Furnished 3 Bedroom Home at Melrose Ave & N Fuller Ave
This lovely home has 6 month minimum stay required. This residence is considered a jewel of Streamline Moderne architecture, with striking horizontal lines, round edges, flat roof, and wing-like Pergola gates. William Kesling's Streamline Moderne home has was built in 1936 for Wallace Beery, an Academy Award winning actor. Beery stared in films such as "The Lost World," "Robin Hood," and "The Champ." He was the first husband of the famous Gloria Swanson, star of "Sunset Boulevard," and was later married to Rita Gilman.
William Kesling's architectural style showcases his love of Hollywood, curved forms, straight lines and aesthetics. Once he began working with Wallace Beery, who had a love for airplanes, Kesling incorporated aviation and aeronautic elements into the design.
This property features three bedrooms and two bathrooms, presently set up as 2 bedroom and a library/office, this can be set up as a 3rd bedroom . There is 1,500 square feet of living space. The home has been meticulously renovated . The 7,000 square foot lot includes masterful succulent gardens, a koi pond, and walking paths. It has been featured in Dream Palaces of Hollywood’s Golden Era, Kesling Modern Structures, and Metropolitan Home Magazine and photographed by Julius Schulman.
The home has hardwood floors throughout and a recently restored Roman Brick fireplace in the living room. The bathrooms have also been carefully restored to their 1930s glamour, while a full-house-and-garden sound system, modern roofing material and tankless water heater update the home to present-day standards. This William Kesling Streamline Moderne home is truly an architectural treasure. The residence has an eco-friendly garden of mature succulents.
The style is "Streamline Moderne," which features curves, differing from art deco which is angular; streamline accentuates the horizontal and art deco emphasizes the vertical; streamline is clean and spare; art deco is ornamented with varied geometric shapes.
The yard also includes a koi pond, original stone barbecue and meandering paths that lead to a bubbling rock fountain.
North Martel Avenue between Melrose Ave and Santa Monica Blcvd. West Hollywood
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