A modern classic awaits.

This 1920's California Craftsman awaits new owners ready to fall in love at first sight!  Take in the bright lights of downtown from the second floor bedrooms, or step into the secluded backyard from the ground floor master. Shaded by two 100 year-old avocado trees, the back porch overlooks the hills of historic Angelino Heights. The entertainer's backyard is completely private and features a mature 15-tree citrus grove (including Meyer lemons, Cara Cara oranges and Satsumas), custom planter boxes for the budding gardener and a small bonus space for a music or art studio. Inside features include white oak flooring throughout, a serene & sophisticated palette and designer lighting. Natural light pours through original and restored character windows into the living room with an original painted stone fireplace. A formal dining room leads into a bright & open concept kitchen, complete with a large pantry wall, shelving and double doors leading to al fresco dining. This charming home is nestled on a tree-lined street, just a block away from the restaurants and nightlife of Sunset Blvd and Echo Park Lake. A braced and bolted foundation, tankless water heater, Tesla/EV charger and Nest temperature control and fire alarms bring modern technology to this stylishly restored charismatic charmer.

Photography courtesy of Virtually Here Studios. Staging by Platform Home.

Offered by M A I S O N R E Brokerage for $1,649,000

 

Open House: 

Oct. 27th 12pm-3pm, Oct. 28th 12pm-3pm & Nov. 3rd 2pm-5pm

or here for private appointment 

A home made strong

 

A 17-month down to the studs renovation was completed in 2013. Every wall stripped, sanded and repainted by lead certified painters. Every original window refinished. From the bottom up this home was made new. New white oak flooring laid underfoot. Earthquake rated brace and bolting applied to the foundation. A new electrical panel and wiring and new sewer mainlines and copper plumbing (extending to the street) are among additional upgrades. A remodeled kitchen and bathroom with designer fixtures completes this thoughtful remodel. A tankless water heater, Nest operated HVAC and fire alarms and Tesla/EV charging station give this historic home all the comforts of modern living.

 

 
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Living in simple luxury. The master suite.

 

On the first floor, the master suite is situated privately towards the back of the home. A wall of original windows pours light into the room and offers tree top morning views. Charming french doors extend the living footprint to the outdoor patio. An en suite private bath with a dual sink and built in console, a large soaking tub and walk in shower sit opposite a large refined master walk-in closet.

The master suite was remodeled in a classic homage to 1920’s original design and yet remains modern, fresh and inspired with a clean palette that feels calm and serene.


 

 
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An enclave of privacy in the middle of the city

 

An enclave of privacy and serenity in the middle of a city is the home’s most notable feature. The highest priority has been paid to the landscaping and maintenance of this prized backyard entertaining space.

An extensive backyard renovation by Johnston Vidal Landscape Design in 2016 incorporated a full site gravity fed drainage and filtration system servicing a 15 tree citrus grove composed of Meyer lemon trees, Cara Cara orange trees, and Satsumas. Raised Corten beds surround peaceful pockets of Japanese Forest Grass. Two 100 + year old fruiting avocado trees, an apple tree and multiple fig trees envelope the yard. A large lawn and multiple patios offer entertaining and play options suitable for anyone’s needs. The yard is serviced by a Rachio controlled smart watering system conveniently serviceable from your phone.

A multi-light backyard lighting scheme with uplighting on all mature trees, fence hedges and ground path lighting creates an after dark statement. Views of downtown Los Angeles lay quietly in the background, treetop views from your Angelino Heights neighbors rest below eyeline. Your gaze can instead rise to meet the romantic Moonrise from the home’s back porch. The yards shines brightest after dark.

The age, quality and mere size of the mature trees is unmatched in an urban environment. Some of the trees predate the home, estimated to be more than 100 years old. Yearly certified old growth arborists have been servicing all of the mature trees. The trees offer a shade and soul that money cannot buy. This priceless addition to an already stunning home along with the location, the spacious 5 bedroom layout and the walkable community rich neighborhood showcase the rich quality this home offers to any buyer.

 
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At the center of it all

 

Echo Park is an exciting place to live. Situated between Silverlake and Downtown Los Angeles it is a few minutes from the super-hot Arts District, as well as the 5, 10, 101, 110 and 2 freeways. Revitalized in 2012, Echo Park Lake is a family fun urban lake known for it's multiple parks, paddle-style Swan boats, jogging path and picnic spots.   Elysian Park, a 600 acres of hiking trails and wild hillsides hosts the renowned Dodger stadium and is a mere 10 minute walk away. The famous Sunset Blvd is home to dozens of local eateries, some chic and star studded, others low key and chill. Coffee shops, wine bars, music venues, gift shops, salons, boutique grocers, vintage shops, all a few blocks away.  A neighborhood known for it's multi-cultural influences and artist community, Echo Park is home to the up and coming creative set with longstanding history as one of the first neighborhoods in Los Angeles.

What does it mean to live in an HPOZ? Angelino Heights is a Historic Preservation Overlay Zone, which means that passionate proud homeowners and a neighborhood oversight council will maintain the integrity and historical composition of one of the last intact authentic historical neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Contributing historic structures are also eligible to apply for tax saving programs such as the Mills Act which exchange annual tax relief for a continued pledge of historically appropriate maintenance and renovation. The office of Historic Resources within City Hall can provide additional information about this and other conservation minded programs.

 

 
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