Platinum selling pop crooner, songwriter and occasional celebrity Josh Groban has plunked down near $2.3 million for a cosmopolitan, organic-modern home cleaved into a steep hillside close to the conclusion of a little-trafficked, hook-shaped cul-de-sac at a coveted area of L.A.’s celeb-favored Los Feliz area. Originally constructed in the late 1970therefore by architect Tony Ngai and significantly upgraded because, the multi-story modern — electronic listings explain it as a”Modern Cabin” — is confronted with knotless cedar planks put off with a charcoal-colored metallic roof. There are three en suite bedrooms and 3.5 baths in a wee little more than two,100 square feet.
Cedar planks also clad a number of the harshly vaulted ceilings at the airy, white-walled house that includes imported wood floorboards and well-placed windows which offer leafy and lovely, cross-canyon views of the Santa Monica Mountains. Just inside the front entrance, the dining area opens into a small terrace with large views along with the up-to-date kitchen includes snow-white solid-surface countertops plus a snazzy blend of navy blue jet and of black cabinetry. A profound, cushioned window seat at the kitchen works nicely for relaxed publication reading and coffee drinking.
An open stairway descends from the dining room to a miniature but exceptionally voluminous, triple-height library couch with custom shelving. A huge picture window flooding the area with natural lighting and, past the library, an additionally light-filled yet nevertheless invitingly cave-like sofa is the best place to curl up before this TV-surmounted fireplace. Guest bedrooms have remodeled and private, subway-tile sheathed baths, although the master suite provides direct entry into some canyon-view balcony, an unexpectedly spacious walk-in cupboard and a spacious bath in which a huge window at the oversize steam shower perfectly reflects a view of the Hollywood sign.
Along with the many miniature decks and balconies off the bedrooms and living spaces, a spacious, multi-level roof patio was coated in easy-maintenance faux-grassing and provides panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and canyons together with a head on view of the Hollywood sign.
The land has been recorded with Patricia Ruben of Sotheby’s Int’l Realty and Groban had been repped by Compass representative Steve Sawai.
The singer and actor, that did a 10-episode arc on”The fantastic Cop” at 2018, formerly owned an estate on Malibu’s Point Dume — it had been marketed in 2016 for $375,000 significantly less compared to $4. 125 million ‘ paid for this over ten years before — and he has long possessed a penthouse condo in a costly if unassuming complicated on fairly, tree-lined Beverly Hills road. He obtained the two-bedroom unit over 15 years back for $900,000 and online listings reveal it is now in escrow after being put out available around three months ago with an asking price just shy of $1.7 million. ) Groban, with a penchant for famous celebrity girlfriends — he dated January Jones, April Bowlby and Kat Dennings prior to becoming together with his existing lady-friend, actress-writer Schuyler Helford, also keeps a bolt hole at New York City’s trendy Tribeca area, where at late 2011 he shelled out over $4.4 million for a two,300-square-foot, loft-style unit at an early 20th-century converted warehouse construction.