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Home of the Week: Mediterranean home retains 1920s ambience

November 06, 2011
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This stately 1920s Mediterranean with views of the Hollywood sign retains its period ambience with wood-beam ceilings, terra-cotta tile floors and arched doorways. Its architect, Carl Lindbom, also designed President Richard M. Nixon's Western White House in San Clemente.

Location: 3259 Deronda Drive, Los Angeles 90068

Asking price: $1.89 million

Year built: 1927

House size: Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, 3,901 square feet

Lot size: 18,200 square feet

Features: Wine cellar, eat-in kitchen, butler's pantry, outdoor dining terrace, swimming pool, three-car garage

About the area: In the first half of the year, 22 single-family homes sold in the 90068 ZIP Code at a median price of $920,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 12.4% decrease from the median during the first half of 2010.

Listing agent: Konstantine Valissarakos, Sotheby's International Realty's Los Feliz office, (323) 671-2323

—Lauren Beale

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