Beverly Hills, California
Price: $1.799 million
Description: A single-story home in one of Beverly Hills' most coveted neighborhoods, the famed 90210 zip code. Adjusted gross household income was $418,076 for year 2004, the latest data available from the IRS.
The house is warm rather than glitzy, with a setting of mature subtropical trees. There's a master bedroom suite, with a fireplace and French doors out to the garden, and separate maid's quarters.
Entertaining is in a open-floor-plan living room, dining room and kitchen. There's also a den/library with built-in bookshelves. It's California living, complete with pool and sundeck, that's minutes from Rodeo Drive, Brentwood and Santa Monica.