A Historic Home With a Contemporary Twist Lists for $2M in Los Angeles

Originally built by William Kesling in 1936, the updated Estes Residence is back on the market.
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Location: 3817 Broadlawn Drive, Los Angeles, California 

Price: $2,049,000

Architect: William Kesling

Year Built: 1936

Footprint: 2,182 square feet (three bedrooms, three baths)

Lot Size: 0.15 acres

From the Agent: "The Los Angeles County Assessor first visited The Estes Residence on February 10, 1936, and recorded it as a newly completed ‘modernistic’ home with ‘special’ quality construction, which was the highest quality of its kind at the time. Renovated in 2002 by Mills Studio, the property now serves as one of the most unique architectural compounds in the city. A classic aerodynamic design is the hallmark of the timeless exterior. An incredibly bright living room boasts  original oak floors, a gracefully curved fireplace, and rounded steel casement windows with views of the surrounding Hollywood hills."

The historic home sits perched on a large, inclined lot, peppered with soaring trees and lush greenery.

The historic home sits perched on a large, inclined lot, peppered with soaring trees and lush greenery.

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Inside, the light-filled living room is anchored by a curved stone fireplace, original to the home. Rounded steel casement windows frame views of the nearby Hollywood hills.

Inside, the light-filled living room is anchored by a curved stone fireplace, original to the home. Rounded steel casement windows frame views of the nearby Hollywood hills.

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The dining area features cork flooring, and it overlooks the backyard.

The dining area features cork flooring, and it overlooks the backyard.

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The fenced-in side yard is a private outdoor oasis, complete with newly laid turf.

The fenced-in side yard is a private outdoor oasis, complete with newly laid turf.

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A contemporary entertaining space at the back of the house features a metal fire pit and a hanging bubble chair. This area leads to the detached studio guesthouse.

A contemporary entertaining space at the back of the house features a metal fire pit and a hanging bubble chair. This area leads to the detached studio guesthouse.

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