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

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This groovy Beverly Hills residence still has ’60s swing.

Yes, this gorgeous California home is frozen in amber, completely trapped in its previous generation, and looking for a second owner.

The 5 bedroom, 4 bathroom property at 1005 Summit Drive is a timeless wonder. The shaggy carpets, upholstered walls, and other details make it look more like a “Mad Men” set than a modern housing listing. .

Built in 1961, this home has only been owned once. The story began 60 years ago when her longtime owner, Hermine Beck, moved in.

“I’m not going to lie, but I have a strong affinity for home,” Josh Flagg, Douglas Elliman’s listings rep, told The House Post. Demanding $6.99 million“I’ve known the owner since I was 16, so it means a lot to me.”

The listing states that this will be a trust sale. Beck, 99, died peacefully surrounded by her family on September 24. His furniture is sold separately.

The mid-century modern appeal is full of nice, if dated, details.
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Beverly Hills Time Capsule 1961
A living room worthy of the set of “Mad Men.”
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Beverly Hills Time Capsule 1961
The courtyard can be seen through the glass wall.
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Beverly Hills Time Capsule 1961
Guest bedroom.
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Beverly Hills Time Capsule 1961
Formal entry of home.
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Flagg fondly recalls attending countless lunches and dinners at the mansion with his grandmother, and credits Beck with imbuing the single-family property with its own spirit.

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

Midcentury Time Capsule Beverly Hills
main entrance.
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Beverly Hills Time Capsule 1961
Part of the covered part of the backyard.
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Midcentury Time Capsule Beverly Hills
The property has a covered driveway.
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Midcentury Time Capsule Beverly Hills
The corner of the kitchen facing the pool.
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Midcentury Time Capsule Beverly Hills
All in all, the house measures just under 4,000 square feet, which is plenty of space for a modern kitchen.
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Midcentury Time Capsule Beverly Hills
The house sits on less than half an acre, but it’s what’s inside that really matters.
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The house has 4 bathrooms.
The house has 4 bathrooms.
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Midcentury Time Capsule Beverly Hills
One of the house’s five bedrooms, a bedroom covered in pink.
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Midcentury Time Capsule Beverly Hills
pool and patio.
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A few blocks north of the Beverly Hills Hotel, the mid-century mansion isn’t “massive,” but it’s “completely unique in the best sense of the word,” he noted.

This jewel features a Paul Ferrante finish, Dexter Frankel sculpture, and Edward Fields carpets and sits on less than half an acre. The garden has a patio and a pool with a diving board. The house itself measures just under 4,000 square feet. Images in the listing also show interiors such as beautiful wood-paneled walls, floor-to-ceiling exposures, ornate period-specific wallpaper such as plaid in the bedroom, and a modern fireplace.

The home is also a hot topic among other real estate professionals in the area.

Compass agent Sarah Kay wrote, “You could tell a lot about a person by how they owned the house, and I knew immediately that I loved this woman.” post About property. “Naturally, this house changes owners and transforms, but one pours in for the original custodian. [Its] Cannot exceed the current iteration. ”

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