This International-style house in Mar Vista is listed at $2.695 million. (Brian Thomas Jones )
A Zen-inspired garden marks the entrance of a Mar Vista home designed in the International style and surrounded by stands of bamboo. At the heart of the U-shaped home, which looks out on a lap pool, is a two-story great room with a wet bar, fireplace and clerestory windows.
Location: 3571 Grand View Blvd., Los Angeles 90066
Asking price: $2.695 million
Year built: 2006
Architect: Ron Godfredsen
House size: Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, 4,250 square feet
Lot size: 10,804 square feet
Features: Floor-to-ceiling glass windows, recessed doors, 40-foot lap pool, guest suite with patio, two fireplaces, skylights, basement, den, media room, office, wine cellar, gym.
About the area: Last year, 263 single-family homes sold in the 90066 ZIP Code at a median price of $705,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 1.8% decrease from the 2011 median.
Agent: Ian L. Brooks, (310) 458-6569, Prudential California Realty
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