5th Monday Mar 2012

My mouth literally started salivating the moment this home popped up. As if the scale, the moldings, the original built-ins, leaded glass windows and park-like grounds weren’t enough, this stunning Craftsman was also declared a Los Angeles historical monument in 1988 (Monument #370).

Dubbed the Herivel House, it was built in 1912 by Meyer & Holler Architects as part of Professors Row for Occidental College faculty who often walked to campus. Debuting for the first time in 55 years, the home’s intrinsic character has been graciously maintained, while its systems upgraded. So what I’m saying is, the bones don’t get better than this. Situated in what can only be described as an enchanted, park-like setting, the 11000 sq. ft. lot certainly lives up to majesty of this Highland Park jewel. To see this home or for more information, contact Vanessa.

4979 Sycamore Terrace, Los Angeles, 90042 - 1912 Craftsman

Front porch - check out all that woodwork!

Entry. The entire house has unpainted moldings like these!

Living room with fireplace

Just one of the rear gardens

Los Angeles Heritage Historical Monument #370

At a Glance

  • 4979 Sycamore Terrace, Los Angeles, 90042
  • $589k
  • 2 bedrooms/2 baths
  • 2562 sq. ft., 11340 sq. ft. lot
  • 1911 Craftsman
  • Historic Home, Original Built-Ins, Manicured Gardens

Listing courtesy of Liz Johnson – Teles Properties

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