2405 Solar Dr

2405 Solar Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90046


The John W. Castello Residence, architect Lyman Ennis AIA, 1964. This Modernist home in upper Nichols Canyon sits on an elevated prominent, with spectacular views.Enter the foyer and you are greeted by a rare staircase, brutalist in thought, which serves as the center piece for the floor plan. A step down conversation living room with an impressive fireplace, flanked by views of Los Angeles-you are surrounded by windows and sliding glass doors. Formal dining room with a character bar adjoins the open kitchen, with an impressive wood deck for outdoor dining. Kitchen includes a Wolf range, Sub-Zero ref/freezer with prep island and cork floors. Private guest suite downstairs as well as a warm office leading to the backyard. This pool/spa, outdoor shower/bath. Multiple outdoor seating areas with a romantic fire pit at the base of an exceptional Cork Oak. Upstairs presents an exquisite floor plan with 3 en-suite bedrooms each with balconies walk in closets and views. One of these is the Master suite with a grand marble fireplace, couple's walk in closets an over sized bath with a balcony of its own, dual sinks and a bidet. A 2 floor elevator, pocket doors throughout and lighting hold the character to the original design. Photographed by famed Julius Shulman and featured in Architectural Digest twice in 1967 and 1972



4,554 Sq.Ft. LIVING AREA

0.358 Acres lot

Katharine Deering

Katharine Deering

Carrie Eckert

Carrie Eckert

Features & Amenities


  • total bedrooms4
  • Total bathrooms6
  • KITCHEN Island
  • Laundry room Laundry Area
  • Flooring Stone Tile, Hardwood
  • Fireplace Gas and Wood
  • other interior Features Elevator

Area & Lot

  • Status Sold
  • Living Area4,554 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Area0.358 Acres
  • MLS® ID21-751930
  • TypeResidential
  • YEAR BUILT1964
  • Architecture StylesModern
  • View DescriptionCity, Canyon


  • PoolIn Ground
  • roofSpanish Tile
  • parkingGarage Is Attached, Gated
  • HEAT TYPECentral
  • HOA AmenitiesNone
  • security FeaturesOther
  • other exterior FeaturesNone


  • Sales Price$4,215,000
  • Zoning LARE15