4101 Sea View Avenue in Mt. Washington

4101 Sea View Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90065
3 BD/ 2.5 BA

Privacy hedges and a brick lined driveway separate this single level mid-century from streetview in the hills of Mt. Washington. Re-envisioned by acclaimed architects Fung & Blatt and featured in Better Homes and Gardens, this home is situated on a desirable street with panoramic views.

The reeded glass entryway gives way to the living room with exotic wood floors.  Here, walls of windows and a wrap around deck showcase views of the shimmering ocean, the Getty, Century City and Griffith Observatory.

Both the living room and dining area boast a distinctive wood burning block fireplace, which is splashed in color and anchors the floor plan, highlighting the angles, textures and thoughtfully chosen color palette. Read more…

7960 Fareholm Drive in the Hollywood Hills

7960 Fareholm Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90046
3 BD/ 2 BA

A short drive into the hills, just north of Hollywood Boulevard, rises Richard Nuetra’s Kun Residence, 1936.  Perched over a hill in prime West Hollywood, this home has exceptional views from the city to the ocean. Modernist architectural master Richard Neutra called this Hollywood Hills home his favorite of the period.

After a meticulous restoration, the original vision has been superbly and sensitively returned to Neutra’s original vision and is now a cultural heritage monument.

Features include a rooftop deck at the entry foyer, formal living and dining rooms with large wrap around deck facing south and offering extraordinary views and light. Read more…

2120 Loma Vista Place in Echo Park

2120 Loma Vista Place
Los Angeles, CA 90039
3 BD/ 2.5 BA

Hard to miss, this vibrantly painted home is unique both inside and out. Situated on a large corner lot on Loma Vista Place just before the stair street starts, the clean-lined and modern exterior is surrounded by drought tolerant landscaping.  A two car garage provides direct access to the home plus plenty of extra storage.

This is one of the most colorful homes I have seen in awhile and I definitely appreciate the thoroughness of the theme throughout the home! The living room has soaring open-beamed ceilings and access to a secluded patio.

The dining room features a pass through window to the kitchen and an enameled hanging green fireplace. Read more…

1401 North Ogden Drive in West Hollywood

1401 North Ogden Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90046
3 BD/ 2.75 BA

Located on a flat, tree-lined street, just south of Sunset Boulevard in the bustling West Hollywood neighborhood, this historic 1920′s home has been restored and renovated. Behind, tall lush privacy hedges this Spaulding Square home sits on a large oversize corner lot which encompasses generous side gardens. Here the two bedroom main house is connected to the guest house by a manicured lawn and pool.

Floor to ceiling windows expose the interiors throughout this home to exceptional natural light.  The living room boasts a wood burning fireplace and light colored swedish hardwood floors.

Open to the more formal living room, the den enjoys a cozier feeling with built-in shelving. Read more…

11492 Thurston Circle in Bel Air

11492 Thurston Circle
Los Angeles, CA 90049
4 BD/ 3.5 BA

Resting on a slight knoll, this redwood sheathed home, built in 1948 and designed by A. Quincy Jones, Architect, presents eye-catching projections and cantilevered balconies.  Sited on a landscaped and wooded lot nearing 1/3 of an acre, the Nordlinger House #1 would be an excellent restoration opportunity.

The floor plan of the home spreads out like a Y immediately upon entry, separating the public spaces on one side of the design and the private spaces on the other.

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1703 N Avenue 55 in Highland Park

1703 N Avenue 55
Los Angeles, CA 90042
3 BD/ 1.75 BA

North of York Boulevard in the incredibly hot neighborhood of Highland Park is this newly listed and completely remodeled Spanish Bungalow which boasts incredible curb appeal.  The flat lush lawn leads to this fresh white Spanish with an inviting and cozy front porch.

The open, bright and sunny living and dining areas boast a decorative Batchelder fireplace, hardwood floors, vintage built-ins and coved ceilings.

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1910 Lucile Avenue in Silver Lake

1910 Lucile Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90039
3 BD/ 2 BA

First time on the market! Built in 1957, the Tapelband Residence was designed by David Hyun, AIA. With sweeping vistas of Griffith Park Observatory and the Hollywood sign, this home is a sited on a spectacular upslope, 11,859 square foot lot offering tranquility while being nearby the best of Silver Lake.

The living room is bright and open, with high ceilings, plenty of windows and hardwood floors throughout.

The living room flows into the dining area in this open plan design, which includes access to the patio. A gorgeous medium toned wood built-in bi-sects the dining room and the kitchen. Read more…

8811 Skyline Drive in Laurel Canyon

8811 Skyline Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90046

2BR/1BA, 1,310sf

Not yet on the MLS but available for sale now! Fantastic turnkey traditional in a magical Laurel Canyon setting. This move-in ready 2BR/1BA has been fully renovated with style and careful attention to detail.

Great floor plan with large open kitchen and dining area, light-filled living room, laundry room, and bonus office area.

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1718 North Occidental in Silver Lake

1718 North Occidental
Los Angeles, CA 90026
2 BD/ 1 BA

Framed by tall palms and lushly green raised garden, the black wrought iron split stairway leads up to the entryway of this Silver Lake gem. The hillside location provides nice views while being located just minutes from the Reservoir, dog parks, LA Mill and Alimento.

The spacious living room boasts a stunning open-beamed ceiling and views to the hillside.

The open breakfast bar connects the chef’s kitchen to the living room. Here the dark cabinetry is accented by a striated granite and stainless steel appliances.  Read more…

3711 Glenwood Avenue in La Crescenta

3711 Glenwood Avenue
La Crescenta, CA 91214
2 BD/ 1 BA

Located down a brick paved driveway among mature trees and a lush natural setting quietly sits this post and beam residence originally built in 1954. Situated on nearly 1/3 acre, this 1,590 square foot home is a mid-century time-capsule chocked full of exposed wood work, natural stone and walls of glass.

The entry is graced with a vaulted ceiling, two wood sculptures and a river rock garden. I love the large scale rock pavers that give way to carpeting in the main areas but returns in the kitchen.

The living room features a wood ceiling and is punctuated at one end with a large stone and brick wood-burning fireplace and views of the grounds. Read more…