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Jeff Bhasker Buys Groovy Los Feliz Midcentury Modern



Over time, unmolested and unique midcentury fashionable houses have turn out to be more and more scarce, even within the midcentury mecca that’s Los Angeles. So when a 1958 gem in prime Los Feliz grew to become obtainable final yr, for the very first time ever, potential patrons flocked to the residential time capsule. The unassuming home rapidly bought for $3.1 million — a whopping $905,000 extra than the asking worth, or 41% over what the sellers have been looking for.

The successful bidder is Los Feliz actual property aficionado Jeff Bhasker, the “Uptown Funk” producer who’s purchased and bought a small handful of space houses over the previous few years. The powerhouse songwriter and hitmaker — a five-time Grammy winner who’s additionally labored with Kanye West, Beyoncé, Harry Types and Lana Del Rey, simply to call just a few — paid money for the property, information reveal.

Sited within the prestigious gated enclave of Laughlin Park, the brand new Bhasker digs lie on the finish of a quiet cul-de-sac and span a comparatively modest 2,100 sq. toes of dwelling house, with three bedrooms and two baths. Inside, a sunken front room has bone-colored carpeting, outsized home windows and an “architectural” hearth cast from Italian stone, per the itemizing.

The elegantly easy kitchen affords a retro oven and a pass-through to the eating room, the place there are scrumptious views of the encompassing treetops and the Downtown L.A. skyline. The proprietor’s suite has spacious closets, a sitting space and glass sliders that open to a non-public patio.

Stairs inside the home lead all the way down to {a partially} subterranean basement degree, the place there’s a surprisingly large household room with moist bar, built-in bookshelves and a lounge space that is also used as a non-public visitor room, full with handy — if woefully outdated — kitchenette.

Although the property doesn’t supply a swimming pool, the .3-acre lot has loads of pure and artifical facilities. Tall palms and pine bushes dot the mini-estate, there’s a grassy garden for Fido, and outside decks supply house for alfresco eating or entertaining. Round entrance, a carport has house for 2 autos, and gnarled olive bushes lend the property a definite attraction.

The gated Laughlin Park neighborhood is especially famous for its many celeb residents; present householders embrace Angelina Jolie, Ellen Pompeo, Natalie Portman,, Kristen Stewart, Casey Affleck and David Fincher, simply to call just a few.

And as aforementioned, this isn’t Bhasker’s first time on the Los Feliz actual property rodeo. Final yr, he sold a traditional-style house within the neighborhood for about $3.four million to a non-famous purchaser, and he continues to personal a $2.5 million property elsewhere within the space.

Levi Freeman of Nourmand & Associates and Chris Cortazzo of Compass collectively held the itemizing; Tina Marie Phan of Nourmand & Associates repped Bhasker.

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