard.
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Guest bedroom.
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Official entrance to the house.
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Flagg remembers fondly attending countless lunches and dinners at the residence with his grandmother, and credits Beck for infusing the single-family property with his own spirit.

“I have many wonderful memories of the house that Hermina built. She lived there until she was 99 and was very proud of the house she built,” he said. “She was an amazing woman.”

Beverly Hills Mid-Century Time Capsule
Main entrance.
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1961 Beverly Hills Time Capsule
Part of the covered part of the yard.
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Beverly Hills Mid-Century Time Capsule
The property includes a covered driveway.
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Nook in the kitchen overlooking the pool.
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Beverly Hills Mid-Century Time Capsule
Overall, the home is just under 4,000 square feet, which is enough space for a kitchen of the period.
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The house sits on a lot less than half an acre, but it’s what’s inside that counts.
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The house has four bathrooms.
The house has four bathrooms.
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One of the five bedrooms of the house, decorated in pink.
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Pool and patio.
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He noted that the mid-century estate, located a few blocks north of the Beverly Hills Hotel, is not “huge,” but it is quite unique in the best sense of the word.

The gem is adorned with finishes by Paul Ferrante, sculptures by Dexter Frankel, carpets by Edward Fields, and sits on a site of just under half an acre. In the yard there is a patio and a swimming pool with a diving platform. The house itself is just under 4,000 square feet. The images also show interiors with beautiful wood paneling on the walls, floor-to-ceiling windows, period style decorative wallpaper such as the checkered pattern in the bedroom, and a modern fireplace.

The house even caused a stir among other real estate professionals in the area.

“You can tell a lot about a person by the way they run a house, and I immediately knew that I loved this lady,” wrote Compass agent Sarah Kay in Mail about the property. “Naturally this house will change hands and change form, but pouring out one on its original steward. [Its] The current iteration cannot be surpassed.”



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