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Photos: This Kooky Nautical-Themed House From 1958 Is Up For Sale
This kooky three-bedroom home up for sale in the Hollywood Hills is a welcome reprieve from the modern celebrity mega-mansions that typically get all the attention.
Located on the 7700 block of Firenze Avenue, just off "star-studded" Woodrow Wilson Drive, this house from 1958 has enough of a quasi-nautical theme that Curbed LA has dubbed it a "ship house." Coming in at a cozy 3,881 square-feet, it features plenty of high-ceilings, pretty spacious living spaces, a second-floor loft complete with fire place, skylight, large backyard deck, a hot tub, and enough colors to make your head spin. Peep the weird arrow (?) structure on the front of the building.
It can be yours for just $1,585,000 and you might have to act fast—it was last on the market in 1971 when it sold for only $43,000.