Home of the Day: Among oaks in the Santa Monica Mountains

Home of the Day: Tree-topped home in Monte Nido features a farmhouse feel, recording studio

This oak-topped home in Monte Nido, an unincorporated community north of Malibu, has a farmhouse vibe with reclaimed redwood-paneled walls, antique chandeliers and a brick wood-burning fireplace. Imported European doors open to a relaxed setting complete with an entertainer’s deck, a hot tub and a tree house. For the creative type, a detached recording studio and a separate art/yoga studio sit adjacent to the main house.

Location: 539 Live Oak Circle Drive, Monte Nido, 91302

Price: $1.75 million

Year built: 1961

House size: 2,650 square feet, three bedrooms, three bathrooms

Lot size: 0.59 acre

Features: Reclaimed wood finishes, polished concrete flooring, double-hung windows, imported European doors, living room with fireplace, dining room, sun room, entertainer’s deck, fire pit, tree house, detached recording studio, detached art/yoga studio

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 91302 ZIP Code in March was $1.05 million based on 15 sales, according to CoreLogic DataQuick. That represents a 33.3% decrease in median price when compared with March 2014.

Agents: Lynette Bishop, Sotheby’s International Realty, (310) 266-6246

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