A Serene Post-and-Beam Home in the Hills of Los Angeles Asks $1.4M

The recently updated two-bedroom home is surrounded by a verdant hillside in Beverly Glen.
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This recently listed post-and-beam home in Los Angeles is set on a tranquil site near Stone Canyon Reservoir—and it comes complete with sunken outdoor areas enclosed by dense bamboo plantings. The two-story residence has been renovated, and its interior features a mix of hip, contemporary updates and classic, midcentury details.

Located in the hills above Stone Canyon Reservoir, this midcentury-style home sits on a quiet, dead-end street in the Beverly Glen area of Los Angeles. A small deck leads from the carport to the main entrance, overlooking sunken patios along both the front and rear.

The entryway opens to a large living area that provides direct access to a deck—one of several private outdoor spaces. The home’s original wood-clad ceilings complement modern updates, including an all-new kitchen on the lower level.

The home’s inverted floor plan places the principal suite and living area on the main level, while the kitchen, dining room, and second bedroom/office are located on the lower level. Classic features include beamed, tongue-and-groove wood ceilings, as well as a sculptural, freestanding fireplace in the living room. The current owner also recently updated the kitchen and each of the two bathrooms—one of which surprises with a floral mosaic of tiles.

In one corner of the living area, a freestanding fireplace occupies a platform near the entryway. A stairway to the lower level is located along the right-hand side of the room.

The beamed ceiling is punctuated by several skylights around the home.

A sliding door separates the entryway from the principal bedroom suite.

Other recent upgrades include a seismic safety retrofit, Lutron controlled lighting, and a Ring doorbell surveillance system. Sited on a 5,200-square-foot lot, the property also offers convenient access to the 405 Freeway, as well as Sunset Boulevard and Mulholland Drive. Keep scrolling to see more of the home, currently listed for $1,395,000.

A look at the sunlit bedroom.

A look at the modernized en-suite bathroom.

Downstairs, the dining area opens to a sunken courtyard along the front of the structure. A larger side patio is accessible from the stair landing.

The kitchen features a breakfast bar, Carrara marble counters, and stainless-steel appliances.

A corner of the lower level is currently staged as a home office and sitting area. Windows along two sides of the room overlook the verdant hillside.

An adjacent bathroom is clad in a colorful mix of tiles.

Alongside the home, a brick patio is surrounded by tall bushes for added privacy.

The sunken courtyard in front of the home is accessible via a gate from the street.

The Beverly Glen property is currently listed for $1,395,000 by Lisa Paperno of deasy penner podley.

Project Credits:

Interior Design: Sarah Rosenhaus / @srinteriors

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