Home of the Week: a wooded retreat in Pacific Palisades

Irregularly shaped windows and openings add an unexpected bit of playfulness to this wooded retreat in Pacific Palisades. Built in the 1950s, the home was redesigned by local architect Josh Schweitzer, who is known for his imaginative work on restaurants and houses.

Location: 16130 W. Northfield St., Pacific Palisades 90272


Asking price: $3.325 million

Year built: 1951

House size: Four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 3,494 square feet

Lot size: 18,044 square feet

Features: Open-plan living, dining and kitchen area, den/office, three fireplaces, walled courtyard with swimming pool, outdoor dining area, mature trees, stream

About the area: In the first half of the year, 170 single-family homes sold in the 90272 ZIP Code at a median price of $2.268 million, according to DataQuick. That was a 26% price increase from the first half last year.

Agent: Thomas C. Mann, Keller Williams, (424) 234-6266

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