Home of the Week

On high ground in Lake Sherwood

This French country-style mansion sits at the highest point in the Lake Sherwood community, crowning a privately gated knoll of more than 5 acres. A two-story entry with a sweeping double staircase leads to formal dining and living rooms as well as to the home theater and wood-paneled office. Outdoors, an infinity-edge swimming pool extends toward the nearby reservoir.

Location: 2593 Newbern Court, Thousand Oaks, 91361

Asking price: $9.998 million

Year built: 2004

House size: 11,145 square feet, six bedrooms, 8.5 bathrooms

Lot size: 5.13 acres

Features: Stone and marble floors; vaulted ceilings; two-story entry with dual staircases; formal living and dining rooms; wood-paneled office with a fireplace; home theater; infinity-edge swimming pool; detached cabana with kitchen; motor court; panoramic views

About the area: In December, 14 single-family homes sold in the 91361 ZIP Code at a median price of $740,000, according to CoreLogic. That was a 38.3% decrease in price compared with December 2014.

Agent: Jordan Cohen, RE/MAX Olson & Associates, (818) 435-5220

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