Real Estate Report: Hancock Park Shocker— House Not Re-painted in Bright Neutrals for Sale

 

A bathroom guaranteed to wake you up. The rest of the house is equally intense.

 

The Basics: a 5-bedroom, 3-bath Spanish/Mediterranean built in 1921 in the historic Hancock Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. Not sure if the guest house (formerly the garage) is included in the bedroom count. It's currently a vine-covered office.  Asking price is $1.995M.

Not So Basic: The listing says "home of an interior designer" and whoever the designer is, he/she is clearly in love with saturated color. And it' a refreshing change. The house has a lot going for it— beautiful windows, well-proportioned rooms and nooks, plus romantic landscaping, like the front entry:

Front and back, below. The double doors open from the neo-Gothic kitchen:

Inside the front door, things start to get intense in the two-story entry hall. There's an adjacent red living room, an orange dining room, an enclosed sunroom in apple green and a turquoise family room.

And at the top of the stairs:

The garage sale should be interesting. More images, and much better quality (higher resolution and better color than I could grab) at the realtor's dedicated site. Hancock Park is one of Los Angeles' prettiest neighborhoods, laid out in the 1920's and full of handsome, eclectic houses by noted architects.

Listing: 222 South Plymouth Boulevard, Los Angeles [Redfin]

 

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