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Mid-century Lake Balboa Home

Designed and built in 1953, our home is a quintessential mid-century modern design conveniently located near the 405 and the 101 in the Lake Balboa neighborhood. Nearby you'll also find beautiful Lake Balboa/Woodley park. The house has its own bit of additional history as it was designed by a high school student as part of an architectural design contest in 1953. It was also featured in the Los Angeles Times Home Magazine (1953) as well as Popular Science (1954). Here are some specifics: – 1,600 sq. ft. – 6,000 sq. ft. lot – 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms – Vaulted ceiling and exposed beams in main room along with home studio. – In-ground pool with pool house (400 sq. ft.) – Beautiful large floor to ceiling fireplace with connected out-door barbecue – Minimalist and drought tolerant landscaping – Driveway that continues to backyard – Stainless steel kitchen appliances – Modern, clean kitchen with quartz countertops – Plenty of bright natural light – Backyard patio – High speed Wifi available It's the perfect home for a film or photo shoot.

Category and style


Mid-century Modern, Contemporary Modern


Private parking for 1 car

Truck / motorhome on site parking: Street

Location details

Property size (sq ft):
1600 sq ft
Lot size:
6500 sq ft

Location Rules

No adult filming
No smoking
Use of restroom(s) for a crew of 15 people or less is allowed


Air Conditioning
Hair/Makeup area


Exposed Beams
High Ceiling
Vaulted Ceiling
Sliding Doors
Wood Doors
BBQ Grill
Front yard
Garage (Detached)
Guest House
Brick Fireplace
Large Fireplace
Concrete Floor
Dark Wood Floor
Desert Garden
Dirt Yard/No Grass
Baby Room
Home Office
Kid Room/Teenager Room
Open Floor Plan
Breakfast Nook
Bright Kitchen
Glass Kitchen Cabinets
Kitchen Island
Open Kitchen
Stainless Steel Kitchen
White Kitchen
Black Bottom Pool
Rectangular Pool
White Walls
Slider Windows

Crew access

Street Level
Wheelchair / Handicap Access
Exact location provided after booking