1530 Glen Alysa Avenue in Eagle Rock

1530 Glen Aylsa Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041
2 BD/ 1 BA

A lovely garden extends from the street all the way to the covered front porch outside this charming California bungalow. Designed and built in 1936, this home is sited on a gentle knoll in the Eagle Rock neighborhood just south of Colorado Boulevard.

The large living room is punctuated with a vaulted and beamed wood ceiling and accented with a wood-burning fireplace flanked by windows and sconces.

The formal dining room has a set of french doors that open out to the creative hybrid of manicured English and native California gardens. Read more…

3072 Belden Drive in the Hollywood Hills

3072 Belden Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90068
3 BD/ 2.5 BA

Designed in classic storybook architectural style, the Erbes Residence, 1924 by Henry F. Withey, stands out in Beachwood Canyon with it’s turreted entrance and bold red details. Built for comfort and style, this extraordinary Hollywoodland property has only been updated with features that are necessary for 21st living, such as air conditioning, new electrical and earthquake bolting.

The cathedral living room is oversized and dramatic, with a superb fireplace and balcony overlooking the gardens.

Adjacent to the living room is a formal dining room with hand painted walls and a sun-filled den. Read more…

2312 Baxter Street in Silver Lake

2312 Baxter Street
Los Angeles, CA 90039
6 BD/ 6 BA

Built in 2006 by Barbara Bestor, AIA, this stunning home offers sweeping views, privacy and dramatic living spaces. Well poised in the Silver Lake hills above the reservoir, the home features over 7,256 square feet of engaging materials and design.

In her signature style, the large formal living room offers vistas of the lush yard via oversized floor to ceiling picture windows. The large room is clad in warm-toned wood and the distinct floating fireplace is the focal point.

Adjacent to the the formal living room is the library with plenty of storage for a significant collection and a custom rolling ladder.

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5216 Rockland Ave in Eagle Rock

5216 Rockland Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90041

2BR/1BA + Detached Studio

I just listed this great home in Eagle Rock. One step inside this tastefully updated 1920s Spanish home will have you breathing a sigh of relief as you marvel at the well-maintained vintage details: original floors and windows, Batchelder fireplace tile work, textured wallpaper, built-in desk and shelving.

You will feel the one-of-a-kind Eagle Rock charm and warmth that is becoming ever so hard to find in one of LA’s hottest and best neighborhoods.

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4077 Woking Way in Los Feliz

4077 Woking Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027
3 BD/ 3 BA

North of Los Feliz Boulevard is this elegant, 1931, Spanish residence. Curbside, a stone wall gently rises giving way to mature plants and trees. This celebrity-owned Los Feliz residence blends authenticity with sophistication and comfort.

The oversized living room, includes a double height vaulted wood beam ceiling, andalusia fireplace, large picture window and pathway to a brick covered outdoor patio.

The galley style kitchen boasts chef’s appliances, custom white cabinetry, marble counters and views to the brick paved patio. Read more…

320 Mavis Drive in Mt. Washington

320 Mavis Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90065
3 BD/ 2 BA

Designed in 1950 by Case Study architect Kemper Nomland, this Mavis Drive home is located on a hillside below street level and shaded by gracious elms. Wrapped by patio spaces this is an ideal example of mid-century modernism in Mt. Washington.

Floor to ceiling glass walls grace each room with natural light and city, canyon and mountain views.

The quintessential modernist flow of the open plan living room, dining room and kitchen are accented by polished concrete floors, white walls and wrap around windows.

The re-imagined kitchen is the heart of the house with warm-toned cabinetry, black counters, and chef’s stainless steel appliances. The covered pergola is accessible through multiple sliding doors.

The unique floor plan bisects one of the bedrooms to create a unique studio area with built-in bookshelves open to the morning sun.

Two rooms exist behind the studio area, one is currently used as a nursery and is able to be closed off from the second bedroom via sliding doors.

The shared bathroom includes a floating zerbra wood counter with rectangular vessel sink.

Privately located, the master suite includes a spacious bedroom, plenty of closet space and an en-suite master bathroom.

The master bathroom sanctuary, includes a deep soaking tub and double shower heads.

Enjoy al fresco screenings and dinners under the stars on the outdoor patio that includes a central fire pit.

A perfect mid-century home with unique shape, light and views.  Sited to create maximum entertaining, relaxation space, and capture the city lights beyond, this home is sure to go quickly!

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Listing courtesy of Liz Johnson, Teles Properties

1448 Angelus Avenue in Silver Lake

1448 Angeles Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90026
2 BD/ 1BA

A neatly manicured privacy hedge and a charming stone wall separate this gated California bungalow from one of Silver Lake’s quiet cul-de-sac streets. Located just moments from the Silver Lake Reservoir, LA Mill, and many other interesting boutiques and restaurants this classic 1923 home has been remodeled and offers sought after indoor/outdoor living.

With bamboo floors throughout, the home boasts an open plan with high ceilings. French doors open the main living space to the brick paved outdoor dining area.

The remodeled kitchen boasts glass front upper cabinetry, a breakfast bar and a vintage stove. Read more…

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…