Many's the time we've strolled past some tall hedges planted on a particular stretch of Rodney Drive in Los Feliz and wondered what mysteries lay beyond the view-obscuring shrubbery. And now, thanks to the miracle of Craigslist, we finally know--it's a vintage townhouse complex known as El Mirador. Not to be confused with the S. Charles Lee-designed apartment complex in West Hollywood, this El Mirador consists of six two story Mediterranean-style townhouses built in 1936. Per the ad, the available unit features two bedrooms, one and a half baths, stained glass, hardwood floors, nine foot ceilings, crown moldings, a decorative fireplace, dining room, built-ins, stacked washer/dryer, balcony, central heat and air, vintage style fixtures, new plumbing and electrical, and private garage. If the accompanying photos seem insufficient, the website Iamnotastalker.com informs us that in the 2009 romantic comedy The Ugly Truth, the lead character, played by Katherine Heigl, lives in an apartment modeled after El Mirador's townhouses. Monthly rent for the available 1,500 square foot, pet-friendly unit is $2,950.
· $2950 / 2br - Historic El Mirador Townhomes-2 Story w/Hrdwd, Hi Ceilings, Stain Glass [Craigslist]
· Katherine Heigl's Apartment Building from "The Ugly Truth" [Iamnotastalker.com]