The goal of this Zen-inspired Modernist house in the Hollywood Hills was to create a tranquil and healthful-living environment filled with natural light. Recycled, biodegradable and organic materials take center stage in the gated, energy-efficient home.
Location: 3110 Deronda Drive, Los Angeles 90068
Asking price: $2.395 million
Year built: 2004
Architect: James Chuda
House size: Four bedrooms, four bathrooms, 4,200 square feet
Lot size: 7,927 square feet
Features: Entry water garden with waterfall; media room; den; two fireplaces; glass staircase; loft; patios; bamboo and papyrus walls; bamboo, cork and palm wood floors; solar power; water-saving toilets; vegetable gardens
About the area: Last year, 321 single-family homes sold in the 90068 ZIP Code at a median price of $890,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 4.3% price increase from 2011.
Agent: Kurt Rappaport, (310) 860-8889, Westside Estate Agency
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