Home of the Day: Bird Streets traditional has ties to 'Inspector Gadget'

Home of the Day: Bird Streets traditional has ties to 'Inspector Gadget'
Vaulted ceilings and a carved marble fireplace highlight the dining room at this traditional-style home in the Bird Streets area of Hollywood Hills West. (Mark Singer)
Formerly owned by Andy Heyward, co-creator of the “Inspector Gadget” cartoon series, this Paul R. Williams traditional sits at the end of a long gated drive in the star-studded Bird Streets neighborhood.
A hand-carved front door, original crown molding and handsome built-ins are among details of the East Coast-inspired home. A formal dining room draws the eye with a dark marble fireplace, vaulted ceilings and crystal chandeliers.
Address: 1634 Blue Jay Way, Los Angeles, 90069
Price: $11.9 million
Architect: Paul R. Williams
Built: 1966
Lot size: 0.61 acre
House size: 3,560 square feet, four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms
Features: Hand-inscripted front door, hardwood floors, original crown molding, coffered ceilings, formal living room, dining room with marble fireplace, chef’s kitchen, master suite with walk-in closets, theater room, yoga studio, outdoor dining area, gazebo, swimming pool and spa
About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90069 ZIP Code in October was $2.3 million based on 11 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 18.9% decrease in median price compared with  October 2014.
Agents: Paul Lester, Aileen Comora, Michael Perez and Monique Navarro, the Agency, (424) 230-3700

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