Beautifully sited on one of the largest lots in the South Carthay Historic Preservation Area, and only three blocks from Beverly Hills. This exquisite 1934 home is a testament to the architectural brilliance of Arthur Hawes. Steeped in history and overflowing with timeless charm, this residence stands as a true masterpiece of its era as reiterated in multiple Los Angeles Times publications. Hawes created a distinguished property that has a graceful yet muscular facade. The signature features of Spanish Colonial Revival architecture are prominently displayed, with thick stucco walls, a terra cotta tile roof, and intricate wrought iron details, all blending seamlessly into the surrounding neighborhood's historic aesthetic. Prepare to be transported to a bygone era of elegance and craftsmanship. The interior exudes warmth and character, boasting high ceilings, rich hardwood floors, and an abundance of natural light streaming in through arched doorways and windows. The living spaces are thoughtfully designed, offering a perfect balance between traditional elegance and modern comfort. The living room is a grand space. High natural wood ceilings with wrought iron anchors, magnificent stained-glass window and a magnificent fireplace. French doors lead to an interior courtyard for intimate entertaining. The formal dining room features coffered wooden ceiling, banks of windows and a classic chandelier lending an air of organic elegance. The kitchen, while updated to meet contemporary needs, retains its vintage charm, with custom cabinetry and counter space galore. It completes the circular entertaining flow of the public spaces and is also open to a family room with a second fireplace. The home boasts three bedrooms, each offering a cozy retreat from the outside world. The primary suite is a true sanctuary, complete with an en-suite bathroom featuring compelling finishes and a clawfoot bathtub and ample separate shower. The remaining bedrooms provide restorative space and comfort, with lovely natural light. Stepping outside, you'll find a meticulously landscaped backyard, a true oasis within the city. The lush greenery, and mature trees, provide an ideal backdrop for outdoor entertaining or quiet relaxation. The pergola-covered patio offers a shady retreat on warm afternoons or to cozy up to the firepit on cool evenings. This historic home, designed by renowned architect Arthur Hawes, not only offers a unique opportunity to own a piece of architectural history, but also provides a lifestyle of unparalleled charm and character in the heart of South Carthay's Historic Preservation Area. With its timeless design and rich heritage, this Spanish Colonial Revival residence truly represents the best of Southern California living. Seller will carry a loan at a reduced interest rate for qualified clients. Please contact agent for details.
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