This beautiful hideaway is perched atop a private knoll in the heart of the Sherman Oaks hills. Bright, simple and sophisticated, this three-bedroom home with bonus creative space/office offers the ultimate in peace and serenity. Designed and built in 1946 by famed architect Robert Byrd, this one-of-a-kind classic California home is sited up a long gated driveway off one of the area’s most coveted streets. French doors open to private grounds and patio spaces boasting exceptional indoor/outdoor living, making this home ideal for entertaining. The property sits on a romantic 15,746-square-foot lot brimming with agaves, fruit trees and a manicured grassy lawn with room for pool. A mature Chinese elm and Japanese maples serve as an organic canopy to the many outdoor lounging, dining and play areas overlooking treetops and the San Fernando Valley. Deer and wildlife roam in the immediately adjoining extended backyard of the Santa Monica Mountains and its 20 acres of dedicated conservancy and hiking trails. Classic design, privacy and vistas merge at this unique offering suitable for families and artists alike. Easy access to the valley and Westside. A must see.