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Location: Los Angeles, California
This gorgeous Hollywood Hills home—right by major studios—was designed by architect Harwell Hamilton Harris in 1939 as a residence and studio for Mary (artist and Disney animator) and Lee (an Olympic gold medalist artist) Blair.
The multi-story house, carefully updated and modernized and stacked like boxes, nestles into a lush, sloping site and features just two bedrooms and one bath spread over 1,254 square feet. Still, the interiors feel expansive, thanks to an open-plan living room, glass walls, and multiple cantilevering patios that open up to the surrounding cityscape.
Clad in rich, warm wood, the home also boasts paneling (and built-ins) in the master bedroom and living room, where a brick fireplace creates a delightful nook. Floors are hardwood and end-grain. The former studio can be adapted for a myriad uses.
Located at 3763 Fredonia Drive, the property even comes with a funicular and is offered at $1,895,000. Have a look.