This sophisticated-looking contemporary — high on a knoll in the Hollywood Hills area defined by its use of bird names for streets — is visually dramatic with offset rooflines, irregularly shaped rooms and retractable walls of glass. Designed for entertaining, the two-story house features a sunken living room, a lower-level lounge with a bar and subterranean parking for up to six vehicles.
Location: 9233 Swallow Drive, Los Angeles, 90069
Asking price: $21.85 million
Year built: 2015
Designer: Bradley Bayou
House size: Five bedrooms, five full bathrooms, two powder rooms in 7,500 square feet
Lot size: 15,160 square feet
Features: Screening room, dining room, breakfast area, breakfast bar, family room, study/office, three fireplaces, elevator, alarm system, infinity pool with a spa, outdoor entertainment areas, koi pond, Zen-inspired garden, deck, city and hillside views
About the area: Last year, 171 single-family homes sold in the 90069 ZIP Code at a median price of $2.225 million, according to CoreLogic. That was a 1.1% price decrease from 2013.
Agent: David Yocum, (310) 560-6164, Hilton & Hyland, an affiliate of Christie's International Real Estate