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SOLD: 3109 Chaucer St in Cypress Park

3109 Chaucer Front

3109 Chaucer St in Cypress Park – 3bd, 2ba, 1,565 sq ft plus 170 sq ft detached studio/office. Asking $850,000 – sold for $900,000

Welcome to Cypress Park, the eastside’s hidden gem of classic California bungalows situated in perfect little rows at the base of Mt Washington. This remodeled 1922 beauty boasts 1,565 square feet w/ oversized living, dining, and kitchen areas, 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 bathrooms + a detached 170 sq ft studio/home office. Master suite features a walk-in closet, ensuite bath with dual shower, and French doors leading outside.

Reinforced & retrofitted foundation, newer roof & electrical, copper plumbing, central heat & a/c, private driveway w/ tandem parking for 3, fenced & xeriscaped yard w/ a mature pomelo tree, a spectacularly tasty Meyer lemon tree plus a built-in fire pit under which to enjoy the stars. Minutes from all the action: shop in Silver Lake, people watch at the LA River, picnic at Elysian, hit up the art walk in Highland Park, meet for dinner in DTLA, or skip it all & grab a pie to-go at Town Pizza’s secret outpost right around the corner. Your dreamy eastside casita awaits!

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SOLD: 3109 Chaucer St in Cypress Park

Huge congrats to my wonderful clients Paul, Michelle, and Petey the dog who closed today on their very first home! Completely remodeled and sporting 3bd, 2ba, a detached studio space, fruit trees, a fire pit, brand new central A/C, and what I like to refer to as the “party shower” – this home is ready to be filled with good memories and warm and fuzzy feelings for many years to come.

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What $575,000 Will Get You In LA’s Eastside Right Now

The median price for a home in Los Angeles is currently hovering around $575,000. How much home will that get you on the Eastside? Let’s take a look at some recent sales which closed at that price point in various neighborhoods from Echo Park to Pasadena.

Mt Washington: 616 Cross Ave, Asking $570,000
2bd, 1ba, 688 square feet on a 4,419 sq ft lot

Highland Park: 753 South Avenue 60, asking $570,000
3bd, 2ba, 1,382 square feet on a 5,609 square foot lot in the pocket of Highland Park that lies South of the 110.
Cypress Park: 2623 Arvia St, Asking $575,000
4bd, 2ba, 1,372 square feet on a 5,428 square foot lot.
Echo Park: 1007 Laveta Ter, Asking $584,000
2bd, 1ba, 800 square feet on a 2,255 square foot lot. This unique home is listed as an “architectural cottage” and is walking distance to Sunset Blvd and Echo Park Lake.
Pasadena: 392 East Jackson St, Asking $581,000
2bd, 2ba, 1,151 square feet on a 9,259 square foot lot.

As you can see, at this price point you have to make the call between location and/or curb appeal and square footage, and for the most part you’ll get more bang for your buck the further you’re willing to go off the beaten path. Which of these homes would you choose?