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4543 Avocado Street in Los Feliz

4543 Avocado St
Los Angeles, CA 90027

3BR/2BA + detached studio

Very excited about my newest listing! Step into this charming Craftsman in the heart of Los Feliz Village and you will immediately feel at home.

Blending vintage touches with modern finishes, this 1,371sf move-in ready home features a light-filled living room with fireplace surrounded by built-in seating, a spacious dining room and kitchen that opens to a grassy backyard.

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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…

2014 Home Of The Year

Update 12/22: And the winner is….Silvertop! Not a big surprise that one of the best houses in L.A. won. The voting wasn’t even that close as the landmark Lautner property captured a wopping 37% of the votes. Tied for second place was the Wirin House and 7529 Mulholland Dr with 11% each. The full results are below and here is some more info about the sale of Silvertop. Thank you all for voting and happy holidays!

View the rest of this year’s nominees after the jump:

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332 North Avenue 66 in Highland Park

332 N Avenue 66
Los Angeles, CA 90042
4 BD/ 1.25 BA
Built in 1910, this fully restored craftsman residence is set in the historic Garvanza neighborhood and retains the original vision held by the Architects Robert Train and Robert Williams. Train and Williams designed an array of noted Craftsman residences in the area as well as the 20th-century version of the Angels Flight Railway located in downtown Los Angeles.  Tucked behind a privacy gate, this home has been thoughtfully renewed throughout with utmost attention to detail at every turn.
Cherished by just three owners in the past 100 years, this home is set back from Avenue 66 leaving room for a magical mix of lighted paths, lush lawns and mature trees.
A formal entryway leads to a bright period living room with a fireplace that shows off  its original Craftsman tile surround, screen and log grate.
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2325 Vestal Avenue in Echo Park

2325 Vestal Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90026
3 BD/ 2.5 BA

Built in 1907, by Gordon Ray Young, a novelist and LA Times literary critic, this estate is situated on nearly 2/3 an acre, sitting proudly at the top of Echo Park with sweeping city and mountain views.  This unique compound is comprised of a Craftsman main house which includes three bedrooms and two bathrooms, as well as a one bedroom, one bathroom guest house, built in 1926.

Polished wood floors run throughout the living room which features a river rock wood burning fireplace. Wall to wall picture windows take in the views of Echo Park, Silver Lake and beyond.

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1023 W Kensington Road in Echo Park

1023 W Kensington Road
Los Angeles, CA 90026
4 BD/ 3.5 BA

Built in 1921 and located on a wide street in Echo Park’s Angelino Heights neighborhood, this renovated Art + Crafts home stands out from the rest. In a predominantly historic home haven, this charming residence is newly painted and landscaped. Featuring a concrete driveway with brick paver accents, the lush green lawn is open and inviting.

Directly off of the entry is the sophisticated living room, with crisp white moldings and off-white walls. The original Batchelder fireplace is charming and the dark wood floors add depth and run throughout the home.

The formal dining room interjects the timeless details that are expected in homes from this time period, gorgeous moldings and built-in hutches.

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1506 Allison Avenue in Echo Park

1506 Allison Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90026
2 BD/ 1 BA

New to market today is this stylishly modern California bungalow which has been reinvented by renowned Los Angeles architect, Barbara Bestor.  Striking in a rich navy blue with crisp white details, this 2 bedroom, one bathroom home sits a top a sloping hillside in trendy Echo Park, just two blocks to Sunset Boulevard and very nearby the newly renovated Echo Park lake.

Inside, Bestor’s signature “bohemian modern” style is evident integrating a full plywood wall which ties together the kitchen and living spaces.

The galley style open kitchen includes modern appliances and the vaulted ceilings with luxury light fixtures expand the space. Read more…

3418 Winslow Drive in Silver Lake

3418 Winslow Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90026
4 BD/ 1.75 BA

A truly rare offering, this 4 bedroom Silver Lake craftsman is set behind a new wooden fence and gate in one of the most trendy parts of the neighborhood. Minutes to great restaurants and local shops this new listing commands a hilltop siting, panoramic views and distinct original character. The spacious front porch leads to an octagonal formal entry and gorgeous living room with panels of leaded glass windows capturing Silver Lake views.

Built in 1908, the large living room with adjacent sitting area are unified through wide oak plank flooring and an intricate espresso wood beamed ceiling. A two sided wood-burning fireplace connects the living room and dining room

The dining area with views out to the front porch and beyond is laced with original craftsman details like the corner built-ins and window seat.

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112 North Harvard in Hancock Park

112 North Harvard
Los Angeles, CA 90004
4 BD/ 2 BA

The Heart House, designated a Historical Cultural Monument by the City of Los Angeles was constructed in 1910 and designed by Architects John & Donald Parkinson.  This stunning early 20th century craftsman style home is tucked behind a wooden gate, surrounded by mature coniferous and palm trees just a moments drive to Larchmont Village and Silver Lake. This home is also convenient to studios, Hollywood and Downtown Los Angeles and boasts views of the Hollywood Sign.

The home features grand detailing and craftsmanship in all respects.  Dark wooden beams run horizontally across the living room and dining room ceilings, wood work surrounding the large picture windows, door frames and chair railings match this rich color. Gorgeous hardwood floors run throughout the home.

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2004 La Brea Terrace in the Hollywood Hills

2004 La Brea Terrace
Los Angeles, CA 90046
3 BD/ 3.5 BA

Nestled in the heart of this private gated enclave in the heart of Hollywood sits this 1902 traditional craftsman home. Sited on a flat lushly green half acre this home boasts an open and large living room with wood burning fireplace and beautiful wood floors throughout. Rarely do homes of this caliber and grace become available in this exclusive neighborhood!

The main level of this home consists of an open living room, dining room and media room. The airy feeling is accentuated with an open beamed white painted ceiling and full picture windows.

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