1438 Mohawk Street

1438 Mohawk Street

Welcome to 1438 Mohawk Street which, moving forward, shall be referred to only as the Echo Park Cool Dream Home (EPCDH for short?). If Barbie gets one, then so do we.

Why this particular home, you may ask? That will make itself clear soon enough, but first let’s get some numbers out of the way — the EPCDH comes to us at $899,000 on a robust 7,500 sq/ft lot. At almost 1,600 sq/ft it offers 3 bedrooms and 2.75 bathrooms. Modest dreams perhaps, but the devil is in the details.

1438 Mohawk FrontEcho Park certainly has its share of beautiful Victorians. As for this one, the decision to eschew dark floors and try for something lighter truly stands out. It transforms the first floor living and family rooms into an area that is light and airy, while the built-ins and window fixtures maintain that sense of tradition.

1438 Mohawk living 1438 Mohawk familyEven the stairwell, with its bay windows, wainscoting and reading nook, echo back to the past while embracing a contemporary aesthetic.

1438 Mohawk stairsTimeless details like Douglas fir on the stairway steps, newer wide-plank hardwood floors, rich custom cabinetry, and tile backsplash seamlessly blend with high-end modern treatments such as the BlueStar commercial range, built-in wine fridge and soapstone countertops.

1438 Mohawk kitchen

1438 Mohawk kitchen 2All three bedrooms are located on the second floor, each with a healthy footprint. The master not only has their own porch with splendid views of Hollywood and beyond, but maybe the deepest showers I’ve ever seen. As is the case downstairs, the light floors again bring a touch of modern to this 1903 Victorian.

1438 Mohawk master 1438 Mohawk bath 2 1438 Mohawk bed

Lest you think the master is the only room with a view, the second floor happens to have a secondary porch as well, with its own unique views of Elysian Heights. It need not be greedy.

1438 Mohawk view

And, if that weren’t enough, off the kitchen you’ll find a large stepped mahogany deck, complete with built-in bench, that is perfect for entertaining large parties, along with a private and naturally-shaded backyard.

1438 Mohawk porch 2

1438 Mohawk yard

For a private showing, please contact Jovelle Schaffer at jovelle@jovelle.com.

Joseph Lightfoot of Sotheby’s International Realty has the listing.

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