This Spanish Colonial residence in Mar Vista was remade by the husband-and-wife architecture team of Peggy Hsu and Chris McCullough with a mix of repurposed materials and contemporary finishes. Shaded by tall privacy hedges, the 1930s home has vintage steel-frame casement windows, modern wood cabinetry and a master suite that opens to grounds containing an entertainer's deck, a fire pit and a converted art studio.
Location: 3788 Boise Ave., Mar Vista, 90066
Price: $1.159 million
Year built: 1930
Architects: Peggy Hsu and Chris McCullough (Hsu McCullough Architects)
House size: 1,200 square feet, two bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms
Lot size: 5,730 square feet
Features: Reclaimed oak flooring, walnut cabinets, steel frame casement windows, contemporary kitchen, entertainer's decks, fire pit, barbecue, motorized gate, drought-tolerant landscaping, garage/studio
About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90066 ZIP Code in March was $1.1 million based on 29 sales, according to CoreLogic DataQuick. That represents a 13.9% decrease in median price compared with March 2014.
Agents: Coleman Eisner, Deasy/Penner Partners, (310) 275-1000
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