A Hollywood Cottage with Design Wizardry

A Hollywood Cottage with Design Wizardry

1300 N. Tigertail Rd, Los Angeles CA 900491300 N. Tigertail Rd, Los Angeles CA 90049

Check. This. Out. This home is listed as offering a mere 603 square feet of living space on a 2,325 foot lot. And yet it features 1 bedroom, 2 baths (including a tub and 3 showers!), an office, steam room, dry sauna, laundry room and an outdoor living space that’s cozy enough to be a family room. How does it do it? With a deft application of architectural and design wizardry is how.

 If you like the vibe of a loft, but prefer a house, this place offers the best of both worlds. With elegant finishes, a completely open floor plan and open ceiling, this diminutive box feels utterly spacious. And it features artful, custom-made comp

If you like the vibe of a loft, but prefer a house, this place offers the best of both worlds. With elegant finishes, a completely open floor plan and open ceiling, this diminutive box feels utterly spacious. And it features artful, custom-made components throughout.

 Sliding Shoji-inspired screens running along one side of the main living area are used to gracefully conceal closet space and a bathroom.

Sliding Shoji-inspired screens running along one side of the main living area are used to gracefully conceal closet space and a bathroom.

 As gorgeous as the wood is that’s used for the cabinetry in the kitchen and living room entertainment center, what stands out for me is the rad design of the shelving that surrounds the living room window.

As gorgeous as the wood is that’s used for the cabinetry in the kitchen and living room entertainment center, what stands out for me is the rad design of the shelving that surrounds the living room window.

 Here’s where one of my favorite elements of design wizardry comes in. By day, this room is a great little office, featuring a desk that’s mounted to the wall and made from a single cut of wood, retaining its natural shape. Overhead is an industrial

Here’s where one of my favorite elements of design wizardry comes in. By day, this room is a great little office, featuring a desk that’s mounted to the wall and made from a single cut of wood, retaining its natural shape. Overhead is an industrial sized lighting fixture. And by night,…

 …the room is transformed into a bedroom. The light fixture is built into the bottom on a bedframe, which is raised and lowered using a weighted system of pulleys. And the wall-mounted desk, swivels downward to become a headboard.

…the room is transformed into a bedroom. The light fixture is built into the bottom on a bedframe, which is raised and lowered using a weighted system of pulleys. And the wall-mounted desk, swivels downward to become a headboard.

 For the final touch, a wrap-around theater curtain is pulled out of a closet, running along a track providing total privacy.

For the final touch, a wrap-around theater curtain is pulled out of a closet, running along a track providing total privacy.

 The bathroom features a soaking tub, an open shower and a sink that’s fashioned out of a boulder. Even the sink’s drain stopper is a perfectly polished ball of stone that came from the boulder.

The bathroom features a soaking tub, an open shower and a sink that’s fashioned out of a boulder. Even the sink’s drain stopper is a perfectly polished ball of stone that came from the boulder.

 Outside, an ultra-livable patio features seating that surrounds a gas fire pit, a wall covered with espaliered shrubs, and an arched roof made of corrugated fiberglass, providing a very stylish shelter from both the sun and rain. And check out the c

Outside, an ultra-livable patio features seating that surrounds a gas fire pit, a wall covered with espaliered shrubs, and an arched roof made of corrugated fiberglass, providing a very stylish shelter from both the sun and rain. And check out the custom steel-paneled screen doors that lead from the house to the patio. Awesome.

 On the opposite side of the patio is a converted garage that houses the spa portion of this mini compound.

On the opposite side of the patio is a converted garage that houses the spa portion of this mini compound.

 The shower room is closed off by this gorgeous, oversized sliding door made from reclaimed wood.

The shower room is closed off by this gorgeous, oversized sliding door made from reclaimed wood.

 The main room within this outbuilding is an enormous shower room, featuring two side-by-side showers.

The main room within this outbuilding is an enormous shower room, featuring two side-by-side showers.

 Even the dry spa features great design touches. Check out the ceiling, which is composed of unevenly cut blocks of wood arranged in a dizzying geometric pattern. Something to stare at as you sweat away the toxins!

Even the dry spa features great design touches. Check out the ceiling, which is composed of unevenly cut blocks of wood arranged in a dizzying geometric pattern. Something to stare at as you sweat away the toxins!

 Once again, Shoji-inspired screens are used to great effect. Here, a series of them are suspended from above and arranged in an overlapping layout to provide an elegant separation between the carport and the patio.

Once again, Shoji-inspired screens are used to great effect. Here, a series of them are suspended from above and arranged in an overlapping layout to provide an elegant separation between the carport and the patio.

 Located right in the heart of Hollywood on a street that’s proudly unpretentious, this mini compound offers enough privacy for you to effectively disappear the moment you step within its gated perimeter. And for those that read through this entire p

Located right in the heart of Hollywood on a street that’s proudly unpretentious, this mini compound offers enough privacy for you to effectively disappear the moment you step within its gated perimeter. And for those that read through this entire post, a closing tidbit is that the home is owned by none other than Vincent Kartheiser, aka Pete Campbell on Mad Men!

6512 Lexington Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038

Listing Price: $808,000
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 2
Square Feet: 603
Lot Size: 2,325 sf
Price Per SF: $1399.97
Year Built: 1912
Air: Central
Floor: Hardwood
Parking: Carport, Gated
Views: None
Fireplace: Gas, Living Room, Patio
MLS #: 14-780277

Listing Courtesy Of: Tregg Rustad of Rodeo Realty – Beverly Hills.

Note: Information above reflects market status as of the date this post was originally published. Feel free to call for current market status.

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