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Elisa Ritt
Anthony Stellini


$2,580,000 3966 SAN RAFAEL AVE, LOS ANGELES, CA 90065
Perched atop prime Mount Washington sits this rare, gated and private Usonian style mid century modern by James DeLong, AIA (Frank Lloyd Wright's protege). Nestled amongst mature trees this 3 bedroom 3.5bth plus studio feels like a secluded oasis and is yet only minutes from dining and entertaining on York Blvd and Downtown LA. Stunning afternoon light streams through walls of glass and fills DeLong's distinctive seamless indoor-outdoor design with his signature exposed block walls and symmetrical soffits. A zen fountain greets you at the front door and leads you to the bedroom level where there are three spacious bedrooms and two bathrooms looking out onto serene tree top views.The primary suite features a wall of custom closets and an en suite bathroom with a deep soaking tub and double vanity.A striking block wall staircase leads down to an open-concept living room with block wall wood-burning fireplace, a dining area and newly remodeled Chef's kitchen which features Gagganeau double oven & induction stove, Italian Armony cabinetry, Ceaserstone countertops and built-in wine fridge. The entire lower levelis perfect for entertaining. It effortlessly flows outdoors to multiple expansive decks and app controlled infinity pool and spa with waterfall feature, tiled seating, swim up bar and LED lighting. The lower level also features a laundry area and half bath. The garage was recently transformed into a spacious studio with a full bathroom and windows overlooking the main house. The custom landscaping features irrigation & lighting, a raised veggie garden stocked with Winter greens and a variety of fruit trees including avocado, papaya, guava, pomegranate, peach, plum, lemon, lime, blood orange, grapefruit, tangelo and passionfruit. Other features include multiple storage sheds and ample parking. Hike the nearby trails or mediate in the gorgeous gardens of the Self Realization Center around the corner. Located in the coveted Mount Washington School District.
  • Sold
  • 4
  • 3.5
  • 1951
    Year Built
  • 2,438 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Sold
  • Living Space: 2,438 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 10,026 Sq.Ft.
  • MLS® ID: 22-131690
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 1951
  • Architecture Styles: Mid-Century
  • View Description: Trees/Woods


  • Total Bedrooms: 4
  • Total Bathrooms: 3.5
  • Full Bathrooms: 3
  • Half Bathrooms: 1
  • Laundry Room: Inside
  • Flooring: Laminate, Cement
  • Fireplace: Living Room
  • Appliances: Dishwasher, Dryer, Garbage Disposal, Range/Oven, Refrigerator, Washer

Exterior & Building

  • Stories: 2
  • Pool: Heated, In Ground, Negative Edge/Infinity Pool
  • Parking: Driveway, Converted Garage
  • Heat Type: Central
  • Air Conditioning: Central
  • Security Features: Gated


  • Sales Price: $2,580,000
  • Zoning: LAR1


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