Archive for the ‘Los Feliz’ Category

2312 Richland Ave in Los Feliz

2312 Richland Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
3 BD/ 2 BA

Built in 1923 this cozy english charmer is freshly painted in a striking pale green with contrasting white trim. Set back from Richland Avenue, the spacious front yard is landscaped with native plants and is shaded with mature trees.

Just through the front door, the living room is calm and spacious and features a batchelder fireplace.

The formal dining room and cozy lounge are the heart of the house.  Soft light emanates through the many period style windows, matte finished hard wood floors run throughout the home. Read more…

1967 N Edgemont Street in Los Feliz

1967 N Edgemont Street
Los Angeles, CA 90027
4 BD/ 4 BA

Just north of Los Feliz Boulevard on an exquisitely landscaped flat parcel of land sits a double gated Mediterranean villa, built in 1928.  Located in a prime are of Los Feliz, a brick paved motor-court leads to the turreted entry with arched front door perfectly sited to capture maximum light throughout the home.

The double height entry features a grand staircase with intricate wrought iron baluster and easily flows into the adjacent living room and dining room.

Surrounded by nearly floor to ceiling windows and bathed in light, this step down living room features an original batchelder fireplace, period cove ceilings and an elevated roomy piano landing.

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4520 Dundee Drive in Los Feliz

4520 Dundee Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90027
3 BD/ 2.5 BA

Sited on one of the finest architectural streets in prime Los Feliz, this private and intact original Post and Beam masterpiece is Historical Cultural Monument 674.  Designed by Edward Fickett, Architect in 1966, “The Jacobson Residence” is the first contemporary structure to receive landmark status by the city of Los Angeles.

Walls of glass surround the airy living room, with vaulted ceiling, dark beams, wood burning fireplace and wrap around deck.

Adjacent to to the main living area is the bright open dining room with custom light fixtures and city views.  Read more…

3424 Huxley St in Los Feliz

3424 Huxley St
Los Angeles, CA 90027

3BR/3BA, 2,165

I am excited to announce my newest listing! Enjoy the good life in this stylish mid-century modern remodel in prime Los Feliz. This 1969 residence features a large open floor plan, double high ceilings, atrium and great indoor/outdoor flow leading out to a hard-to-find HUGE flat backyard.

Light-filled living room, bonus downstairs den with wet bar, a large master bedroom upstairs with en-suite bath and walk-in closet, and two additional spacious bedrooms each with access to great outdoor space.

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3986 Clayton Avenue in Los Feliz

3986 Clayton Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
3 BD/ 2 BA

Built in 1963, this mid-century modern home with uncommon roof line is situated on a large 5,684 square foot lot, in the midst of impeccably landscaped grounds and amid lush mature trees in the desirable Franklin Hills neighborhood.  Masonry steps lead from the street to this two level home with a double tuck under garage.

Exposed beams highlight the 2,196  square foot space with tongue and groove wood planked vaulted ceilings and gleaming hardwood floors throughout. Abundant natural light is let in through custom floor to ceiling windows.

The open loft like living room, dining room and kitchen easily joins the outdoors through french doors leading to the flagstone patio and entertaining areas.

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1901 Myra Avenue in Los Feliz

1901 Myra Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
2 BD/ 2 BA

Exquisitely and sensitively restored, The Schlessinger Residence designed by architect  R. M. Schindler between 1952-54 overlooks the Shakespeare Bridge in Los Feliz. Last sold in 2010, the current owner, having purchased the home from the Schlessinger estate, set about to skillfully restore and align the residence more closely to the original Schindler plan. The home glows on this handsome elevated corner lot in the Franklin Hills neighborhood of Los Feliz surrounded by tall palm trees and newly planted drought tolerant native plants.

The exterior undulating facade is translated inside and defines the open dining area. Clerestory windows let in ambient light to this space and accent the slatted wood beamed ceiling. With Eric Lamers overseeing the restoration each decision in the restoration considered Schindler’s intention for the property.

The living room is open to the dining room and boasts a full wall of floor to ceiling picture windows allowing stunning views of Los Feliz.

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3827 Carnavon Way in Los Feliz

3827 Carnavon Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027
3 BD/ 2.5 BA

Located in the hills north of Los Feliz Boulevard this impressive French Normandy is sited on 7,997 square feet. Designed in 1934 by F. Scott Crowhurst the home is sided with stucco and decorative half timbering echoing the traditional aspects of the romanticized traditional French farmhouse.

The open and airy living room is punctuated with dark wood timbers lining the stair treads and the ceiling. The mahogany peg and groove wood flooring stretches throughout the living room and the adjacent dining room.

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5715 Briarcliff Road in Los Feliz

5715 Briarcliff Road
Los Angeles, CA 90068
2 BD/ 1.75 BA

North of Franklin Avenue in the highly sought after winding Oak streets this 1949 built, 2 bedroom, 1.75 bathroom offers a private and serene oasis with a sleek exterior, refined landscaping and tons of natural light.

The living room flows into the dining area and the two rooms are wrapped in floor to ceiling windows. The gas fireplace is at the heart of this home and boasts an asymmetrical design with flagstone running up to the ceiling on the left leaving room for a small pocket of tiling on the right.

High ceilings and clerestory windows let in abundant light throughout the main living areas. This residence also has a two car garage with direct access, updated systems and refinished original oak flooring throughout. Read more…

2013 Home Of The Year

Update: The votes are in! For the second time in three years a Buff & Hensman was chosen as Home Of The Year. 1617 Pleasant Way in Pasadena received 26% of the votes (followed closely by 1484 Carla Ridge and 2666 Aberdeen).

Like many of you, my vote was for 1617 Pleasant Way. Truly one of the most amazing homes we’ve seen listed in a while. Thanks again for reading and voting and happy new year!

Check out all the top homes of 2013, after the break. Read more…

1900 Hollyvista Avenue in Los Feliz

1900 Hollyvista Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
3 BD/ 2 BA

Dubbed the “Tree House” this exceptional 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom residence offers walls of glass with panoramic views encompassing city lights and ocean vistas.  Originally built in 1953 by Riley and Levamas, Architects, this 1,348 square foot residence is situated securely on a bluff in the winding streets of Franklin Hills in Los Feliz.  Outside a front view, covered balcony stretches fully across one side of the home with a glass balustrade and steel supports.

Those same steel supports traverse the ceiling inside in a traditional post and beam style. The living room incorporates a fireplace on one end and is open to the dining area.  Expansive floor to ceiling windows bath all surfaces in this open concept home with a flood of natural light.

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