Some believe that majority of people are frustrated because they live in unsuitable homes. Zita, the owner of this property is an architect by profession. She designed this home based on her philosophy and of course for the lifestyle of her family. 'House has to provide space to rest, entertain, work, it has to have quiet spaces, open spaces, elements of surprise, fun spaces, secret spaces and even some theatrics. It has to make us feel happy, free, comfortable, stimulated. Otherwise life goes by too quickly.' The original floor plan under 1500 sq.ft. without the remodel and improvements sells for around $650000. 2 story space and 2000 sq. ft. had been added to the original floor plan and arrived at 3500 sq.ft of comfortable space. You might do the numbers but don't forget the zoning variance, the permits and of course the design, as this is not your typical tract house anymore. It has no match in the whole of Ventura, it's been said. Times are changing quickly. Old neighbourhoods are becoming new again. Area is developing around them and this property found itself conveniently located with newly developed shopping centers, bookstores, movie theaters restaurants. All within a short 2 mile distance. Yet at the same time it is in a quiet neighborhood.