Poised on a gentle upslope lot in Glassell Park, this light-filled Italianate revival home has beautiful views of the Elysian Valley. Located near Elyria Canyon and the Mt. Washington hiking trails just a short drive takes you to Eagle Rock, Highland Park, Frogtown and Silverlake. This classic home has undergone an extensive renovation implementing creative modern details while retaining the home's vintage character. Bold wallpapers from the likes of Rebecca Atwood, Juju Papers and Cuff Designs, as well as handmade tiles & classic brass fixtures lend to the home's unique feel. Original windows flood the home with natural, dappled light-highlighting the oak floors. The entry opens to an dramatic living room with a decorative tile mantle, vintage sconces & chandelier and an ornamental plaster ceiling. A bath is readily accessible at the entry level.The upper floor is like living in a tree house and contains a primary bedroom suite with custom finishes, a hydrotherapy soaking tub and a walk-in closet. There are two additional bedrooms with one hallway bath and a junior ensuite, revealing a "speakeasy" bathroom outfitted from a Murphy bed closet. The heart of the home is the spacious, open-concept eat-in kitchen complete with custom cabinets, Viking range and double Electrolux fridge/freezer, a center island with quartz counters and handmade tiles by Zellige. Configured for gatherings of all sizes, the kitchen opens to an expansive rear yard. The paved patio and built-in BBQ are shaded by a mature Tipu tree, and short stairways lead to a playhouse and raised planter beds. Citrus trees surround the home. Environmentally aware updates include a Tier 2 electric car charging port with off-street parking and paid-for solar panels. Included with the sale are approved plans to build an architectural ADU with a 2-car garage, a swimming pool & spa, and a basement expansion providing for 2 additional bedrooms capturing approximately 1,000 square feet of additional living space.
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