Home of the Day: Modern bungalow maximizes style and square footage


This cleverly renovated home in El Sereno makes the most of its 600 square feet of interior space. The open floor plan utilizes large redwood decks with cable railings to facilitate an indoor-outdoor vibe, while bringing in city light views. Large windows, exposed ceiling rafters and contemporary upgrades create a polished setting with plenty of natural light.

Address: 1904 Boca Ave., Los Angeles, 90032

Price: $529,000

Built: 1947

Lot size: 4,800 square feet

House size: 600 square feet, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom

Features: New hardwood floors; custom redwood deck; open floor plan; large glass doors to patio; exposed beams; updated kitchen with butcher block countertops, farmhouse-style sink, stainless appliances, tiled backsplash; updated bathrooms; copper plumbing; city views


About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90032 ZIP Code in May was $445,000 based on 23 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 3.2% increase in median price compared with May 2015.

Agents: Adam Leach, New Neighbor Properties, (323) 557-8195

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