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Lauren Beale

March 14, 2010
Craftsman meets modern Location: 1026 13th St., Huntington Beach 92648 Size: Four bedrooms and four bathrooms in 3,768 square feet Published: May 17 Listed then for: $1.85 million Sold for: $1.675 million in November 1929 Spanish Colonial Revival Location: 181 S. Alta Vista Blvd., Los Angeles 90036 Size: Four bedrooms and 4 1/2 bathrooms in 4,075 square feet Published: Dec. 6 Listed then for: $2.95 million Sold for: $2.66 million this month -- Lauren Beale
December 7, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
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.
August 9, 2013
A 1,100-pound bronze angel stands sentry at 7 Fountains, a community of 20 courtyard residences rooted in Hollywood history. The one- to four-story Spanish Revival-style villas are on the former site of the family compound of silent film-era director Irvin Willat. Location: 1414 N. Harper Ave., West Hollywood 90069 Asking price: $1.1 million to $1.65 million Year built: 2002 (interiors completed in 2013) Architect: Moule & Polyzoides Size: One to three bedrooms, home office/guest suite, 1.5 to 3.5 bathrooms, 1,311 to 2,211 interior square feet Site size: 30,400 square feet Features: Terra cotta and hand-painted inlay tile; custom wrought iron; thick plaster walls; wood-burning fireplaces; copper gutters; arched ceilings; private outdoor spaces that include yards, balconies, covered sleeping porches and roof decks;12,000 square feet of gardens and courtyards; fountains and trees.
October 7, 2012
The graceful arch of the front door is repeated in the windows and openings of this classic '20s-era Italian-style villa north of Sunset Boulevard. A staircase in the entry hall leads upstairs to bedrooms including two master suites, one with a terrace and sitting room looking out on the swimming pool. Location: 1010 N. Roxbury Drive, Beverly Hills 90210 Asking price: $14.9 million Year built: 1926 House size: Seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms, about 7,500 square feet Lot size: 0.64 acres Features: Step-down living room, formal dining room, hardwood and tile floors, eat-in kitchen, breakfast room, dining terrace, swimming pool, pool house, outdoor fireplace, separate exercise studio, mature trees, gardens, expansive lawn About the area: In the first half of this year, 175 single-family homes sold in the 90210 ZIP Code at a median price of $2.7 million, according to DataQuick.
September 9, 2012
City-to-ocean views in Beverly Hills Location: 1520 Gilcrest Drive, Beverly Hills 90210 Size: Three bedrooms, four bathrooms Published: Oct. 9, 2011 Listed then for: $9.995 million Listed now for: $8.995 million Price reduced: 10% Perched atop an ocean bluff in Dana Point Location: 34545 Scenic Drive, Dana Point 92629 Size: Eight bedrooms, seven bathrooms, 7,350 square feet Published: Nov. 13, 2011 Listed then...
August 26, 2012
This '40s house in the Hollywood Hills retains a classic vibe even though it has been renovated with a more open floor plan and contemporary interiors. Walls of glass in the living room, a floor-to-ceiling bay window in the two-story master suite and a wrap-around deck take advantage of the city and hillside vistas. Location: 3430 Wonder View Drive, Los Angeles 90068 Asking price: $3.495 million Year built: 1940 House size: Four bedrooms, 51/2 bathrooms, 6,150 square feet Lot size: 17,940 square feet Features: Bar, library/study, media room, office, six fireplaces, service entrance, heated swimming pool, outdoor shower, pool bathroom, lawn, off-street parking for 10 cars About the area: In the first half of the year, 138 single-family homes sold in the 90068 ZIP Code at a median price of $841,000, according to DataQuick.
August 19, 2012
Set on a corner lot with the San Gabriel Mountains as a backdrop, this board-and-batten and stone-facade house in Upland by noted local architect Boyd Georgi was designed for entertaining and indoor-outdoor living. A large swimming pool sits at the center of a courtyard dotted with mature palms. Location: 2121 N. Laurel Ave., Upland 91784 Asking price: $788,000 Year built: 1965 Architect: Boyd Georgi House size: Three bedrooms, four bathrooms, 4,352 square feet Lot size: 38,000 square feet Features: Glass walls, terrazzo flooring, wood paneling, built-ins, fireplace, atrium with waterfall, formal dining room, library/media room, circular driveway.
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