Posts tagged craftsman
The Polkinghorn Residence in Harvard Heights

Here is another very special property that I'm thrilled about bringing onto the market. Built in 1911 by architect William Polkinghorn as the residence for his family, there is no question that this Craftsman possesses a timeless grandeur. But even more important, it feels like a true home. 

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A Spacious And Lovable Craftsman at the Foot of Mount Washington

Jiminy cricket! Come check out this house in person and I guarantee your stay will be longer than your typical open house. This is true in part simply because it’s huge. With 3 floors and 4,746 square feet of living space, there’s a heck of a lot of house to see.

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Craftsman Elegance in Harvard Heights

Prepare yourself for a treat. If you appreciate turn-of-the-century homes, you will be completely won over by the exceptional charm and appeal of this splendid 1903 Craftsman in Harvard Heights. From the moment you step in the front door, your reaction will be: “this feels like home”.

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ReInhabit Unveils A Craftsman in Harvard Heights

Anyone who has followed this blog over the past two years will know that I’m a long time fan of the work by acclaimed boutique real estate developer ReInhabit. And now, I’m proud to share with you a their most recent project, which happens to be in Harvard Heights, a neighborhood that I profiled in a post last week.

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Say Hello to Harvard Heights

Life can be a blur. Especially in LA where many of us have a predilection to rely on the freeways to get to wherever we’re going as quickly as possible. You know, point A to point B, without giving one’s self the chance to take a closer look at our surroundings. But if you forgo the freeways and cruise the surface streets you’ll discover neighborhoods throughout LA that are absolute gems.

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O’Melveny House: Turn of the (previous) Century Splendor

When a residence’s list of features includes things like a library with fireplace, mahogany paneled walls, butler’s and cook’s pantry, verandas, maid’s quarters, wine cellar, sunroom, etc., you know it’s going to be something grand. With the additional clue of 1909 as the year built, you may have guessed that we are visiting Hancock Park.

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White Picket Fence and Apple Pie in Hancock Park

This enchanting Craftsman in Hancock Park could be a perfect fit for you and your 2.06 kids (or whatever the current national average per family happens to be). Situated on a corner lot, this 3 BR / 1.75 BA home is so quintessentially American, I think I can smell the delicious aroma of apple pie floating from its kitchen window.

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1912 Craftsman with Modern Studio in Pasadena

The classic California Bungalow, a staple of the Arts & Crafts movement, was wildly popular in the early 1900’s and for good reason. Besides the quality of construction, their timeless style exudes a warmth and comfort unmatched in architectural design. Set on a street of bungalows, this particular one stands out thanks in part to the beautiful gardens that front it.

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Living Large in L.A. - Past and Present

Every week, the brokers’ open house caravan features new homes on the market and it’s not at all uncommon to see beautiful mansions targeted at buyers with deep pockets and a penchant for the extreme. This week, however, was particularly interesting because it included two homes that represent grand Los Angeles lifestyles, but from very different eras.

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