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Location: 1271 St. Ives Place, Los Angeles 90069

Asking price: $5,995,000

Size: Four bedrooms and 5 1/2 bathrooms in 4,400 square feet

Lot size: 10,809 square feet

Additional features: Theater, putting green, cabana with wine cellar, pool and spa with waterfall

Around the neighborhood: Through June, 50 single-family homes sold in the 90069 ZIP Code, according to MDA DataQuick, at a median price of $1,963,000. That was a 7.5% price drop from the first half of 2008. There were 142 homes listed for sale last week in 90069 at priced from $489,000 to $24.95 million.

Listing agent: Joe Convery, Elite Property & Estates,

(310) 806-0708