Archive for the ‘Hollywood Hills’ Category
3072 Belden Drive Los Angeles, CA 90068 3 BD/ 2.5 BA $1,195,000
Designed in classic storybook architectural style, the Erbes Residence, 1924 by Henry F. Withey, stands out in Beachwood Canyon with it’s turreted entrance and bold red details. Built for comfort and style, this extraordinary Hollywoodland property has only been updated with features that are necessary for 21st living, such as air conditioning, new electrical and earthquake bolting.
The cathedral living room is oversized and dramatic, with a superb fireplace and balcony overlooking the gardens.
Adjacent to the living room is a formal dining room with hand painted walls and a sun-filled den. Read more…
7960 Fareholm Drive Los Angeles, CA 90046 3 BD/ 2 BA $3,500,000
A short drive into the hills, just north of Hollywood Boulevard, rises Richard Nuetra’s Kun Residence, 1936. Perched over a hill in prime West Hollywood, this home has exceptional views from the city to the ocean. Modernist architectural master Richard Neutra called this Hollywood Hills home his favorite of the period.
After a meticulous restoration, the original vision has been superbly and sensitively returned to Neutra’s original vision and is now a cultural heritage monument.
Features include a rooftop deck at the entry foyer, formal living and dining rooms with large wrap around deck facing south and offering extraordinary views and light. Read more…
8811 Skyline Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Not yet on the MLS but available for sale now! Fantastic turnkey traditional in a magical Laurel Canyon setting. This move-in ready 2BR/1BA has been fully renovated with style and careful attention to detail.
Great floor plan with large open kitchen and dining area, light-filled living room, laundry room, and bonus office area.
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:
The second annual MAK Games are upon us! Taking place in Beverly Hills at the 1963 John Lautner-designed Sheats/Goldstein Residence, this tennis tournament, while still in it’s infancy, greatly benefits the MAK Center for Art and Architecture. The teams are made up of a diverse array of cultural figures including artists, architects, writers and musicians. Enjoy cocktails, bar-b-que, music, and tours of the house while cheering on your favorite team!
This year, all of the teams slated to participate in the MAK Games play in the qualifying pre-tournament, which will take place between Saturday, September 13 and October 5. These games are privately held at various courts around Los Angeles.
Vying for the MAK Cup, the four teams to emerge as semi-finalists will compete at the recently completed Sheats/Goldstein Infinity Court on October 12, 2014.
Early Bird Price – Purchase before September 12:
Friends of the MAK Center: $140 each (limit 2 per friend)
General Public: $175
Package of 10: $1600
After September 12:
Friends of the MAK Center: $180 (limit 2 per friend)
General Public: $220
Package of 10: $2000
Click here for more info and to order tickets.
Image courtesy of Elizabeth Daniels, Elizabeth Daniels Photography; MAK Center for Art and Architecture
3043 Nichols Canyon Road Los Angeles, CA 90046 4 BD/ 3 BA $1,685,000
Located on quiet Nichols Canyon Road in the Hollywood Hills, this 1959 Edward Fickett, FAIA, home is a new to market, single-level quintessential mid-century post and beam. Spanning over a serene and incredibly private 8,670 square foot flat lot, this residence also features a large swimming pool and spa.
A generous entryway, gives way to a lively open floor-plan offering expansive living and entertaining areas which open to lushly landscaped outdoor living spaces.
Post and beams span wide across the common areas, while walls of glass and sliding doors merge indoors and out. Read more…
7740 Flynn Ranch Road Los Angeles, CA 90046 4 BD/ 5 BA $4,250,000
Encompassing, over 1/2 an acre, Flynn Ranch “House A” built in 1987 and designed by Phillip Jon Brown, A. I. A, is one of two of the realized private residences that were planned for entertainment industry executive, Errol Flynn. There were to be 4 modern residences accessed by a gated private drive; “House A” was the first and remains the purest statement of the architect’s intent.
Hidden from sight and shrouded in mature coniferous trees, this modern residence is located high in the Hollywood Hills nearby Mulholland drive with proximity to the studios. The site was carefully chosen for privacy in relation to the park-like landscaped environment.
The formal living room is a dramatic two story space with a floor to ceiling white brick wood burning fireplace and wrap around windows opening to the pool, spa and patios.
9032 Wonderland Park Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90046 3 BD/ 3 BA $1,395,000
Designed by Robert Kinnard in 1957, this mid-century gem is tucked away in the Hollywood Hills. Surrounded by mature trees and lush landscaping this home offers a long driveway, open floor plan and a great entertaining yard with pool!
The dramatic step down living room features a vaulted beam ceiling and cantilevered concrete and stone fireplace. The room is punctuated by panels of wide plank wood walls with built-in display storage area.
2388 Castilian Drive Los Angeles, CA 90068 3BD/ 2BA $7,250,000
Hidden behind a discreet street approach, in the coveted Outpost Estates area of the Hollywood Hills, this private mid-century estate was architecturally designed by Ragner Qvate for his personal use in 1959.
The living room is orientated to capture panoramic views of downtown and the mountains. This generously sized space is light-filled with a vaulted white beamed ceiling and floor to ceiling windows, intersected by a broad natural stone fireplace.
2519 Zorada Drive Los Angeles, CA 90046 4 BD/ 3 BA $2,750,000
Located at the end of a winding, private and gated road, carved into Nichols Canyon, is this mid-century boomerang shaped home. Effortlessly combining the interior spaces with the outdoors, nearly every room in the home faces the pool and captures views of the canyon and the city beyond. Wide open spaces with white terrazzo floors flow throughout the post and beam 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home that has been recently rebuilt by Alexandra Hedison, Designer and extensively upgraded.
Adjacent to the open plan kitchen, the living room features two walls with floor to ceiling stacking sliding glass doors, on one side the pool, on the other an informal outdoor dining area. The living room also boasts a gas fireplace and is completely wired for audio/video/ data.
A second living area is bathed in natural light and is punctuated with views to a separate outdoor lounge area another one of this home’s multiple outdoor patios.