November 3, 2022, 12:11 pm
From lush Santa Monica Canyon to the sunny valley and beyond, there’s plenty to explore in our latest Los Angeles listings. Searching for your very own private retreat? Our Rustic Canyon ‘Treehouse’ with its serene surroundings may be just what you’re looking for. Architecturally significant modernist homes in the Hollywood Hills and Northridge are sure to pique the interest of architecture lovers. Not to mention a unique opportunity in coveted Silver Lake with two on a lot Craftsman bungalows and an historic condo near Exposition Park. Happy Hunting!
Santa Monica Canyon | Rustic Canyon Traditional
546 E Rustic Road | $2,995,000
Charming, two-story traditional Rustic Canyon dwelling located off the beaten track, down a quiet public walkway, offering a wonderful Canyon retreat. When entering the house, the great room immediately welcomes you; including the open cook’s kitchen and living/dining room. The space is ordained with chocolate colored hardwood floors, the fireplace and natural light from the large windows and glass doors leading to the garden. Two generous bedrooms plus one bath are also on the primary level. The second story offers the luxurious main bedroom, with a possible fourth bedroom, office, or gym. The rooms are divided by an additional flex space or family room. The house and location offer privacy and a feeling of remoteness while situated in close proximity to Rustic Canyon Park, State Beach, Canyon Elementary, Santa Monica proper, the Pacific Palisades, and Canyon Square.
Hollywood Hills | The Estes Residence By William Kesling
3817 Broadlawn Drive | $2,195,000
The Los Angeles County Assessor first visited The Estes Residence on February 10th, 1936, and recorded the Estes Residence as a newly-completed “modernistic” home with “special” quality construction, which was the highest quality of its kind at the time. Renovated in 2002 by Mills Studio, the property now serves as one of the most unique architectural compounds in the City. A classic aerodynamic design is the hallmark of the timeless exterior. An incredibly bright living room boasts the original oak floors, a gracefully curved fireplace, and rounded steel casement windows with views of the lush surrounding Hollywood hillsides. A large dining area with cork flooring overlooks a sharp and sophisticated backyard, which includes an ascending spiral staircase leading to a rooftop deck with built-in benches and rectangular light portals, ideal for entertaining and drinks with friends.
Northridge | Edward Fickett, AIA, 1959 | Restored Mid-Century
18416 Bermuda Street | $1,229,000
Historic 1959 Mid-Century by renowned Architect, Edward Fickett, AIA. This single-level, sensitively updated indoor/outdoor, three bedroom, two bathroom home, has a newly built permitted one bedroom, one bathroom ADU/guesthouse. The main home has an open floor plan and walls of glass that wrap around a new pool, spa, and landscaped garden with an outdoor seating area, covered patio, hardwood deck, concrete pads and walkways, a fire pit, native plants, fruit trees and auto irrigation. The completely updated kitchen has custom bamboo cabinetry, professional appliances, Quartz countertops, and Heath tile. The updated baths include designer tile and custom bamboo wall-mounted vanities. The home has refinished original wood parquet floors, a gas fireplace, an attached two-car garage with auto opener, a newer roof, solar panels, newer hot water heaters and pool equipment, newer dual pane high-efficiency sliders, recessed and LED lighting and upgraded electrical.
Santa Monica Canyon | Rustic Canyon Treehouse
537 W Rustic Road | $3,500,000
Shangri-La in Rustic Canyon, reached by a short stroll up a country lane from West Rustic Road. The home was originally built as a one-room house by a pioneer, high on the hillside in 1924. In the 1930s, Brett Weston purchased it installing a dark room for his father, Edward Weston, the world-famous photographer. The house was enlarged and improved in the 1960s and then again by the current owners. This treehouse evokes a Northern California atmosphere and has influenced the artists who have resided there. The house offers two, or potentially up to four bedrooms, two of which are currently used as a wood workshop and a separate art studio. The main bedroom, kitchen and two bathrooms all embrace verdant views of many trees and afford a sense of serene privacy. The living room, with its high wooden clad ceilings, hardwood floors and fireplace, embodies an ambiance of comfort and peace. The property is located in close proximity to State Beach, Canyon Elementary, Rustic Canyon Recreation Center, and a short drive to the Pacific Palisades and Santa Monica.
Silver Lake | Two On A Lot Craftsman Bungalows
717 N Vendome Street | $1,450,000
Nestled in the heart of Silver Lake behind tall bougainvillea, this ‘two on a lot’ offers the serenity and tranquility of an oasis that you would love to return to at the end of a long day, and yet walking distance to all the exciting shopping, entertainment and events that make this historic neighborhood so unique. These two charming bungalows would make great rentals, or live in one while renting the other. Each home has two bedrooms and one bathroom with a private outdoor space that is idyllic for dining al fresco, movie nights, or quietly reading while enjoying your morning coffee from La MILL, Cafecito Organico or Café Tropical. There are also a host of upgrades to both homes. The front unit (which is vacant) features a claw foot tub, Bosch stove and dishwasher, and gleaming hardwood floors. Outside enjoy the fruit of the delicious Meyer lemon and tangerine trees. Walking distance to Silver Lake favorites like Night + Market Song, Pine and Crane and L + E Oyster Bar.
Los Angeles | View Heights Traditional
4205 W 59th Street | $1,050,000
This incredibly charming 1948 traditional is located in one of the most desirable and walkable pockets of View Heights. A large bay window floods the living room with natural light, which retains its original wood-burning brick hearth and detailed mantle, decorative ceiling moldings and seamlessly flows into a spacious, formal dining area. A spacious kitchen with newer stainless steel appliances and floating shelves allow for plenty of space to cook and entertain, and off the kitchen is a separate laundry area with designer tile backsplash, butcher block counters and additional storage. Two extensive bedrooms and bathrooms area ideal for guests and work-from-home potential. The second bedroom leads to a large composite deck that overlooks the almost 5400 square foot lot and generous, private yard, ideal for entertaining or time with family and pets. The property conveniently has HVAC. Recent upgrades include a new retaining wall, all new landscaping, privacy hedges and more. The home is just minutes from area favorites such as Jon & Vinny’s, Hilltop Coffee, Jerusalem Chicken, Simply Wholesome and more.
Downtown LA | 1920s Condo Near Exposition Park
4125 S Figueroa Street, #405 | $449,000
This spacious corner condo on the top floor of a historic 1920s building is located just three blocks down Figueroa Street from Exposition Park, home to more cultural institutions than any other park in Los Angeles. The Beaux Arts courtyard building, called the Figueroa Arms, was one of the first Co-Ops in the city. It boasts historic craftsmanship and design – from its wrought iron lobby canopy to its expressive brick facade and open balcony courtyard. The condo is accessed by covered outdoor circulation, providing a sun-lit, fresh air stroll to the home. In addition to the elevator, there are gracious open air stairs with large skylights above. The corner unit has only one shared wall. Inside, it features a bright living room, which connects to a spacious bedroom through French doors. Both rooms are located off of a central vestibule, which also connects to the updated bathroom, kitchen and study. The unit features two points of entry – the primary door at the living room and the service door through the kitchen. There is much storage, including a hall closet, walk-in closet, bedroom closet and kitchen mud room. The unit features a view of the DTLA skyline.