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Storybook standout adds a touch of whimsy to its Mid-Wilshire neighborhood

Storybook standout adds a touch of whimsy to its Mid-Wilshire neighborhood
The Storybook style fits right into L.A.'s eclectic neighborhoods. (Marco Franchina)

The Storybook architectural style, which was popularized in the U.S. and England in the 1920s, still has a toehold in Westside neighborhoods. The rolled eaves, turret entry and irregular rooflines of this Mid-Wilshire example are paired with flower gardens to complete the whimsical picture.

Address: 1333 S. Spaulding Ave., Los Angeles 90019

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Price: $1.349 million

Built: 1926

Lot size: 7,374 square feet

House size: 2,715 square feet, four bedrooms, three bathrooms

Features: Cathedral ceilings, Batchelder tile fireplace, formal dining room, original hardwood floors, vintage light fixtures, updated kitchen, breakfast room, French doors, two-car detached garage

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90019 ZIP Code in October was $955,000 based on 15 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 7.9% increase compared with the same month last year.

Agent: Bret Parsons, (310) 777-6314, and Eleanor Schrader, (310) 502-6371, both with Coldwell Banker

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