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TV writer Steven Bochco parts with his Richard Neutra-designed Modernist gem in Encino

TV writer Steven Bochco parts with his Richard Neutra-designed Modernist gem in Encino
TV writer Steven Bochco has sold his Richard Neutra-designed trophy home in Encino. (Simon Berlyn | Inset: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Famed TV writer and producer Steven Bochco has sold his Richard Neutra-designed home in Encino for $4.725 million.

Named the Milton Goldman Residence for its first owner, the Midcentury Modern-style house dates to 1951. Neutra used long walls of glass to bring in views of the home's natural setting. A reflecting pool, stepping stones and a dining patio outside the house entice occupants outdoors.

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The updated single-story house, expanded to 4,234 square feet of living space over the years, features wood ceilings, living, dining and family rooms, a den, five bedrooms and five bathrooms.

A swimming pool with a spa, lawn and a sports court complete the wooded third-acre grounds.

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Bochco, 71, worked on the series "Hill Street Blues" (1981-87), "L.A. Law" (1986-94), and "NYPD Blue" (1993-2005), all of which won Emmys. He is creator-writer-executive producer of the current crime drama "Murder in the First."

The property came on the market in May at $4.995 million. Bochco had spent $2.85 million for it in 2006.

Aaron Kirman of John Aaroe Group was the listing agent. Stephen Sigoloff of the Agency represented the buyer.

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