One of L.A.’s Only Surviving Bunker Hill Homes Lists for $3M

The renovated Victorian, which now sits comfortably in the city’s historic Angelino Heights neighborhood, has been relocated twice since it was built in the early 1880s.
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Location: 1032 West Edgeware Road, Los Angeles, California

Price: $2,995,000

Year built: 1883

Architect: William R. Norton

Footprint: 3,276 square feet (six bedrooms, four baths)

Lot size: 5,456 square feet

From the agent: "Being the only verified surviving Bunker Hill home in Los Angeles, this extraordinary, 100-percent turnkey stick-style Victorian rivals itself as one of the rarest properties in the entire city. This legacy home began as what would later become the Good Samaritan Hospital and has benefitted from almost 140 years of thoughtful ownership and preservation. Instead of being demolished for new developments, the home was painstakingly moved to two different locations during its storied history, and now sits comfortably in the Angelino Heights Historic Preservation Overlay Zone. Now, at the peak of its care, the property has been entirely customized and restored by the current owner/designer, with the intent to marry the memorable with the modern."

A wraparound porch leads to the front door of this historic, stick-style Victorian residence in Los Angeles’s Angelino Heights neighborhood.

The current owner, designer Brooke Safford, carefully restored the 1800s home. Farrow & Ball wallpaper complements original, dark wooden details in the window-lined foyer.

"Every inch of the original structure has been revived, including the wooden floors, decorative mantles, turn-of-the-century door hardware, pocket doors, stained glass, and original bay windows," says the listing agent.

Original pocket doors connect the living room, dining area, and kitchen on the ground level. 

An ornate fireplace mantel overlooks the dining area decorated with custom vintage lighting fixtures, a dark, oval table, and green velvet chairs.

"A custom chef’s kitchen with maple cabinetry, porcelain counters, reeded glass, and matching Douglas fir flooring was built to seamlessly weave into the unique grandeur of the structure," says the listing agent.

Wood-framed glass doors lead from the kitchen to the rear patio, which is overlooked by the window above the sink. On the other side of the room, another set of glazed doors leads to a small front-facing porch. 

The ground level also holds two bedrooms and two baths.

The principal bath features stained-glass windows and a double-sink vanity with a soapstone countertop. The lighting and mirrors are from Rejuvenation.

A striking, curved staircase leads to the second floor with three additional bedrooms.

One of the upper-level bedrooms is currently being used as an office.

The bathroom on this level features a clawfoot tub, stained-glass window, and penny tile floors.

The home’s second floor also has a kitchenette that connects to a spacious deck.

The deck includes an outdoor dining table and a seating area with a firepit.

The deck connects the second level of the main house to a detached unit with vaulted ceilings.

In addition to the kitchen/living area, the detached unit includes one bedroom and one bath.

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