Home of the Day: Three-structure compound above Sunset Strip

Home of the Day: Three-structure compound above Sunset Strip
Skyline and ocean views take center stage at this three-house compound in Hollywood Hills West. (Westside Estate Agency)

Skyline and ocean views create a backdrop for the multiple terraces, decks and patios found at this three-structure compound above Sunset Strip. The main house and detached studio, built in ranch style in the early 1950s, was once owned by actor William Boyd of "Hopalong Cassidy" fame. The guesthouse, with glass accent walls, polished concrete and beamed ceilings, was designed by Frederick Fisher, architect of such notable structures as the Annenberg Beach House and Sunnylands visitor center, and built in 1980.

Location: 8570 Hillside Ave., Los Angeles, 90069


Price: $7.995 million

Year built: 1951 (main house/studio) / 1980 (guesthouse)

Architect: Frederick Fisher (guesthouse) / Chip Bohl (restoration)

Total size: 3,711 square feet, four bedrooms, four bathrooms

Main house: 1,635 square feet, two bedrooms, two bathrooms

Guesthouse: 1,345 square feet, one bedroom, one bathroom

Studio: 475 square feet, full bathroom

Lot size: 0.39 acre

Features: Beamed ceilings, rows of windows, hardwood and polished concrete flooring, free-flowing floor plan, living room with wall fireplace, office, multiple outdoor decks, terraces, swimming pool with spa, city and ocean views

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90069 ZIP Code in March was $1.95 million based on 17 sales, according to CoreLogic DataQuick. That represents a 9% decrease in median price when compared with March 2014.

Agent: Richard Ehrlich, Westside Estate Agency, (310) 860-8885

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