RARE no-expense-spared reconstruction of Miracle Mile classic Spanish walking distance to the Grove! House is brand new construction built on 50% of the studs that weren't replaced: all new drywall, sheer walls, solid wood Marvin windows w/ sliding pocket screens, stained glass windows, skylights, NEST system AC w/ 3 zones, Jeld Wen doors, Lutron low voltage system & LED lights, security system, intercom doorbell. Garage is brand new from the ground up & has a sewer connection, 2nd laundry room, tankless water heater, keypad + remote access. Exterior features new drought-resistant landscape, exterior lighting, fences, drainage, electrical outlets, built in bbq ready, remote control gates and doors, all new concrete. Wolf/Sub Zero appliances, quartz counters, built-in breakfast nook. Authentic original reclaimed Bachelder tile fireplace. Custom closets w/ built-in hotel safe. High-end Ann Sachs & Emser tiles, dual shower heads in master. Built for the owner to live and not to sell.
General: The owners bought this house and took it down to the studs. I drove past and saw it literally dirt with half of the original wood remaining. It was built again and it's pretty much a brand new house through and through. All the lath and plaster is gone and it's all new drywall. They put in sheer walls and reinforced the foundation.
Windows: The windows are all solid wood Pella windows with built in screens that slide into pockets so when the windows are closed, there are no screens on the windows and when the windows are open, the screens slide over the open space. The stained glass windows are brand new (from Quinnessence of Art). Two large skylights in the hallway.
Garage: the garage was taken down and built brand new from the ground up. There's a keypad to enter. There is a sewer line and a tankless hot water heater so it can be converted to a guesthouse. There's a second laundry room in the garage too. 220 electricity.
Exterior Grounds: the front lawn is buffalo grass and all drought-resistant landscaping that gets watered once a week. All fences are new and put in by the seller (not shared with the neighbors; surveys were done to make sure the fences are in the right place. Driveway is wide and has electrical plugs both in front of the gate and in the garage for electric cars. Built in gas for a bbq. Room for a pool. The two back walls were replastered. Remote controlled driveway gate and garage door. All new concrete driveway with exterior in-ground lighting and built-in drainage system.
AC: NEST system with 3 zones. 1. kitchen only 2. two bedroom suites with full baths 3. all public rooms
Doors: All Jelwyn doors custom made for interior ($3000 each). Pocket doors off the kitchen both to the dining room and to the laundry room.
Low Voltage: Lutron smart home system. All lights can be programmed any way. Second bedroom suite (not master) has a remote operated ceiling fan for comfort temp control. Security system throughout the house with keypad to turn off the alarm in the garage before entering the house. Hardwired detectors tie into the alarm system. Artimide book lights by the beds in both bedrooms. Desk lights built into the corner of the second bedroom + extra plugs and outlets set up to serve as office space. All the lights are LED besides the sconces in the foyer. Doorbell is an intercom system that ties into the phones.
Bathrooms: High-end Ann Sachs and Emser tiles and Grohe fixtures. Dual shower heads in master bath. Medicine cabinet built into all bathrooms. Niche for extra toilet paper in all bathrooms.
Closets: all modular built-in closets from the container store. Hotel safe in the closet in the hallway.
Kitchen: manufactured quartz kitchen counters. Pico cabinets kitchen cabinets soft close, wood sliding drawers in large pantry. Wolf range with a griddle in the center. Built in breakfast nook with bench cushions that lift for abundant storage. Oversized sub zero fridge and freezer
Wood floors: All natural quarter sawn oak solid wood floors (NOT engineered wood)
Fireplace: Authentic Bachelder fireplace tiled by sourcing original Bachelder tiles and reclaiming them. A few Claycraft tiles between fireplace and mantle.
Living Room Beams: handcrafted solid mahogany beams