Category: Buyers


Hollywood Hills Glass “Tree House” a Rare Find

Built in the late 1950s, this unique 1,900 square foot Hollywood Hills “tree house” home provides priceless views of the valleys and the greenery below, while at the same time offering privacy for its residents.

With its numerous floor-to-ceiling windows, this bright residence offers three bedrooms, and two full baths, along with a long list of amenities – such as stunning stone walls, a separate media room, an outdoor bathtub / shower (just off the master bedroom), a pool – with ample deck and patio space, a spa, and an outdoor fire pit.

Built to take full advantage of its location, the home offers its primary living area – and master bedroom suite – up top, with the additional bedroom and guest quarters tucked privately down below. Great for entertaining, as well as for enjoying quiet time at home.

The home is currently owned by Ellen Pompeo, star of Grey’s Anatomy, and her music producer hubby Chris Ivery. The couple reportedly purchased the home in 2008 for roughly $1.226 million.
Located at 4434 Adina Drive, this home is currently listed for sale at just below $2 million. Private tours can be arranged for interested buyers.


Malibu Ranch Home with Stunning Ocean Views Available for First Time in Six Decades

For the first time since 1958, this sprawling 5-bedroom, 3-bath modern themed redwood Malibu ranch home is on the market – and what a long list of plusses it has to offer! As you enter the front door, the high beamed ceilings and expansive windows throughout provide a feeling of openness – as you are drawn to an absolutely breathtaking view of the blue Pacific Ocean below.

Initially known as the DeVault Residence, this home was designed and crafted by the famed architect Herbert Kameon, whose name is also associated with the design of the Sunset Strip hotel (today known as the Standard), as well as the Crestwood Hills Mutual Housing Association development.

The multiple skylights in this design provide additional natural light, perfectly blending the indoors and the out. Additional amenities include a pool, spa, and koi pond, all situated on the .84 acre lush green, professionally landscaped yard, along with a large patio – the ideal spot for viewing nature and the sea. There is also a two-car detached garage, and plenty of additional parking space for multiple vehicles.

Located at 20595 Seaboard Board in Malibu, this beautiful residence is listed for sale at just under $3.2M. Private tours can be arranged for interested buyers.


Bright and Comfortable Glendale Condo for under $440K

Imagine living a carefree lifestyle, where you can access a long list of amenities, but without having to spend time on upkeep or repairs. If this is easy to picture, then condo living in Glendale could be right up your ally with this spacious 2-bedroom, 2-bath unit.

With more than 1,000 square feet of living space, you’ll find an updated kitchen (which includes newer appliances), along with a separate dining area, and a breakfast bar in this light and bright condo residence.

From the master bedroom, you can access the en-suite bath, which includes a separate vanity. The unit also features a private balcony where you can relax and enjoy the breathtaking mountain views.
There are also amenities galore, such as an outdoor pool, a spa, and a community room for residents and guest to enjoy, which features a fireplace and a pool table. In addition, this unit comes complete with additional storage space, as well as two reserved parking spaces on property.

This cozy maintenance-free residence, which is located at 2940 North Verdugo Road (Unit #323), is currently listed at $439K, with homeowner’s association dues of $300 per month. A private tour can be arranged for any interested purchasers.


Quaint Spanish Style Home Seamlessly Blends Yesterday and Today

If you’ve been searching for the ideal home that offers a light, bright feel, yet without a lot of maintenance to contend with, then look no further than this 1,194 square foot Spanish style abode that was constructed in 1932.

This 2-bedroom, 1-bath charmer offers plenty of unique appointments, including built-in shelving, and ornamental tile that surrounds the living room fireplace. You’ll enjoy the pleasant air throughout, with numerous windows that provide ample natural light.

Savor your morning coffee on the private front porch, or warm up on those chilly nights on the open side deck, accessed by French doors from the dining room, which comes complete with a fire pit.
The exterior features a lush, green back yard that includes a mature vegetable garden – just outside the master bedroom window. There is also a large 2-car garage that offers ample room for vehicles.

With its pristine hardwood floors and original arched doorways, along with its updated bath and stainless steel kitchen appliances, this quaint home provides the perfect blend of history and today’s modern conveniences.

This cozy residence, located at 3655 Military Avenue in the Pams – and within close proximity to downtown Culver City and the eclectic eateries of Venice Boulevard – is currently listed at just over $1 M. Private tours can be arranged for interested purchasers.


Enjoy Nature and Entertaining? This Bright Pasadena Home Could Be an Ideal Match

If you’re looking for the perfect home in which to throw your next party, be sure to check out this mid-century ranch in Pasadena that recently hit the market.

As you enter the home, you are immediately greeted with a stunning array of natural light, which gives the entire property a bright, natural feel. This is accentuated by not one, but two unique atriums which expand the feel of the space even more (including one off the master suite that offers an outdoor tub, heated floors, and large deck).

The home’s nearly 3,000 square feet of living space includes three bedrooms, as well as two full and one half bath, as well as a private library. The recently updated kitchen features top-of-the-line Miele appliances such as a built-in range, warmer oven drawer, and a convection oven. There is also a large island that’s perfect for preparing meals, or visiting with guests.

You will also find a custom brass wet bar and a pewter fireplace in the spacious living room area, which lends itself to entertaining, or simply enjoying a quiet evening at home.

The roughly 1/3 acre yard features an in-ground pool (complete with underwater speakers and an ozone filtration system), along with a hot tub that accommodates ten, and an outdoor shower.

Located at 1450 El Mirador Drive – in the hills alongside Pasadena’s Rose Bowl – this property is currently listed for sale at $3.33 million. Private tours can be arranged for interested purchasers.


Historical Spanish Abode for Under $900K in Eagle Rock

If you’ve been considering making a move to the Eagle Rock area, a cozy two bedroom, one bath bungalow awaits. Constructed back in 1927, this charming residence boasts history and character, along with modern conveniences.

Here, many of the vintage elements have been kept in place, including the arched windows, a beautifully tiled living room fireplace, and coved ceilings. There is also plenty of light and bright throughout, due to the tasteful French doors, and an expanded front window. The crystal interior doorknobs, as well as numerous built-in shelves add an additional bit of charm throughout the home.

The bathroom features a black and white checkerboard tile floor, and a claw foot tub. There is also ample space for tending to other needs with the large vanity and storage drawers. In the galley kitchen you’ll find updated appliances – which include a Subzero refrigerator and a Viking stove – as well as plenty of cabinet space. In addition, the detached garage has been turned into an office space, providing the perfect area for those who work from home, or even for just some quiet reading space.

This Spanish style abode, which is located at 5216 Rockland Avenue (just a tad bit south of Hill Drive), is currently listed at $879K. Private tours can be arranged for interested purchasers.


Century Old Eagle Rock Craftsman Home Listed for Under $700K

Imagine relaxing in front of a crackling fire in a well-appointed cottage in Eagle Rock, gazing out the window at the beautiful greenery and private stone patio. You could make this scene a reality in this 1910 Craftsman, which offers two bedrooms and one full bath in its nearly 1,200 square feet of living space.

Artist and architect Howard Arden Edwards initially designed and built the cottage for his family in 1910. And, while the home features many of its original amenities, it has also blended nicely with some of today’s modern conveniences.

Here you will find beautifully stenciled paintings on the dark wood beamed ceilings, as well as pristine hardwood flooring and wood-framed windows. Other key highlights include two stone fireplaces and built-in seating and bookshelves.

The home’s exterior offers a private and serene setting, where you can enjoy morning coffee overlooking the lush landscaping, and shaded by the numerous nice, mature trees.
As a Historical Cultural Monument (number 383), a substantial amount of property tax expense could be saved by the owner of the home, due to it’s Mills Act status.
Located at 1207 Kipling Avenue in Eagle Rock – just a tad west of the Eagle Rock Rec Center – this unique home is currently listed for $699K. Private tours can be arranged for interested purchasers.


Quaint Mediterranean Style Home with Hollywood History Hits the Market

Sitting atop a private ridge just south of Valley Vista Boulevard, this frozen-in-time Mediterranean style home has a long list of amenities to offer. Within its more than 2,500 square feet of living space, you will find three bedrooms, and three full baths.

The vaulted and beamed ceilings, and the French doors, provide an open feel, combined with its neutral colors. There are a number of unique touches here, too, like the built-in furniture, and the brightly colored vintage tile.

For those who are nautical in nature, this property is sure to excite, due to sailing-themed touches like the downstairs guest room and bar that were designed to look like an ocean liner, including sleeping berths, a captain’s wheel, and even a mast.

On the roughly 1/3 acre exterior, you will find beautifully landscaped and terraced gardens, a large pool, and several private patios that each offer beautiful views of the nearby mountains and city below.

The property, which was built in 1937, was home to actress Lorna Gray, who was frequently seen on the big screen playing opposite some of Hollywood’s most well-known leading men, including Buster Keaton, John Wayne, and Boris Karloff. She was also a regular on the popular Three Stooges programs.

Located at 3922 Glenridge Drive, the home is listed for sale at $1.35 million. Private tours can be arranged for interested buyers.


Quaint Echo Park Cottage for Under $900K

Imagine enjoying the Southern California sunshine and a mountain view from the front porch of a Cherry Folk Victorian cottage in Echo Park. Or, how about sipping your coffee on a rainy morning, under the cover of lush green leaves atop the private, semi-covered back patio. Here you will also have access to an outdoor dining nook and fire pit.

This charming two story, four-bedroom, two full bath home has held on to many of its original features, including pristine hardwood flooring, ornate windows, and crown molding throughout, as well as a clawfoot bathtub and a working vintage stove, all which add to the character.

And, while this cozy abode still possesses a number of its initial attributes, there are also plenty of recent updates to make life more convenient, such as a newer HVAC system, stainless steel appliances, and several ceiling fans that allow for a delightful cross-breeze.

The light white kitchen offers plenty of cooking and storage space, as well as a dining nook, and a passage to the adjacent porch. The upstairs bedrooms also offer lots of light, along with the ability to arrange furnishings in the dormer areas.

This one-of-a-kind residence, which is located at 852 Waterloo Street in Echo Park, is currently listed at $899K. Private tours can be arranged for interested buyers.

852 Waterloo Street in Echo Park


Maintenance Free Living With a View

There’s a lot to be said about maintenance-free condo living – and there are a lot of other things you could be doing if you had no exterior home maintenance to tend to. Even so, for some, just the word “condominium” conjures up images of small, cramped apartment style living where you can hear your neighbors’ every move.

But it’s time to shatter those urban myths…starting with this 3,000 square foot masterpiece in the heart of DTLA. With three bedrooms and three full baths, this 11th floor gem is set in the renovated 1930’s Eastern Columbia Building.

Nothing has been left undone in this contemporary themed space, from the exposed aluminum ducts to the impeccable hard wood and tile flooring. The spacious galley kitchen provides plenty of light, bright cabinet space, along with a breakfast bar and stainless steel appliances. And, the custom closets provide ample room to fill. While each window in the unit offers a breathtaking view of the city, the 50-pound double panels block out all the noise from the hustle and bustle down below.

This well-appointed unit also features amenities galore, including a roof-top spa, pool and fitness center, as well as a 24-hour concierge and an outdoor space for entertaining. It is also within easy walking distance to the Grand Central Market, the Orpheum Theatre, and the soon-to-be-completed Broadway Trade Center.

This highly desirable condo is located at 849 South Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, and is listed for sale at $2.5M. Private tours can be arranged for interested purchasers.