May 2, 2010
East meets West Location: 4724 1/2 Forman Lane, Toluca Lake 91602 Size: There are four bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in 4,000 square feet, plus a 400-square-foot guest cottage with a three-quarter bathroom. Published on: Oct. 4, 2009 Listed then for: $1,995,000 Sold for: $1,895,000 in March Sweeping views, grand style Location: 1754 Sunset Plaza Drive, Los Angeles 90069 Size: There are six bedrooms, eight bathrooms and four half-baths in about 14,000 square feet.
October 14, 2012
Mature landscaping, paths and stone walls surround this gated Spanish-style house in the Los Feliz Oaks area of the Hollywood Hills. The back of the two-story home looks out on a sun-drenched swimming pool. Location: 5604 Holly Oak Drive, Los Angeles 90068 Asking price: $2.795 million Year built: 1929 House size: Four bedrooms, four bathrooms, 3,817 square feet Lot size: 11,458 square feet Features: High ceilings, wood beams, hardwood and terra-cotta floors, wrought-iron work, arched windows, bar, eat-in kitchen, guest suite with a kitchenette, central air conditioning, swimming pool, spa, detached garage About the area: In the first half of this year, 138 single-family homes sold in the 90068 ZIP Code at a median price of $841,000, according to DataQuick.
January 22, 2012
Hugging the sand south of Hermosa Beach Pier, this three-story contemporary evokes a glass-clad lifeguard tower angled toward the water. The main living areas, the master bedroom and the office with balcony take in the ocean views. The dining room opens to a patio along the bike path and the beach. The details Location: 718 The Strand, Hermosa Beach 90254 Asking price: $6.5 million Architect: Dean Nota Year built: 1999 House size: Three bedrooms, four bathrooms, 3,100 square feet Lot size: 2,397 square feet Features: Granite kitchen counter, stainless appliances, master bathroom with double showers, a steam room and a tub About the area: Last year, 98 single-family homes sold in the 90254 ZIP Code at a median price of $1,100,000, according to DataQuick.
February 19, 2012
Address: 206 Garden Gate, Irvine 92620 Listed for: $499,000 Size: Two bedrooms, three bathrooms, 1,200 square feet Lot size: 0.05 acre Features: Built in 1999, the two-story home has hardwood floors, granite kitchen counters and high ceilings. MLS ID: P799510 About the area: In the 92620 ZIP Code, based on 261 sales, the median sale price of existing homes in 2011 was $686,000, down 6% from the 2010 median, according to DataQuick.