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Batmobile designer Harald Belker looks for a speedy sale in Venice

Batmobile designer Harald Belker looks for a speedy sale in Venice
Car designer Harald Belker is racing to sell in Venice after listing his architectural home for $3.595 million. (Realtor.com)

Car designer Harald Belker, whose creations range from Hot Wheels to the Batmobile, is asking $3.595 million for his contemporary-style home in Venice’s Oxford Triangle.

Built in 2001, the two-story residence was designed by Swiss architect Roger Kurath combines natural elements with a minimalist-vibe aesthetic. Among features are Mahogany floors, folding doors and more than 3,400 square feet of open-plan space.

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Among visual highlights, the kitchen is lined with black granite countertops and in one the three bathrooms, the walls are finished in vibrant stone.

The home has three bedrooms plus a studio apartment that sits above the two-car garage.

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Outside, an L-shaped wooden patio offers space to entertain and hedges border a solar-heated saltwater pool.

Brian Teacher of Westside Estate Agency is the listing agent.

Belker, a native of Germany, has designed the vehicles for a slew of blockbuster films, including “Batman and Robin,” “Transformers,” “Iron Man,” “Tron: Legacy” and “Edge of Tomorrow.”

Kurath opened his Los Angeles architecture office, Design 21, in 2000. He has constructed projects in Switzerland, Shanghai and the United States, and a house he designed in Culver City was featured on "World's Greenest Homes."

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