California Dream: Green House for Sale, $3.5M

Just an hour north of Los Angeles, the Ojai Valley is a modern day Shangri-La. With great weather and sunshine year-round, the semi-rural enclave borders the Los Padres National Forest and comes with a real Main Street.

At the forefront of many eco-building initiatives, Ojai is also a traditional haven for artists and musicians. Ojai homes for sale reflect that diversity, and range in price from a $60,000 trailer to the $9.3 million solar-powered hilltop retreat of actor and "Dallas" star Larry Hagman.

Spanish Revival, or a version of that look, is the predominant style.

Casa Verde (green house) stands out from all other homes for sale in Ojai. Here's why....