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1838 Westerly Terrace, Los Angeles

Sold at $950,000
floorplan

Private Hillside Retreat with Views…Circa 1938

Nestled in the hills of Silver Lake this home is an example of exceptional Traditional architecture. This home features a warmth, charm and comfort not found in many of today’s homes. Built in 1938, the home features many period details keeping intact much of its original character while seamlessly blending in the amenities for todays’ modern lifestyle.

The owners, both Canadian born…he, a contemporary artist and she, a fashion stylist and former editor for Vogue/Conde Nast…have kept it simple, a less is more style.  Light and bright, the white walls serve not as a stark contrast, but as a blank slate with an aesthetic that is definitely more classic than trendy that is simple and streamlined.  The home and the yard are peppered with little treasures all of which tell a story.

Dubbed “The Lucky House” by former owners, it is said that good things happen to those who live here. While in the front courtyard take note of the carved owls in the tree….owls are known to be insightful, wise, mystical and protective. Another great icon of the house.

Features of the home include open floor plan, fireplace, wood floors, built ins and stepped tray ceiling.  The kitchen has a cozy eating nook, carerra marble counter top and vintage stove. The main house includes  two bedrooms and one bath. A separate lower level acts as the third en suite bedroom with a ¾ bath and office. French doors from the bedroom and office open to a secret garden complete with salt water pool and spa.

Mature landscaping, organic in nature, creates outdoor spaces that function as rooms in the house. The front courtyard acts as a dining room in the summer months and the backyard is an extension of the house…ideal for entertaining.

A simple and charming aesthetic, enhanced by many well-crafted details, this home epitomizes the ideal indoor/outdoor living so indicative of the Southern California lifestyle.    

Kirk Gerou
Prudential California Realty Los Feliz
1714 Hillhurst Avenue
Los Angeles CA 90027
direct: 323.671.1272
cell: 323.819.7954
FAX: 323.671.1277
KirkGerou@prula.com
DRE# 01336597
Kirk Gerou
Prudential

 

 

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