It's always nice to see a house on Highland Park's Professors Row (so-called for its popularity among Occidental College profs back in the 1900s; now a Historic Preservation Overlay Zone chock-full of Craftsmans) up for sale. This turn-of the-century number has been "expertly restored and updated from the studs up," and a 2006 renovation added new plumbing, heating/air conditioning, and electrical into the two-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath. The seller is "an award winning designer" who inserted modern conveniences (a centrally-controlled speaker system), but left all the original architectural features. Have your own piece of LA history for $699,000.
· 4929 Sycamore Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90042 [Redfin]