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Best properties on the market

This week: Homes of the 1950s

1 Los Angeles The Richard Neutradesigned Staller House looks out over the city and west to the Pacific Ocean from its one-acre lot in Bel Air. Last owned by producer Gary Levinsohn, the four-bedroom residence includes floor-to-ceiling glass walls, a 4,200-bottle wine-tasting room, and two fireplaces. The grounds include a guesthouse, a pool, a four-car garage, and parking for 10 additional cars. $8,500,000. Ginger Glass, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, (310) 777-6200

Seattle Designed by architect Roland Terry, this four-story cedar and glass home overlooks the Seattle Tennis Club and Lake Washington. The house has four bedrooms, including a master bedroom with a mezzanine; 1,200 square feet of sundecking; four fireplaces; and a top-floor cloud room with a Jacuzzi and a glass ceiling for viewing the stars. $3,350,000. Chris Sudore, Coldwell Banker, (425) 454-0470

3 Darien, Conn. The 1955 Goodyear House, built by John Johansen of New Canaans so-called Harvard Five, has six bedrooms and features a large center pavilion with bridge connections to independent wings. The house has a small interior courtyard, numerous floor-toceiling glass walls, and extensive decking. The two-acre property includes perennial gardens, wooded areas, and a large lawn. $2,795,000. Nancy Rawls Dauk, Halstead Property, (203) 656-6501

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5 Tucson Built in 1954, this four-bedroom, Spanish-style hacienda features a courtyard, four fireplaces, hand-painted Mexican tiles, hand-carved beams, and an attached one-bedroom guesthouse. The 7.76-acre property includes a pool, three covered outdoor stalls, a tack room, corrals, and a fenced riding arena. $1,950,000. Bryan Durkin and Anne Ferro, Long Realty Company, (520) 240-3491 4 p Rancho Mirage, Calif. This five-bedroom

home is the former residence of Ambassador Leonard Firestone and was designed by William Pereira, architect of San Franciscos Transamerica tower. The house is located on a three-acre lot off the 13th fairway of the Thunderbird Country Club and includes a private pool and tennis court. The glass walls of the living space create a seamless transition between outdoors and indoors. $3,995,000. David Barrett, Warwick Properties Group/Top Agent Network, (415) 863-1973
6 Worthington, Ohio The Round House is the centerpiece of the largest neighborhood of Usonian homes in the country. Designed by Theodore van Fossen, it features an open floor plan and a threeseason porch. Both the main house and its guesthouse have extensive custom woodwork. $589,900. Al Waddell, RE/MAX Metro Plus+, (614) 832-4079

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7 Dallas This midcentury modern home has two bedrooms and features an open floor plan that includes two living areas, a dining area, and an open kitchen. Exterior decking wraps around mature trees that shade the home. The fenced property is located minutes from White Rock Lake, a popular recreation area. $368,000. Colleen Hemphill, Keller Williams Realty, (214) 718-9762
THE WEEK June 22, 2012