Richard Neutra for sale –
By Warren J Dow | Publisher, South Bay Digs
Digs is gearing up for their annual Architect | Design | Build special edition of DIGS, which publishes in December to close out the year, and this midcentury modern that just hit the market for $3M caught their eye. It’s located at the very top of Brentwood’s exclusive Tigertail Road and was designed by Richard Neutra in 1960 for Elsa and Robert Sale.
Measuring 1,632 square feet and sitting on a 1.02-acre lot, this timeless classic features walls of glass, built-in furniture and seating, wood paneling and vibrant mosaics created by the owner Elsa Sale.
RICHARD NEUTRA, ARCHITECT – THE SALE RESIDENCE, 1960
1531 North Tigertail Road, Brentwood, CA 90049
3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms | 1632 Sq. Ft | 1.02 Acre Lot
Crestwood Hills is a Brentwood enclave of expressive architecture and its inspired homes have helped define mid-century architecture for 75 years. At the peak of desired Tigertail Road is Richard Neutra’s Sale Residence. Neutra’s expert hand & design DNA are found all throughout this elegant retreat, with the structure connecting effortlessly to the natural landscape that surrounds it. With this superb example of the glass house program, you’ll find an immediate sense of place & scale that only the greatest architects of the time delivered. The peaceful setting encourages contemplation and relaxation even as the home provides a cinematic rush to the senses with iconic views that take you across lush canyons, deep into the endless blue of the Pacific Ocean over the to Palos Verdes & Catalina. Published & photographed but also rarely seen, the Sale Residence offers a rare opportunity to restore a work of art by one of the most gifted architects of the period. It is a place where enthusiasm to celebrate life manifests in full.
Listing courtesy Crosby Doe Associates, Inc.
Imges courtesy of Cameron Carothers & Crosby Doe Associates, Inc.