Restored 1920 Mediterranean-style home in Los Feliz asks $2M

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Here’s a recently remodeled residence which appeared on the market last year billed as “Grey Gardens in Los Feliz.” We’re not sure we’d describe the 1920 home as it appeared then in quite such bleak terms, but it certainly was in need of a bit of TLC.

Less than a year after finding a buyer (for around $1.3 million), the four-bedroom house is back on the market and seems to have gotten a good deal of the attention it was looking for. The hardwood floors, crown moldings, and brick fireplace appear to have been left intact (though the latter feature has been painted white). Meanwhile, the kitchen has been completely reinvented with stainless steel appliances and a country feel (there’s a farmhouse sink).

Living room with open front door
Den with view outsideDen with view outside
Dining area with new light fixtureDining area with new light fixture

The bathrooms have also been worked over, and a new swimming pool—complete with fountain features—has been added to the backyard.

StaircaseStaircase

The boxy Mediterranean-style home was designed by Marshall P. Wilkinson, who is best remembered as an architect-to-the-stars during Hollywood’s Golden Age. As the listing notes, the home’s current owners have undertaken renovations with “utmost respect to its original heritage.”

Exterior of home from the frontExterior of home from the front
Backyard and poolBackyard and pool

Other original features remaining in the 2,420-square-foot home include a large front porch, wide casement windows, and an impressive master stairway. Asking price is $1.989 million.

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