Set back from the street by an expansive front lawn, this classic Spanish-style house is entered through an arched wooden doorway. The two-story home retains such period details as colorful tile risers on the stairway, terra cotta floors with inlays and a decorative hand-painted wood ceiling in the step-down living room.
Location: 805 N. Linden Drive, Beverly Hills 90210
Asking price: $6.995 million
Year built: 1926
Architect: Wallace Neff
House size: Four bedrooms, 41/2 bathrooms, 6,246 square feet
Lot size: 17,020 square feet
Features: Interior arched doorways, three balconies, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, swimming pool with patio, library, granite kitchen island, breakfast room, bar, lanai
About the area: In the first quarter, 60 single-family homes sold in the 90210 ZIP Code at a median price of $2.85 million, according to DataQuick. That was an 8.2% increase from the first quarter of 2011.
Agent: Myra Nourmand, Nourmand & Associates, (310) 888-3333
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