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.
All major systems in the house have been updated including: electric, plumbing, heating and air conditioning, as well as the pool, spa and roof!
Adjacent to the living room, a stone paver patio overlooks the lush green lawn and is spacious enough for multiple seating areas.
Flat grounds, landscaping and mature trees surround the home.
The gardens surrounding this property contain over 30 varieties of fruit and specimen trees.
Serene pathways lead to the separate guest house.
A vaulted and beamed ceiling makes the one bedroom guest house feel open and spacious.
A small kitchenette opens directly to the patio and gardens.
A unique river rock pool and spa are bordered by tall trees and is completely private.
With only three owners, this rare hilltop Echo Park estate is a unique, once in a lifetime opportunity!
Listing courtesy of Bill Parks, Rodeo Realty Inc