Veteran action and horror film producer Lati Grobman, also a two-time Emmy-nominated documentary producer, has substantially upgraded her residential circumstances with the $6.8 million purchase of a brand-new, spec-built residence in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles. Designed by L.A.-based architect Ken Ungar and described in marketing materials as a “contemporary farmhouse,” the board-and-batten-clad and stone-accented residence sits on more than one-third of an acre with five bedrooms and five full and two half bathrooms in about 6,500 square feet.
A slender, double-height center-hall entry is flanked by formal living and dining rooms, the former with an unexpectedly minimalist, smooth-concrete fireplace and the latter with a walk-in wine cellar. Ashy-brown hardwoods flow from public entertaining spaces to spacious family quarters that run along the rear and include a family room with wet bar, stone-faced fireplace and wide bank of glass panels that slip into the walls to merge the space with the backyard.
An office and an en suite bedroom are tucked discreetly behind the kitchen. There are three more family bedrooms on the upper floor along with a second family room and a master suite replete with wood-faced fireplace, fitted walk-in closet and bathroom with twin vanities, two-person soaking tub and steam shower. Nestled into a thickly treed slope, the grassy backyard includes a swimming pool and spa, an outdoor kitchen and a fire pit.
listing photos: Halton Pardee