The rolled eaves on the home and structures that make up the 9.5-acre estate in Fallbrook evoke buildings one might find in the English countryside. (Redfin.com)
Two-time Grammy winner James Ingram has listed his Spanish-style home in Hancock Park for sale at $1,949,500. (Realtor.com | Inset: Los Angeles Times)
Ingram, 63, has worked with about every big name in music. Ray Charles, Donna Summer, Quincy Jones, Linda Ronstadt — we could go on and on. He won Grammys for the 1980s hits “Yah Mo B There” and “One Hundred Ways.” If you don’t know those tunes, take a listen.
Off the charts
Television heavyweights and multiple Emmy-winners Greg Hoblit, 70, and Robert Breech, 68, recently went off-script in a recent Santa Monica home transaction. Hoblit, a decorated director and producer, sold his rustic English Country-style home to Breech, a veteran producer, for $5.6 million in a deal that closed outside the Multiple Listing Service.
Television and film director Gregory Hoblit sold his longtime home in Santa Monica to producer Robert Breech for $5.6 million. (Redfin | Los Angeles Times)
Custom wood built-ins, tiled fireplaces and outdoor living spaces topped by mature trees highlight the 4,830-square-foot home on about a third of an acre.
What we’re reading
So many real estate websites and publications are out there vying for attention. Carrington Real Estate Services caught ours with their blog on five favorite listings in Del Mar. The third was the grabber: A 5,000-square-foot Craftsman-style home in the Olde Del Mar neighborhood listed at $4.5 million. River rock, shingle siding, wide-beam overhangs – now that’s eye candy.
Fans of the arts design styles of the 1920s, '30s and '40s will likely swoon at the news that One Bunker Hill will soon see a facelift aimed at restoring key features of the Art Deco-style building. L.A. Times reporter Roger Vincent details the recent sale of the former Edison headquarters and plans for an upcoming restoration.
Steve Lopez’s column about Bel-Air being home to the state’s biggest homeowner water guzzler is worth the read if you missed it. We wonder whether area real estate agents know which estate is using 32,000 gallons a day.
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