Malibu Colony Beach—The Colony
Median home price: $10.65 million
Home to stars such as Tom Hanks, Malibu Colony Beach is a private gated community by the shore, offering its homeowners exceptional views. This coveted neighborhood in L.A.'s residential area is safe and secure, making it an optimal location for celebrities (and regular folks) with kids.
Beverly Hills Gateway
Median home price: $10.05 million
A world-renowned locale, Beverly Hills is a dreamland for the ultra-elite. Highlights of the neighborhood include upscale boutiques and exquisite dining experiences such as Avra Beverly Hills Estiatorio, Maude, Tempura Endo, and MÍRAME. Nestled away in the hills of L.A., this neighborhood is all about privacy and seclusion. It's also home to The Beverly Hilton, where the annual Golden Globe Awards are hosted. When in Beverly Hills (cue Weezer), you can also stroll the Virginia Robinson Gardens and check in to the Beverly Hills Hotel for an evening spent among Hollywood starlets. Given these attributes, Beverly Hills is a desirable place to live and is among the richest neighborhoods in L.A.
Median home price: $8.5 million
Located within the City of Beverly Hills, Trousdale Estates is known for its mid-century modern homes. Since they were designed by respected architects, the houses in this neighborhood gained a good reputation and attracted many high-profile residents, including Jane Fonda. Thanks to its luxuriant landscapes, gated properties, and private security, the exclusive community is safe and well-maintained.
Beverly Hills Flats
Median home price: $7.5 million
Next up on our list of most expensive neighborhoods in L.A is Beverly Hills Flats. Found just south of the Beverly Hills Gateway and north of Santa Monica Boulevard, the Flats' tree-lined streets are home to Phil Collins, Justin Bieber, Demi Moore, and Betty White. Beverly Hills Flats is considered one of the most affluent areas in L.A. and largely consists of luxury family homes, sprawling estates, and mansions.