Francine Orr / Los Angeles Times
The covered front porch serves as the outdoor family room, large enough for a dinner party and casual enough for the children to do their art projects. "We're so blessed in California to spend time outdoors, and the porch is a huge part of this house," Hillary Danner says. Wood-and-leather armchairs came from a Warner Bros. prop sale; Danner says they were just "a few bucks apiece." Later, she realized they came from the set of "The Goonies."