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The Oddball Open House Tour

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There are some ridiculous properties out there. Some of them are open this weekend. Care to join us?

201 S. Larchmont Blvd. (Windsor Square)
Price: $995,000
Oddball: Did Adriana Caselotti, the Snow White voice actress, think she was a buddhist monk in Vermont? House comes complete with wishing well and acid flashbacks.
Days on Market: 120
Bed/Bath: 2/2.5
Sq. Ft: 1,896
Pitch: "Set in the much desired neighborhood of Larchmont Village is this uniquely crafted home with it's bold architecture and sense of independence. Constructed primarily of cedar, inside and out, it has an almost organic nature about it. Deigned and built by Adriana Caselotti - best known as the voice of Snow White - in the original 1937 Walt Disney production of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs". Architectural features include a hipped, cross-gable roof, 3 dramatic cross hatched clerestory windows and soaring 18' vaulted ceilings. With it's flared eaves and notched an exposed rafter tails this home has a clearly defined Asian feel and is reminiscent of a Japanese Tea Garden Pavilion. The open floor plan which spans 56' is ideal for intimate or large scale entertaining. Other features include 2 en suite bedrooms, custom designed bar, additional half bath and sliding doors leading to the side deck which create an effortless flow for indoor/outdoor living. 2 car attached garage."
Open House Sunday, December 11 from 1 pm to 4 pm

219 N. Elm Dr. (Beverly Hills)
Price: $3.795 million
Oddball: The furniture is so large relative to the rest of the house, you get the feeling you're looking at a dollhouse.
Days on Market: 31
Bed/Bath: 6/5.5
Sq. Ft: 7,066
Pitch: "MAGNIFICENT 3STY FRENCH TRADITIONAL ON A MOST PRIME STREET N. OF WILSHIRE. LOVELY CENTRAL FORMAL FLOOR PLAN WITH AMAZING SCALE. WD FLRS, HI CLNGS, MLDGS. DRAMATIC SPIRAL STAIRWELLS. 5BD ON 2ND FLOOR INCLUDES FAB MASTER W/ SIT AREA/WALK-IN. SEP PANELED LIBRARY, OFFICE, & FAM RM DOWNSTRS. PROPER 3RD STY W/ MEDIA/GAME RM/BAR/2 CONV OFFICES/BATH/CITY VUS. FULL GUEST HS OVER THE GARAGE W/ 1BD/1BA. LG BRKFST & FAM RMS OPEN TO GROUNDS W/ PL/SPA/BBQ CENTER. STATELY CURB APPEAL ON X-DEEP CORNER LOT!"
Open House Sunday, December 11 from 1 pm to 4 pm

1019 E. Elmwood Ave. (Burbank)
Price: $549,000
Oddball: Beside the totally terrifying gang of cocker spaniels among the listing photos, the pitch begins with "Craftsmanship?..attention to detail??artistry?" as if it's not quite so sure.
Days on Market: 24
Bed/Bath: 3/2
Sq. Ft: 1,448
Pitch: "Craftsmanship?. .attention to detail??artistry?. Respect for the past and an eye to the future. Welcome to this exquisite 1929 English Tudor-style home. Original details evoke a time long gone by, but thoughtful updates and loving care assure its future. The living room is bright and comfortable with gleaming wood floors, Anderson windows, built in shelves, crown molding and a working fireplace that dramatically anchors the room with cobalt blue tiling. There is also one of two French doors leading out back. The dining room features original built-in cabinets, of which the owners have lovingly added custom stain glass doors to. These doors are repeated in the kitchen which has modern conveniences one expects. A bathroom with original details completes the first story. Upstairs are the bedrooms, and a full bath with pristine original tile. The master is bright with windows framing the beauty of a mature Japanese maple. A staircase from the master bedroom leads to the attic loft space, great for a storage or office. The backyard is a private sanctuary surrounded by brick wall with custom planters, multiple seating areas. It has a casual elegance perfect for entertaining or just relaxing."
Open House Sunday, December 11 from 1 pm to 4 pm

617 N. Camden Dr. (Beverly Hills)
Price: $9.995 million
Oddball: The worst thing in this $10 million dollar house full of worst things is the chandelier made of...sheared dog? The statue behind it is clearly fainting in awe of its beauty. Also, what's with all the backlit marble? Are we in Vegas?
Days on Market: 57
Bed/Bath: 7/7.5
Sq. Ft: 11,161
Pitch: "Newly built gated Tuscan Villa located in prime Beverly Hills Flats. This magnificent home seamlessly combines modern luxury with the elegance of a grand Italian Villa. Quality construction, rich detail, & elegant execution of design. Smart home Crestron system. Formal entry to center hall that connects the generous public rooms including formal living room, formal dining room, & spacious family room. Also on the main level is an exquisite wood-paneled library, powder room, butler's pantry, & fabulous gourmet kitchen. 2nd level features a den off the main landing, 3 family bedroom suites, & luxurious master suite with fireplace, large patio overlooking the backyard, custom walk-in closet, & opulent bath. The spectacular lower level offers exceptional space for recreation & entertainment including wine cellar, game room, family room, full bar, sauna & shower, full bath, laundry room, & amazing movie theater. Beautiful backyard with covered patio, fireplace, lawn, pool & spa."
Open House Sunday, December 11 from 1 pm to 4 pm