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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