A mansion and giant guesthouse in Pacific Palisades

A mansion and giant guesthouse in Pacific Palisades
This traditional-style compound in Pacific Palisades is listed for $7,985,000. (Chad Z. King)

At 2,400 square feet, the guesthouse alone in this gated Pacific Palisades compound is nearly as large as the average U.S. home. It sits on more than a third of an acre with a 5,896-square-foot traditional-style main house, a swimming pool and a sports court in a neighborhood within walking distance of shops.



671 Alma Real Drive, Pacific Palisades 90272

Asking price:

$7.985 million

Year built:


Combined house size:

Six bedrooms, 71/2 bathrooms, 8,296 square feet

Lot size:

16,378 square feet


Privacy hedge, media room, sauna, gym, maid's quarters, flat lawn, canyon and mountain views from guesthouse's rooftop yard.

About the area:

In the first half of the year, 146 single-family homes sold in the 90272 ZIP Code at a median price of $1,712,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 13.3% decrease from the median during the first half of 2010.

Listing agent:

Jim Miller

, Jim Miller Residential Realty, (310) 779-6422

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