When a photo of this little blue bungalow popped up in my Instagram feed, I had to learn more about it.
It’s on the market in Los Feliz, so I contacted the agent and got the scoop.
Let’s take a look inside…
A Little Blue Bungalow in Los Feliz
The bungalow is small with less than 600 feet, but the owners made the most of the space they have.
The Partners Trust listing says:
“This exceptional Los Feliz bungalow deftly combines high style and a warm atmosphere in a chic tiny house. Gated and sitting high above the street, you are greeted by a lush garden area in the front. Ascend the steps and you enter a jewel box of artistic inspiration.”
The vaulted and beamed ceilings in the open living and dining area help it feel more spacious.
When you only have 574 square feet to work with, you have to make every one of them count.
There are 2 bedrooms and 1 bath in the bungalow.
I think it’s smart how they chose a main color — blue — and used it throughout the small house, from the front door to the painted windows.
A small office at the back of the house doubles as a guest room and opens to the patio:
This may be my favorite corner of the house with the built-in bookshelves and gallery wall:
The bungalow was built in 1920.
For more information, check the listing (Photos: Shooting LA).
Thanks to Partners Trust Beverly Hills for letting me share it with you.
Marianne in Mo. says
Cute! Too tiny for me though. We had a 1,000 Sq. ft. house for 27 years, and I struggled with it constantly. But it was poorly laid out, so that was a factor for sure. This would be okay for a single person or couple though! I would trim that shrub hanging into the porch first thing!
It would definitely be a challenge to live in 600 sq ft. Dave and I lived in a 900 sq ft home before we had kids and even that was difficult at times (tiny kitchen, one bathroom, zero storage — and my home office was in a closet!).
Nandina Home & Design says
This bungalow is so great. The blue theme used throughout the house and the bookshelf and art wall is indeed the best part. It is covered with lots of gorgeous plants and greenery too. What a great little place!
Tiny, but well thought out. There’s enough art to make it interesting without feeling cluttered, and I love the continuity of the blue. The kitchen has more lower cabinet space and work area than I have at the cabin, which has more than twice as many square feet. So, yes, I appreciate small spaces. I’m not a mid-century mod fan, so the furnishings are not to my taste, but I can appreciate how their clean lines do not overpower the space. And I’d leave the flowering shrub/vine (bougainvillea?) arching over the front walk. I think it gives the wonderful impression of entering a special place.
Alie B says
So adorable! Love this…every bit of it! I agree, Carolyn, the greenery gives the home a sort of secret garden feeling. I love tiny homes. I couldn’t live in one full time, but my cottage is a 400 square foot cabin, which I really enjoy.
Paula Powell says
If I could have a fantasy come true, this little bungalow would be the perfect place for me to escape so that I could read and write!
Love that idea. It would be a perfect writer’s studio!
SWEET! I, too, like it when there’s one color repeated through a house — I’m trying to do that in our project house.
This is a darling house and very well done! I’d never pay that much for such a small space though.
Christina From Dallas says
Adorable and charming are the first words that come to mind. The blue throughout the house really makes the house look so pretty! I love the mix of different frames and sizes of pictures over the couch. The kitchen looks big compared to the rest of the house so I think the new owners will appreciate that if they like to cook.
Alie B says
Happy Mother’s Day, Julia! 🙂
Thanks, Alie, and same to all the other moms out there! 🙂
What a sweet looking little bungalow! I could see this layout and square footage being perfect for a guesthouse.
They did a phenomenal job with this bungalow and I love it.
My biggest issue with living in Los Angeles is there is no elbow room between most properties. You can spend some seriously big bucks and still reach out and touch your neighbor’s home. Crazy.
Esther George says
Hi Julia, this is so pretty and just my size. I love the reading room, kitchen and the bathroom, the colour palette is lovely. Our home is not that big but looks bigger because we live on a corner block so you don’t feel so closed in. The blocks of land here are getting smaller and more expensive. Thank you for sharing beauty. Till next time regards Esther from Sydney. PS Happy Belated Birthday I’m pathetic when it comes to birthdays, one year I called my daughter and asked what day it was, she nicely said…. mum today is my birthday…hah
Ha, love it. Thanks, Esther! 🙂
This is so charming! I love the gallery wall, but did you notice one of the pieces of art is a framed sketch of a pair of men’s briefs? Funny! There must be a story behind that.
I’d love a house like that if I ever moved to the States. My dream would be to have a holiday home like this by the beach…we can all dream can’t we 🙂