DPP September 20, 2022
Revel in a curated selection of some of our most striking properties located throughout Los Angeles county. The iconic Art Deco estate in La Cañada and up for auction for the first time in its history is not to be missed. Our latest listings cover the full spectrum of Southern California living, ranging from a 1904 Italian Revival Estate in Pasadena, to an updated bungalow at the foot of Franklin Hills, a Mid-Century Modern in La Crescenta, and a loft in the heart of Hollywood.
La Cañada Flintridge | The Overell Estate
607 Foxwood Drive | $8,995,000
The Overell Estate, one of the most iconic and historic properties in the San Gabriel Valley, has been updated and expanded with the latest technology without losing its classic character – with construction quality that would be difficult and exceedingly costly today. A unique blend of Spanish Colonial Revival and Art Deco architecture. The design, a collaboration between L.G. Scherer & Cyril Bennett, was completed in 1929. With just over 13,000 square feet, the house has been expanded, remodeled, and redesigned by the previous and current owners. There are two APN’s totaling 1.18 acres with outstanding landscaping, including several fountains, a waterfall, koi pond, pool, spa, lanai, views galore, and entertainment areas. Between 1999-2003, the house underwent a total renovation and addition of 5,000 square feet, comprised of the master bedroom, family room, pub, theater, gym, sauna, baths, and lanai. All five bedrooms are ensuite, spacious, have tremendous closet space, and feature balconies. The three-level floor plan is excellent. In addition to the four bedrooms in the main house, there is an attached one-bedroom guest apartment with its own entrance. Old world charm reminiscent of Hollywood glamour.
La Cañada Flintridge | Modern Masterpiece
305 Oriole Road | $6,980,000
A modern masterpiece, presenting you with an equestrian-esque, breathtaking, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The location known for its ravishing, charming, yet private estates within the prime La Cañada Flintridge area is an encumbrance compared to this flawless beauty. Property safeguarded, surrounded by wrought iron gates, opening up to 28,000 square feet of luxurious and flat grounds, featured by detailed landscapes of glamour with a grandiose fountain, and all-around gorgeous appeal. The entrance consists of a glass double door opening to beautiful inlaid marble flooring. An open floor plan within home entry joints adjacent pathways to bedrooms, living rooms, second floor, dining rooms, family room, and kitchen. The aesthetics of all custom-made molding, wainscoting walls, and coffered ceilings are detailed throughout the home all concurrently elevating the house showcase. Equipped with a full bar, glass cabinets, large wood island, excellent appliances, built-in fridges, built-in coffee machine, glass wine fridge, and separate freezer; this grand and spacious masterpiece is perfect for friends and family gatherings. Its grand statements are accentuated by the enormous fireplace(s) and vast lines of lavish marble countertops. This beautiful home features seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms, each with at least a walk-in closet.
Pasadena | 1904 Italian Period Revival Estate
312 South Grand Avenue | $4,995,000
This beautiful Italian Period Revival house is a prime example of a ‘work in progress’ – over the last 118 years. Originally built “on spec” as a two-story frame dwelling in 1904, this property evolved through the years until 1930, when after several additions and re-designs under the direction of esteemed architectural firm Johnson, Kaufmann and Coate, the house evolved into the Italian Revival design we see today. Additionally, the property to the South on Grand Avenue was razed to make way for the spectacular Italian garden and pool.
Beverly Hills Post Office | Renovated 1928 Spanish
1807 Benedict Canyon Drive | $4,495,000
This one-of-a-kind, two-story Spanish-style home, originally built in 1928, has been completely redone while respecting the original architectural style and character of the bygone era. It’s finished with the highest quality fixtures and amenities desired for twenty-first century living. Located in beautiful Benedict Canyon, you are nestled in greenery and nature, yet just a few minutes drive from the legendary Beverly Hills Hotel. And let’s not forget Warner Avenue Elementary. Entering through the arched entry door, you’ll be welcomed into the two-story, turret-style entryway. The original spiral staircase with twisted wrought iron detail transports you to another decade, while at the same time, the black-and-white marble and Belgium-honed limestone flooring set the tone for the sophisticated color palette of the home.
Westwood | 1927 Comstock Hills Home
10346 Rochester Avenue | $3,079,000
Of all the hidden neighborhoods throughout Los Angeles, the tree-lined streets flanked by period piece character homes of Comstock Hills remain one of the most desirable within the city. Located one mile from the UCLA campus, the bucolic setting is far removed from the glass and stone high-rise buildings along the periphery, as they stand sentry over the houses, some of which date back nearly one hundred years. Built high upon a knoll, this 1927 home is, perhaps, the perfect solution for someone working at one of the venerable educational or financial institutions in the area. At more than 2,300 square feet with a lot totaling near a quarter acre, the property lends itself toward restoration or possibly being reimagined as a larger home. There are four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a formal dining room, step-down living room with hand-hewn wood beams and fireplace anchoring the oversized room, butler’s pantry, basement, and two-car garage. Two of the bedrooms are en-suite, one of which is currently configured as an office. The rear, covered patio is perfect for entertaining or just relaxing. The backyard is large enough to accommodate a pool or an ADU, either of which will add tremendous value to the property.
Altadena | Country Club Ranch
1541 Homewood Drive | $2,499,000
Welcome to this incredible ranch-style property that is beautifully redone and sited in an absolutely idyllic location. The home, on an expansive 27, 166 square foot lot, sits at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in the Country Club neighborhood and is accessed down a gated, private drive. It is serene and a joy to behold. The house is wrapped in windows and was custom built so as to offer breathtaking views from every window. The three-bedroom, three-bath residence, including a stunning master suite, has been remodeled with exquisite finishes and is decorator perfect. You step into the spacious living room with a tall, flagstone fireplace topped with a handcrafted mantle that sits opposite the large picture window that looks across the verdant lawn. The dining area and kitchen, with Viking appliances, glass-fronted cabinets as well as a chef’s island, open out to the rear yard and patios. In addition, there is a showstopping family room with vaulted, beamed ceilings, polished concrete floors, a bar area, and elegant blue cabinetry. From the family room, you can exit through the French doors to the rear patio with a gorgeous, built-in firepit, putting green and outdoor kitchen. This space is bookended by the wide, central staircase that leads to the upper terrace with a resort-like pool and spa surrounded by majestic Eucalyptus trees. It truly feels like you are at a five-star retreat. The yard also offers a sports court area for play and numerous garden areas to do farm-to-table dining. This is the ideal place to entertain, relax and rejuvenate.
Mid-City | Mid-City Hacienda
802 South Genesee Avenue | $2,275,000
Hedged, walled, and gated, this one-story, romantic retreat hearkens to the best of the late 1920s: The finest of details, bright and generous rooms, tile and hardwood flooring, and a formal floorplan that pivots around the fountain courtyard. Formal entry, large beamed living room, well-proportioned dining room, breakfast room, top-notch kitchen, three bedrooms, two bathrooms and laundry room – all tastefully and fully renovated. The pool receives all-day sun and provides a restful cabana and outdoor shower. Two-car garage, generous gated off-street parking. A private villa amidst the urbanity of the Academy, LACMA, Peterson and Paige Museums and soon-to-be subway.
Los Feliz | Franklin Hills Bungalow
3980 Prospect Avenue | $1,925,000
Nestled at the foot of Franklin Hills, it’s the perfect oasis of indoor-outdoor living this wonderfully renovated and well-maintained bungalow, drenched in natural light sits perfectly atop a raised topography towards the east part of the lot, allowing for natural light and peak-a-boo views of the observatory hills to filter thru on every room thanks to the abundance of windows. The home features wide plank wood floor throughout the house, limestone entryway, Commune tile fireplace, galley kitchen with tons of cabinetry for storage, handmade kitchen tiles backsplash, pasta water spigot above stove, Bertazonni stove/oven. Custom-built storage throughout the house, walk-in closet built-ins in primary bedroom closet, slim designed wall outlets and light switches all throughout out, matte-black door handles hardware, custom blinds, and in-ceiling speakers in every room. The exterior features terraced water fountain, outdoor kitchen with reclaimed French brick wood-burning oven, terraced garden beds, sink-in deck with outdoor fireplace, and sitting areas. Bonus room can be used as a studio.
Oceanside | Updated Oasis
2304 Back Nine Street | $1,895,000
Perched on a one-and-a-half acre bluff above the rolling greens of the El Camino Country Club stands an elegant and tastefully updated modern oasis. Commanding views of the golf course, ocean, rolling hills, and city lights enthrall from this one-of-a-kind, fully customized home at the top of the Pacific Views neighborhood in Rancho del Oro. Every inch of this nearly 2,900 square foot domicile delights with tasteful updates reflecting modern coastal living at its best. Upon entering the home, numerous large-scale windows capture your attention while wide plank pale oak floors soothe underfoot. The main level seamlessly transitions between the large open living and dining space into the cook’s kitchen with its butcher block island, expansive peninsula, high-end appliances, custom cabinetry, and the gracious family room beyond. The main floor includes a laundry room, main floor bedroom, and bath as well as a large three-car garage. More discoveries await as you ascend the architecturally crafted staircase to the second floor. A not to be believed primary suite features a relaxing retreat space, large bedroom with custom built-in dressers, and designer spa bathroom. A large secondary bedroom also provides a tranquil setting with a walk-in closet and en-suite, hotel-style bathroom. The third upstairs bedroom and additional bathroom complete the second-floor living quarters. Multiple outdoor decks, patios, and balcony offer cool sea breezes.
La Crescenta | Mid-Century Modern
3451 Brookhill Street | $1,478,000
Located on a cul-de-sac in the peaceful hills of North La Crescenta is a rare and uniquely delightful four bedroom Mid-Century Modern nestled on its own lush little knoll complete with grape vines. The paving stone driveway leads to the oversized drive-thru garage. The railroad tie steps from the street welcome visitors to the atrium entry which defines the character within. The grand living and dining room are accented with a brick fireplace with walls of windows and sliding doors that let the light in as well as views of the backyard living space. The kitchen and baths are unspoiled and boast the retro vibe of the times. You’ll love entertaining throughout especially in the open kitchen and family room area with corner windows, a pot belly stove fireplace, and plenty of cabinets and counter space. Another fun feature is the solarium that can be a breakfast room, office, or homework/art room. The four bedrooms are all generously sized including a master suite with sliding doors to the backyard, a walk-in closet, and a three-quarter bath. There is copper plumbing, central air and heat, fresh paint, and you can tell that this property has been loved and well maintained.
Hollywood | Lorcan O’Herlihy Designed Loft
803 Wilcox Avenue #3 | $1,250,000
Designed by renowned Architect Lorcan O’Herlihy AIA, built in 2008, WA Lofts is an intimate collection of 14 Lofts in Hollywood. The innovative use of polycarbonate panel cladding, combined with wood and cement board siding, balances the extensive use of glass and gives a cohesive sensibility to the building. Loft number 3 has been remodeled and upgraded with no spared expense, with taste and comfort in mind. Featuring two bedrooms and a den, and two baths, as you enter the space, you are met with clean lines and an open feel. Spread in two levels, it creates separation without feeling closed in. The double-height ceilings in the living room and the large windows make the space feel expansive. From the smart home features to the title in the kitchen and baths, everything was thoughtfully chosen to convey luxury and style. Centrally located in Hollywood and close to Larchmont shops and eateries, but away from the noise and traffic.
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