Home of the Day: A space in Silver Lake by Barbara Bestor


Set above the Silver Lake Reservoir, this wood-clad contemporary by architect Barbara Bestor was built for screenwriter Michael Ferris in 2006. Rich walnut paneling and walls of glass lend an open and airy ambiance to the free-flowing design. A rooftop deck centers on views extending from the downtown cityscape to the Hollywood sign.

Location: 2312 Baxter St., Los Angeles, 90039

Price: $4.25 million

Year built: 2006

Architect: Barbara Bestor, AIA

House size: 7,256 square feet, six bedrooms, seven bathrooms

Lot size: 0.33 acres

Features: Hardwood flooring and wall panels, custom light fixtures, stone fireplace, gallery entry, formal living room, gourmet kitchen with breakfast bar, game room, gym, maid’s quarters with separate entry, rooftop deck, swimming pool, spa, outdoor entertainer’s space, fire pit, solar power

About the area: The median sales price for single-family homes in the Silver Lake area of Los Angeles for Oct. 14 to Jan. 15 was $1.26 million based on 24 sales, according to the Multiple Listing Service. The average price per square foot for Silver Lake during that period was $716.


Agents: Brian Ades, (310) 503-8080, Sotheby’s International Realty

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