Elijah Wood, best known for playing Frodo Baggins in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy, has owned this two-bedroom, two-bath micro compound since 2004. Set just off of the wildly popular Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice Beach, California, the property consists of two detached Craftsman-style bungalows on the same lot for a total of 1,408-square-feet of living space. Now, Wood has placed it all on the market for just under $2 million.
Built in 1921, and set behind a privacy gate and tall bamboo, the front cottage welcomes guests and homeowners alike into the home through a bright red door. Inside, high vaulted ceilings with wooden beam accents in the living and dining rooms and cork-tile flooring continue the Craftsman-style look. There are many windows and the home is filled with natural light. A strong indoor-outdoor connection pervades the property, with both the bedroom and the kitchen opening to the rear outdoor deck. The rear cottage is also surrounded by greenery and bamboo—sharing the same private and serene setting. It also has just one bedroom, one bath, a full kitchen, and a living room. Scroll ahead for a look into the two compact cottages.
1650 Electric Avenue is currently being listed for $1,995,000 by Juliette Hohnen at Douglas Elliman.
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