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West Hollywood Residence
West Hollywood, CA

Team

Mark Rios
Mike Cheng
Daniel Torres
Garth Ramsey

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Landscape
Residential
Nestled in the West Hollywood Hills, this gently sloping property is accessed by a gently curving driveway hidden from the street. The property is anchored with a majestic English Tudor house and the character of this structure and its surrounding grounds afforded the opportunity to create a unique romantic English landscape. To complement and enhance the main house, an existing circular driveway was transformed into a great lawn. Anchored on its southern edge by a reflecting pond with two brick lanterns, this great lawn provides a foreground for the larger vista of Los Angeles visible beyond. Flanking the main house, and north of the lawn, is a terraced flowering garden that surrounds a brick path that leads to the main entry.
A small meandering path shaded by a giant Podocarpus tree creates a landmark within the garden. At the north end of the path, a formal rose garden borders the driveway and motor court. A new pavilion inspired by the main house was built on a small grassy hill. It allows for a shaded seating area with views of the great lawn and surrounding gardens. An outdoor kitchen and dining room at the back of the house puts a distinctly Californian spin on the English character of the property. Just north of this area is a delightful Japanese garden with an assortment of Maples, Black Pines and Azaleas, and with a Japanese water feature completing the tranquil atmosphere.
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