Home of the Day: Relaxed vibe in Rustic Canyon

Home of the Day: Light-filled retreat among trees in Santa Monica's Rustic Canyon

River rock accents and shingle siding lend a pastoral touch to this relaxed residence, set among mature trees on more than a third of an acre in Santa Monica’s Rustic Canyon. Natural light flows freely through skylights, walls of glass and a clerestory roof design. Among the versatile spaces is a brick-lined living room and a great room with a distinctive fireplace.

Location: 650 Haldeman Rd, Santa Monica, 90402

Price: $4.995 million

Year built: 1965

House size: 4,233 square feet, six bedrooms, four bathrooms

Lot size: 0.35 acres

Features: Brick flooring, tongue-and-groove ceilings, skylights, French doors with venetian blinds, custom built-ins, vaulted ceilings, living room with stone fireplace, dining room, kitchen with breakfast nook, office, family/game room with fireplace, patio, pool, two-car garage

About the area: The median sales price for homes in the 90210 ZIP Code in the month of December was $2.955 million based on 12 sales, according to DataQuick. That represents less than a 1% increase in median price year-over-year.

Agents: Frank Langen, (310) 230-0195, deasy/penner&partners

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