New to the Hancock Park market is a 1920's bungalow that has been re-imagined and blends classic charm with modern living. The home features an open floor plan that mimics a loft like aesthetic and is appointed with wide plank white oak hardwood floors and vertical grain Douglas fir pitched ceilings in the main living areas. The custom kitchen includes Viking appliances, subway tile backsplash and a stained glass window that accents the history of the home. From the family room, French doors lead to the pool and entertainers patio with fireplace. The master suite looks out to the pool and features a gorgeous spa like master bathroom with marble shower/soaking tub and penny tile floors. Click HERE for more information on this 3 bed + 2 1/2 bath home located close to the famous Larchmont Village.
Stunning architectural restoration home new to the market. A formal gated entry provides privacy for enjoying the large lush front yard and sets the stage for a desirable dwelling experience. The impeccable grand floor plan and design lends itself to a nice flow and wonderful natural light. Meticulous details are abundant throughout this home featuring Restoration Hardware, light oak farm floors, Viking appliances, Calcutta marble tile and subway tiling. Technology features include security cameras, surround sound and Nest climate control. This property also boasts a black bottom pool and spa. Located in one of Studio City's most desired pockets, this home is not to be missed. Click HERE for more information.
Listing courtesy of Rob Diaz and Andrew Dinsky | PLG Estates
Downtown Los Angeles - Developer Greenland USA recently announced the launch of second phase sales for their South Park billion dollar project, Metropolis. Phase one has been selling for awhile and is scheduled to open late 2016. While phase two isn't scheduled to debut until 2018, Greenland decided to begin the second phase sales since they have signed purchase agreements for 65% of the first phase condominiums. The luxury residences range approximately from $555,000 to $2.2 million. Metropolis provides full service to residents and includes amenities such as living room inspired lounge areas, outdoor kitchen, resort style pool with cabanas, lush landscaped green space and dog park. The community also will be home to a 350 room Hotel Indigo and more than 70,000 square feet of shopping and dining. Metropolis is located just a block north of LA Live, just off the 110 Freeway. Click HERE to view a sample of available residences for sale.
A stunning four story loft designed by award winning architects, Pugh+Scarpa A.I.A. recently hit the market for sale at 2 Kings. The loft, tucked in the back northwest corner, boasts 18-20' ceilings and walls of glass with custom Hunter Douglas window treatments and polished Terrazo concrete floors. The kitchen features include custom cabinetry, Caesar stone counters, Jenn Air stainless steel appliances, large island with seating and counter to ceiling tile backsplash. Spa like bathrooms have illuminated mirrors, marble counters, vessel style sinks, deep soaking bathtub and designer fixtures. The four story loft smartly utilizes dual zone climate control. One of the best perks of this loft is its four outdoor areas that includes an amazing private rooftop terrace with views of the Hollywood Hills. Located in one of the prime areas of LA, enjoy close access to the Beverly Center, The Grove, studios, shopping and fine dining. Click HERE for more info on this unique architectural 2 bed + 2 bath loft.
New to the market, this traditional home in Silver Lake is where modern sophistication meets classic charm. This urban estate meets today's lifestyle needs by featuring high-end retro finishes, fully automated smart-home system equipped with Nest, automated door locks and customizable lighting in every room. The interior boasts beautiful hand distressed French White Oak floors and vaulted ceilings. Carrera marble countertops, vintage Viking appliances and custom hand tiled hood are just a few of the many details you will enjoy in the sky-lit chef's galley kitchen. Bathrooms are beautifully done with hand laid mosaic tile and equipped with full soaking tubs. Beautifully designed landscaping includes lush English gardens with fruit trees, inspiring 40 foot pine trees and soothing water feature. Click HERE for more information.
Three brand new modern view estates were recently release on the market for sale in Silver Lake. Each home incorporates clean lines, high ceilings & lots of light designed to take advantage of California indoor/outdoor lifestyle. The beautifully designed interiors boast wood floors, sleek stone, stainless steel appliances and chic fixtures. The homes take full advantage of panoramic views of downtown & surrounding areas and offer jaw dropping sunsets. Over-sized lots provide great space for outdoor entertaining. Silver Lake is one of the most eclectic and exciting neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Close to DTLA, Sunset Junction, Dodger Stadium, Hollywood Bowl, Greek Theater, Griffith Park. Click HERE for more information on each home.
Just south of Ventura Blvd, this gated Cape Cod in Studio City recently hit the market and is inviting at first sight. Featuring gorgeous wire brushed French oak running seamlessly through the home. Restoration influenced hardware and fixtures throughout. Formal living and dining rooms are dressed with coffered ceilings. The open gourmet kitchen offers a huge center island, carrara marble counters, Viking appliances, butler's pantry and wine fridge. All bedrooms are en-suite. The over-sized master suite features its own fireplace, vaulted ceilings and spacious bathroom. The backyard offers several lounging areas with mountain and valley views, fire pit, sparkling pool and spa. This 4,800 sqft 5 bed+6 bath entertainer's delight is currently offered at $3.25 million. Click HERE for more information.
4th of July is one of the best holidays of the year and Los Angeles has a variety of places to enjoy fireworks with friends and family. Here is our top 5 list for 2015.
1. Rose Bowl - Americafest
The Rose Bowl hosts the biggest firework show in SoCal for Independence Day. Fireworks start at 9 pm. There are other activities to enjoy including motorcycle stunt performances and music from Elvis and Beatles tribute bands. After the fireworks show, a screening of Despicable Me 2 will be shown. Admission is $13 for general admission and $33.35 for reserved VIP. Click HERE for more info.
2. Hollywood Bowl
The Hollywood Bowl is the ultimate venue for concerts in LA and it will host a July 4th Fireworks Spectacular with Motown Legend, Smokey Robinson. Show starts at 7:30pm. Ticket prices range from $21-$258 (prices subject to change). Children under 12 years of age are half price. Click HERE for more info.
3. Dodgers Stadium
Following the Dodgers vs Mets baseball game Saturday's show pays tribute to the U.S. Armed Forces and is presented by Cirque du Soliel's KURIOS. Fireworks are scheduled to go off at 8:45 pm directly after a performance of patriotic songs from the USO Show Troupe. Tickets can be purchased HERE.
4. Grand Park
From 3 pm to 9:30pm, Grand Park in DTLA will host a block party full of live musical performances, DJ sets from KCRW hosts, food trucks and live mural paintings. Fireworks go off from the Civic Center rooftop at 9 pm. Click HERE for more info.
5. Pacific Palisades
The eighth annual Palisades Rocks the Fourth concert at Palisades Charter H.S. promises to be bigger and better than ever. The concert offers a wide range of the finest local amateur and professional entertainment, playing popular and patriotic songs. This year’s headliner is The Westside Troubadours featuring Tom Freund, Adam Topol and Friends, who will offer an uplifting mix of originals and cover tunes in the beach rock and groove rock genres. Gates open at 5 pm and fireworks go off at 9 pm. Click HERE for more info.
Wishing you a safe, fun and happy 4th of July!
The Ritz Carlton at LA Live recently announced its collection of summer programming, featuring the opening of the rooftop patio to both hotel residents and the public for the first time in the hotel’s five-year history. In addition to reservations-only access to the rooftop, the property offers several ways to complement the long days of summer with seasonal wines, cocktails, and small plates.
WP24 Rooftop Patio : Located on the 26th floor rooftop terrace, which features panoramic views of Los Angeles, the summertime grilling series debuts on July 10 and continues every Friday and Saturday through September 5, 2015. Guests with a pre-confirmed reservation can enjoy a selection of Asian-inspired, a la carte small bites, and seasonal cocktails as dusk settles over the city. The pool is closed for swimming during these evenings as guests soak up live jazz, high above the bustling city below. Reservations must be made through WP24 Restaurant.
Sticks & Suds : From June 21 through September 21, guests at Nest at WP24 may enjoy a pre-set menu of eight skewers (two each of the Kurobuta Pork Belly Satay with Gochujang, Organic Chicken Satay with Thai peanut sauce, Cumin Colorado Lamb Satay with chili aioli, and Prime Beef Satay with Thai red curry), paired with a Tiger beer, for $20 per person.
Summer Garden to Glass : The traditional cocktail series returns to Nest at WP24 from June through September. The three new libations source fresh fruit and herb ingredients from the rooftop garden atop The Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles.
Smashing Pumpkins front man and Alt Rock Royalty, Billy Corgan, is ready to move on from his Beverly Hills Post Office estate. According to Variety, Corgan bought the lush, very private estate via trust back in 2009. The 3,267-square-foot main house sits on a private road, and holds four bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms. Wood floors run throughout the house, which includes a library, a dining room, and a large kitchen with a central island. (There's also a detached, two-bedroom guest house in the yard.) Corgan bought the .78-acre property about six years ago for $3.85 million and is now selling it for $4.95 million.