House Hunting in LA: Stylish & Functional Kitchens

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With stay at home orders in effect, many Californians are cooking and baking up a storm at home. They say the kitchen is the heart of a home, and this week we have a fresh crop of new listings with both stylish and functional cooking areas. Whether it’s a state of the art cook’s kitchen in an updated Brentwood traditional or a renovated kitchen with glass fronted cabinetry in an Altadena abode, there’s a little something for every aspiring chef out there.

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Brentwood | Updated Traditional

13014 Brentwood Terrace | $3,175,000

Wonderful opportunity to purchase a tastefully updated, smartly designed Westside house centrally located in Brentwood on the cusp of Santa Monica, a stones throw from the Brentwood Country Mart. This comfortable, elegant remodeled home offers a spacious state of the art cooks kitchen placed adjacent to all the public areas including the formal living room, indoor and outdoor dining areas, the garage/flex space that all lead to the grand gardens and outdoor areas. The luxurious master bedroom suite includes a steam shower and is perched above the grounds allowing for rejuvenation from the day while in close proximity to the other two bedrooms. The house includes all the desired COVID amenities at the most affordable price in the area with ample parking plus lots of room for a pool.

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Culver City | Rustic Townhouse

4058 Madison Avenue, #C | $1,450,000

An incredibly rare townhouse offering in the Heart of Downtown Culver City. This 2015 California Mission Style New Construction building was built with the intention to marry the modern with the memorable. The romance of old California with high end modern sensibilities and design are woven together with rustic wooden living room beams, shelving and wide-plank oak floors that are a nod to classic LA while the sleek and modernized open kitchen boasts custom cabinetry, Sub Zero fridge, Miele dishwasher and six-burner Wolf range, all flooded with natural light. The large second floor master suite features a large bathroom with artisan shower tile and walk in closet and two additional bedrooms, perfect for work from home. Private two-car garage. Conveniently within Culver Middle and Culver High districts and walking distance to TJ’s, Sony Studios and The Culver Hotel and the Downtown Restaurant Row including Salt and Straw, Blue Bottle Citizen Public Market and much more.

Altadena | Updated Traditional

2247 Glen Canyon Road | $1,125,000

Welcome to this gracious traditional, in a sought-after neighborhood, that exudes character and elegance throughout. The picture-perfect house, with exceptional curb appeal, sits perched on a gentle knoll overlooking the beautiful natural vistas. The house has three bedrooms, two remodeled baths, an inviting formal dining room and a light-filled interior with rich wood floors, custom built-ins, a stately fireplace and high-end finishes. The residence has been lovingly maintained and updated so as to offer the grace of the era as well as the modern amenities of today. Highlights include spacious, sunlit bedrooms, spa-like bathrooms as well as French doors that frame views of the incredible outdoor patio. There is also a renovated kitchen with glass fronted cabinetry and stainless steel appliances. The charming kitchen, with laundry area, steps out to the park-like backyard that is an entertainer’s dream. The deep, expansive yard has been painstakingly landscaped and features a veranda that offers an idyllic place to have your morning coffee or dinner al fresco with family. At the rear of the property is another quiet, shaded patio retreat, surrounded by fruit trees, that showcases sweeping views of our majestic San Gabriel Mountains.

Altadena | Mid-Century Ranch

3635 Leilani Way | $950,000

Welcome to this retreat-like, mid-century ranch built in 1949. The serene three bedroom, two bath residence is located in a quiet neighborhood, tucked at the base of our magnificent foothills. The home’s light-filled floor plan features three bedrooms, two baths and a spacious living room with a cozy, sunken decorative fireplace. The family room, wrapped in windows, has a tall ornamental fireplace of its own as well as a loft bedroom above with a private deck. The tastefully remodeled kitchen offers custom cabinetry, quartz counters, stainless appliances, a breakfast bar and a skylight. Additional amenities include a newer roof, fresh paint, generous storage, a side patio with a built-in barbecue area, a large utility room and a carport. This is a wonderful opportunity to own an expansive home in a serene, park-like setting adjacent to miles of verdant trails. The setting is incredible and showcases plentiful vistas from almost every room. The numerous windows frame views of the neighboring canyon and the majestic San Gabriel Mountains. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to call this hidden Altadena treasure your home.

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Atwater Village | Spanish Style

3127 Glenmanor Place | $1,300,000

The approach to the main house is lushly landscaped with beautiful draught-tolerant succulents and trees that lead to a vintage sitting porch with formal entry. The mahogany front door opens to a large living room with stepped cove ceiling and Brazilian Cherry wood floors. The living room features a gorgeous southeast facing picture window and stone faced fireplace with custom-made mantle. The kitchen features custom cabinets with stainless steel hardware, Caesarstone counters with accent tile backsplash and a breakfast nook. Freestanding Viking range, Bosch dishwasher, Electrolux side-by-side refrigerator and a Sharp built-in microwave. Stainless double sink with a point of use water filtration system, tile floors and a stackable washer/dryer closet. The main bedroom has a dual-paned sliding patio door that leads to the rear patio and yard. Just like the rest of the home, the updated bathroom retains its vintage feel. The rear yard is a complete oasis with gorgeous tropical landscaping accented with banana palms and plumeria, stone patios, fully stocked Koi pond, maintenance free lawn, fire pit and a private hot tub and outdoor shower.

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