A reflecting pool and a succulent garden mark the entrance to this striking wood, glass and stone contemporary in Brentwood. Inside the multilevel loft-like space, a high-ceiling family room with cement floors looks out on a 40-foot-long infinity-edge swimming pool.
Location: 162 Acari Drive, Los Angeles 90049
Asking price: $3.849 million
Year built: 2008
Architect: Craig Burdick, Studio 1030 Architects
House size: Three bedrooms, three bathrooms, 3,649 square feet
Lot size: 14,359 square feet
Features: Exposed steel girders, open-beam ceilings, glass-clad floating-style staircase, fireplace, bonus room, dining area, loft, stainless-steel kitchen appliances, laundry room, detached greenhouse
About the area: In the first half of the year, 142 single-family homes sold in the 90049 ZIP Code at a median price of $2.763 million, according to CoreLogic DataQuick. That was a 32.7% price increase from the first half of 2013.
Agent: F. Ron Smith, Partners Trust Brentwood, (310) 500-1373(310) 500-1373
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