Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Los Angeles - Upstairs
2 Bedrooms + Office, 2 Bathrooms (Sleeps 4)
Experience 1930’s Hollywood glamour in this elegantly decorated home in a 2,000 square foot (185 square meter) Spanish Colonial duplex with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths plus fully equipped office.
Located in the historically-protected 1930’s neighborhood of South Carthay, this flat near La Cienega and Olympic is just minutes to Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, the Miracle Mile district of Los Angeles and the 10 freeway. Bounded by Olympic, Pico, La Cienega and Fairfax, South Carthay is close to a great selection of shops, museums, galleries and restaurants.
This 2 bedroom + 2 bathroom + office flat is located on the top floor of an architecturally-significant, 1936 Spanish duplex. Located on a corner, the second-floor unit is both light and spacious. Original architectural details abound including: beautiful hardwood floors, crown moldings, stained & leaded glass, hand-carved fireplace mantel, beamed ceilings and period tile in the kitchen and baths. Furnishings are both luxurious and stylish. The private, fenced garden is approximately 2,000 square feet and has a table, chairs, chaises and a fountain.
The generously proportioned living room contains a baby grand piano, a fireplace, an over-sized, down-filled sofa modeled after one designed by Coco Chanel, and a pair of deco-inspired club chairs.
With twelve-inch thick crown moldings, the dining room can easily host a dinner for two to eight people.
The breakfast room has a table and chairs.
The master bedroom has a king-sized mattress with a headboard made from a New Orleans French Quarter balcony railing. Light and bright during the day with its western exposure, the room can be made cozy and dark by closing the striped, silk drapes which are lined with blackout curtains.
The en suite, spacious master bathroom has a separate bathtub and shower stall each of which has a graceful, tiled entrance.
With the sound of the back yard fountain trickling in through the windows, this bedroom's room’s queen sized bed offers a perfect place to unwind from a day of exploring Los Angeles’ many sights.
The en suite, tiled bathroom has a toilet, shower stall (no bath tub) and pedestal sink.
Perfect for someone visiting Los Angeles for work, a third bedroom is used as an office/study. Complete with desk, wi-fi, printer and scanner, the office provides all you need to effectively work from this home...just bring your computer. The technology closet in this office also contains the broadband internet, wireless router and sound system with speakers throughout the house.
The period tile, O’Keefe & Merritt stove and the bright, southern exposure combine to create a charming kitchen that will make you want to cook.
Full sized, front loading washer and dryer are provided, along with a professional steamer, vacuum, mop and broom.
As you go down the back stairs, you will be taken by the large, beautifully landscaped, private back yard. The brick patio, the green lawn and the extensively planted flower beds provide a multitude of ways to enjoy the outdoors. With approximately 2,000 square feet (185 square meters) and anchored by a trickling fountain, you can relax in the sun during the day on the over-sized chaises or dine at night under the stars at the table.
DURATION OF RENTALS:
This home is available for a minimum of a one week rental, and it is also available for long term rental (up to one year).
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit for Renters
- non smoking only
- not suitable for children
- pets not allowed
- wheelchair inaccessible
I am a retired real estate developer.
Devan purchased this apartment in 1998
Why Devan chose Los Angeles
I bought this home when I came to Los Angeles to attend USC while my partner attended UCLA. The home was in between the two provided us the space and the comfort and the elegance that we sought. Plus, the huge yard was an added benefit.
What makes this apartment unique
- The architectural detailing
- The flow of the floor plan
- The corner lot which provides exceptional light and air flow
- The exceptionally large and private back & side yards