Home of the Day: Buff, Straub & Hensman design in Pacific Palisades

Home of the Day: Buff, Straub and Hensman-designed home in Pacific Palisades for $8.995 million

Beamed ceilings, clerestory windows and original parquet flooring are among the distinctive characteristics of this preserved Mid-Century Modern home by celebrated architectural firm Buff, Straub and Hensman. Walls of glass take mature oaks, sycamore trees and a swimming pool on the nearly two-acre site, which backs up to Rustic Canyon.

Location: 14014 Sunset Blvd., Pacific Palisades, 90272

Price: $8.995 million

Year built: 1956

Architects: Conrad Buff III, Donald C. Hensman, Calvin C. Straub

House size: 3,345 square feet, four bedrooms, three bathrooms

Lot size: 1.91 acres

Features: Open-space floor plan, clerestory windows, floor-to-ceiling glass, raised ceilings, exposed beams, brick-lined fireplaces, atrium, formal living room, dining room, kitchen, pool, flat lot, mature trees, gardens, circular driveway

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90272 ZIP Code in January was $2.912 million based on 18 sales, according to CoreLogic DataQuick. That was about a 4% increase in median price year-over-year.

Agents: Richard Stearns, (310) 850-9284, and Hugh Evans, (310) 801-4201, Partners Trust

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