Entered through a two-story hall with beamed ceilings, this late-20s Mediterranean-style estate retains its period craftsmanship and details. A natural stream runs through the nearly half-acre property in the Mid-Wilshire area.
Location: 4922 W. 8th St., Los Angeles 90005
Asking price: $4.6 million
Year built: 1927
Architect: Ralph Flewelling
House size: 6 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, 5,908 square feet
Lot size: 18,748 square feet
Features: Three fireplaces, iron stair rail, floor-to-ceiling family room windows, bar, den, library, roof terrace, cross-shaped swimming pool.
About the area: Last year, 50 single-family homes sold in the 90005 ZIP Code at a median price of $930,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 16.4% price increase from the 2011.
Agents: Markus Canter, (310) 248-6448, and Cristie St. James, (310) 777-2888, both of Prudential California Realty's Beverly Hills office
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