A Kingly Retreat
in the Hollywood Hills

Featured home by Andrew Sanchez1

LISTING PRICE: $3,695,000   BEDROOMS: 4   BATHROOMS: 3.5   SQ. FT.: 4,059

8981 St. Ives Drive This midcentury oasis is an absolute jaw-dropper. Located in the West Hollywood Hills, this home is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac (and a rare double lot), and has been exquisitely renovated from top to bottom. This is simply a Los Angeles dream home.

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Make your way through the first floor entry foyer, and upstairs to the second floor where the main living areas await. The custom gourmet kitchen is absolutely gorgeous and overlooks the sophisticated dining room which seamlessly flows into an entertainers living room,  all centered around one of the homes 5 fireplaces. All this is framed with floor to ceiling windows that look out onto stunning treetop and city lights views. Needless to say, there is no lack of naturally light, and when you wander up to the third floor you get to my favorite part of the house– a media entertainment room that opens out onto a stunning rooftop deck, epitomizing indoor-outdoor flow, with an ultra luxe outdoor entertaining area that looks out onto the city below. This space on the third floor is simply mesmerizing and words don’t do it justice. There is also a fabulous garage with a car lift making room for all your favorite cars.

Just minutes from the Sunset Strip and world famous restaurants, shopping, and nightlife.

If you are an unrepresented buyer and would like a tour of this house, call Andrew Sanchez at 310–874‑3344 or SEND AN EMAIL!


Listed by: Nina Kubicek, MD Properties

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Dreamy Beach Cottage
in Santa Monica!

Featured home by Andrew Sanchez1

LISTING PRICE: $1,495,000   BEDROOMS: 3   BATHROOMS: 2   SQ. FT.: 938

657 Ozone Street This fabulous beach cottage has been completely re-imagined and modernized for today’s coastal living. Walk through the gates and onto the adorable front porch (perfect for catching sunsets with a glass of wine in hand), and step through the front door to be greeted by an open layout, where living room and kitchen flow seamlessly in one space, and a vaulted ceiling really maximizes the square footage with a feeling of grandiose.

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The kitchen is SUCH a charmer — tons of storage, a great center island that doubles as a breakfast bar or dining area, and stainless steel Viking and Bosch appliances.

5 7 8A 8B 9A 9B 10 12 14 15The home features 2 baths, and 2 bedrooms which completely open up to the backyard — a lovely green space with a deck portion for entertaining, and enough space out to play or park 2 cars if that better suits your needs.

The home’s location is AMAZING. In short, you’re one block to Venice, 2 blocks to Rose Ave & Whole foods, 4 blocks to Main Street, and 6 blocks to the beach. Not to mention, it’s walking distance to one of my local favorites: Superba Snack Bar — yum!

If you are an unrepresented buyer and would like a tour of this house, call Andrew Sanchez at 310–874‑3344 or SEND AN EMAIL!


Listed by: Heather Bell, Valnes Bell Realtors

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On the Market: Spanish Charm in Beverly Grove

Featured home by Andrew Sanchez1LISTING PRICE: $1,599,000   BEDROOMS: 4   BATHROOMS: 2   SQ. FT.: 2,350

6241 Maryland Drive This absolutely gorgeous 1935 Spanish sits on a 6,099 sq. ft. lot, and is stocked rich with original character and modern touches that mesh perfectly for today’s living. Walk in and be greeted by a spacious living room with stunning hardwood floors, fireplace, and tall ceilings with exposed character beams, and great windows that drench the space in natural light. From there the layout flows seamlessly to a beautiful dining room with great moldings at the ceiling, and then into the fab kitchen with great period tiles blended with modern (blue) cabinetry and quartz countertops.

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This adorable Spanish-Mod gem boasts 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, a detached 2-car garage, and a cozy backyard with a sparkling pool and great deck area.

Close proximity to so many great things: The Grove, Beverly Center, LACMA, and some of my favorite food spots like Animal, Plan Check, Joan’s on 3rd, and much more!

If you are an unrepresented buyer and would like a tour of this house, call Andrew Sanchez at 310–874‑3344 or SEND AN EMAIL!


Listed by: Allison Schwarz, Coldwell Banker

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An Incredible French Country Home With Detached Bonus Spaces in Los Feliz!

14-804165_1_1LISTING PRICE: $1,399,000    BEDROOMS: 2    BATHROOMS: 2    SQ. FT.: 1,489

2014 North Oxford Avenue is a lovely 1922 charmer on an 8,100 square foot lot in Los Feliz. This beautiful brick french country home rests on wonderful street near Griffith Park!

14-804165_4_1The open floor-plan living room features 12 foot tall wood beamed ceilings, a romantic fireplace, oak white oiled hardwood floors and tall lead windows.

14-804165_6_1 14-804165_7_1The fabulous chef’s kitchen features modern cabinetry, a farmhouse sink, sleek white marble counter tops (the current trend), a dining/breakfast area, a powder room, and a door opening up to the patio.

14-804165_17_1The master suite features a wonderful master bathroom and a walk-in closet.

14-804165_18_1 14-804165_19_1One of two major bonuses of this property is the charming detached guest house with a modern bathroom. What a great space for your out of town visitors!

14-804165_22_1 14-804165_23_1The second huge bonus is the breathtaking brick 2-car garage with tall cathedral ceilings and a loft/storage space. This timeless rustic room would make a dreamy studio, artist’s workshop, office or library. What a special space!

14-804165_32_1Bonus features include a family room with lead windows, patio spaces, a long driveway with lots of parking space, lush greenery and tall trees.

This home is truly something special.

OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, October 26th, 1:00–4:00 PM

Listed By: Manvel Tabakian, Sotheby’s International Realty

If you are an unrepresented buyer and want to see any of these houses, call Courtney Poulos at 323–919‑0375 or SEND AN EMAIL!

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