Property Crush

This Sunshiny Single-Family for Sale in Los Angeles Comes with a Bonus Wood Cabin

published May 19, 2022
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Credit: Lauren Engel for Sotheby’s International Realty

The details:

  • Address: 2825 Elm St, Los Angeles, CA
  • Price: $929,000
  • Size: 1,551 square feet
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
Credit: Lauren Engel for Sotheby’s International Realty

​Why we have a crush on this property:

With multiple-offer situations taking place all over the country and interest rates flying high, it’s a struggle to buy even one house. But if you land this single-family for sale in Los Angeles, you get two bonus buildings with it. One is a Quonset hut, an arched single-room structure made of corrugated galvanized steel. Two sets of glass doors fill the space with light, making for a sweet yoga studio, writer’s den, or standalone living room. Right next to it, a few steps lead up to a darling blue wooden cabin with its own front porch. Inside, calming pine-colored walls and a vaulted ceiling make for a quaint home office (with the world’s quickest commute). 

Credit: Lauren Engel for Sotheby’s International Realty

The three-in-one deal is a huge draw, to be sure, but the main single-family home is lovely enough for a closer look. The bathroom, with a clawfoot tub, subway tiled walls, and geometric blue-and-white flooring is a highlight — with a shower window looking out into the palm tree-blessed backyard to boot. And the kitchen, filled with sunlight sparkling stainless appliances and a farmhouse sink, makes me want to cook up a big brunch and lay it out in the adjacent breakfast room. 

Credit: Lauren Engel for Sotheby’s International Realty

Of course, California living means plenty of time spent outside. This home’s backyard, complete with a pergola-covered patio, tons of lush plantings, and a stone path leading from the front yard to the cabin in the back, is all the motivation I’d need to get outside

Credit: Lauren Engel for Sotheby’s International Realty
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