Los Angeles | $ 2,895,000
Built in 2018, a modern farmhouse with 5 bedrooms and 5 and a half bathrooms on a 0.1 acre site
The house is located on a large corner of the Sherman Oaks district, just south of Magnolia Boulevard, the San Fernando Valley road east of Burbank. It is located in a quiet residential area within a 5-minute drive from Louis Armstrong Junior High School, a public school for grades 6-8. Westfield Fashion Square, a popular shopping mall, is about 8 minutes away, and Ventura Boulevard shopping and dining is just over 1.6 km (1 mile) away.
Hollywood is a 20-minute drive via Route 101. Downtown Los Angeles is 30 minutes away.
size: 3,505 square feet
Price per square foot: $ 826
indoor: A tall privacy hedge protects this house from the streets. The front door leads to a foyer with high ceilings and stairs to the second floor.
On the right is a living room with a large wooden floor and a marble fireplace mounted on a wall with chevron-style panels. The wooden floor leads to an open dining area with wooden ceilings and sleek hanging lighting fixtures. Beyond is a casual family room with a built-in entertainment center and glass doors that open to the rear deck.
Facing the family room is a kitchen with deep green cabinets, stone counters, a central island and stainless appliances including a 6-port buffet range. The pantry and powder room are outside the kitchen. One bedroom with a private bathroom is located near the entrance on this floor.
At the top of the stairs on the second floor, the primary suite features a walk-in closet with bespoke shelves, a private balcony, a bathroom with a porcelain bathtub, a glass-enclosed walk-in shower, and two vanities.
Next door is a small bedroom, now used as a home office, printed on paper with graphic prints. The other two bedrooms at this level are large enough to accommodate a queen size bed. All bedrooms have a private bathroom.
Outdoor space: A covered patio outside the family room features a ceiling fan and a fireplace. A few steps away is a swimming pool with resort-style Baja shelves, surrounded by wooden decks with ample sunbathing space. There is a built-in barbecue with a mini fridge in the corner of the garden. There are two cars in the attached garage.
tax: $ 36,192 (estimated)
contact: Michael Grady, The Agency, 424-354-2929; theagencyre.com
Kensington | $ 2.858 Million
Built in 1936, this Spanish-style house has 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms on 0.3 acres of land.
The house is one of many buildings featured at the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition (also known as the San Francisco World’s Fair) as a combination of traditional building materials and modern construction techniques. did. It looks like a traditional Spanish sun-dried house, but it’s actually reinforced with steel and other durable materials.
It is within a 10-minute drive from Blake Garden, a public garden and educational facility associated with Kensington Hilltop Elementary School, Kensington Community Center, and the University of California, Berkeley.
Driving to Berkeley takes about 10 minutes. Downtown Auckland is about 20 minutes away.
size: 2,874 square feet
Price per square foot: $ 994
indoor: The house is on the edge of a dead end, with brick stairs leading from the driveway to the front door.
The wooden door leads to a long corridor leading to the main living area. The main living area has a fireplace on a white painted brick wall, a wooden ceiling with exposed beams and a French door leading to a bright interior staircase.
There are 3 bedrooms at this level. The main suite with multiple windows and skylights is on the right side of the main entrance. The private bathroom has a walk-in shower. The two guest bedrooms and the bathroom they share are outside the hall that connects the foyer to the living room.
The stairs leading downstairs from the foyer pass through the entrance to a private patio with hot tubs. At the bottom of the stairs is a laundry room combined with a butler’s pantry and a wine cellar.
A recently updated kitchen with Viking and Miele appliances is also at this level, outside the corridor paved with Saltillo tiles. At the end of the hall is a family room with a fireplace and glass doors leading to the deck. The arched doorway has a dining room with a separate fireplace. The fourth bedroom is at this level and is connected to a bathroom with a stall shower in a short corridor.
Outdoor space: The house is sloping and the large deck outside the family room offers views of the backyard and the hills beyond. The wide staircase is landscaped with succulents and other drought-tolerant plants and leads to a backyard that includes a carp pond with a bubbling fountain. The garage where the two cars are connected is at the level of the street.
tax: $ 35,724 (estimated)
contact: Ruth Frassetto, Compass, 510-697-8606; compass.com
Palm Springs | $ 2.85 million
Built in 1965, this mid-century modern home features four bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms on 0.3 acres of land.
The seller bought the house in 2021, rebuilt it from scratch, overhauled the plumbing and HVAC system, and installed a new metal roof. Within 3.2 km of downtown Palm Springs, it is within easy drive or bicycle distance from popular attractions such as the Walk of Stars, the Palm Springs Museum of Architecture Design Center, and numerous restaurants and antique shops along the South Palm Canyon. .. drive.
Turquits Canyon Falls and hiking trails are less than 1 mile away. Joshua Tree National Park is an hour’s drive and Los Angeles is two and a half hours away.
size: 2,486 square feet
Price per square foot: $ 1,146
indoor: A paved path passes through a low concrete wall that separates the property from the sidewalk. Tall glass doors lead to the main living area. The main living area has a white-painted brick fireplace and glass walls overlooking the succulents in the front yard.
Behind the sitting area is a dining area large enough to hold a long table, along one wall with a built-in bar accented with brown and golden wallpaper.
Behind the house, there is ample space for a family room with pool views and a sectional sofa. This space faces the kitchen with an oversized center island and sophisticated custom-designed cabinets.
Surrounded by a gold privacy screen, the living room corridor leads to two bedrooms. At the far end of the hall is a master bedroom with direct access to the pool. The private bathroom has a glass-enclosed shower, a deep soaking tub, and a double-sink bathroom. Near the living room, there is a room with a separate private bathroom.
The corridor on the other side of the living room leads to a third bedroom with access to the backyard and a private bathroom. The powder room and laundry room are located outside the same corridor.
The fourth bedroom, now used as a study and home office, is right next to the lobby, with windows overlooking the front yard and a private bathroom.
Outdoor space: The large backyard incorporates a barbecue and bar, and there is a fire pit and bocce court with space for chairs around, all added during the recent refurbishment. The pool with palm tree and mountain views has also been rebuilt, surrounded by concrete decks. There are two parking lots in the attached garage in front of the house.
tax: $ 35,628 (estimated)
contact: Sandra Quinn, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties, 760-861-5150; my.flexmls.com