Nov 03, 2011 | Post by: av
2483 Lindsay Ln, Los Angeles, CA, 90039
MLS#: 11-563175 | 4bd, 2.5ba | 3,210 Sq ft (per mls)
Offered at $1,399,000
This is one of the better examples of flips we’ve seen in recent times. Located on a cul-de-sac in the desirable Ivanhoe School District, this home was last sold in July of this year for $873,000. We’ve put some ‘before’ below for comparison.
Originally built in 1981, the house features 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths and sits on a 8,040 square foot lot. The older siding was stripped of the facade and replaced with Redwood siding and smooth stucco giving it a contemporary, clean vibe.
The lower level houses the living room, dining, kitchen and an office space. The house has an open flow and abundant light with 17′ high ceilings in the living room, opening onto a large spacious patio. (more…)
Oct 19, 2011 | Post by: av
32316 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA, 90265
MLS#: 11-549213 | 4bd, 4ba
Offered at $13,750,000
So we’d blogged about Brad Pitt listing his Malibu home for 13.75M. At the time, there was only one fairly lackluster picture of his digs available. Recently some more were posted on the MLS, which are attached below for your viewing pleasure. Gorgeous property with incredible ocean views.
Oct 17, 2011 | Post by: av
3428 Amesbury Rd, Los Angeles, CA, 90027
MLS#: 11-559995 | 3bd, 3ba | 2,830 Sq ft (per mls)
Offered at $1,690,000
Back on the market with a revised price tag is 3428 Amesbury Rd in Los Feliz also known as The Elvad House. Initially listed on the market in April of this year, it is now back as a fresh listing with a 200k haircut.
Originally designed by Architect Paul Kingsbury for Danish immigrant Peter Elvad in 1927, it is the quintessential courtyard Spanish villa. (more…)
Sep 28, 2011 | Post by: av
3542 Multiview Dr, Los Angeles, CA, 90068
MLS#: 11-556517 | 3bd, 2ba | 1,342 Sq ft (per mls)
Offered at $1,495,000
Yesterday was a good one for open houses. New on the market is John Lautner’s Polin House currently owned by Brent Bolthouse. John Lautner is one the 20th century’s important contemporary American architects who studied under Frank Lloyd Wright. His work was concerned with the relationship of the human being to space and of space to nature. “Shelter,” he said, “is the most basic human need.”
The Polin House is situated across and shares a private driveway with the Jacobsen residence, another one of Lautner’s creations. Structurally the house is similar to the Jacobson residence and the Carling House with the horizontal hexagonal steel frame supported on three tapered steel trusses. Since the walls are not load bearing it provides for a flexible interior space.
The house last exchanged hands in 2004 at which point it was sold in near original condition. Since then significant updates have been done to the home, while maintaining the integrity of Lautner’s work. The Polin House is modest in size at 1342 square feet and comprises of 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. At the entry level is a guest suite with a bathroom and laundry. Steps leads up to the main house with an expansive living room with polished concrete floors, fireplace and sweeping views of the city. (more…)
Sep 27, 2011 | Post by: av
2441 Castilian Dr, Los Angeles, CA, 90068
MLS#: 11-554045 | 4bd, 5.5 ba | 4,062 Sq ft (per mls)
Offered at $2,995,000
When we first read about this ‘1930 Classic Spanish Redefined’, we weren’t quite sure what to expect, but behind the arched doorway lay quite a treat. This Classic Spanish has been renovated head to toe with a bright and open contemporary vibe.
At the street entry level are the living, dining, kitchen, guest bedroom and a home office/ den with a fireplace. (more…)