Or, life in the woods When two roads diverge in a wood, which do you take? Perhaps the one leading to this peaceful home in a secluded swath of The Hill. Pensive brick-and-beam architecture is ornamented with furnishings and décor blending rustic elements with the cool contemporary – like the chunky oak-framed windows, and the sleek chrome kitchen. You’ve plenty of spots for quiet reflection, be it at the impressive brick-and-stone fireplace, on the sunlit back balcony, or perched atop one of the scenic backyard viewpoints overlooking the city. Yet minutes’ drive from the Sunset Strip, there’s much to entertain beyond your perimeter too. Woman of green gables Your host is a professional wordsmith and art curator, who enjoys her home’s quiet solitude for the practice of both. A budding chef who’s particularly fond of her kitchen, you’ll find evidence of her culinary leanings hung either side of the gleaming refrigerator. Call of the wild A combination of styles converge in this hillside habitat: from the opulence of the living room, all burgundy rugs and refined light fittings, to the beachy dining area where you’ve contemporary Edison bulbs, a rustic dining table and French doors opening out onto the back patio. The intimate fire pit is bordered by an array of cushioned wooden furnishings, and from here you might plot a course up railway tie steps to lofty hilltop viewing points. The book-laden second bedroom doubles as an office, perfect for turning pages, or for more active pleasures you’re close to the revitalising hiking opportunities of Laurel Canyon.
Basin, jacuzzi bath, shower, toilet
Queen size bed, DVD player, satellite or cable, TV, Hanging rail, air-conditioning
Hanging rail, terrace, air-conditioning
Dining table, dining chair, air-conditioning
Blender, coffee machine, dishwasher, freezer, fridge-freezer, hob (gas), Juicer, microwave, oven, to...
Barbeque, Fire pit
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