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Domains of Trousdale
an authentic time capsule of a house went on sale Thursday for just under $ 12 million.
The 1970s gem has been in the same hands since its creation in 1971 by modernist architect Raul F. Garduno, making its next owner the second in its existence, according to listing agent Joseph Cilic of the Cilic group at Sotheby’s International Realty. – Pacific Palisades Courtage.
With its low silhouette, long curved hallways, and floor-to-ceiling windows offering canyon and city views, the house is a look back into a bygone era.
“There are a lot of memories and nostalgia in the house,” Mr. Cilic said. “It’s great that it has been preserved, and the future buyer will probably buy it because of it.”
Its 1970s aesthetic “is extremely rare,” Cilic added, highlighting the sunken living room, fireplaces and skylights. It is “something that feels really special”.
At 5,409 square feet, the four-bedroom home is also equipped with a formal dining room, breakfast room, living room with city views, and lower space. ideal for a home office, gym or game room, depending on the listing.
Outside, a curved swimming pool echoes the crescent-shaped architecture of the house and is joined by a grassy yard, outdoor fireplace, dining area, and four-car garage.
The owner is listed as a limited liability company, records with the PropertyShark show.
The home stands out in the wider areas of Trousdale, a pocket of Beverly Hills in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains.
“The typical house is a mid-century house. Many are painted white, the interiors white, ”Cilic said.
“They don’t have that curvature. They are very rectangular and very simple, without a lot of texture and without a lot of color, ”he added. “So it’s unique in that it brings a lot of warmth with the wood, the paneling. [It’s] much more detailed and [there’s] much more color and texture.
Interest in the house has already come from “people who collect houses, people who have an affinity for rarer architecture,” Cilic said. “This will appeal to someone who really cares about having something unique.”