July 14, 2024


Interior The Freshmaker

Richard Neutra-built home stands out in the California hills



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The work of Austrian-American architect Richard Neutra is famous throughout the rolling hillsides of Southern California, and now another bold design can become someone’s newest address.

Exterior Screen grab from Realtor

If you have $2.05 million.

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Built in 1965, this stunningly original two-bedroom, two-bathroom residence is “1 of 17 platform homes” built by Neutra, the listing on Realtor.com says.

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“Of all the iconic homes, 3707 Oakfield Dr marks the most luxurious and complete restoration,” the listing details. “The rich history of this house is shrouded in its intentional design and remarkable upgrades that have been reimagined over the years by the current owner, and acclaimed architect himself, Donald M. Goldstein.”

Family room Screen grab from Realtor

Along with its sleek outside, features that will wow anyone in and around the 1,800-square-foot residence include:

Bar area Screen grab from Realtor

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But the most eye-catching aspect about the home in the Sherman Oaks neighborhood of Los Angeles is that unique exterior design.

Exterior Screen grab from Realtor

“Structurally reinforced pillars hoist this sleek pad up, creating the illusion of a floating vessel in the sky, from both inside the home and from the perspective of the street below,” the listing says.

Bathroom Screen grab from Realtor

The listing is held by Michelle Schwartz of The Agency.

This story was originally published July 13, 2022 6:00 AM.

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TJ Macías is a Real-Time national sports reporter for McClatchy based out of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Formerly, TJ covered the Dallas Mavericks and Texas Rangers beat for numerous media outlets including 24/7 Sports and Mavs Maven (Sports Illustrated). Twitter: @TayloredSiren