Irregularly shaped windows and openings add an unexpected bit of playfulness to this wooded retreat in Pacific Palisades. Built in the 1950s, the home was redesigned by local architect Josh Schweitzer, who is known for his imaginative work on restaurants and houses.
Location: 16130 W. Northfield St., Pacific Palisades 90272
Asking price: $3.325 million
Year built: 1951
House size: Four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 3,494 square feet
Lot size: 18,044 square feet
Features: Open-plan living, dining and kitchen area, den/office, three fireplaces, walled courtyard with swimming pool, outdoor dining area, mature trees, stream
About the area: In the first half of the year, 170 single-family homes sold in the 90272 ZIP Code at a median price of $2.268 million, according to DataQuick. That was a 26% price increase from the first half last year.