2431 Laurel Pass / Bypass
Los Angeles, CA 90046
Located in the heart of iconic Laurel Canyon, this gated three story farmhouse-style home with self-contained studio, sits on a triple lot with wilderness behind. One of the early canyon dwellings, built in 1923, the current owners expanded and remodeled in 2004 to provide Californian indoor-outdoor living with unparalleled flexibility in live/work space, exceptionally suited to modern life. Access the property from the wide parking forecourt to a grassy garden with mature trees to find a large separate apartment with bath, bed and kitchenette, affording a wonderful work space or income producing rental. Head up the wooden and saltillo stairs, and enter the home via an East Indian inlaid front door and discover some canyon soul. Two adjoining living rooms, one with French doors to the deck, the other featuring the original fireplace, flow into the wood and glass dining room and huge country kitchen with tiles and bay windows. Large doors open from both kitchen and dining to the garden for al fresco entertaining. The primary bedroom, features French doors to the back yard, and access to a laundry bath, with tiled roman shower, as well as a Jack and Jill en-suite. The second bedroom, with vintage details and book case wall leads to two enormous loft rooms with exposed beams and wide pine floors, by Danish master carpenter, Fleming Neilsen. The lower loft has direct outdoor access, windows throughout and concealed storage. The upper loft includes a half-bath and architectural roofline. This two story creative hub has been a kids wing, screening room, guest quarters, gym, music studio and more. The 8332 sq. ft lot has exceptional flat yard space, with room for a pool. Located in a magical setting, this inspirational home has hosted industry notables, sustained successful creativity and a growing family. On the market for only the third time in 100 years, it is now ready for its next stewards. All of this within walking distance of coveted Wonderland Elementary.
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