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On the market: 1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA

1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA
1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA

It looks like a time capsule, but once again, that is down to an excellent renovation job on this 1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA.

1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA
1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA

Designed by the architect for the architect back in 1954, it ticks all the midcentury modern boxes. Large swathes of glazing, beams, open spaces and fittings from or inspired by the era. All the windows looks out onto the courtyards too.

1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA
1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA

You can balance that with some modern updates, including European style cabinetry, Stark fixtures, concrete floors, stone kitchen counters and mosaic tiled walls. This was obviously a premium renovation job.

1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA
1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA

The end result is stunning, both inside and out. Indeed, it’s hard not t5o talk about the outside space in its own right, which includes large boulders, two interior courtyards one with a fountain), a large heated pool and entertaining area. This place really is something special.

1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA
1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA

There’s around 2,115 sq. ft. inside, which includes three bedrooms and two bathrooms, as well as plenty of lounge and reception space to kick back and relax in.

1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA
1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA

Check out the images to see this place in all its glory, with more images on the agents’ sites too if you want more. Fancy it? The asking price is $1,175,000.

1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA
1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA

Images courtesy of Estately and 1276sunnyoaks.com. For more information, images or to make an enquiry, do check out both of those sites.

Via Curbed LA

1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA
1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA
1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA
1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA
1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA
1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA
1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA
1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA
1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA
1950s Richard Leitch-designed midcentury property in Altadena, California, USA

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