Home of the Day: Sophisticated new home debuts above Sunset Boulevard

Sophisticated, contemporary design defines a smart home with an emphasis on simplicity.

Sophisticated, contemporary design defines a smart home with an emphasis on simplicity.

(Simon Berlyn / Paul Barnaby)

Glass walls disappear with the push of a button at this newly constructed contemporary home above Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood Hills West. Natural elements, minimalist design and refined urban details create a sexy, screen-worthy home ready for its close-up.

Address: 1709 Rising Glen Road, Los Angeles 90069

Price: $12.5 million

Built: 2016


Lot size: 19,560 square feet

House size: 6,051 square feet, four bedrooms, seven bathrooms

Features: Succulent walls on facade, reflecting pools flank custom double doors, honed limestone floors, 10-foot retractable Fleetwood glass walls, gourmet kitchen with Gaggenau appliances, wine storage, custom cabinetry, Calacatta marble feature wall, three en-suite bedrooms with wide-plank oak floors, walk-in closets and bathrooms finished with Dornbracht and Gessi fixtures and Ann Sacks designer tile, glass staircase with floating oak treads, 2,000-square-foot master suite with fireplace and glass walls that open to a balcony with views of Los Angeles, master bathroom with heated limestone floors, roof garden, 500-square-foot walk-in closet, game room, Vantage smart-house system with integrated camera surveillance, pool, spa, built-in barbecue.

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90069 ZIP Code in January was $3.55 million, based on 13 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 22.9% increase in median price compared with the previous year January.

Agents: Billy Rose, The Agency, (424) 230-3702

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