This 1920s Spanish-style house had its beginnings in old Hollywood. The villa, which features a rotunda entry, stenciled ceilings and a tower room, was built for early film producer William Sistrom and designed by art director Harry McAfee.
Location: 7475 Hillside Ave., Los Angeles 90046
Asking price: $4.995 million
Year built: 1926
House size: Seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, 5,500 square feet
Lot size: 17,432 square feet
Features: Courtyard with fountain, inlaid wood floors, stone fireplace, French doors, den, two-room staff wing, guest apartment, swimming pool, terrace with pergola
About the area: Last year, 290 single-family homes sold in the 90046 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.025 million, according to DataQuick. That was a 15.6% price increase from 2011.
Agent: Brett Lawyer, Hilton & Hyland, (310) 858-5402
— Lauren Beale