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Hot Property: Home of lyricist Ray Evans is on the market

The longtime Beverly Hills home of lyricist

Ray Evans

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has come to market for $9.711 million.

The midcentury modern, designed by architect William Sutherland Beckett, was built in 1952 for Evans. The 3.8-acre property, which has city and ocean views, includes a four-bedroom, five-bathroom main house with an enclosed bridge connecting the upper and lower levels.

There is a guesthouse, an oval-shaped swimming pool and a pool house. The property has panoramic views of the city and ocean.

Evans, who died in 2007 at 92, partnered with Jay Livingston to become the Academy Award-winning songwriting team responsible for "Mona Lisa," "Que Sera, Sera" and "Buttons and Bows."

Kristina Long and Jennifer Meyers of Rodeo Realty's Sunset Strip office are the listing agents.

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