Bedrooms that can be sealed off from the rest of the home and a rooftop helipad are among the features at a mansion-fortress hybrid that seems like it should belong to Lex Luthor. But for $3.999 million, it can be home to any Angeleno looking for security.
Perched atop a knoll in the Hollywood Hills, this five-bedroom, eight-bathroom getaway was built in 2001 for Al V. Corbi, founder of security solutions firm SAFE.
SAFE, short for Strategically Armored & Fortified Environments, outfitted the home's security systems, which include two panic rooms and two "safe core" bedrooms. The safe cores can be immediately sealed by locking one or more special doors.
Less-extreme features of the 7,744-square-foot modern citadel include a two-level theater area, an open living room and a gourmet kitchen. Walls of windows take in panoramic views of the downtown skyline.
The garage can accommodate six cars, and an elevator provides access to each level. A rooftop terrace and spa sit beneath the helipad.
Sally Forster Jones and Bryce Lowe of John Aaroe Group are the listing agents.
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