Max Martin Lists Super-Chic Beverly Hills Home (EXCLUSIVE)

Max Martin, the Swedish songwriter and producer with an astonishing Midas touch for mainstream pop ditties, listed his stylishly sophisticated home in the Trousdale Estates area of Beverly Hills, Calif., at $11.495 million. The five-time Grammy winner and ten-time ASCAP Songwriter of the Year awardee, who’s produced and/or wrote dozens of chart-topping hits including Britney Spears’ “…Baby One More Time,” Katy Perry’s “I Kissed a Girl,” Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space” and, more recently, Ariana Grande’s “God Is a Woman,” purchased the 1950s Hawaiian-style ranch house in April 2011 for $3.45 million.

Originally designed by acclaimed architect Paul Revere Williams and positively puny compared to the exotically behemoth homes being built in and around Beverly Hills these days, the single-story residence sits behind gates on a .63-acre, city-view parcel amid tropical gardens with four bedrooms and five bathrooms in 3,793 square feet. Described in marketing materials as “a time capsule without compromise” offering a lifestyle emblematic of the swinging “60s elite” but updated with completely contemporary creature comforts, the unpretentious yet 1000% high-brow residence was fastidiously renovated and restored for Martin by the fine architects at Marmol Radziner and decoratively done up in a playfully glamorous and urbanely eccentric fashion by savvy designer Brad Dunning.