Set on a gated street in the Hollywood Hills, this two-story traditional makes the most of its verdant setting with abundant French doors and bay windows that seem to bring the garden inside. Outside, tiered brick patios and pathways lead to an outdoor party area.
Location: 5800 Valley Oak Drive, Los Angeles 90068
Asking price: $3.095 million
Year built: 1939
House size: Five bedrooms, five bathrooms, 3,756 square feet
Lot size: 18,830 square feet
Features: Fireplaces in the den, library and living room, tiled foyer, wainscoting, library, bar, media room, office, basement, lagoon pool, spa, cabana, children's playhouse
About the area: In the first quarter, 58 single-family homes sold in the 90068 ZIP Code at a median price of $805,000, according to DataQuick. That was an 8.8% decrease from the median during the first quarter last year.
Listing agent: Ian L. Brooks, Prudential California Realty, (310) 458-6569
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