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3584 Multiview Drive in the Hollywood Hills

3584 Multiview Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90068
4 BD/ 3.5 BA
$1,795,000

Located high above the city, nestled into the quiet winding streets of the Hollywood Hills is the stunningly remodeled Halvoresen Residence. Built in 1959 by Buff, Straub and Hensman, Architects, this post and beam mid-century modern has been restored and thoughtfully upgraded.  Situated amid green leafy trees, the structure incorporates a tuck under carport with a cantilevered roof. A dramatic open-air double height beamed entrance leads to two opaque glass entrance doors.

The north eastern wall is wrapped in floor to ceiling pictures windows revealing covetable views.   The living room showcases a suspended, rotating fireplace and terrazzo floors which extend throughout the home. Along the window wall there are three separate entrances to the more than 750 square feet of covered deck space.

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8042 Okean Terrace in the Hollywood Hills

8042 Okean Terrace
Los Angeles, CA 90046
3 BD/ 3 BA
$1,549,000

Built in 1959, this classic mid-century modern home has been throughly updated with high-end fixtures and appliances throughout. Located on a quiet non-through street in the Hollywood Hills, the neighborhood features sidewalks and underground utilities. A flat lush green yard is surrounded by meticulous landscaping in an undulating pattern contrasting with the linear architecture of the exterior of the home, setting this home apart from it’s neighbors.

Unique flagstone floors run throughout the open living room, dining room and kitchen. The living room steps down from the foyer and is punctuated with wood burning fireplace and stunning views to the backyard and pool area.

Professionally designed and updated by Joseph Lo of Living square, the kitchen as well as the bathrooms in this one-level home feature custom cabinets as well as Dornbracht fixtures.  Read more…


7861 Woodrow Wilson Drive in the Hollywood Hills

7861 Woodrow Wilson Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90046
2 BD/ 2.5 BA
$2,849,000

Surrounded by tall trees, thick bamboo and natural lush vegetation this 1947 built architectural gem was conceived by Rodney Walker for the Case Study Program. Built after the time frame of the program the home has been recently updated and modernized. Located off of Woodrow Wilson Drive on a flat parcel of land the home is set back from the street at the end of a gated and winding drive. Perched atop of the detached 2 car garage is a luxuriously sized sun deck with room for outdoor dining and lounging.

Along the south facade, full walls of glass extend from the living room through to the kitchen, offering the enviable indoor/ outdoor California lifestyle and were originally designed with the intention to extend the eye through the living space and make the home feel larger than its 2,424 square foot footprint.

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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
$2,899,000

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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7463 Franklin Avenue in the Hollywood Hills

7463 Franklin Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90046
3 BD/ 3.5 BA
$1,495,000

This traditional north of Sunset Boulevard in the Hollywood Hills first catches the eye with its deep blue exterior coloring and native drought tolerant landscaping surrounded by mature long needle pine trees. Built in 1940, this new listing has been recently renovated to include sun-drenched hardwood floors in the living room, crown molding throughout and a wood burning fireplace.

The comfortable dining room is open to the living room and offers large windows, beautiful wainscoting and direct access to the kitchen.

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7529 Mulholland Drive in the Hollywood Hills

7529 Mulholland Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90046
1 BD/ 1.5 BA
$2,400,000

Described in the LA Times as “perched on a promontory like a luxury railroad car” this residence offers incredible views and privacy. Buff & Hensman, Don Hensman, F.A.I.A. 1975 design, this 1,508 square foot home is situated on a 9,200 square foot lot and is hidden from street view.  The open frame design lets in copious amounts of light during the day and features both mountain views and city lights in the evening.

Two sets of folding full light doors encompass both walls of the main living room. Punctuated on one end with a fireplace and on the other end of the long narrow space with the kitchen. Each of theses rooms have access to the patios and pools and offers panoramic views.

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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…


3884 Fredonia Drive Unit F in Hollywood Hills

3884 Fredonia Drive, Unit F
Los Angeles, CA 90068
2 BD/3 BA
$549,000

I am pleased to present my newest listing: a gorgeous two-story unit in the Lorenzo Tedesco designed Skyline Townhomes complex. This beautiful architectural building has a great rustic mid-century vibe accentuated on the exterior with a combination of a wood shingled facade, steel highlights and a pop of bright blue on the railings. The main floor of the unit is punctuated with floor to ceiling steel-cased windows surrounding a wood-burning fireplace. The living room is expansive, featuring abundant wall space, a private balcony and is open to the dining room and kitchen.

Among the trees, enjoy a terrific balcony with private outdoor space just off of the living room.

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1810 Rising Glen Road in Hollywood Hills

1810 Rising Glen Road
Los Angeles, CA 90069
5BD, 5BA
$9,995,000

Newly listed in the Hollywood Hills this 1969 property’s main house was designed by mid-century modern architect Hal Levitt. Down a long, private and lushly landscaped driveway the house emerges and seems to almost cantilever over the drive exposing it’s floor-to-ceiling panes of glass.

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3886 Fredonia Drive in Studio City

3886 Fredonia Drive, Unit B
Los Angeles, CA 90068
2BD/ 2BA
$630,000

I am excited to present my newest listing in the Skyline Townhomes complex in the Hollywood Hills. Designed by noted architect Lorenzo Tedesco, this gated community is surrounded by mature trees, lush landscaping and features a very cool rustic mid-century vibe.

This 1,594 square foot remodeled unit has a wonderful open lofted dining area which is bathed in sunlight from 2-story steel windows surrounding the fireplace. The living room looks out onto the building’s pool.

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