6939 Santa Monica Dr. just listed by Susan Griffin is a classic Colonial cottage professionally updated to perfection set on a quaint hilly street in Hollywood Heights. From the moment you step out of the car you realize this home has the authentic architectural details and charm you have been looking for. The bricked paved driveway leading to a port-cache with a custom wood/iron gate and the curved stone pathway to the front porch create a stunning entrance to this home.
This 3/w+den home has one the best floor plans I have seen. The great room features vaulted ceilings and wood burning fireplace. the front living room flows seamlessly into stye open kitchen and formal dining area with walls of windows and french doors leading out to the deck and oversized back yard. To top it off there is a cozy den off the kitchen that is the perfect TV room or study.
There are oak hardwood floors throughout all living areas and bedrooms. The open expansive kitchen has honed granite counters, marble floors, glass tile backsplash, glass center accent cabinets, all stainless appliances including gas range, vent-hood and brand new refrigerator. The kitchen has the best views in the home with a wonderful corner window above the sink. All three bedrooms are very spacious. The master bedroom is located in the back of the home and includes a custom built-in display cabinet with marble top at the entrance and numerous windows looking out to the back yard. The master bath has double vanities and is renovated with Carrara marble counters ,floors and shower surround. The hall bath has black and white vintage style tile and a great soaking tub. The front bedroom is oversized with large walk-in closet.
The systems of the home have been updated including HVAC, duct work, electrical panel and lighting. There are Restoration hardware light fixtures and plumbing fixtures throughout the home. The exterior has been professionally landscaped, with sprinkler systems in the front and back as well as custom cedar fence in the back yard. Other improvements include Nest thermostat, wireless alarm system and wireless programable door chime and motion sensor lights around the house.