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1311 W 42nd St

1311 W 42nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90037

Step into summer in this beautifully curated 1910 Craftsman. A true gem, this home boasts an impressive array of original features, including a charming, covered porch, coffered ceilings, hardwood floors, an abundance of built-ins, crown moldings, original windows and more. With 3 beds/2.5 baths in the main home and a modern, minimalist guesthouse w/ add'l bath in back, you won't find anything else like this. Peep through the leaded glass starburst on the front door and spy a generous living room. The fireplace is flanked by stunning, floral stained glass windows that catch the light just right. The dining room is a masterpiece of both space and function. The built-in buffet is a prime home for a cocktail station or a delectable spread. Guests will want to belly up to the breakfast bar topped with marble counters. The kitchen offers open shelving, custom cabinets and ample space for food prep. 3 bedrooms sit off of a common hallway with a full guest bath plus an en-suite bath in the primary. As you gaze out onto the lush, private backyard, you'll discover an oasis complete with mulberry tree, lemon tree, fragrant herbs and plenty of room to relax. Whether you host a BBQ or kick your feet up by the chiminea, you'll feel worlds away from the bustle of LA. The un-permitted guesthouse, complete with kitchen, full bath and a large area for live/work, can be your own retreat or provide potential for additional income. Guesthouse square footage is not included in 1403 SF total. Amazing South LA location w/ easy access to USC, DTLA, the museum campus + BMO Stadium, Sofi Stadium and the amazing West Adams, Jefferson Park and Leimert Park neighborhoods. If you want character plus functionality and versatility, you'll love this home. Come take a look!

Features & Amenities


Total Bedrooms 3
Total Bathrooms 3
Full Bathrooms 1
Three Quarter Bathrooms 1
Half Bathrooms 1
Laundry Room Laundry Area
Flooring Hardwood, Tile
Fireplace Decorative
Appliances Dryer, Dishwasher, Washer, Refrigerator, Built-Ins, Range/Oven
Other Interior Features Basement - Partial, Coffered Ceiling(s), Beamed Ceiling(s), Built-Ins, Crown Moldings, Wainscotting


Stories 1
Garage Space 1.0
Lot Features Yard
Parking Driveway, Garage - 1 Car, Garage Is Detached
Heat Type Central
Air Conditioning Air Conditioning
Security Features Prewired for alarm system

Area & Lot

Status Sold
LOT SIZE 6,284 Sq.Ft.
MLS® ID 23-282863
Type Residential
Year Built 1910
Architecture Styles Craftsman
Water Frontage ['None']
View Description None


SALES PRICE $1,060,000
Zoning LAR2

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