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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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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1862 Fanning Street in Silver Lake

1862 Fanning Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026
2 BD/ 2 BA

Live in the heart of Silver Lake! This new listing offers a great location enjoy picnics at the meadow, walk around the Silver Lake reservoir or dine at exceptional local restaurants.  This pristine, light filled, character 1938 Spanish home offers breathtaking views of the reservoir and mountains.

Enjoy the warm sunsets in the sunlit expansive living room with decorative fireplace and medium-toned original wood floors which run throughout.

Access the lush private backyard through French doors where you can relax, entertain, and grow the vegetable garden you always wanted.

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2417 Nottingham Avenue in Los Feliz

2417 Nottingham Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
4 BD/ 3.5 BA
Originally built in 1927 by architect John Williams Chard, this landmark Los Feliz residence melds modern living within a classic Mediterranean environment. Located in the coveted north of Los Feliz Boulevard neighborhood the residence’s shallow landscaped front yard gives way to a private and spacious entertaining courtyard.

This exposed wooden beamed peristyle has colonnades on two sides and leads to the wooden arched entry door.

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333 Grand Avenue in South Pasadena

333 Grand Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91030
4 Bd/ 4.25 BA

Set on a wide avenue, just one block from Lower Arroyo Park in historic South Pasadena, this newly listed home is an eclectic mix of charming 1927 Spanish Colonial and dynamic organic contemporary.  Known as the Spence House, the addition was designed by Bart Prince, best known for the Japanese Pavillion at LACMA, and was completed in 1991.  An expanse of green lawn and a curvilinear paver driveway lead to the stucco residence, set on one-third an acre.

While the original home remains largely intact, the entrance opens up to a soaring and undulating modern extension. Running alongside one side of the home, the addition was focused and built around an existing Sycamore tree which provides a central exterior courtyard and leads to a new spherical building.

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171 N Vista St in Beverly Center

171 N. Vista St
Los Angeles, CA 90036

3BR/2BA, 1,420sf

I am very excited to announce my newest listing! Step through the front courtyard and past the fountain into this sensitively restored Spanish Revival and you will immediately feel at home. Located in the heart of one of LA’s most walkable and vibrant neighborhoods, this move-in ready home is the perfect blend of 1930s charm and modern day conveniences.

Step-down living room with beamed ceiling and picture window lets in lots of light and looks out into the courtyard.

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357 North Harper Avenue in West Hollywood

357 North Harper Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90048
3 BD/ 3 BA

Blending old world charm with modern updates, this 1920′s Spanish is located in the coveted Beverly Grove neighborhood near world-class restaurants, shopping and nightlife.  The spacious and flat lush lawn with minimal landscaping gives way to an inviting private courtyard.

Gleaming hardwood floors run throughout the home. In the living room, a focal point arched window mimics the barrel vaulted ceiling awash in white and features an impeccably maintained original fireplace and tiling.

Adjacent to the living room through an arched doorway, the dining room is punctuated with a unique coved ceiling and direct access to the front courtyard.

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2123 Branden Street in Echo Park

2123 Branden Street
Los Angeles, CA 90026
2 BD/ 2 BA

Built in 1929, this Echo Park compound features a main house with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom plus several incomparable live/work spaces on the property. The main unit is set high above Branden Street, behind the converted garage studio space and is awash in bright white stucco, olive green painted windows and terra cotta accents.  The home is separated from its neighbors with towering palm trees and drought tolerant cypress evergreens with trailing bougainvillea softening the bordering fence lines.

An original wood burning fireplace and gleaming hardwoods floors adorn the living room and extend into the dining room through an arched opening. Located at the end of a winding path through the grounds is the detached bonus office or studio space. This welcoming, bright, barn like structure was built with 100% repurposed materials.

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3201 Lowry Road In Los Feliz

3201 Lowry Road
Los Angeles, CA 90027

3BD/2BA, 1969 square feet
Sold for $1,077,572 on 1/6/2014

I am excited to present my fantastic new listing: a warm character Spanish home in one of the best pockets of Los Feliz.  Located in the coveted Franklin Elementary school district this 1,969 square foot home is ready for its next long-time owner.

The living room with Batchelder-style fireplace, coved ceilings and large picture windows gets a lot natural light.

The spacious dining room is perfect for entertaining and family get-togethers.

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1355 Coronado Terrace In Silver Lake

1355 Coronado Terrace
Los Angeles, CA 90026

2BR, 1BA
Listed for $649,000 and sold for $669,000

I am excited to present my fantastic new listing: a classic Silver Lake bungalow bursting with character and charm! Built in 1923 this home radiates warmth with a gorgeous Batchelder fireplace, original windows, rosewood floors, and lush landscaping including 6ft hedges surrounding this gated property.

The interior consists of 2 spacious bedrooms and 1 bath, living room, dining area and updated kitchen which opens to a lovely rear deck.

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