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Vernon Duckett Mid Century Home

Vernon Duckett Mid Century Home in a private Hollywood Hills enclave

Privately situated in the Hollywood Hills stands a stunning two-story architectural Vernon Duckett Mid-Century home. The residence was designed and built by the architect for him and his family in 1964. Entering the private driveway, you’ll discover a sanctuary surrounded by an expansive 15,500-square-foot lot. The property is meticulously maintained, boasting hidden gardens and stunning views of mature, lush greenery. This remarkable home features three bedrooms and three bathrooms spread across an impressive 4,000+ square feet of open-concept living space.

This Vernon Duckett mid century home showcases magnificent 27-foot wood beam ceilings.

This mid century modern home showcases magnificent 27-foot-high original wood beam ceilings and an impressive facade of floor-to-ceiling windows that frame both the front and back facades of the house, creating a bright and airy atmosphere throughout the interior space.

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STUNNING SIMPLICITY

Craig Ellwood Brentwood Home – The Smith House

Craig Ellwood Brentwood home, The Smith House

Craig Ellwood Brentwood home, The Smith House, 1958. Perched in the tranquil hills of Brentwood, California, The Smith House is a living testament to the timeless allure of mid-century modern architecture. The home’s architectural brilliance lies in its minimalist yet sophisticated design. Craig Ellwood, known for his innovative approach to modernism, utilized steel and glass to create a light and grounded structure. The house features expansive floor-to-ceiling windows inviting abundant natural light, blurring the boundaries between indoor and outdoor spaces. This transparency enhances the living experience and allows its residents to appreciate the Los Angeles landscape’s breathtaking views.

Floating living room of the Craig Ellwood Brentwood home, The Smith House

The interior of The Smith House is a masterclass in mid-century modern design. The open floor plan promotes a sense of fluidity and freedom, while the red brick fireplace and wood paneling create a warm and inviting atmosphere. Exposed beams, floor-to-ceiling glass and custom cabinetry exemplify Ellwood’s attention to detail in every aspect of the home.

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AMBITIOUSLY APPEALING

Architect Richard Neutra Bel Air Home | The Brown House

Richard Neutra Bel Air home - The Brown House

Set in a luxury enclave, this Richard Neutra Bel Air home – The Brown House, built in 1955 commands a subtle and striking presence. To architecture enthusiasts, design connoisseurs and luxury home seekers alike, this residence is more than just a house – it’s an architectural masterpiece that offers a window into Neutra’s visionary genius. With commanding 180-degree views of Los Angeles, the property seamlessly blends luxury with the natural beauty that surrounds it.

Living room of the Richard Neutra Bel Air home - The Brown House

The expansive living room offers its residents panoramic city views and exemplifies Neutra’s commitment to modernism, with clean lines, open spaces and a seamless integration with its environment. As one of the most influential architects of the 20th century, Richard Neutra is celebrated for his innovative designs that harmonize indoor and outdoor living spaces. The Brown House is a testament to his ability to create structures that are aesthetically captivating and functionally sublime.

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COOL OCEAN BREEZES

Charming San Pedro Craftsman Bungalow

San Pedro Craftsman Bungalow

On a tree-lined street, this classic 1922 Craftsman bungalow offers a rare blend of historic charm and modern comfort – set in the heart of San Pedro’s desirable Vista del Oro neighborhood. Step into the home through an enclosed light-filled sun porch perfect for morning coffee or hanging out at the end of the day.

The living room/dining area celebrates all there is to love about Craftsman details, 8-inch wide molding, expansive windows and a built-in nook complete with original leaded glass doors. The hardwood floors whisper tales of the past and lead you through the welcoming interior layout.

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DISTINCTIVE DESIGN DOUBLED

RODNEY WALKER O’NEILL DUPLEX

Living room view of the Rodney Walker O'Neill Duplex

Rarely on the market, this Rodney Walker O’Neill Duplex No. 1 is a stunning example of architectural excellence. The property has been designated as a Historic-Cultural Monument 868 in the picturesque neighborhood of Silver Lake.

Rodney Walker O'Neill Duplex offering indoor/outdoor living experience.

Rodney Walker was a notable contributor to the Arts and Architecture Case Study House Program, which aimed to design and construct modern and affordable homes in post-war America. Walker’s contribution came in the form of Residences #16-18, which he designed after studying under Rudolph Schindler, a renowned architect and pioneer of modern architecture.  

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