Home of the Day: Walls of books and glass in Venice

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Tucked behind a privacy wall and garden, this two-story home in Venice has a cool contemporary vibe with exposed and polished concrete, vaulted ceilings and a floating staircase. Features of note include a formal living room with a fireplace and a wall of built-in bookshelves. Sliding walls of glass open to a 30-foot swimming pool, gardens and an outdoor lounge.

Location: 645 Milwood Ave., Venice, 90291

Asking price: $4.64 million

Year built: 2009

Architect: Abramson Teiger Architects

House size: 2,817 square feet, two bedrooms, three bathrooms

Lot size: 5,405 square feet

Features: Vaulted ceilings; walls of floor-to-ceiling glass; polished-concrete floors; interior courtyard; formal living room with built-in bookshelves; dining room; open-plan kitchen; master suite with custom closet; mature trees and formal landscaping; lap swimming pool


About the area: In December, 18 single-family homes sold in the 90291 ZIP Code at a median price of $1.605 million, according to Corelogic. That was a 0.3% increase in median price compared to December 2014.

Agents: Jennifer Hughes, Bulldog Realtors, (310) 383-7299

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