Blog - Archive for August, 2010

L.A. Metro Home Hot Pick – Luxuriously Appointed

August 9th, 2010

For the discerning renter this luxurious townhouse fits the bill. Available for lease, $5000.00 per month, located steps away from Beverly Hills, the Roxbury Recreation Center and a short stint to famed Century City is this very spacious multi level home with everything you need in a city pad. Step up through wide staircase leading to a beautiful custom wrought iron double door entry opening to large spacious living room. The first level is the living space with beautiful walnut wood flooring, large marble fireplace, custom built kitchen complete with stainless steel appliances. There is also a powder room at this level. Go up the stairway adorned by custom wrought iron railing and walnut steps to the second level where there are two bedroom suites each with custom built closet, full bathroom and private terrace. There is also a laundry room at this level with full size washer and dryer. Continue up the steps to the top floor where you will find the master suite with expansive private patio plus terrace from where you can enjoy tree tops views and the high rise buildings beyond. There is a large master bath with separate shower and ball & claw bath tub. Town house has direct garage access with two side by side parking spaces, gated and secure. Contact Paul Cruz 310-498-4942 for private showing or email paulcruz@lametrohome.com. Check out this and other listings under featured properties www.lametrohome.com.

L.A Metro Home Hot Pick – 7953 Hollywood Blvd

August 5th, 2010

Now available to purchase or for lease is one of Hollywood’s golden era homes. Situated between Laurel Canyon Boulevard and Fairfax Ave sits this once iconic home of Carole Lombard. Built in 1926 and designed by Williams Haynes this spacious four bedroom three bath home still retains many of its original details. Carole Lombard moved into the house in 1934, reputed as one of Hollywood’s great hostesses, she entertained movie legends such as Clark Gable, who she later married, and Gary Cooper were just a few amongst the many industry icons of the time who parlayed in these rooms. Mr. Williams Haynes, designer, furniture builder, Hollywood taste extraordinaire takes credit for the homes design. At the time Mr. Haynes was well known for designing celebrity residences and had a long list of Hollywood celebrity clients including Joan Crawford and Marion Davies.

The rooms of this home are of a perfect scale, not overwhelming but comfortable, simple amble spaces with high ceilings. The step down living room with its large fireplace and French doors opens out to a large brick patio, guest can easily transition from indoors to outdoors. There are stairs that transport you from the patio area up the back terraced hill to enjoy the gardens and continue up to a separate guest house with wonderful pitched ceiling and French doors opening out to separate patio area perfect for afternoon lounging. Continue up the yard from the guesthouse to enjoy an outdoor Jacuzzi tub with wonderful city views.

The master bedroom, located on the West wing of the top floor is not to be missed. You walk into a large room with fireplace and a spiral staircase that delivers you to a private loft area. There is also a large walk in closet, spacious private bathroom of seemingly original design and French doors opening to small terrace enjoying a back yard view.

The property is above street level and gated so though you are on Hollywood Blvd once beyond the gate you are transported to a by gone era of glamour.

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Call Paul Cruz to arrange private showing, lease amount upon request 310-498-4942