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Home of the Week: Perched on a ridge top in Bell Canyon

An early work of modernist Ed Niles, this redwood-and-glass house sits on a ridge top to take advantage of the views. The Malibu architect is known for creating homes that connect to the outdoors and maximize the use of natural light.

Location: 19 Buckskin Road, Bell Canyon 91307

Asking price: $885,000

Year built: 1979


House size: Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, 2,573 square feet

Lot size: 1.32 acres

Features: Second-level master suite with two balconies, hardwood cabinetry, copper roofing components, three-car garage, utility room

About the area: In the first half of the year, 127 single-family homes sold in the 91307 ZIP Code at a median price of $432,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 6.6% decrease from the median during the first half of 2010.


Listing agent: Kevin Godley, Re/Max Olson & Associates, Westlake Village, (818) 435-5211

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