Canadian tv writer-producer Steve Blackman, creator, govt producer and showrunner for Netflix’s superhero black comedy “The Umbrella Academy,” has ponied up $5.25 million for a brand-new Fashionable Farmhouse fashion residence in a low-key however coveted and handy space of L.A.’s proto-suburban Encino neighborhood. As are a lot of the massive houses alongside the leafy avenue, the family-sized residence sits behind gates, this one on an irregularly formed parcel of greater than half an acre with 5 bedrooms and 6.5 loos in roughly 7,200 casually deluxe sq. toes.
A grand double-height entrance gallery and stair corridor is flanked in conventional trend by formal dwelling and eating rooms, the previous with book-matched white marble fire and the latter with overscale herringbone-pattern wooden flooring. Simply off the eating room is a climate-controlled walk-in wine cellar. Behind the home, the chef-accommodating kitchen — it’s chockablock with two islands and top-grade fittings — is open to a household room anchored by a TV-surmounted fire sheathed in charcoal-colored stone. There’s additionally a sumptuously appointed, state-of-the-art residence theater. Visitor bedrooms are all en suite, whereas the grasp retreat gives a sitting space with fire, two fitted walk-in closets, a lavish rest room and a big terrace with 180-degree views of the encircling treetops.
The household room and kitchen spill out by disappearing partitions of glass to the yard, the place a horny, zero-edge swimming pool and spa is complimented by a poolside pavilion with pool bathtub. Different creature comforts embrace a hearth pit, an outside kitchen and a not particularly enticing however well and discreetly positioned sports activities court docket.
The property was listed with Adi Livyatan and Rodeo Realty; Craig Knizek at The Company represented Blackman.
The previous divorce lawyer, who received his begin co-creating the Canadian sequence “The Associates,” then the costliest TV sequence ever made in Canada, was the co-showrunner and govt producer for the ABC medical drama “Personal Observe” earlier than he was nominated for an Emmy in 2017 for his efforts on the FX restricted sequence “Fargo.”