Betsy’s Listings

SINGLE FAMILY HOMES
570 Rialto Ave.…For Sale at $2,750,000
570 ext 1280
Windward Circle home designed by architect David Shoucair combines contemporary style, dramatic feel and special details. Natural light and quiet throughout are provided by skylight and strategically placed dual paned windows. The first floor open plan has soaring ceilings with walls perfect for artwork. The living room with fireplace smoothly flows into the dining area with built-in breakfront and kitchen with granite counters. A ground floor patio off the dining area allows for indoor/outdoor living. The second floor has two bedrooms sharing a bath and deck plus loft area with deck ideal for office, media room or other flexible use. The third floor has a third bedroom with en-suite bath and large deck. The spacious master suite with a “to die for” walk-in closet, fireplace and large deck lends itself as a personal retreat. The bath has a marble Jacuzzi tub, sit down shower, double sinks, vanity lighting and good storage. The two-car garage has drainage on the interior and alley side in addition to a sump pump. Architect’s plans will be available to buyer. Trendy location is minutes to shops and restaurants on Abbot Kinney Blvd. and the beach.

837 Victoria Ave.
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Discover old world charm in this picturesque and artful two-story two bedroom plus office and two bath 1928 Spanish home with Mexican paver tile, wood floors, arched doorways and original details. The interior with antique fixtures combining with modern conveniences travels from a past era to the present. A spacious beautifully landscaped yard with built-in barbeque and three seating areas is perfect for entertaining. Pick your own herbs from an herb garden and lemons and peaches from the trees. French doors opening from the master bedroom to a balcony and from the living room to a patio provide an indoor outdoor flow and many windows give light and air throughout. May be partially furnished. Plenty of closet space and storage including a 21′ x 8 1/2′ garage area. One car alley parking.

320 Market St.
320 Exterior
Located in Venice’s Windward Circle neighborhood between the beach and Abbot Kinney Blvd., this picturesque 1913 California Craftsman bungalow recalls the vintage aesthetic while updated for today’s lifestyle. The exterior features a sloping roof with bracketed eaves, a decorative entablature, multiple colors highlighting architectural elements, small paned windows and front porch ambiance. An open informal floor plan is perfect for entertaining. A custom stained brick fireplace with mantel adds a homey feeling and a skylight illuminates the living room. Plate rails, crown moldings, classic wainscoting and beaded paneling on beamed ceiling accent the dining area. French doors lead from the kitchen to bricked back yard and from the master bedroom to deck with spa. The third bedroom works as an office or guest room with Murphy bed and pocket door. A roof deck tops a finished small one-car garage. Rear gate can open for extra parking.

419 Rialto Ave.
419 ext front 600
Be captivated by Casa Cordova – a landmark on Rialto Ave. in the ideal location of the Windward Circle neighborhood between beach and Abbot Kinney Blvd. Details are reminiscent of the past but fit in perfectly with Venice’s artistic environment of today. The color theme continues in an airy interior open floor plan including a convertible third bedroom that can be closed off for guests, used as office or more living space. Spacious second story master bedroom with pine floors has walk-in closet and French doors leading to front and rear balconies. The adjoining bath has window, skylight, Jacuzzi tub, Mexican tile shower and double sink counter and good storage. One-car garage with skylight has been converted to studio with sliding glass doors leading to garden area. On-site parking for one large or two small cars. In 2000 75% of house was rebuilt with new foundation, updated plumbing and electric. Enjoy the artistry as it is or add your own personality.

845 Victoria Ave.
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1914 2 bedroom + 1 bath cottage with front porch ambiance. Open living room with fireplace and kitchen with eating counter, garden window and recessed lighting. Original tile bathroom. One bedroom has built-in bookcase. Converted garage with 3/4 bath ideal for office. Rear deck great for outdoor living. Eat healthy from avocado, tangerine, lemon and fig trees and grape vines.

INCOME PROPERTIES

605 Santa Clara Ave.
605 3 use
Unlimited potential with this spacious 4216 sq. ft. two story 7 unit building on a 5168 sq. ft. lot built in 1964. Well priced at $652/sf. Generous outdoor common area perfect for bbqing and gardening or just relaxing. Separate laundry room and four parking spaces off rear alley. Great location two blocks to shopping and restaurants on Abbot Kinney Blvd. Property subject to LA rent control, will not be delivered vacant and being sold as is. Buyer to cooperate in 1031 Exchange at no cost or liability to buyer.

440 S. Venice Blvd.
440 ext 2
Updated front 2 bedroom + 1.75 bath unit has hard wood floor in livingroom and bedrooms. Tiled floors in bathrooms and kitchen that has an eating area and washer/dryer. Well maintained rear 1 bedroom + 1 bath unit has hard wood floor in livingroom and carpeted bedroom with eating area and washer/dryer in tiled kitchen. An enclosed front yard with mature landscaping provides for outdoor space and a two car garage with pad parking is an extra bonus. Ideally located along the gateway to Venice Beach, adjacent to the world renowned Venice Canals and a short distance to high end boutiques and top rated restaurants on Abbot Kinney Blvd. and Washington Blvd. Enjoy the ocean breezes and beach ambiance!

251 Market St.
251 front 600
Windward Circle duplex centrally located between beach and Abbot Kinney Blvd. offers multiple opportunities – live in one unit and rent out the other to help pay the mortgage, live in one unit and work out of the other to save on office rental costs, rent out both units for investment purposes or add second story to turn into single family home. Front unit underwent major renovation in 2008. Kitchen features pearwood cabinets, granite counter tops, travertine stone floor, LG refrigerator and dishwasher and Viking stove. Bathroom features granite counter tops, travertine stone floor and Artemide light fixture. Both kitchen and bath have good storage space. French doors in living room open to courtyard seating giving nice diagonal views from kitchen and dining area. Rear unit, a mirror image of the front, used as owner’s office needs updating. Two car garage and one open space provide ample parking. Property will be vacant at coe. Sale subject to seller finding replacement property.

1519 Cabrillo Ave.
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Prime location to shopping, dining and fun on Abbot Kinney Blvd. Front unit is a 645 sf 1 + 1 with fireplace, 95 sf loft, skylights and Fuji soaking tub. Rear unit is a 783 sf studio with fireplace, 350 sf loft, hot tub, rear deck, finished two-car garage plus carport. Remodel or build new. Buyer to cooperate in seller’s 1031 tax exchange at no cost or liability to buyer.

733 Marco Pl.
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Rare inland walk street duplex ideally located mid-block facing a pedestrian roundabout. A 1921 2 + 1 868 sf cottage is updated with an open floor plan and special touches such as 100 year old French farmhouse interior doors and stained glass exterior doors plus gas fireplace and remodeled kitchen and bath. A 1982 1 + 1 unit with balconey sits atop a two car garage – perfect for legal rental, office or guest quarters. Two carports and garage front pad provide additional parking. A low maintenance front yard and middle court offer a peaceful outdoor environment. Updated electrical and copper plumbing.

301 N. Venice Blvd.
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Great opportunity to owner occupy or develop beach area duplex. Private patio for 2 bedroom unit. Two car garage. Plans for 2 SFR and entitlements available. Need to investigate parcel map and extensions

2307 Padua Pl.
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Beautifully remodeled owners 1 + 1 unit with permitted enclosed porch. Tenant’s 1 + 1 unit needs repairs and upgrades. Garage converted to office with permit. Professional landscaping.

1305 Cabrillo Ave.
1305 Cabrillo Ave.
Great Windward Circle fixer/tear down! Adjacent to trendy Abbot Kinney Blvd. and just minutes from Venice Beach.

208 Ruth Ave.
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Well maintained two 1 + 1 units north of Rose Ave. near Whole Foods and restaurants on Rose Ave. and close to Venice Beach. Good closet and storage space in bedroom. Eating area in kitchen plus adjoining laundry room. Separate yards and one garage for each unit. New front dual pane vinyl windows provide energy saving thermal efficiency. Twelve wood windows completely refurbished. Railings and front doors repainted. New stoves and carpets in both units. New bath and kitchen floor tile in rear unit. Two year old garage roof. Updated plumbing and electric.

LEASES

116 Breeze Ave.
116 wayne lr cr 600
Beach walk street 1910 Craftsman 3 bedroom + 2 bath with original charm and detailing. Open living room/dining room floor plan separated by pillared half-wall with built-in bookcases, gas fireplace with mantel and an abundance of windows, all of which open. Updated kitchen and bathrooms with ceramic tile and granite. New stainless steel appliances and washer/dryer. Master bedroom leads to private deck. 130 sf loft with clerestory windows, built-in drawers and shelves plus “sea breeze” control is perfect for an office, children’s play area or guest room. Additional storage in closed off attic. Automatic water sprinklers and sensor lights.

2303 Dell Ave.
2303 ext 1
Live where everyone else wants to visit – the world famous historic Venice Canals! Enjoy the easy pace of a water front environment in a two bedroom one bath 1924 cottage with updated plumbing and electric, newly painted interior and exterior, newly refinished wood floors and updated kitchen and bath. The spacious, beautifully landscaped and hardscaped garden is like a sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle of the real world. An outdoor table and six chair set plus other seating is included for your convenience. Two small one-car garages for parking. Fun on Venice Beach and restaurants and shopping on Abbot Kinney Blvd. and Washington Blvd. a short distance away.