An Uninspired Los Angeles Yard Became a Lush, Wheelchair-Ready Landscape With a Saltwater Pool

The couple who own the house filled their outdoor space with winding paths and fragrant plants.

Sasha and Rachel Klupchak were completing graduate programs in Berlin when they decided to realize their dream of relocating to Los Angeles. Searching online, they fell in love with a 1923 home in the Larchmont neighborhood. Needing to buy the house without seeing it in person didn’t deter them, nor did the pro-spect of renovating. Reality struck when they arrived in California. "I thought, What have we done?" Sasha recalls.

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