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Hal Levitt Designed Mid Century Modern Home Hits Encino Market

[Update January 22, 2014]: This home sold for $1,445,000 on October 11, 2013.

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16061 Royal Mount Drive
3 Baths/4 Baths on 3,131 sqft on a total lot size of 0.42 acres built in 1968. The home is located in Encino and currently available for $1,495,000 which hit the market on August 26, 2013 and was last purchased on July 11, 1989 for $925,000. The home was designed by Hal Levitt (Levitt + Moss Architects) is best known for designing many homes for elite celebrities like Steven Spielberg, Quincy Jones, Dean Martin, and Lionel Ritchie to name a few. He also designed the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas as well as the headquarters for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Beverly Hills. The listing description states:
Conceived and Designed by Renowned Architect Hal Levitt, whose work has been chronicled in the pages of Architectural Digest, sits this astounding Mid-Century Diamond in the rough high in the Royal Oaks hills above Encino. Large, drive on lot with private courtyard entry opens to original terrazzo style floors and crisp architectural lines. Floor-to-ceiling windows and massive glass sliders create the perfect indoor/outdoor flow and give way to a gorgeous backyard and pool with unique swim-up shower feature. Three bedrooms, including a large master with walk-in-closet and bath, are neatly divided on opposite ends of the home for privacy. Spacious eat-in kitchen opens to its own patio and garden. This is an architectural lover's dream - bring your contractor for restoration or remodel. Included are original plans for a second story addition created by Hal Levitt.
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