March 15, 2022, 2:03 pm
This week, enjoy a curated catalog of some of our most eye-catching properties located throughout Southern California. Ranging from a desert oasis in Rancho Mirage, to a hidden bungalow in Pasadena, a Spanish Estate in the San Gabriel Valley, or an upscale Regency in Santa Monica, there’s a home for anyone looking to explore and experience the SoCal lifestyle.
Eagle Rock | Updated Traditional
4530 Mendocino Court | $989,000
Tucked away on a corner-lot in desirable Glassell Park sits this tranquil 2 bedroom 2 bathroom sanctuary. Enter into the light-filled living room boasting coffered ceilings, elegant fireplace and hillside views. Hallway leads to the full bathroom and two generous sized bedrooms. Galley kitchen is connected to the formal dining room and outside patio area for dining alfresco. Spacious verdant yard includes a pond water feature, tropical flowers, avocado and fig trees all surrounded by a privacy hedge. Bonus space in the basement can be used as a home office, gym or studio. Upgrades include, new plumbing, electrical, recessed lighting, refinished hardwood floors, dual pane windows, interior and exterior paint. Centrally located to Eagle Rock, Highland Park, Silver Lake, Pasadena, and DTLA. Enjoy all the Eastside has to offer!
Altadena | Updated La Vina View Home
706 Owen Court | $1,649,000
This stunning view property, nestled in the serene foothills of Altadena, is located in the sought-after,gated community of La Vina. The four bedroom, three bath home has been beautifully updated throughout and offers three upper-level bedrooms and two baths, including a spa-like master suite, as well as a lower level bedroom, with close access to a remodeled 3/4 bath, perfect to use for visiting guests or as a quiet office space. The first floor also features a formal dining room, an expansive family room with a stately fireplace that opens to the rear yard as well as the fully remodeled kitchen with granite counters, a wine refrigerator, custom cabinetry, and stainless steel fixtures. The exterior of the home welcomes you in with a walled front patio and seating area that leads into the residence with an entry that showcases the soaring, clerestory ceiling and the light filled living room. The backyard is an entertainer’s paradise, with a tall central fireplace, an outdoor bar area wrapping a built-in barbeque, elegant landscaping and an inviting al fresco dining space that all looks out over the verdant valley as well as the city lights below. The jaw dropping views are simply incredible and are showcased from almost every room. You have stunning mountains rising in the distance from the front-end panoramic views of the canyon and twinkling lights out the back. All only 15 miles from DowntownLos Angeles, the community offers a swimming pool, a quaint playground area, a wilderness park and scenic walking paths that lead to miles of hiking trails in our magnificent San Gabriel Mountains. Gracious living is found here in La Vina.
Palm Springs | California Ranch
71817 Sahara Road | $1,649,000
Stunning reimagined California Ranch on rare 1/2 acre lot. Fantastic Magnesia Falls Cove location. Walking distance to some of the Desert’s finest dining. The great room features vaulted ceilings and epic views of the San Jacinto Mountains to the west and San Gorgonio mountains to the east. Entertain at night beside the expansive gas fireplace and living room bar with wine fridge. The adjacent kitchen wows with new cabinetry topped with honed countertops. The cook in the household will delight in the all new GE Monogram appliances including a beautiful commercial grade stove. 3 graciously sized bedrooms including the perfectly sited primary suite with direct access to the pool and spa. All 3 baths have been completely redone including the spa like primary bath. Outside you’ll find a high ceilinged wrap around colonnade to shelter you and your guests from the afternoon sun. The refreshing pool and spa have been completely redone. Just off the pool you’ll find a pool cabana/wine room with storage for over 100 of your favorite bottles of wine. Speaking of wine, there is a active grape arbor that produces delicious grapes every year! The massive, flat 1/2 lot includes a brand new pickle ball court. The car lover will enjoy the gated driveway and motor court. The large garage is air conditioned with epoxy flooring. All the concrete around the pool and patios has been redone in a washed sand finish. This unique home has it all.
West Hollywood | 1931 California Bungalow
2499 East Horse Shoe Canyon Road | $1,595,000
This magical Laurel Canyon oasis with separate studio is a true retreat within the city. Located at the end of a small road and surrounded by nature, it’s easy to forget you are so close to everything. Entering the house you discover original 1931 character including vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, a fireplace and French doors opening to a balcony with beautiful canyon views. A generous dining room opens to a wonderful patio complete with fountain and Koi pond. The remodeled kitchen features stainless countertops and professional appliances and has been the source of many great meals. The main bedroom is filled with light and views with balcony access. A full bathroom with clawfoot tub and second bedroom round out the main house. A stairway up the rear yard takes you past terraced herb and fruit gardens and features a patio overlooking the property and beyond. Heading back downstairs to the first floor you discover a separate studio apartment with bath and kitchen. An additional spacious garage is currently used as a workshop studio creating amazing organic products. And just to round out this dreamy property is the lower garden with outdoor tub and sauna. This property offers an opportunity to experience the seclusion, peace and tranquility of canyon living at its best. All of this within walking distance of award winning Wonderland Elementary.
Santa Monica | West Coast Regency
373 Mesa Road | $3,997,500
The immediate sensation of serenity envelopes you when entering the gate into the peaceful outdoor space accented by a family of mature redwood trees and the unassuming, stylish West Coast Regency courtyard designed dwelling. The primary, lower floor includes the state of the art kitchen, with a cozy eat-in area, a bright dining and living room plus a private bedroom and or office adjacent to the kitchen. The hardwood flooring pitched skylights and multiple fireplaces create a coddled environment. The second story offers three additional spacious bedrooms including the ‘hotel like’ main bedroom suite, on its own wing, including a Verona separate sitting area, atmospheric fireplace, a soaking tub accenting the spa-like bathroom. From the second floor, there is intuitive access to the expansive thirteen hundred square foot rooftop deck and vibe garden offering three hundred and sixty degree views of the canyon and lending awareness of its proximity to the Pacific Ocean and ocean breezes. The two car garage offers easy direct access to the property. This house delivers a wonderful respite from the LA jungle for a myriad of buyers including but not limited to young families, empty nesters, and individuals who are considering a second home in the Santa Monica Canyon. The house is centrally located to Canyon Elementary School, State Beach, Rustic Canyon Park, and Canyon Square.
Hollywood Hills | 1921 Spanish Style Mini-Compound
6306 Ivarene Avenue | $1,149,000
c1921 Spanish style mini-compound in the Dell brimming with charm and original character details. Enter the cozy living room with coved ceilings, brick fireplace, hardwood floors, sunny office nook and dining room complete with skylight. Main house features 2 beds + 1 bath along with thoughtfully updated kitchen and newer appliances. A wrap around patio seamlessly connects the main house to a 2-story guesthouse providing an additional 600sq/ft of living space and a delightful area for dining/entertaining. First floor complete with built-in wet bar, laundry and ¾ bath. Second floor studio with kitchen, full bath and large closet, perfect spot for overnight guests. An abundance of mature trees and landscaping shade a seating area and romantic hot tub. A truly magical property on one of the prettiest streets in the Hollywood Dell, conveniently located just moments from the Bowl, fine restaurants, stores, freeway and Metro.
Altadena | 1926 Spanish Estate
2016 Braeburn Road | $2,850,000
This 1926 elegant Spanish estate, “Los Arcos”, has been meticulously restored from top to bottom with no detail overlooked. The home is beautifully sited on one of the area’s most desirable streets, near the Altadena Country Club and Eaton Canyon hiking trails. Boasting five spacious bedrooms and five spa-like bathrooms plus a bonus room all on an almost 20,000 square foot lot with full length patios, an entertainer’s portico, an outdoor kitchen, lush greenery and old growth trees. This incredible architectural masterpiece, which had been partially redesigned by acclaimed Southern California architect Theodore Pletsch, features character period details in every room including arched doorways, high-end fixtures, refurbished antique hardware, rich wood floors, French doors, hand-hewn woodwork, numerous balconies offering views of the majestic San Gabriel Mountains, custom built-ins and a stained glass window all married together with the luxurious, modern amenities that are so desirable today. The home is stunning in every way and includes a decorator-perfect kitchen, with custom cabinets and high-end stainless appliances, as well as an expansive center island, a gorgeous master suite, an inviting formal dining room, a large living room with a welcoming fireplace, a lower level bonus suite and much more. The house offers a tranquil escape and is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make a historic treasure your home.
Pasadena | Mid-Century Modern
1025 Nithsdale Road | $1,999,000
An elegant mid-century modern in one of Pasadena’s most sought-after neighborhoods. This four bedroom, three bath home, with a bonus detached cabana or office, has been masterfully dialed in. It has exquisite finishes throughout including stunningly remodeled bathrooms, a redone kitchen and a terraced shade dappled yard with a tranquil pool. This has been the home of an acclaimed local landscape designer who paid great attention to every detail so as to marry the style and character of the period with the modern amenities so desirable today. The residence features high-end finishes, hardwood floors, two fireplaces, expansive windows and doors that welcome the outdoors in and celebrate the best of the Southern California lifestyle. There is an open floor plan, fantastic flow and incredible areas for entertaining both inside and out. This is an idyllic lease for a discerning tenant, truly a one-of-a-kind beauty.