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On the market: 1950s Harry Gesner-designed midcentury property in Los Angeles, California, USA

1950s Harry Gesner-designed midcentury property in Los Angeles, California, USA
1950s Harry Gesner-designed midcentury property in Los Angeles, California, USA

Looking for something quirky? That’s definitely a word we would attach to this 1950s Harry Gesner-designed midcentury property in Los Angeles, California, USA.

1950s Harry Gesner-designed midcentury property in Los Angeles, California, USA
1950s Harry Gesner-designed midcentury property in Los Angeles, California, USA

It is also a wonderful piece of mid-20th century domestic design. Described as a ‘boat house’ (due to its construction by Norwegian Shipbuilders), the house was designed back in 1959 and sits ‘nestled’ In the hills and ‘perched above’ The Cahuenga Pass. That means a dramatic location, as well as some great city and canyon views from the balcony.

1950s Harry Gesner-designed midcentury property in Los Angeles, California, USA
1950s Harry Gesner-designed midcentury property in Los Angeles, California, USA

Inside isn’t quite so dramatic, but it certainly has its moments. Especially when you are in the bedroom or living room, both of which have the ‘wow’ factor from the extensive glazing.

1950s Harry Gesner-designed midcentury property in Los Angeles, California, USA
1950s Harry Gesner-designed midcentury property in Los Angeles, California, USA

Those rooms look to be the most substantial living spaces, but you get two bedrooms in total, as well as a bathroom and a kitchen integrated into the living room. That’s around 1,136 sq. ft. in total, with some outside space including room to park a couple of cars.

1950s Harry Gesner-designed midcentury property in Los Angeles, California, USA
1950s Harry Gesner-designed midcentury property in Los Angeles, California, USA

If heights don’t phase you, this place is on the market for $649,000.

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1950s Harry Gesner-designed midcentury property in Los Angeles, California, USA
1950s Harry Gesner-designed midcentury property in Los Angeles, California, USA
1950s Harry Gesner-designed midcentury property in Los Angeles, California, USA
1950s Harry Gesner-designed midcentury property in Los Angeles, California, USA
1950s Harry Gesner-designed midcentury property in Los Angeles, California, USA
1950s Harry Gesner-designed midcentury property in Los Angeles, California, USA
1950s Harry Gesner-designed midcentury property in Los Angeles, California, USA
1950s Harry Gesner-designed midcentury property in Los Angeles, California, USA

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