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Here’s what $799K buys around LA

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We’re looking at five options, from Santa Monica to Altadena

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA ’hoods. This week we’ve found five homes and condos with the exact same asking price: $799,000.

Front of house
Living room
Back deck Photos by Rancho Photos, courtesy Sotheby’s

This cozy Echo Park cottage was built in 1926 and from the street looks like the sort of place you might expect to find a fairy godmother. Inside are original windows and coved ceilings, along with a living room fireplace and an updated kitchen. The 750-square-foot house has two bedrooms and one bathroom. It sits on a 2,168-square-foot lot with a deck and enclosed patio space in the back. Asking price is $799,000.

Front of house
Living room
Backyard Photos by Charmaine David, courtesy Tracy Do

This stylish three-bedroom home sits on a woodsy lot on the eastern edge of Mount Washington. Inside is an open living room that flows into the remodeled kitchen and out to a large deck overlooking the surrounding hills. The house has 1,578 square feet of living space, with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. It sits on a nearly half-acre lot with terraced gardens and a hot tub. Asking price is $799.000.

Living room
Swimming pool Courtesy Pacific Union

What’s that real estate line about location? This co-op in Santa Monica is situated right along Ocean Avenue, across the street from Palisades Park and a block from the beach. Inside, the unit has 868 square feet of living space, with one bedroom and one bathroom. Sliding glass doors lead out to a private balcony accessible from the bedroom and living room. Shared amenities include a swimming pool, spa, and fitness center. Asking price is $799,000, but watch out for those HOA dues: They’re $1,924 per month.

Front of house
Living room
Backyard Courtesy Stephanie Younger

Draped in vines and fronted by neatly trimmed hedges, this home in Westchester was built in 1950 and has a Mediterranean-style design. The 804-square-foot residence has two bedrooms and one bathroom, along with an airy living room and a large tile-floored kitchen. The house sits on a 5,659-square-foot lot with a grassy backyard and a pergola-shaded patio. Asking price is $799,000.

Front yard
Living room
Backyard Courtesy Pacific Union

This handsome home in Altadena was built in 1951 and boasts hardwood floors, picture windows, and a brick fireplace in the living room. The house has two bedrooms and a bathroom, with 1,232 square feet of living space. French doors in the den lead out to a wooden deck and a charming backyard complete with gardens, trees, and a gravel pathway. Asking price is $799,000.


Which $799,000 home would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 22%
    Echo Park
    (266 votes)
  • 32%
    Mount Washington
    (381 votes)
  • 4%
    Santa Monica
    (54 votes)
  • 15%
    (180 votes)
  • 24%
    (281 votes)
1162 votes total Vote Now