Amy Cimetta, Vista Sotheby’s International Realty

855 Serrano Avenue

Los Angeles, CA 90005

Listing Price: $1,375,000

Status: Active

Bedrooms: 3

Baths: 3

Sqft: 2,610

Lot Size: 19,140

Listing ID: 23265675

Listing Key Numeric: 371344890

County: Los Angeles

Year Built: 1928

Property Type: Residential

Sub Type: Single Family Residence

Visualize living here. An ever-so-romantic, ever-so-ideal, rare and coveted three-bedroom, three-bathroom (two ensuite), 2,610 SqFt (including balcony patio) end unit apartment residence with treetop views and fantastic natural light. This 1928 west coast pied-a-terre, at Mid-Wilshire's Chateau Chaumont, is a Mills Act-approved property, built in the French Revival style and designed by Kenneth Macdonald Jr., architect of of the Spring Street Arcade Building and Glendale's Southern Pacific Station. Re-imagined while retaining its historic integrity, this grand-scale apartment home offers light-filled spaces and incorporates modernist finishes for the most discerning habitues. Upon entrance, your line of sight fixes upon an expansive corridor, towards the living area, dining room, and more. The hallway, flanked by closets and storage, opens on the right to a bedroom with ensuite featuring a magical, 400 SqFt patio balcony. The balcony access, adorned with an art deco, wrought iron door, is the centerpiece of the room. Outside, your private balcony is an outdoor room perfect for al fresco dancing, cocktail hour, or workouts. Continuing down the entrance corridor to the the southeast corner of the unit, we come upon a spacious, formal living room centered by an ornate, plaster mantle fireplace-beckoning visitors to enjoy the multiple moments the abundance of oversized double-hung windows evoke-day or night, ideal for a creative salon, parties, and perfect for hanging artwork. Dinner guests will appreciate a separate, formal dining room with chandelier, adjacent the separate galley kitchen featuring Thermador appliances, quart countertops, a convenient trash chute, and geometric concrete tile floors. Beyond the kitchen are a guest bedroom with walk-in closet and second bath with hall access. The primary suite, on the southwest corner of the building, features a walk-in closest, southwest exposure, and ensuite with shower stall. The Chateau Chaumont is a thoroughly private and well-managed complex totaling 15 units (only 3 per floor). Laundry facilities are on an upper floor (there is a possibility to install laundry-Buyer to verify) w|a rooftop area. Amenities include: Central Heat/Multi-Zone AC, double-hung windows, engineered flooring, period details, recessed lights, gas-starter fireplace, updated appliances, smart lighting in all closets-bedrooms have walk-ins, built-in fire sprinklers. Off street parking features a gated parking garage and lot. This unit features three parking spots (two outdoor tandem + one covered), two elevators, and is one flight of stairs up from the lobby. Ideal location in booming Koreatown next to Hancock Park, with access to burgeoning hotspots, restaurants, DTLA, Beverly Hills, Hollywood, and beyond. Located moments from Taylor's, the Wiltern, Slurpin' Ramen, and more. Utilized as a filming location; new owners can evaluate that option as an income opportunity. Please refer to DOCUMENTS SECTION for pdfs of floor plan, parking spaces, and storage space.

Primary Features

Cooling Type:

County: Los Angeles

Heating Type: Central

MLS Area Major: C17 - Mid-Wilshire

Special Listing Conditions: Standard

View Type: City Lights

Year Built: 1928

Zoning: LAR4


Association: y

Land Lease: n

Laundry Features: Community

Laundry: y

Lease Considered: n

Lot Size Units: Square Feet

Property Attached: n

Property Sub Type: Square Feet

Senior Community: n

Well Report: n

Interior Features

Appliances: y

Bathrooms Full And Three Quarter: 3

Cooling: n

Fireplace Features: Den, Living Room

Fireplace: y

Garage Spaces: 1

Heating: y

Levels: One

Room Type: Entry

Spa: n

Sprinklers: n

Stories: 5

External Features

Attached Garage: n

Fence: n

Lot Size Square Feet: 19,140

Parking Total: 3

Parking: y

Patio: y

Pool Features: None

Private Pool: n

View: y

Location Information

Country: US

Amy Cimetta

Amy Cimetta

Broker Associate, MBA


License: 01774767

Vista Sotheby’s International Realty

2501 N. Sepulveda Blvd, 2nd Floor
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

310.542.9054 direct

310.428.8804 cell

“I have bought and sold many houses and Amy is the best agent I've ever had.”

-Jeannette Christensen
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