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Notable Sale / Ray Kappe, FAIA

The Strimling Residence, Encino Hills, CA 

deasy/penner&partners / margot tempereau

Featured on "Dwell on Design" Home Tour

Featured on "Dwell on Design" Home Tour

By Ray Kappe, FAIA, c. 1964

 Completed in 1964, characteristics of this 4 bedroom, 4 bath home influenced the design of Kappe’s own extraordinary home. 

Completed in 1964, characteristics of this 4 bedroom, 4 bath home influenced the design of Kappe’s own extraordinary home. 

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 Thoughtful renovations remain true to the original design and architecture, creating a timeless homage to one of the most celebrated architects of our time.

Thoughtful renovations remain true to the original design and architecture, creating a timeless homage to one of the most celebrated architects of our time.

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 The main level includes a step-down living room with fireplace, dining, kitchen, master suite and two additional bedrooms and baths.

The main level includes a step-down living room with fireplace, dining, kitchen, master suite and two additional bedrooms and baths.

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 Dramatic cantilevered rooms, floor to ceiling windows and doors, and an atrium built around a sycamore tree create a sense of living in an exquisite and expansive tree house

Dramatic cantilevered rooms, floor to ceiling windows and doors, and an atrium built around a sycamore tree create a sense of living in an exquisite and expansive tree house

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 Downstairs an additional entertaining area with fireplace, bedroom and bath open to decks, patio, pool and lush grounds. 

Downstairs an additional entertaining area with fireplace, bedroom and bath open to decks, patio, pool and lush grounds. 

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In this exceptional offering, art and architecture, nature and village all intersect masterfully.  

In this exceptional offering, art and architecture, nature and village all intersect masterfully.  

Sold / $2,670,000