A white-columned portico shelters the red front door at this stately Georgian-style estate in Bel-Air designed in the late 1920s by architect-to-the-stars Paul Williams. The gated Whispering Pines Manor compound, with a guesthouse and pool house, has been restored and expanded.
Location: 227 Copa de Oro Road, Los Angeles 90077
Asking price: $18.95 million
Year built: 1929
Architect: Paul Williams
House size: Six bedrooms, nine bathrooms
Lot size: 25,569 square feet
Features: Living, dining and family rooms, center-island kitchen, central hall staircase, high ceilings, interior archways, swimming pool, spa, car-collector's garage, porte-cochere, mature trees, expansive lawn, brick terraces and walkways
About the area: In the first half of the year, 64 single-family homes sold in the 90077 ZIP Code at a median price of $2.05 million, according to DataQuick. That was an 11.7% price increase from the first half of 2013.
Agent: Drew Fenton, Hilton & Hyland, (310) 858-5474