Hollywood Hills Mediterranean Revival Classic

Hollywood Hills Mediterranean Revival Classic

1553 N. GENESEE AVENUE, LOS ANGELES | $2,649,000 | 3 BD | 3 BA

At the base of the Hollywood hills just East of Fairfax lies the Sunset Square neighborhood. It is clear that the owners of this idyllic Spanish home chose to preserve and restore this home with dignity. One of our favorite features is the original elegant wedding cake detailing in the living and dining rooms. The owners have seamlessly Mediterranean revival classic blended both vintage and new with their choice of modern furniture and light fixtures. A stroll around the backyard’s lush landscaping conjures an appreciation for the simplicity of nature. And, we appreciate the victory gardens and fruit trees.

Hollywood Hills Mediterranean Revival Classic

This 1921 Mediterranean revival classic embodies a seamless blend of historic charm and contemporary refinement. The character and craftsmanship are evident in every detail, yet, thoughtful updates have seamlessly integrated modern amenities. Located within the Sunset Square Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ). From the street, you’re immediately greeted by the enchanting curb appeal with mature trees and manicured landscaping.

The character and craftsmanship are evident in every detail

Entered through a charming front courtyard, the barrel ceiling main living room boasts intricate plasterwork with a classic arched window and decorative fireplace. Natural light graces the refinished hardwood floors that span throughout. The ornate plasterwork continues into the separate dining room with original French doors opening on to the front courtyard.

The character and craftsmanship are evident in every detail

The kitchen showcases modern design and practicality with custom cabinetry and high-end appliances as well as a charming built in breakfast booth. There are two bedrooms offering unique character, providing adaptability to various needs, both connected by a full bathroom. The large expanded primary suite (updated in 2020) has French doors overlooking the back garden. The primary bath features dual vanities and showers, a luxurious soaker tub, dressing area and two walk-in closets.

. The character and craftsmanship are evident in every detail

There is a thoughtful laundry chute from the master bathroom to the laundry facilities in the California basement – as well as additional storage. The back garden is lushly planted and the perfect entertaining space. Drought-tolerant flora and a smart irrigation system enhance the landscape. Two dining areas and a fire pit/table create a welcoming setting for gatherings and there are many fruit trees including orange, lime, Meyer lemon, mandarin, pink grapefruit, fig, and mango.

The back garden is lushly planted and the perfect entertaining space.

The detached garage serves as a versatile space, accommodating a home gym with pull-up bars and ceiling hooks and additional storage space ensures. There is ample parking behind the gated driveway and a Level 2 EV charger. This home embodies the quintessential Southern California lifestyle, offering a serene retreat while being just moments away from the vibrant energy of West Hollywood. Truly a unique offering in this very special LA

Listing courtesy of Marc Silver, The Agency

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