6201 Oak Crest Way, Los Angeles, CA 90042
In the hills of Highland Park on a quiet street with an oak tree roundabout, this craftsman bungalow is the ultimate Northeast LA compound. Screened by lovely mature olive trees, this 2 bedroom, 1 bath home with clapboard siding, cottage windows and charming hand-carved wood trim is accompanied by separate garage and studio structures. Inside, fabulous coffered ceilings frame a light-filled living room with decorative fireplace and gleaming hardwood floors. Living room flows to a dining area and kitchen with artsy tile backsplash, awesome farmhouse apron sink and vintage O'Keefe and Merritt range. Special touches and custom art deco-style wood work are found throughout, loving applied by a skilled carpenter in the early 20th century, including sweet shelving and details in the kitchen. Don't miss the convenient laundry area and pantry. Up several stairs to the second level of the home, find a full bath with deep tub and more unique built-in features including vanity and cabinetry. Hallway with linen cupboard connects two nicely proportioned bedrooms, each with plentiful natural light and pretty views. Covered patio is perfect for morning coffee with soft views of California native plantings or late evening al fresco dining under a glow of cafe lights. Expansive back yard offers raised bed vegetable garden, art studio/office and hillside views over Highland Park. Detached 1-car garage offers storage and potential for additional office or ADU. This is your Highland Park home.