Set amid lush landscaping in the Nichols Canyon area, this classic Tudor Revival manor conceals an unexpected industrial-style pavilion that can serve as an office or guesthouse. Gardens, water features and mature trees contribute to the compound's tranquil atmosphere.
Location: 2811 Nichols Canyon Road, Los Angeles 90046
Asking price: $2.595 million
Year built: 1940 (main house)
Guesthouse architect: James V. Coane
House size: Three bedrooms, three bathrooms, 2,714 square feet in main house, 725 square feet in guesthouse
Lot size: 16,360 square feet
Features: Formal living and dining rooms, den, vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, three fireplaces, leaded-glass windows, skylights, balconies, gated entry, stone patios, koi pond, detached carport, guesthouse kitchen and loft
About the area: Last year, 358 single-family homes sold in the 90046 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.365 million, according to CoreLogic DataQuick. That was an 18.7% price increase from 2013.
Agent: Bret Parsons, Coldwell Banker, (310) 281-4346