Tour Maria Bello's Former Home in Venice, Calif.

It only took 10 days for the actress' cozy Craftsman to go from just listed to just sold. Take a peek at the home's charming features.
By: Lisa Johnson Mandell

Colorful Craftsman Exterior

Ruby red-pained French doors and windows, blue walls and butter-yellow detail make this Craftsman-style home bright and cheery, while fences, mature foliage and a sturdy gate allow the front deck to be used as living space, free from the prying eyes of people on Venice's walk streets.

Kitchen

The kitchen includes stainless steel appliances, including a restaurant-quality stove, glass cabinets and a generous butcher block-topped island with an additional vegetable sink.

Dining Room

The dining room's unique details include chocolate-colored walls, persimmon swag drapes and original, refinished wood flooring.

Living Room

Numerous built-in book shelves and and the original 1915 wood flooring and pocket doors give the quaint living room added character.

Master Bedroom

The master bedroom may not be huge, but windows on two sides let in plenty of light, and it has tasteful dove gray walls, dark wood floors and a walk-in closet.

Walled and Gated Front Yard

Maria Bello's son will probably miss the sports net, set up just behind the front wall that provides sufficient privacy for playing, lounging, dining and relaxing.

Gated Entry

When you're a celebrity, security is always important. This gated front entry doesn't sacrifice beauty for functionality, but makes it possible for the front yard to be used as private living space.

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