Home listed by Rodeo Realty's Allyson Carter featured in Los Angeles Times


Featured as one of Los Angeles Times’ ‘Home of the Day’ is a Southern Colonial listed by Rodeo Realty’s Allyson Carter.

The Toluca Lake home has eight bedrooms and eight bathrooms. Built in 1939, the two-story house is fronted by white columns and black shuttered windows.

Features include an updated kitchen, family room, billiard room, three indoor fireplaces, walk-in closets, balcony, swimming pool, spa, putting green, an outdoor deck and fire pit.

The property is listed for $2,995,000.

To read the LA Times feature on this home, click HERE.

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Rodeo Realty's Allyson Carter lists Tommy Lee's Calabasas estate


Rocker Tommy Lee is selling his Calabasas home for $5,995,000. Allyson Carter of Rodeo Realty is the listing agent.

Carter’s listing has attracted media attention once again. Her listing has been featured on several sites including Forbes, The Hollywood Reporter, Architectural Digest, Yahoo News, The Real Deal Magazine and Los Angeles Times.


The 9,991 square foot property sits on its own hilltop in a secluded cul-de-sac. The home, located within the guard-gated area of the Vista Pointe community, has five bedrooms and six bathrooms.


The unique custom estate is three stories and features an open atrium with retractable roof in the center of the home. Additional features include an indoor koi pond and spa, a theater room, and a wine room with 2nd kitchen. The floor plan with sprawling bamboo sets the tone for a very serene “Zen like” feel. Underground, there’s a 3,000 square foot garage of which two-thirds of that now house a state-of-the-art recording studio—theatriumstudio.com. Outside on the hilltop there’s a piano shaped pool with panoramic jetliner views of the valley.

Take a look inside his rockin’ house:

To read The Hollywood Reporter’s story, click HERE
Forbes: HERE
Los Angeles Times article, click HERE
The Real Deal Magazine story, click HERE
Yahoo News report, click HERE
Story on Luxury Real Estate’s website, click HERE
Architectural Digest: HERE
Zillow’s blog, click HERE
Yahoo Celebrity’s story, click HERE
Realtor.com article, click HERE
New York Post: HERE
AOL, click HERE

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Listing of Rodeo Realty agent Allyson Carter makes headlines


A recently sold property by Rodeo Realty agent Allyson Carter is catching some media attention. The real estate agent closed a deal on a legendary home. Both The Real Deal and the Los Angeles Times have featured her listing this week.

KABC’s news anchor David Ono made news of his own when he bought the $2,125,000 home that was listed by Carter. According to the LA Times,The property previously sold three years ago for $1.315 million.

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The estate in Toluca Lake belonged to famous jazz trumpeter, Manny Klein, who played with notable 1930s big band leaders including Jimmy Dorsey, Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman. Klein appeared on countless number of recordings and also performed on Hollywood movie soundtracks, most notably “From Here to Eternity.”

Though Klein was not the only famous person to lounge in the estate. It’s rumored that Louis Armstrong and Frank Sinatra sipped cocktails at the bar in the main house and is where Bing Crosby arranged his famous rendition of “White Christmas.”

The gated mini-estate also belonged to American pop group Karmin. The recently married duo, Amy Heidemann and Nick Noonan, is known for their covers of popular songs such as “Super Bass” and “Party Rock Anthem.” The Noonan’s were the sellers to Ono’s newest home. Carter represented the couple in their recent sell.

Ono is now the owner of a 2,378 sq ft main house, an approximately 2,000 sq ft guesthouse, and a town with a bank, store and café façade complete with sidewalks and street lamps.

The all brick main house features 4 bedrooms, 3 newly remodeled baths and a charming vintage kitchen. The detached guesthouse sits on more than half an acre. The fully renovated two-story features a complete sound proofed state-of-the-art recording studio with Live/Control rooms. The 1-bed, 2-bath guesthouse has a full kitchen and its own address.

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Outside, the facades enclose a secret garage, gym and storage room. The “make-believe setting”, as The Real Deal is calling it, goes out to a 40-foot swimming pool, a separate pool house with full bath and garden shed, a koi fishpond with waterfall, an outdoor BBQ and a dining area. The truly majestic home has a front circle driveway that accommodates 10 vehicles.

Ono is the co-anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. He joined the news station in 1996. He has won three Edward R. Murrow awards and 16 Emmys. Ono was represented by another agent in his newest purchase.

To read The Real Deal article, click HERE

For the Los Angeles Times article, click HERE

View a slideshow of the legendary home below.

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