Oversized north-south windows and glass doors bring mountain and canyon views into this two-story contemporary in the Hollywood Hills West area that has been rebuilt and updated with home automation features. The master suite includes a sitting area, double doors opening to a balcony, a soaking tub that fills from the ceiling, and a double shower.
Location: 7555 Devista Drive, Los Angeles 90046
Asking price: $1.49 million
Last sold: Last year for $650,000
Year built: 1963
Year remodeled: 2012
Design/build team: Welly Yang and Dina Morishita
House size: Three bedrooms, 21/2 bathrooms, 3,111 square feet
Lot size: 11,003 square feet
Features: Glass-walled entryway, front-door security camera, media/wine room, eat-in kitchen seating for six, Bertazzoni appliances, Cat-5 wiring, glass fireplace, Zen-inspired rock and water garden, two-car garage
About the area: Last year, 226 single-family homes sold in the 90046 ZIP Code at a median price of $887,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 4.4% increase from the 2010 median.
Agent: Shawn Kormondy, Keller Williams Realty, (323) 638-7567
To submit a candidate for Home of the Week, send high-resolution color photos on a CD, written permission from the photographer to publish the images and a description of the house to Lauren Beale, Business, Los Angeles Times, 202 W. 1st St., Los Angeles, CA 90012. Send questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.