Escape to your own private Shangri-la in the serene hills of Nichols Canyon. Built in 1960, this original Fred Smathers Mediterranean is a retreat like no other. Located off a cul-de-sac and set amidst tall sycamore and pine trees on a near 1/3 acre lot, this 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath estate features a Formal Entry, Step-down Living Room with High Beamed Ceilings, Tall Coved French Windows, Wood Burning Fireplace, a Generous Formal Dining Room with embossed tin ceilings, Spacious Colorful Tile Kitchen and Breakfast area.Tall coved French doors open from all public rooms to private park-like grounds with a brick patio on two levels. A wide outdoor stairway off patio descends to a private heated pool and tile fountain. Upstairs Master and two additional bedrooms with Juliette verandas. Plans available for additional master bedroom and bath or guest unit and garage. Security System, Central Air & Heat and 2 car garage. Paradise found.