6 homes with gorgeous open floor plans

By Loren Talbot Los Angeles. This 1986 three-bedroom house in Brentwood Hills sits off a private modern courtyard. The main floor includes custom lighting, floor-to-ceiling windows, a great room including a kitchen and hearth, a dining space opening to a wraparound terrace with mountain and ocean views, and the master suite. A spiral staircase leads down to a… Keep reading

Open House Obsession: 1969 Post+Beam By Surf Legend Matt Kivlin, $3.5M

By Philip Ferrato Where: 2000 Westridge Road, Brentwood When: Sunday, June 19 from 2:00pm–5:00 Asking: $3,495,000 What: A 4-bed, 4-bath Post+Beam designed by architect/developer Matt Kivlin, cantilevered over a canyon with views over Brentwood to Downtown. After experiencing the joys of surfing on a visit to Hawaii in 1940, Kivlin (1929-2014) would become renowned for engineering and developing the… Keep reading

Top sales: June’s priciest home sales

By Neal J. Leitereg $11.5 million — Brentwood Prolific Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer and his wife, author Linda Bruckheimer, sold their International-style home of more than two decades for $400,000 less than the asking price. The buyer, per property records, was a trust. The steel and concrete residence, once owned by L.A. Mayor Richard Riordan, was designed by… Keep reading

This A. Quincy Jones–Designed Midcentury Lists For $2.77M

By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo Featuring sweeping ocean and city views—and a cool midcentury sense of style—this historic home is now on the market. Located in the Santa Monica Mountains near Los Angeles, this historic property was originally designed in 1950 by A. Quincy Jones FAIA, and is one of the best surviving examples of the… Keep reading

Glassy 1950s Post and Beam Asks $3M In Brentwood

By Elijah Chiland Windows abound in this stylish midcentury residence in Brentwood. In fact, the centerpiece of the T-shaped home is a terrarium-like living room that extends out over a hillside, with walls of glass on both sides. Built in 1958, the 1,550-square-foot house was conceived by Case Study designer Craig Ellwood. It has since been restored by architect Jim Tyler, who… Keep reading

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