Move Into This Sun-Soaked Midcentury in the Hollywood Hills for $1.7M

The 1954 residence, designed and built by Val Powelson, embodies indoor/outdoor living with a wraparound deck enveloped in greenery.
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Property Details:

Location: 2699 La Cuesta Drive, Los Angeles, California

Price: $1,700,000

Architect: Val Powelson

Year built: 1954

Footprint: 1,276 square feet (2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms)

Lot size: 6,444 square feet

From the agent: "Nestled on a tranquil street off Mulholland Drive, this midcentury-modern 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom home was designed and built by architect Val Powelson, AIA in 1954. Serenity abounds in this corner property, granting privacy and green views with glimpses into the canyons beyond. Surrounded by nature and filled with light, Powelson’s post-and-beam design embodies an open floor plan and high ceilings—with full-expanse windows and clerestories."

Contractor, designer, and architect Val Powelson built the two-bedroom residence off of L.A.'s Mulholland Drive in 1954. Its exposed post-and-beam construction features expanses of glass to let in garden views.

The open-plan living space flows into the kitchen.

Two skylights illuminate the kitchen, which features glass-front cabinetry to display dinnerware without gathering dust.

The kitchen connects to the dining area, which is steps away from the wraparound porch.

The spacious deck allows for outdoor living, dining, and entertaining.

The two bedroom wings are on opposite sides of the house, allowing for more privacy.

The main bedroom opens onto the deck and benefits from full-length windows for an indoor/outdoor sanctuary.

The ensuite bathroom features a tiled shower with a built-in bench and a wood-slat floor.

The second bedroom, punctuated by another skylight, can also be used as an office.

The home, shrouded by lush greenery, features a carport.

2699 La Cuesta Drive in Los Angeles, California, is currently listed for $1,700,000 by George Penner and Charlie Taschen of DPP Real Estate.


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