This Mediterranean-style residence on a flat lot in Nichols Canyon was designed by Fred Smathers, an architect-developer whose homes attracted a celebrity following in the '70s and '80s. Smathers' style is evidenced by high ceilings, terrace balconies and formal areas designed for small and large-scale entertaining. Hedged privacy walls and eucalyptus trees, landscaped grounds feature a brick-lined patio, an outdoor dining room, a swimming pool and formal gardens.
Address: 2805 Nichols Canyon Rd., Los Angeles, 90046
Price: $3.495 million
Year built: 1971
Architect: Fred Smathers
House size: Three bedrooms, three bathrooms, 2,905 square feet
Lot size: 0.28 acres
Features: Wood floors, raised ceilings, French doors, formal living room with fireplace, dining room with wet bar, brick-lined backyard, swimming pool, outdoor living room, formal landscaping
About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90046 ZIP Code in May was $1.617 million based on 29 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was an 18.3% increase in median sale price from the previous year.
Agent: Corey Weiss, John Aaroe Group, (310) 420-8101
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