Home of the Day: Hollywood Hills post-and-beam where Ava Gardner once slept

By Bonnie McCarthy

This classic post-and-beam in the Hollywood Dell recalls the glamour and sex appeal of a bygone era. Designed by midcentury architect Ed Fickett, the flat-roofed house was once owned by actress Ava Gardner during her tumultuous Frank Sinatra period. Walls of glass and vintage details blend seamlessly with modern upgrades for an updated spin on a Hollywood classic.

Address: 2775 Rinconia Drive, Los Angeles, 90068

Price: $1.995 million

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Built: 1959

Lot size: 10,414 square feet

House size: 2,368 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms

Features: Post-and-beam interior structure; rock-wall fireplace; floor-to-ceiling walls of glass; eat-in kitchen; slate flooring; soaking tub; custom cabinetry; built-in storage and shelving; period specific fixtures; outdoor deck with seating; children’s treehouse with rope swing; carport a la Don Draper

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90068 ZIP Code in May was $1.434 million, based on 31 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 2.8% increase in median price compared with the previous year.

Agents: Kate Blackwood, Deasy/Penner & Partners, (323) 791-9442

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