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Clapboard cottage in Elysian Heights asking $1.2M

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Hilltop bungalow has huge picture windows and two decks

Photos by Steven Dewall, courtesy of Robert Carey/Partners Trust

In 1905, when this Echo Park bungalow was built, Teddy Roosevelt was president, LA’s streets were filled with horse-drawn carriages, and municipal electricity was still a decade away. The hillside home has seen plenty of changes since then, both inside and out, but still retains vintage flavor.

Built on a sloping 7,722-square-foot lot in Elysian Heights, the two-story cottage has one bedroom and one bath on each level. Features include hardwood floors, a brick fireplace, built-ins, high ceilings, and two decks from which to appreciate the expansive views. Last sold in 2003 for $295,000, it’s now asking $1.198 million.


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