The living room
The living room

It was worth holding out for the hilltop location. The living room commands expansive views of the Pacific Ocean through rough arched windows.

In fact, there are few straight lines in the house. "The curvilinear architecture has an emotional appeal," said Brown.

By Les Christie @CNNMoney - Last updated March 07 2012: 7:20 PM ET
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