Calling All Gardeners: An L.A. Bungalow With Bountiful Outdoor Space Is Ripe for the Picking

Dating back to the 1890s, the $899K residence features raised planting beds, a sprawling backyard, and breathtaking city views.
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Location: 2919 Johnston Street, Los Angeles, California

Price: $899,000

Year Built: 1890

Footprint: 1,365 square feet (two bedrooms, two baths)

Lot Size: 15,071 square feet

From the agent: "In happening Lincoln Heights, this rustic-modern bungalow on a sprawling lot embodies the urban homesteader’s dream of exquisite design, tranquil surroundings, and breathtaking views. The 1890 residence has been stylishly reconfigured, bringing a pared-back and distinctly elegant flair to heritage elements that include wood flooring, vaulted ceilings, and exposed beams. Skylights bring all-day sunshine, and you’ll love the front sitting porch where the cityscape panorama will amaze. This home can be effectively separated into a pair of one-bed and one-bath units—an ideal arrangement for hosting guests."


The historic home now features a crisp, white facade, complete with green trim. 

Large skylights and windows invite ample natural light inside.

Original details, including hardwood floors and exposed beams, line the interiors.

The principal bathroom opens up directly to the backyard.

A peek at the freestanding sauna perched atop the gentle hillside lot.

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