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4035 Mount Vernon Dr

View Park, CA 90008
  • $2,190,000
  • STATUS: Active
  • ON SITE: 4 Days
  • MLS #: 22-202117
New On Site 4 Days Ago
UPDATED: 21 min ago
$2,190,000
  • 4
    BEDS
  • 0.22
    ACRES
  • 3
    BATHS
  • 0
    1/2 BATHS
  • 3,375
    SQFT
  • $649
    $/SQFT
Neighborhood:
Type:
Single-Family Home
Built:
1953
County:

School Ratings & Info

School District:

Description

A one-of-a-kind Mid-Century Modern home with 4 bedroom 3 bath named the "Home of Imagination" in 1953 when it debut as a "new concept in home design, then a 'storehouse of innovation" custom-designed by noted architect Richard Dorman. The main living area of the home is "separated from the sleeping rooms by a beautiful entrance loggia, the living areas present a multitude of atmospheres for formal entertaining, casual relaxing, play and family comfort." Offering exquisite privacy, this Mid-Century home is set back from the street and in the foreground is a private entry courtyard framed by a wall of Bouquet Canyon Rock and presented at the edge of a pebbled-concrete path. Pass the hidden workshop w/built-in storage nooks and cabinetry off the 2-car garage you enter the unique front door which is a sliding Steelbilt window unit with a wood slab panel set in the 12-foot glassed in entry way. As you walk over the brickette walkway you are greeted by a glass enclosed foyer which is a key component of the bi-nuclear design of the home. On the upper level the foyer w/a spacious guest closet divides the east wing from the west wing of the home. The EAST WING has three large bedrooms and two baths including an amazing 15x18 foot primary suite w/a dressing area and a private garden; separated from the rest of the home by a hidden sliding door the bedroom can be further sectioned off from the dressing area and updated bathroom; the first bedroom was originally a nursery with a patio outside the glass east wall; across from this room is the second bath and a large laundry room w/vintage stainless steel counter and sink and a built in linen closet and storage area; the WEST WING hosts the living entertainment areas of the home and includes a 20x21 foot living room w/a stone floating hearth and floor to ceiling windows overlooking a huge grassy private backyard, floor to ceiling glass windows and exposed ceiling beams are on a structural module providing continuity through to the outside of the home, designed for ease in entertainment there is a second pass through to the kitchen on the living room side also. "The kitchen is the pivot of the home and is situated conveniently between the family and living rooms allowing service to both through a pair of pass through windows, from the kitchen you have "compass vision" to every part of the house so you can enjoy an open floor plan experience while maintain the integrity of the rooms. In the kitchen the cabinets are natural birch and made by John Bergman w/invisible Soss hinges and magnetic catches. Two large sky domes by Wascolite provide loads of natural light during food preparation, finishing off this magical kitchen and making it easy to serve the lower floor is a Matot dumbwaiter built into the birch cabinet next to the menu desk in the breakfast area; an alternate interior dining area was glass enclosed at the foyer by the current owner offering another indoor/outdoor experience within the home; the family room is the largest room in the house at 20 by 24 feet, it provides an informal gathering place for all serving as a den, informal dining area, TV room or entertainment space, the vertical wood siding is made of Douglas Fir and has a hidden pass thru to the kitchen and a hidden media screen on the opposite wall a "storage wall" was designed in natural birch and originally housed a 21" TV, an aquarium, a video projector, a swing-out bar, bookcase, and other timely audio equipment imagine what it can hold now!; a seven foot cantilevered balcony has been enclosed and overlooks the backyard below and also provides an interior entry to the downstairs one bedroom studio below; the lower level provides easy access to the large backyard that is nestled below the house and neighboring lots providing desirable privacy and room for a pool. Beaware security system and housesitter on premises.

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Based on information from the Combined LA/Westside Multiple Listing Service as of 2022-09-27T06:43:34.847. All data, including all measurements and calculations of area, is obtained from various sources and has not been, and will not be, verified by broker or MLS. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information.
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4035 Mount Vernon Dr View Park, CA 90008

  • Price: $2,190,000
  • Status: Active
  • On Site: 4 Days
  • Updated: 21 min ago
  • MLS #: 22-202117
4
Beds
3
Baths
0
½ Baths
0.22
Acres
3,375
SQFT
$649
$/SQFT
1953
Built
Neighborhood:
Park Hills Heights
County:
Los Angeles
Area:
Park Hills Heights
School District:
Los Angeles Unified
Property Description
A one-of-a-kind Mid-Century Modern home with 4 bedroom 3 bath named the "Home of Imagination" in 1953 when it debut as a "new concept in home design, then a 'storehouse of innovation" custom-designed by noted architect Richard Dorman. The main living area of the home is "separated from the sleeping rooms by a beautiful entrance loggia, the living areas present a multitude of atmospheres for formal entertaining, casual relaxing, play and family comfort." Offering exquisite privacy, this Mid-Century home is set back from the street and in the foreground is a private entry courtyard framed by a wall of Bouquet Canyon Rock and presented at the edge of a pebbled-concrete path. Pass the hidden workshop w/built-in storage nooks and cabinetry off the 2-car garage you enter the unique front door which is a sliding Steelbilt window unit with a wood slab panel set in the 12-foot glassed in entry way. As you walk over the brickette walkway you are greeted by a glass enclosed foyer which is a key component of the bi-nuclear design of the home. On the upper level the foyer w/a spacious guest closet divides the east wing from the west wing of the home. The EAST WING has three large bedrooms and two baths including an amazing 15x18 foot primary suite w/a dressing area and a private garden; separated from the rest of the home by a hidden sliding door the bedroom can be further sectioned off from the dressing area and updated bathroom; the first bedroom was originally a nursery with a patio outside the glass east wall; across from this room is the second bath and a large laundry room w/vintage stainless steel counter and sink and a built in linen closet and storage area; the WEST WING hosts the living entertainment areas of the home and includes a 20x21 foot living room w/a stone floating hearth and floor to ceiling windows overlooking a huge grassy private backyard, floor to ceiling glass windows and exposed ceiling beams are on a structural module providing continuity through to the outside of the home, designed for ease in entertainment there is a second pass through to the kitchen on the living room side also. "The kitchen is the pivot of the home and is situated conveniently between the family and living rooms allowing service to both through a pair of pass through windows, from the kitchen you have "compass vision" to every part of the house so you can enjoy an open floor plan experience while maintain the integrity of the rooms. In the kitchen the cabinets are natural birch and made by John Bergman w/invisible Soss hinges and magnetic catches. Two large sky domes by Wascolite provide loads of natural light during food preparation, finishing off this magical kitchen and making it easy to serve the lower floor is a Matot dumbwaiter built into the birch cabinet next to the menu desk in the breakfast area; an alternate interior dining area was glass enclosed at the foyer by the current owner offering another indoor/outdoor experience within the home; the family room is the largest room in the house at 20 by 24 feet, it provides an informal gathering place for all serving as a den, informal dining area, TV room or entertainment space, the vertical wood siding is made of Douglas Fir and has a hidden pass thru to the kitchen and a hidden media screen on the opposite wall a "storage wall" was designed in natural birch and originally housed a 21" TV, an aquarium, a video projector, a swing-out bar, bookcase, and other timely audio equipment imagine what it can hold now!; a seven foot cantilevered balcony has been enclosed and overlooks the backyard below and also provides an interior entry to the downstairs one bedroom studio below; the lower level provides easy access to the large backyard that is nestled below the house and neighboring lots providing desirable privacy and room for a pool. Beaware security system and housesitter on premises.
Exterior Features

Building Type Detached Cross Streets Mount Vernon Between Presidio And Valley Ridge Direction Faces South Guest House None Horse YN No Levels Two Lot Description Back YardYardWalk StreetFront YardFenced Lot Size Area 9491 Other Structures Shed(S) Parking Garage Garage - 2 CarGarage Is Detached Pool Description None Pool YN No Roof Flat Spa None Spa YN No Style Mid-Century Tennis Court None Tennis YN No Total Parking 2 View Description Other View YN Yes Water Frontage None

Interior Features

Bathroom Features RemodeledShower StallShower And Tub Baths Total 3.00 Bedroom Features Ground Floor MasterDressing AreaMaster Suite Common Walls Detached/No Common Walls Cooking Appliances RangeRange HoodMicrowaveDouble Oven Cooling None Den Yes Dining Room No Eating Areas Breakfast AreaDining AreaIn KitchenFamily RoomLiving Room Equipment Alarm SystemBuilt-InsDishwasherGas Dryer HookupMicrowaveRange/Oven Family Room Yes Fireplace Rooms Living RoomFamily Room Fireplaces 2 Flooring StoneBrickCarpet Furnished Unfurnished Heating Central Interior Features Built-InsDumbwaiterPaneled Walls Kitchen Features Open To Family RoomSkylight(S) Laundry RoomInside One Quarter Baths 0 Rooms BreakfastDenEntryEnclosed Glass PorchDressing AreaFamily RoomFormal EntryLiving RoomMaster BedroomPantryPatio EnclosedTwo MastersPatio Open Water Heater Features Water Heater Unit Windows SkylightsWindow Shutters

Property Features

Available For Lease No Fireplace YN Yes Hoa Yn No Land Lease Purchase YN No Lease Option No Planned Urban Development No Sale Type Standard Security Features Owned Sewer In Street Source Living Area Plans Source Lot Size Area Vendor Enhanced Source Lot Size Dimensions Vendor Enhanced Water In Street Year Built Source Vendor Enhanced Zoning Lcr1*

Listing provided courtesy of Teresa Mack DRE#01766118 of Pacific Playa Realty: 310-256-3040.


Based on information from the Combined LA/Westside Multiple Listing Service as of 2022-09-27T06:43:34.847. All data, including all measurements and calculations of area, is obtained from various sources and has not been, and will not be, verified by broker or MLS. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information.
 
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