Friday, May 28, 2010

Ray Kappe, FAIA Architectural Masterpiece For Sale

4,000 sq. ft. of modern heaven!

12321 Rochedale Lane
Los Angeles, CA 90049
5 BR, 4.5 BA, $2,695,000

Ray Kappe, FAIA, and LivingHomes brings the steel and glass Case Study Homes into the 21st Century with this architectural masterpiece.

Monday, May 24, 2010

1699 Woods Drive In The Hollywoods Hills

All I can say is "WOW" This view is amazing!!!

1699 Woods Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90069
4 BR, 4 BA

You can’t get much better than this four bedroom, four bath home in the Hollywood Hills. Built in 1953, it has clearly undergone a full modernization. Walls of glass open to the outdoor living room, incredible pool and spa, and breathtaking downtown city views. The master suite shares this amazing views and opens directly to the pool, as well. It also features a walk-in closet, immense steam shower, and a two-person soaking tub.

Which Wolff House Do You Want?

Ladd's Wolff House

Lautner's Wolff House

I would definitely pick Lautner's but I would really love to wake up to that view in Ladd's Wolff House.

8530 Hedges Pl – John Lautner’s Wolff House 1961 (To
Los Angeles, CA 90069
4 BR, 3.5 BA

2400 Carmen Crest Dr – Thornton Ladd’s Wolff House, 1958 (Bottom)
Los Angeles, CA 90068
2 BR, 1.75 BA

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Hollywood Hills home for sale designed by architects Marmol Radziner

Love those overhangs!

2020 Wattles Dr

Los Angeles, CA 90046
3 BR, 2.5 BA

This newly constructed home designed by architects Marmol Radziner in the Hollywood Hills won an AFLA award for architectural design. In addition, it is registered with the U.S. Green building council and Gold LEED certified. It was constructed using non-toxic materials including denim insutlation, radiant heat and solar panels. Oh yeah and it looks gorgeous as well.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Craig Ellwood 1952 Mid Century Masterpiece Case Study House #16 for sale

Can you imagine owning a case study home? I Love those floating walls!

This stunning mid-century modern masterpiece was built in 1952 by hugely influential Los Angeles-based architect Craig Ellwood. It features the same eight-foot module and paneled “floating walls” utilized in Ellwood’s Case Study House #16, also built in 1952. It has been fully restored with Ellwood’s original design preserved.

Calvin Straub F.A.I.A Mid Century Gem for Sale

I wish I could have attended this open house. I love this home! Can you imagine all the relaxing moments here?

For Sale
The Mitchell Residence, 1959
Calvin Straub F.A.I.A.

2 Seahurst Road,
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274

Listing Information

Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Square Ft: 1,630
Lot: 1.03 Acre
Year Built: 1959

First time on the market, a little known jewel from the internationally acclaimed architectural firm of Buff, Straub, and Hensman. Situated on more than an acre, the house embraces a tranquil and incredibly private setting with expansive walls of glass. Outdoors and in are blended seamlessly together, placing the living spaces and adjacent decks amongst towering pines and bringing nature into every room. The details are exceptional: the post and beam vocabulary, the monumental fireplace and cantilevered mantle, the translucent glass panels, and the clever and abundant built-in cabinetry. An idyllic canyon retreat with panoramic city and mountain views, an ocean breeze, and a sense of solitude that belies its close proximity to the vibrant beach communities nearby. The original owners have lovingly cared for this home and updated it with a reverence to the architect's original design.

Additional Features

• Two Car Carport with Secured Storage
• Air Conditioning
* Full Copper Plumbing
• Original Architectural Details Throughout