The truth is, Mark Snow wants to sell Venice home

"The X-Files"



Mark Snow

has listed his Venice home at $1,899,000.

Custom built in 2007, the Cape Cod-inspired house has an open plan first floor with skylights. There are three bedrooms, 2-1/2 bathrooms and 2,860 square feet of living space. The master bedroom suite has a balcony, vaulted ceilings and two walk-in closets.

The Juilliard School graduate was a co-founder of the

New York

Rock & Roll Ensemble. Among his compositions is the theme music for sci-fi series "The X-Files" (1993-2002) and both "X-Files" films. He also wrote the music for "Millennium" (1996-99) and "Ghost Whisperer" (2005-09).

Snow, 63, is looking for another house in the immediate area.

He bought the property in 2007 for $2.2 million, according to public records.

Tina Stern of Ewing & Associates,


International Realty, Sherman Oaks, has the listing.