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Paul Williams original is right at home in leafy Westside setting

The Paul R. Williams-designed residence is set on nearly an acre of manicured grounds. (Hilton & Hyland)

By Neal J. Leitereg

A gated driveway lined in red brick leads the way to this Paul R. Williams-designed residence on about an acre of manicured grounds in Holmby Hills.

Built in 1935, the vine-covered traditional boasts period craftsmanship and details, with coffered wood ceilings, custom built-ins and delicate wall paneling. Sets of picture windows and French doors take in the leafy setting that envelops the home.

The details

Location: 425 Parkwood Drive, Los Angeles, 90077

Asking price: $18.99 million

Built: 1935

Architect: Paul R. Williams

House size: 6,898 square feet, five bedrooms, six bathrooms

Lot size: 0.91 acres

Features: Coffered and beamed ceilings; hardwood floors; custom built-ins; chef’s kitchen with oversized islands and walk-in pantry; breakfast room; formal dining room with fireplace; office/gym; guest apartment; motor court; swimming pool and spa; formal landscaping/gardens

About the area: In the 90077 ZIP Code, based on nine sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in November was $1.3 million, according to CoreLogic. That was a 40.7% decrease year over year.

Agents: Linda May, (310) 492-0735, Hilton & Hyland, and Richard Chanin, (310) 622-7449, Gibson International

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