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Silver Lake Hills! Expansive Views! Luxury House, 2 Master Suites, Lush Gardens

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Spectacular luxury home, nestled in a lush hillside garden w/ breathtaking views

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Last updated: 12/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Los Angeles house description

Welcome to a spectacular luxury home, nestled in a lush hillside garden with breathtaking views in America's 'hippest neighborhood', Silver Lake. This 3/4 acre property is a true piece of paradise, an oasis in the middle of this great city. The spacious house is bright and breezy and the grounds are a tiered garden of Eden filled with flowers and fruit trees and patios and decks and a spa, all featuring wonderful views of the lake and Hollywood Hills beyond (featuring the Hollywood sign and Griffith Park Observatory). The classic LA view!
The home is set way back off the street. It is multileveled and offers modern open plan living, with large windows everywhere displaying the spectacular views throughout. At either end of the house there are two master Bedroom suites with full bathrooms. One is nestled in the garden, a Utopian setting with a door leading directly into the lush greenery. The other has vaulted ceilings and a large picture window featuring that gorgeous view again, with a door leading out onto a large deck. It will be tough to decide which bedroom to enjoy first.
Originally the house was a classic California bungalow from the 1920’s. It has been tastefully expanded and updated with all of the luxuries of modern living. The living room features a wall of bi-folding glass doors which create a 16’ opening to a 500 sq. ft. deck, a spectacular perch form which to enjoy the dramatic sunsets across the lake.
The eat-in kitchen is state of the art, a real cook’s delight with everything you’ll need, brand new appliances and striking black granite countertops. It also feature a charming banquette, surrounded by windows, nestled in the garden and bathed in light from the three overhead skylights.
One of the master bedrooms has a bonus room for an office and dressing room and its bathroom features a whirlpool tub with garden view. But you’re probably not going to need it, the outdoor spa is just up the hillside in the back yard. It is situated high on a promontory with an expansive view framed by fruit trees and palms, a truly idyllic spot.
The unfortunate thing about this house is you are probably here to see Los Angeles, but you won’t want to leave the property.
Other amenities include a majestic stone fireplace in the living room, perfect for those cool winter evenings. There’s a gas grill on the front deck, wireless (or wired) internet, Garage parking, brand new LG washer and dryer with steam feature, a 65” Sony smart HDTV with Direct TV Genie with HBO/SHO and Starz, Netflix and Amazon Prime. And there are additional TV’s in the bedrooms. There is central A/C but you probably won’t need it as there are ceiling fans throughout and the house is airy and breezy. The furnishings are a mix of modern with some quality eclectic pieces, and a great collection of colored glass lamps. All designed by me, the owner, a design architect with great taste.
This home will give you an authentic flavor of life here in this special community. Silver Lake has been a magnet to creative people for decades. Artists, film makers, musicians and architects have been drawn to this almost bucolic setting, lush hillside homes around a lake in the middle of this huge and vital city. The house is in the absolute heart of this community, just 2 blocks from the lake with its popular jogging path and the beloved Silver Lake meadows, the core of this creative neighborhood. Mix with the local color, have a picnic on the lawns, enjoy a glass of wine, fly a kite, become a part of this dynamic community.
Wonderful shops, restaurants, bars, clubs, music venues, galleries and all the other attributes of an artistic enclave are abundant and easily accessible from the apartment, many by foot or a just a short drive. Just around the corner you you'll find a few of Silver Lake's trendiest spots, the Cha Cha Lounge, The Red Lion Tavern, Silver Lake Wine, Gingergrass, Silverlake Coffee, The Edendale Grill, Home restaurant... The list just begins.
Silver Lake has been an architect's playground for decades, many famous designers have experimented here, building what have become iconic examples of mid century modern designs. You will find many classic Neutras, Schindlers, Lautners, Ellwood, Ain, Lloyd Wrights, down the block and around the corners. My favorite is an exquisite Lloyd Wright around the corner, it was home to Anais Nin, where she wrote many of her trailblazing diaries. Many young architects are continuing in that tradition of experimental modernism and many new future icons continue to pop up all over the neighborhood.
Although you feel like you're in a hillside lake resort in the Italian countryside, the house is right near 4 of the city's main arteries, the 5, 101, 110, and the 2 freeways are minutes away. So the entire city is easily accessible from here. Head west on the 10 to the beaches of Santa Monica and Venice, or you can hop the 2 west to Pasadena and enjoy a day in old town and the gorgeous Huntington Gardens and Museum (Gainsborough's Blue Boy) and the astounding collection at the Norton Simon museum (many Van Goghs, and a Raphael). If you're here for work you can hop the 5 to Universal, Warner Brothers, Disney and Dreamworks, all a short 10 minute drive. Or take surface streets to the Paramount lot, a 10 minute drive. Downtown is even closer. Enjoy the LA Philharmonic at the Frank Gehry designed Walt Disney Concert Hall, an opera at the Dorothy Chandler, a play or musical at the Mark Taper or a concert at the Staples Center or Nokia Theatre at LA live. Hit MOMA, or LACMA. It's all nearby, Silver Lake really is the perfect central location to visit all of LA. And my place offers serene and functional comfort, a perfect home base for your visit.
I am open to longer rentals as well and I will happily negotiate discounts for extended stays.
The house is registered for Transient Occupancy with the City of Los Angeles and thus I am required to charge (and pay to the city) a 14% Transient Occupancy Tax for all rentals under 30 days. If you stay longer than 30 days, we do not have to pay the tax.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only:

                Feel free to take it outside, on one of the decks or in the yard....moreless

              • Pets Considered:

                I'm an animal lover myself. I will consider small cats or dogs, if they're cute and clean and quiet (for an additional deposit). ...moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

                Its a hillside property with steps. ...moreless

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 2-6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                Master bedroom Suite with bonus room for office...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

                2nd Master bedroom Suite...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

                Expansive bathroom, jetted tub with garden view...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                Stylish Black and White tile work and skylights...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                3 TV's, 1-65' in the living room 2- 42' in the BR's, All with HD DVR's Direct TV with HBO, SHO and Starz...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Botanical Garden
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking

              Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                View of the Silver Lake Hills hugging the lake with the Hollywood sign and Griffith Park Observatory in the background...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                Full Dining Room and eat in kitchen as well. and many outdoor dining venues, the upper deck, the lower deck, the back yard patio, the upper patio...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                There is central A/C but the ceiling fans in every room keep the breezes flowing and the apartment cool....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Also new Lg with Steam dry feature, its a great machine!...moreless

              • Fireplace:

                Gorgeous stone fireplace...moreless

              • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                Lay out your yoga mat on the front deck, invite 10 friends over and go for it!...moreless

              • Garage:

                2 car garage with automatic door clicker for you...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet:

                Hi speed wireless Cable provided or plug into router with ethernet....moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                High end 400 ct. cotton sheets and linen duvet...moreless

              • Living Room:

                Spacious and comfotable with spectacular Lake Views, 65'' Smart HDTV with HD DVR, HBO, SHO, Starz, Netflix, Amazon Prime...moreless

              • Parking:

                Full garage, fits 2 cars....moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine:

                Fabulous new LG with steam feature. You wont have to iron your shirts....moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker:

                Coffee maker and coffee grinder and complimentary coffee beans provided...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Nice selection of fine quality...moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                Bosch Stainless, so quiet you won't even know its on!!...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Fully equipped chef's kitchen...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven:

                Self cleaning and convection feature...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Spices and staples are well stocked...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                High end stainless with automatic ice maker and filtered water in the door...moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Deck / Patio:

                Decks everywhere, 2 big ones off the front of the house with views of Silver Lake and Hills w/Hollywood Sign and Observatory Views. Patio in the backyard garden...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Expansive lawns in the yard, edged with flowers and fruit trees, figs, avacados, apricots apples, lemons limes, oranges, nectarines...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Brand new propane grill...moreless

              Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    The jets are amazing, and the setting is high on the hill with the gorgeous view framed by fruit trees and palms. Spectacular!!...moreless

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

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                      3 night min stay
                      $225
                      $1,500 $5,200
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                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • cleaning $110
                      • Property Damage Protection $69
                      • Tax Rate 14%

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                      Last updated: 12/21/2014
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                      Location

                      19 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      LAX, BUR
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Amtrak; Union Station
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      5, 2, 101, 110, 134

                      Car: Recommended

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1993

                      About the owner: Aloha form Tunnels beach, Kauai! (My other home). I have been a long term resident of Silver lake, over 20 years now. I'm originally from NY and spent my early adult life as a pioneer of the East Village in NYC going to NYU, then working as a set designer. I came out here and began to work with architects doing specialty design for many high end casinos and hotels in Las Vegas and around the world. I'm just another Silver Lake artist/hippy/eccentric doing my art and enjoying my gifted life.

                      Why the Owner Chose Los Angeles:
                      I came to Silver Lake in the early 90's to visit a friend who had just moved out here. I fell in love with the life here and the community and I knew immediately that this was the next step in my life's journey.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      When I gaze over the lake at the hills I feel like I'm in a resort in a European hill town. And yet this is probably the most vital metropolis in the US (after NY). To enjoy such serenity in the middle of such a large city is really special.


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                      • Spectacular luxury home, nestled in a lush hillside garden w/ breathtaking views

                        Spectacular luxury home, nestled in a lush hillside garden w/ breathtaking views

                      • Classic California Bungalow, tastefully updated w/ the luxuries of modern living

                        Classic California Bungalow, tastefully updated w/ the luxuries of modern living

                      • As day turns to night, the romance of city lights reflect in the lake's waters.

                        As day turns to night, the romance of city lights reflect in the lake's waters.

                      • The classic LA view with the iconic Hollywood sign and Griffith Park Observatory

                        The classic LA view with the iconic Hollywood sign and Griffith Park Observatory

                      • Striking master bath

                        Striking master bath

                      • functional and stunning, a luxury cook's kitchen w/view & striking black granite

                        functional and stunning, a luxury cook's kitchen w/view & striking black granite

                      • Bejeweled Master Suite restfully nestled in the garden.

                        Bejeweled Master Suite restfully nestled in the garden.

                      • 'The Grotto', a luxurious master bath, jetted tub overlooks the flowering garden

                        'The Grotto', a luxurious master bath, jetted tub overlooks the flowering garden

                      • Enjoy another picture perfect sunset, day after day. What an idyllic setting!

                        Enjoy another picture perfect sunset, day after day. What an idyllic setting!

                      • Lush & fragrent, the yard tiers up the hillside filled w/ flowers & fruit trees

                        Lush & fragrent, the yard tiers up the hillside filled w/ flowers & fruit trees

                      • Always curious, a neighborhood Tom Cat comes by for a peek

                        Always curious, a neighborhood Tom Cat comes by for a peek

                      • Classic California Bungalow, tastefully updated w/ the luxuries of modern living

                        Classic California Bungalow, tastefully updated w/ the luxuries of modern living

                      • Spacious living room w/ majestic stone fireplace, modern & eclectic furnishings

                        Spacious living room w/ majestic stone fireplace, modern & eclectic furnishings

                      • Walls of bifolding glass brings the spectacular lake view into your living room

                        Walls of bifolding glass brings the spectacular lake view into your living room

                      • You'll feel like you're in a mountain lake resort, not the center of a huge city

                        You'll feel like you're in a mountain lake resort, not the center of a huge city

                      • Stylish master suite w/ full bath. Vaulted ceilings w/skylights, simple beauty

                        Stylish master suite w/ full bath. Vaulted ceilings w/skylights, simple beauty

                      • Eclectic & Stunning Art Nouveau mirror graces this simple & stylish dining room.

                        Eclectic & Stunning Art Nouveau mirror graces this simple & stylish dining room.

                      • Kitchen opens to a breakfast nook, nestled in the garden & bathed by skylights

                        Kitchen opens to a breakfast nook, nestled in the garden & bathed by skylights

                      • The convenience of these great machines right in the boudoir

                        The convenience of these great machines right in the boudoir

                      • Perched on a promentory in the yard, a magnificent view spot to take a hot soak

                        Perched on a promentory in the yard, a magnificent view spot to take a hot soak

                      • Night falls & the city lights up, a beautiful view framed by fruit trees & palms

                        Night falls & the city lights up, a beautiful view framed by fruit trees & palms

                      • At the top of the yard. like you're floating on air over the city, it's elating!

                        At the top of the yard. like you're floating on air over the city, it's elating!

                      • Enjoy the view & the 65' smart HDTV w/ Direct TV Genie w/HBO/SHO/Starz & Netflix

                        Enjoy the view & the 65' smart HDTV w/ Direct TV Genie w/HBO/SHO/Starz & Netflix

                      • The perfect home for your memorable stay in LA

                        The perfect home for your memorable stay in LA

                      $225 per night (USD)
                      13

                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 12/21/14
                      Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                      Member since: 2008
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 12/21/2014
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