Cahuenga Pass Boathouse by architect by Harry Gesner-living room

An iconic Cahuenga Pass Boathouse by architect Harry Gesner has hit the market. The lucky buyer of this cool and classic property will have a chance to own a piece of mid-century modern history. The Boathouses are set on a bluff overlooking the Hollywood Hills and feature sweeping views of the canyon and city below.

When you step into this home, you’re transported to a different era. The wood-beamed ceilings and floor-to-ceiling walls of windows immediately give you a feeling of space and light. The Norwegian shipbuilders who built this home in 1959 did a masterful job of creating a warm and inviting space. The two bedrooms and one bathroom are all spacious and well-appointed.

The living area of the house is built in an A-frame style, with large windows that let in natural light and offer stunning views of the surrounding canyon. The terrace cantilevers off the living room and is an amazing place to relax and enjoy the views of the Hollywood sign.

Cahuenga Pass Boathouse by architect by Harry Gesner-bedroom

The bedroom with a unique slanted glass wall and beamed construction offers an element of architectural interest to the space, with views of the trees and sky that are simply unparalleled. Light streams in through the windows, casting a warm glow on everything in the room.  

The loft is one of the most versatile and inviting spaces in the house. Situated above the living room, it can serve as the perfect spot for guests, a meditation space or home office. The views from this private nook are incredible.

This rare and celebrated home is located minutes from Runyon Canyon, studios and freeways. It features an EV charging panel in the carport, making it easy to stay charged up on the go. Don’t miss your chance to own this iconic home.

Don’t miss this chance to own this iconic Cahuenga Pass Boathouse by architect Harry Gesner, contact us at 323-745-1160 for a private showing. For more Los Angeles Mid Century homes for sale email Considering selling your home… Beyond Shelter would love the opportunity to work with you. Through our personalized Ready. Set. Show. Plan, we will prepare your home for showtime and maximize its value in the marketplace. Find out more about our Seller experience here.

Listing Courtesy of Colette Dornblum, Compass