Open House Obsession: Evocative Spanish Style in Walkable Beverly Grove, $1.75M

By Philip Ferrato

Where: 6307 Drexel Avenue, Beverly Grove
When: Saturday and Sunday, December 17 and 18 from 12:00pm-3:00pm
Asking: $1,745,000
What: At some point in it’s recent life, the owner of this c.1928 3-bed, 3-bath Beverly Grove bungalow gave it a charmingly simple Baroque facade, walling much of the front in classic style, with stucco and wrought iron between the garage and living room. A variation on the kind of facade you’d find in UNESCO World Heritage sites like Cuernavaca and Morelia, it creates a welcoming, private patio that connects directly to the living room (at top).

To read full article click “Keep Reading” or visit their website here.

The interior is compact; vintage details take their cues from LA’s grand Spanish and Mediterranean houses of the 1920s’.

Two bedrooms open to the well-hedged and charmingly overgrown yard.

What We Love: The workhorse kitchen, below, lacks nothing, plus the house is an easy walk to The Grove and The Farmer’s Market.

More: Check out the listing for additional images and details. Below, a pergola tucked away in the back is perfect place for long evenings with friends.

You Might Also Like...
Recent Posts

Staples Center architect seeks a buyer for leafy post-and-beam in Calabasas

By Neal J. Leitereg Architect Dan Meis, known for designing modern stadiums and sports arenas around the world, has put his own home court in unincorporated Calabasas up for sale at $2.25 million. Sitting among oaks and mature trees in Monte Nido, the post-and-beam was renovated by Meis, who incorporated a mix of new materials… Keep reading

In Silver Lake, rent a landmark guesthouse designed by Schindler for $3,450/month

By Bianca Barragan On a sloping lot off Glendale Boulevard, this 1935 guest house designed by noted Modernist Rudolph Schindler is a compact example of early modern architecture in Silver Lake. That’s according to an application filed for the property’s Historic-Cultural Landmark status, which it won in 2012. With one bedroom and one bathroom spread… Keep reading

Here’s a Look at Sierra Madre’s 120-Year-Old Wisteria Vine

The world’s largest blossoming plant was on display for nearly 10,000 visitors at yesterday’s annual Wistaria Festival in Sierra Madre. Nicknamed “Lavender Lady,” the wistaria vine weighed around 250 tons when it entered the Guinness World Records in 1990. The vine started in 1894 and sits in the backyard of homeowner Nell Solt. Every year, the… Keep reading