Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA ’hoods. We’ve found five homes and condos within about $10,000 of today’s price: $799,000.
This sweet little two-bedroom, one-bathroom bungalow lies on the border of West Hollywood, walking distance to the shops, bars, and restaurants on both Sunset and Santa Monica boulevards. Built in 1919, it’s part of the Spaulding Square historic district and looks immaculately maintained. Features include a decorative fireplace, hardwood floors, HVAC, copper plumbing, large French windows, and a vintage eat-in kitchen. Coming in at 780 square feet, it opens to a yard with space for gardening and outdoor dining. The asking price is $799,000.
There’s room to spread out at this Bungalow Heaven property, which spans 8,251 square feet, with a deep yard and detached two-car garage. The traditional-style residence, built in 1946, comes in at 1,257 square feet and holds three bedrooms and one bath, plus a formal dining room and a separate laundry area. Period details include coved ceilings, arched doorways, and retro tile in the kitchen and bathroom. It’s listed at $799,900.
For those who prefer new construction, here’s a two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit in a small lot subdivision built last year. The three-story residence has an open floor plan, a floating steel staircase, a mezzanine that could serve as a workspace, and a private rooftop deck with hilltop views. Walking distance to Sunset Boulevard and Echo Park Lake, the 1,593-square-foot unit is listed at $799,000.
This elegant 1930s Spanish-style would be a dream home for a restoration-minded buyer. The heart of the home is a dramatic living room with wood-beamed ceilings, French doors, a plaster fireplace with brick detailing, arched entryways, and a mezzanine with a wrought iron railing. Clocking in at 1,626 square feet with two bedrooms and one and a half bathrooms, other features include Art Deco tile in the full bath, a formal dining room, a spiral staircase, and a dedicated laundry area. Sited on a 4,120-square-foot with a detached, two-car garage, it’s asking $799,000.
Framed by the San Gabriel Mountains, this little 1940s cottage is situated in a hiker’s paradise. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom gets lots of natural light, and needs just a bit of TLC. Its selling point might be its lot size, which comes in at 8,962 square feet with a three-car garage and a large backyard that could accommodate “endless possibilities.” The price tag is $799,000.
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