August 9, 2022, 1:25 pm
From a modern loft in Santa Monica to a sweet private retreat nestled in the hills of Montecito Heights, this week’s newest Los Angeles listings cover the expansive landscape of the city stretching from the westside to the eastside. In the center of it all, check out the elegant two-story country-style home in Hancock Park. Not too far away, in the booming Adams-Normandie neighborhood, you will find a historical 1906 Arts and Crafts style home. Head north into the valley and cool off in the Studio City pool home.
Hancock Park | Country Style Home
449 North McCadden Place | $4,750,000
Classic country-style Hancock Park home that has been lovingly cared for by the same family for over 50 years. Welcoming you is an elegant two-story foyer that leads to the stately living room and its central hearth, a formal dining room, butler’s pantry, and original kitchen. Spanning a good portion of the rear of the residence is a gracious and comfortable library/sun room providing easy access through French doors to the delightful terrace and lush English garden. One bedroom with en suite bath and powder room complete the main level. Upstairs features four more bedrooms and three original baths, including an overly-spacious primary suite with a sitting area/office, two walk-in closets, and a sauna. Outside, famed landscape architect Robert Fletcher, created an oasis of privacy and serenity perfect for dining al fresco on the terrace, quiet contemplation in the garden, or refined living at its best.
Studio City | South of the Boulevard Pool Home
12821 Halkirk Street | $1,850,000
This perfect home, in the most ideal location, awaits its new owner. Snuggled into a corner lot and surrounded by a white picket fence and mature trees, the home features three spacious bedrooms and three bathrooms in a generous 2,078 square feet. The formal living room boasts four arched windows making it bright and cheery with impressive views of the lush gardens surrounding the exterior. The formal dining room is convenient to the galley-style kitchen, complete with a breakfast nook overlooking the pool. There are two east-facing bedrooms with French doors opening to the rear yard and the swimming pool. The garage has been converted into a music studio. Great potential for an entertainment room, home office or family room. The Shops at Sportmen’s Lodge are less than half a mile to the north adding to the overall appeal of this incredible home. Oozing charm, warmth and comfort, this home checks off all the boxes. This is truly a remarkable opportunity for those who are in the know.
Santa Monica | Pugh + Scarpa Loft
1544 12th Street | $1,400,000
Designed by award-winning architecture firm Pugh + Scarpa. Built in 2002, this loft features one bedroom and two bathrooms, with 1,448 square feet of living space and a spacious balcony with a roll-up garage door, mixing outdoor and indoor with harmony. The loft boasts an open floor plan with concrete floors, center block walls, and 10′ ceilings with plenty of windows. The large master bedroom suite includes a huge walk-in shower, double sink vanity, and walk-in closet with built-in organizers. The main living area flows seamlessly from a spacious kitchen with a large island and top-of-the-line appliances with a large gas fireplace in the living room. Small boutique building with only 12 units. Walkable to Santa Monica’s best shopping and restaurants while located on a quiet street with almost no through traffic.
Adams-Normandie | The Anita Addison Residence
2407 South Catalina Street | $1,295,000
At the turn of the century, Adams-Normandie was one of Los Angeles’ most prestigious communities mainly composed of stately Arts and Crafts style homes. As such, The Addison residence is a rare and shining display of the foresight and craftsmanship that went into the development of the area. Once owned by notable resident Anita Addison who was an Oscar-nominated Director, and one of the first African-American female executives at a major television network. This three-story residence welcomes one into an incredibly private setting behind mature trees and vegetation. A grand porch leads to a one-of-a-kind stained glass door and leaded glass sidelights. The interior has many unblemished original details reminiscent of a Frank Tyler design. The home retains most of its original finishes such as: diamond-patterned windows; leaded glass built-ins; a grand stairway and banister; built-in benches; box beam ceilings; and, an impressive fireplace with a subtle egg and dart design. The breakfast nook has authentic reproduction Santa Barbara-style doors. The kitchen includes Arts and Crafts style cabinetry and 1936 Garland Range. The home includes 4 bedrooms (one converted to a walk-in closet), 2 baths, plus an unusually large finished attic with a 3rd bath for additional space. The rear of the almost 7000 square foot lot has a guest house (unpermitted) totaling 3888 square feet of usable space.
Montecito Heights | Private Retreat
1080 Pagoda Place | $948,000
Nestled in a cul-de-sac in one of Montecito Heights’ most desirable streets sits this two-bedroom, one-bath tranquil abode. Upon entering the front door you are greeted by hillside views. The living room flows out onto the covered patio and private backyard for true SoCal indoor-outdoor living. Enjoy a newly renovated kitchen, updated bathroom, refinished hardwood floors, two-car attached garage, and central HVAC. A rare 8,979 square foot flat lot has the potential for expansion, an ADU, or pool. Relax under the covered patio or entertain on the large deck shaded by an old magnificent Magnolia tree. Well-located near DTLA, Highland Park, Pasadena, and Ernest Debs Park. Easy access to dining, entertainment, and groceries at Triple Beam, Home State, Civil Coffee, Lodge Room, Cookbook, and more.