January Jones Lists Her Los Feliz Home

List price:  $1,495,000

2200 Square feet - 3 bedrooms, 3 baths

Classic gated Mediterranean villa in one of Los Feliz's most sought after neighborhoods., gracious living abounds here, in this completely remodeled home.  Beautiful hardwood floors, updated wood burning fireplace with stone mantle, French windows and doors, expanded eat-in kitchen with center island, carrera marble counter tops and stainless steel appliances,  Formal dining room with French doors to yard and brick patio. Upstairs a light and bright large master bedroom with two closets and custom built-in bookshelves. 2 additional bedrooms upstairs with Jack and Jill bathroom. Bought in 2009 for just under a million, Jones stands to profit close to half a million dollars.

Sale pending on Jack Osborne's Classic Spanish Los Feliz Home

List price:  $2,998,000

4074 Square feet - 4 bedrooms, 4 baths

Meticulously restored 1926 authentic Spanish architecural walled and gated compond in the heart of prime Los Feliz. Painstakingly renovated in 2011, the home functions effortlessly for today's modern lifestyle but retains all the charm and character of its era with period details and fantastic craftsmanship.  A sunny courtyard and pool and stunning kitchen lies at the center of the home, which opens to a family room w/soaring ceilings & French doors. A spacious master suite and two additional suited bedrooms, and a separate guest house with vaulted beam ceilings, a full kitchen & seperate bedroom. 

Sale pending on classic Spanish home in The Oaks area of Los Feliz

List price:  $4,200,000

Address:  5672 Valley Oak Drive, Los Feliz

3698 Square feet - 4 bedrooms, 5 baths

Formally owned by Vince Vaughn (sold in 2005) this stunning Mediterranean private estate sits on a large piece of land (technically three seperate lots).  Original details along with updated amenities make this the perfect blend between old world charm and modern conveniences. The formal entryway with high, wood beamed ceilings bring out the architectural splendor and French doors and windows throughout bring an indoor/outdoor feel to this property. Four bedrooms upstairs and grand entertaining areas downstairs flow to the various yards beautifully. A Koi Pond in the front yard and large pool with a sprawling lawn, guest house and outdoor kitchen highlight the extra bright and sunny backyard. 

Architectural "tree house" in the Franklin Hills up for Sale

List price:  $1,225,000 

Address:  3986 Clayton Ave, Los Feliz

2196 Square feet - 3 bedrooms, 2 baths

Nestled in the Franklin Hills, surrounded by mature trees, this 1963's mid-century modern urban tree house has been magically transformed with entertaining under the stars in mind. Close to both Los Feliz Village, an open loft like living room, dining room and kitchen connects the indoor spaces to the outdoors in this boho-chic home. Exposed beams highlight the space with high ceilings and hardwood floors provide continuity throughout. The kitchen features newer appliances and updated cabinetry with eat-in dining area. The upstairs bedrooms are flooded with natural light providing panoramic views of the Hollywood Hills and beyond. Enchanting outdoor spaces with outdoor fireplace, built-in BBQ and flagstone patios with observation deck that overlooks the city lights and Griffith Observatory. 

Price drop on Laughlin Park Modern

List price:  $3,397,000 (dropped from $3,597,000)

Address:  1970 Cummings Drive, Los Feliz

3360 Square feet - 4 bedrooms, 3 baths

Completed renovated Modern home in Los Feliz's exclusive private and gated community, Laughlin Park.  The house was orignally built in 1948 and sits on close to 1/2 an acre street to street lot with a grassy yard, spectacular panoramic views, and dead on visuals of the Downtown LA skyline.  Special features include a cook's kitchen which opens to both a breakfast area and formal dining, den/media room, and 4 suited bedrooms including a stunning master with amazing bath and extra large closet.  Great attention to details in a house that sits on top of Los Feliz.

2612 Aberdeen - listed for over 8 million and sold in one week

List price:  $8,237,000

Address:  2612 Aberdeen Ave, Los Feliz

8545 Square feet - 6 bedrooms, 10 baths

"Villa Andalusia" a rare 1931, Monterey/Italianate palazzo Paul R. Williams design behind gates on a historic street in Los Feliz.  Situated on a park like setting on almost an acre with gardens and pool, meticulously and completely restored to it's classic condition with great attention to detail for modern life whilst retaining all the character and charm of the original villa.  Long gated drive, oversize motor court, waterfalls, gorgeous original tile work, hand carved wood and stone work, marble and plasterwork detail throughout. 2 story entry, true luxury double master suite, separate home theatre, exquisite kitchen; private separate guest quarters all hallmark this architecturally significant estate with c tree top views yer total privacy. The villa has a feeling of complete serenity yet modern lifestyle within beautiful architecture that blends with outstanding nature. history and romance. 

Lloyd Wright, The Taggart House in the Oaks, for lease

List price:  $16,500/month

Address:  5423 Black Oak Drive, The Oaks, Los Feliz

2255 Square feet - 3 bedrooms, 3 baths

House & gardens showcase the emphasis on the dramatic in this architectual important home. Distinctive art deco motif-geometric forms, horizontal banding & elaborate art-glass window on the south elevation. In 2006, Lloyd Wright's son, Eric Lloyd Wright completed an extensive remodel & won the Meliora Award for for Best Restoration using the finest materials to maintain Wright's original vision.  Expansive city views and original details include lead glass windows and redwood panellng. 

Two new listings hit the market in Los Feliz Towers

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It's no secret, we LOVE the Los Feliz Towers.  What's not to love.  Two Modern vintage towers, circa 1966, great ammenities, doormen, and walking distance to the Los Feliz Village, Hilllurst and Vermont.    These two units are the same size - both one bedroom and one bath and just shy of 1000 square feet, both corner units with private balconies.  

4411 Los Feliz Blvd, #507 - priced at $525,000 and needs updating.  Update - this closed sale for $508.000

4455 Los Feliz Blvd, #707 - priced at $549,000 and pending sale with updated kitchen, hardwood floors, and many other upgrades. 

Call me if you'd like to see either or both units!

Gerald Colcord home hits the market in Los Feliz

List price:  $1,250,000

Address:  3025 Surry Street, Los Feliz

1930 Square feet - 3 bedrooms, 3 baths

Though not as well known as Wallace Neff or Paul Williams, architect Gerard Colcord has a passionate following for classic Southern California homes he designed from the 1920s till the 1980s. Remodeled in 2006 to accomodate modern living, but retaining the charm & character of this original 1930s home with a cook's kitchen opening to the dining & living areas.  The kitchen features Ann Sacks tile, Lago-Azul limestone counters & top of the line appliances. Tall coffered ceilings & a dramatic brick hearth fireplace are the Living Room's focal points. For more intimate hang time, there's a quaint den just off the living rRoom.  Entertainer's backyard is ideal for both intimate & large-scale gatherings w/ its covered brick patio, wood deck & lush grassy play area. Add'l amenities include 2" oak floors & sound throughout most of the house & a gated detached 2-car garage.

Schindler's Schlessinger House comes back on the market after a careful renovation

Update:  the house has closed sale at well over asking price.

List price:  $1,149,000, sold for $1,185,000

Address:  1901 Myra Street, Los Feliz

1258 Square feet - 2 bedrooms, 2 baths

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Commissioned and conceived in 1952, the Philip & Phyllis Schlessinger House, designed by RM Schindler, is back on the market after A complete and careful renovation.  With Schindler’s passing in 1953 before breaking ground, this would be the site of the last home he would design.   A young John Reed was hired to provide additional plans and oversee construction. Budgetary constraints as well as owner preferences led to several changes in the subsequent plans.  

Having purchased the home from the Schlessinger estate, the current owner set about to sensitively restore and align it more closely to the original Schindler plan. Every inch of wood, glass, and stucco was either restored or replaced.  With Eric Lamers overseeing the restoration, it could not have been placed in better hands. In an effort to follow what were believed to have been Schindler’s intentions for the house, every decision was painstakingly considered. A fitting tribute to a great architect’s last work, and now an incredibly moving example of his much celebrated architecture of space.  The home is at 1901 Myra Street in the Franklin Hills overlooking the shakespeare bridge,  2 beds, 2 baths + den and listed for $1,149,000.  Call me for a private showing.  

 

 

 

 

 

New to the market: Los Feliz Modern being "flipped"

List price:  $2,299,000

Address:  4153 Cromwell Ave, Los Feliz

2784 Square feet - 3 bedrooms, 4 baths

This stunning example of 60's modern architecture has been beautifully and thoughtfully updated blending exquisite finishes and top of the line appliances with the clean lines and powerful angles that have made this a one of kind home since it's original creation in 1966. With generous outdoor space and seamless indoor / outdoor flow and a open multilevel floor plan, allowing great flow amongst the space.  Features a detached maids quarters/office....welcome home. 

500k price drop on Los Feliz Lloyd Wright home in The Oaks

List price:  $4,495,,000

Address:  2255 Verde Oak Drive, Los Feliz

2690 Square feet - 4 bedrooms, 4 baths

Lloyd Wright's 1928 Samuel Novarro House. Known as one of the most significant Architectural estates in Los Angeles, the Novarro house is a beacon for enthusiasts who appreciate art, architecture and history. With a celebrity past and highly published, the home sits on a unique promontory and has a majestic setting in one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in Los Angeles, The Oaks. Meticulously restored keeping the architects original vision intact, designer details includes sleek concrete floors, dramatic windows, and period Lloyd Wright details. With a perfect in and outdoor flow this home exemplifies the Southern California lifestyle with swimmers pool, professionally landscaped gardens and terraces. 

Kate Walsh Relists Her Fabulous Los Feliz Spanish Home

$800 per Square Foot in Los Feliz; Kate Walsh has a Home for You. 

Recently, Kate Walsh relisted her 6,000 square foot Loz Feliz mansion for $4.75 million. 

Located just north of Los Feliz Boulevard, when you enter this Spanish-style property you will be greeted by beautiful landscaping and an elegant water fountain. 

The entryway is elegant with sweeping stairs that lead to the second floor that has beautiful tile work. 

The kitchen is spacious and modern with an island, as well as an area of the countertop that you can place stools for friends to sit on to visit while you are entertaining. 

The master bedroom has a fireplace. One of the other bedrooms has been converted into a walk-in closet. 

The family room has decorative ceiling beams and French doors that open out to .31 acres. 

There are two inviting patio spaces, one of which offers an outdoor fireplace. Also on the grounds there is a three-bedroom guesthouse with 2 offices and a Pilates studio. 

Just give me a call if you are interested in walking through and put in an offer. But hurry, at this price, this home won’t be on the market long

Classic Los Feliz Mediterranean Style Home Hits The Market

2000 Hobart Blvd, Los Feliz - $2,585,000

This Mediterranean home is your classic style Spanish that you  find in the Los Feliz community.  It was built in 1922 and still features some vintage charm such as its formal entry hall, a vintage leaded glass skylight and, classic hardwood floors. 

The home rests on a 1/3 acre beautifully sculpted lawn and has direct access to Laughlin Park.  The home was recently renovated to feature a few more modern touches that allow the space to flow easily from its indoor luxuries to its beautiful outdoor areas. 

The floor plan gives its residents 3,900 square feet of indoor living space including a formal living room, family room, dining room, modern kitchen, and 4 spacious bedrooms.  The master suite has a luxurious master bath, spacious walk in closet, and spacious high ceilings.  While outdoor you can enjoy the lagoon style pool, a private guest suite, and a 753 square foot space that could be used as a studio, office or gym.  To ensure privacy the entrance to this Mediterranean style home is gated.  

Listing courtesy of Jeffrey Young, Sothebys.

John Sowden House Hits The Market

Sowden House - 5121 Franklin Avenue - $4,888,000

An awe-inspiring, magical, Mayan style masterpiece. Built in 1926 and designed by Lloyd Wright (Frank Lloyd Wright’s son), Wright uses the same textile block system his father used in the Millard House. The result is an iconic Mayan style masterpiece measuring 5,600 square feet on a secluded 14,000+ lot.

Extensive restorations from 2002-09 by Xorin Balbes, the home now accommodates modern living while preserving the Architects master work.

Despite the hiss of criticism he received from architectural purist Balbes’ restorative remodel successfully created a modern day sanctuary.  Featured in Architectural Digest, the renovation ushered in a new era of activity as the Sowden House has become a favored location for celebrity fundraisers, movie shoots, TV shows, commercials, and corporate getaways.  It is also often know as the "black dalia" murder home.