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THE SPACE Sleek lines, swank neighborhood, privacy and upscale finishes define this magnificent 3,000 sq. ft. mid century home in the Los Feliz Hills with views stretching 180 degrees. Multiple indoor-outdoor living areas and over sized rooms with gleaming hardwood floors and walls of windows form the backdrop for a superb collection of retro and modern furnishings and art. The house is perfect for entertaining and yet private and tranquil when you want it to be with multiple private sitting areas.
A large inviting solar heated pool and BBQ patio area guarantees outdoor fun. Located on a street to street lot w/ a 2 car garage entry, gourmet kitchen, wet bar, formal living room, family room with a 60” flat screen HDTV, a wood burning stone fireplace and sun room with dining. A land line is provided offering free nationwide phone service. Also, 7mb wifi assures quick internet service.
The kitchen has new top-end stainless steel appliances and high end cookware plus an open floor plan and cozy built-in booth with seating for 6. An additional formal dining area is in the Sunroom which leads out to the pool area.
Along with a newly remodeled Master Bath, the 4 large bedrooms have ample closets, five new beds and top end linens accommodating 6-8 people comfortably.
The Master Bedroom features a King size bed w/ a sit down vanity + mirror and ample closet space. A sliding glass door offers access to a private patio and sitting area with a small pond.
The second bedroom features 2 Extra-Long Twin Beds, ample closet space and a couch with incredible views of the Los Feliz hills.
The third bedroom features a Queen bed with sitting area, a writing desk, ample closet space as well as a view of the hills.
The fourth bedroom features a Queen bed with sitting area and ample closet space. A sliding glass door provides access to a private patio overlooking the pool. NOTE: This bedroom can be used as a 'private nanny suite' since it has a private en suite bath + kitchenette and has doors that close it off from the rest of the house. When not used as a 'nanny suite', the kitchenette located next to main kitchen doubles as a butler pantry with a compact refrigerator, sink & stove and stack laundry. A second laundry area is located in a bedroom closet.
There are 2-1/2 bathrooms in the house. The master bath, newly remodeled features a 2 sink vanity, a tub, a separate shower stall and a toilet with a heated seat and water cleansing feature. The second bathroom, newly remodeled features a toilet, sink and large glass tiled walk-in shower. This bathroom can also be part of the self contained 'nanny suite'. The third bathroom (aka the powder room in the foyer) features a toilet and sink.
GUEST ACCESS Since the house is situated on a street to street lot, guests have access up the front steps as well as the back, where a 2 car garage is located. The yard is secure with all gates locked from inside. Guests are free to enjoy all the outdoor living spaces.
INTERACTION W/ GUESTS Guests have complete privacy. If needed, I am available by email or phone with any questions that may come up.
THE NEIGHBORHOOD This area north of Los Feliz Boulevard is commonly referred to as the Los Feliz Hills consisting of multimillion-dollar homes with many of its inhabitants being involved in creative pursuits. Our house is less than a 5 minute drive to a golf course, tennis courts, horse back riding rentals, the Greek Theater, Griffith Park Observatory, the Los Angeles Zoo and the Gene Autry Museum. A 10 minute drive will take you into Hollywood or fantastic shopping at the Americana and Glendale Galleria Malls. We're also a short drive to Dodger's Stadium, LA Live, the Staples Center and Universal Studios. Depending on traffic, Santa Monica, Venice Beach, Disneyland and 6 Flags Magic Mountain are a little more than 30 minutes away.
GETTING AROUND Easy access to the I-5 (Golden State freeway) at Los Feliz Blvd & Riverside Drive, and other interchanges including the 101 (Hollywood freeway) are nearby, as well as being convenient to Hollywood and Downtown via the surface streets including Sunset Blvd., Hollywood Blvd., Beverly Blvd, Temple or Vermont, all within a few minutes from this location. Los Angeles is a car-centric city but there is much mass transit available as well. A convenient bus stop is less than a block away and several metro (subway) lines are located within the Hollywood area.
OTHER THINGS TO NOTE: This home is also walking distance to an entrance to Griffith Park with miles of hiking and cycling trails offering mountain and city views. The walking streets of Hillhurst and Vermont, and in between, lie just a few minute easy walk from the house, with any services you may need including trendy top rated restaurants, good grocery and fish/meat markets, post office, health food store, movie theater, live theatre shows, clubs and bars, used clothing and LA designer shops and much more.
Pool is solar heated so it is warm enough to swim from around May to September, depending on the weather (if it's cloudy or cold nights it loses heat overnight). We just installed more solar panels to give it more heating power.
Smoking is not allowed in the house, smoking is only allowed outside.
There is ultra high speed broadband wireless internet - 7 megabytes per second.
Ideal for film and TV industry professionals and their families, with great central location between West Hollywood and Burbank/Universal City, easy freeway access, minutes to Downtown LA or Hollywood with no freeways. Plenty of spaces to spread out with your laptops and work from home. Hip walking streets of Hillhurst and Vermont are just a block or two away, filled with restaurants, sidewalk cafes, bars, supermarkets and local designer shops.
Two laundry areas, with stack washer dryers - one in suite which can be used for nanny/maid's quarters, the other in Bedroom 2 closet....moreless
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Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
Dowtown Los Angeles is 7 miles away and takes approx. 15 minutes drive time....moreless
San Gabriel Mountains can be seen from the front porch...moreless
Los Feliz Village is 1 mile away and a 10 minute walk.
Atwater Village is 1.5 miles away .
Silverlake is 2 miles away (voted the 'trendiest' city in USA by Forbes Magazine)
Hollywood is 3 miles away....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
Golf Privileges Optional
Ski Privileges Optional
Seating for 8 people
Iron & Board
Local Restaurant Guide
Dishes & Utensils
a large stainless steel side by side freezer / refrig. ...moreless
the front porch is approx. 35 ft. long and has commanding views of the Los Feliz hills and the mountains beyond....moreless
Jan-May 2015 Jan 5 - May 24, 2015 5 night min stay
Early Summer 2015 May 25 - Jun 28, 2015 7 night min stay
Summer 2015 Jun 29 - Aug 23, 2015 7 night min stay
Late Summer 2015 Aug 24 - Sep 22, 2015 5 night min stay
Early Fall 2015 Sep 23 - Nov 22, 2015 5 night min stay
Thanksgiving 2015 Nov 23 - Dec 1, 2015 7 night min stay
Christmas 2015 Dec 21 - Jan 4, 2016 7 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
Refundable Damage Deposit$300
Property Damage Protection$59
14% TOT TAX added to rental rate for stays less than 31 nights
Cleaning fee $250
Discounts on visits longer than 2 weeks
2 security deposit options: #1 option is a $49 NON-refundable insurance policy that covers up to $1,500 in property damages (plus) a $300 REFUNDABLE deposit that covers any contract issues not covered by the insurance. (or) #2 option is a $1,500 REFUNDABLE security deposit
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Conveniently located near the Golden State Freeway (5) and also the Hollywood Freeway (101) affording easy access to to downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, CA, Universal Studios and other memorable landmarks. From our house, it is a quick drive up the Glendale Freeway (2) taking you up to the San Gabriel Mountains. Venice Beach (with moderate traffic) is a 35 minute drive. Explore the desert while you're here. A 2 hour drive down the Santa Monica Freeway (10 east ) will take you to Joshua Tree. Palm Springs is 1 hour, 45 minutes away.