With the nearby bridges over the Southwest Fwy. slated for re-lighting, a softly glowing 2008 Vassar Court townhome could be facing some illuminary competition down the line. The front-loading property rises 3 stories along a block of older properties, adjacent to a crook in the one-way street, which travels west and ends at Hazard St., by the bridge. The residence may be 5 years old, but apparently it’s only been gently occupied: The 4-day-old listing describes it as a rarely-used second home for its art-collector owners. Price tag: $849,000.
On the ground level, the floor plan includes an anteroom off the foyer . . .
one of the 3 bedrooms . . .
and a full bathroom with walk-in shower:
Atrium space on the north side rises 2 stories from the entry. The steel-and-wood staircase lands in the middle of the second level’s layout:
The kitchen (appliances never used, according to the listing) and dining area are on one side:
And the exposed-truss living room is on the other:
There’s also a niche study with access to a covered balcony . . .
providing a view of the freeway’s retaining walls and a through-the-rooftops peek at the curving span of the bridge at Woodhead St. (visible between the power poles in this photo):
A master suite on the third level (the listing indicates there are 2) includes the top-floor terrace:
At 2,464 sq. ft., Unit A is about 400 sq. ft. smaller than its contemporary neighbor, county tax records indicate. Its lot measures 2,187 sq. ft.
- 1919 Vassar St., Unit A [HAR]