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Spanish-style living in Venice

The waterfront property's features include a three-bedroom main residence, a one-bedroom cottage, a dock and outdoor dining arbor.

April 22, 2012
  • The Mediterranean-style house and guesthouse sit along the canal in Venice.
The Mediterranean-style house and guesthouse sit along the canal in Venice. (Estella Sneider )

This Spanish-style compound on the water in Venice includes a three-bedroom main residence, one-bedroom canal-fronting cottage and a dock. A central arched window frames a view of the canal, which is lined with sidewalks and crossed by bridges.

Location: 431-433 Howland Canal, Venice 90291

Asking price: $3.65 million

Sales history: Sold in 2000 for $871,500

Year built: 1983

House size: Four bedrooms, four bathrooms, 2,500 square feet (including guesthouse)

Lot size: 5,700 square feet

Features: Beamed living room ceiling, tile fireplace surround, hardwood floors, built-in cabinetry and shelves, terrace, heated floor in master bathroom, outdoor dining arbor, fruit trees, parking for six cars.

About the area: Last year, 179 single-family homes sold in the 90291 ZIP Code at a median price of $950,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 2.6% decrease from 2010.


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