Many of the South Los Angeles neighborhoods are an outstanding option when it’s about the Southern California lifestyle and living in a luxury home. South LA is made up of 28 unique neighborhoods that cover more than 51 square miles. The most populated of the neighborhoods in South Los Angeles is Adams-Normandie. The area with the smallest population is View Park-Windsor Hills.
Among the neighborhoods in South Los Angeles to search for vintage, historic, or modern homes are:
- Jefferson Park
- Leimert Park
- View Park and Windsor Hills
- West Adams
Families with children, young professionals, buyers who are downsizing, and people looking for their dream home, should consider neighborhoods in South LA.
Craftsman-Style Bungalows Are A Popular Option
Jefferson Park is a neighborhood of more than 24,000 residents, with mainly Craftsman bungalows that were so popular during the 20th-century. A few Art Deco and Edwardian-style homes are among the bungalows. Most bungalows feature large, columned, front porches and one-car garages. However, some owners have added additional parking to their long driveways. Bungalow homes are enhanced with open floor plans; ideal for the buyer who likes to entertain. Built-ins such as bookcases and crown molding are standard features.
A Blending Of Old and New in Leimert Park
Leimert Park is a charming community with many homes of the Spanish Colonial Revival style. Homeowners have preserved many of the original architectural details including vintage fixtures, mosaic windows, decorative archways, and hardwood flooring. Owners realize that buyers want modern amenities, and many homes feature open-concept floor plans, Quartz and granite countertops, master suite bathrooms, and walk-in closets.
View Park and Windsor Hills Unique Architecture
The upper-middle class neighborhoods of View Park and Windsor Hills were designed during the 1920s and 1930s. Most of the homes are Spanish-Colonial and Mediterranean. The neighborhoods are a fantastic option for the buyer who loves this architecture and wants a luxury lifestyle. Buyers are attracted to View Park and Windsor Hills since many homes are for sale by owner, within walking distance of parks, restaurants, shopping centers, and grocery stores.
Historic West Adams Elegance
If a vintage-style bungalow or beautiful Victorian-era home is what you want, start your home search in West Adams. Construction on the elegant homes began in 1880 and was completed by 1925. West Adams is one of the most historic and oldest neighborhoods in Los Angeles.
Each of West Adams different homes reflects the history of Los Angeles. Many of the stately houses have beautifully landscaped grounds, wrought iron fences, balconies, and spacious, covered porches. The diverse community is mainly made up of younger professionals who work downtown.
Charming Homes With Character
Many of South Los Angeles homes that were constructed during the 1940s and 50s have been renovated, but have the original details including gleaming, hardwood floors, kitchens and baths with ceramic tile, and new appliances. Single family homes on large lots feature open concept floor plans, expansive windows, and formal dining rooms.
Many of the bungalows feature amenities like breakfast rooms, cozy, fireplaced living rooms, picture windows, and patios for entertaining. Laminate flooring, plush carpeting in bedrooms, and custom, wood grained cabinets are features in many of newly upgraded homes.
Luxury Homes For Sale
For some buyers, a home in South Los Angeles means a luxurious home in a residential community. You can be minutes away from shopping, dining, and entertainment in your new, contemporary home. Interiors of new residences are spacious and offer open floor plans, gourmet kitchens with center islands, large windows that allow sunlight in all day, and private balconies.
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