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Here’s what $2M buys around LA

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See what a price that high buys in five Los Angeles neighborhoods, including Santa Monica and Hollywood

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’re taking a look at how the other half lives. Here are five homes and condos within $10,000 of today’s price: $2 million.

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Kitchen Photos by Anthony Barcelo, courtesy Chad Lund/Douglas Elliman
Backyard
West LA

Here’s a handsome Spanish-style home that sits on a 6,502-square-foot lot just a few blocks from the Cheviot Hills Park. Built in 1930, it has hardwood floors, beamed ceilings, French doors, and arched windows and entryways. Three bedrooms and three bathrooms are spread across 2,034-square-feet of living space. In the back is a grassy lawn and a wooden patio shaded by a pergola. Asking price is $1.995 million.

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Kitchen
Bedroom Via Bradley Gilboe/ Keller Williams
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Santa Monica

$2 million gets you pretty close to the beach in Santa Monica, where you’ll find this roomy 1,254-square-foot condo. Situated along Ocean Avenue just a couple blocks south of the pier, the building is equipped with a swimming pool and spa, a fitness center, and barbecue areas. The unit itself has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, along with a pair of walk-in closets. Asking price is $1.999 million, with HOA dues running an extra $1,529 per month.

Front yard
Living room
Kitchen Via Paul Maloney/Nicholas Property Group
Swimming pool
Hollywood

Located at the southern end of Hollywood, right above Hancock Park, this Spanish-style bungalow is the recent recipient of a thorough overhaul. Outside, it’s been outfitted with a carefully landscaped front yard; inside are newly installed wood floors, a spacious kitchen with marble countertops, and a remodeled master bathroom with a separate tub and shower. The 1,750-square-foot house has two bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. It sits on a 6,357-square-foot lot with a swimming pool, a spa, and a guest house in the back. Asking price is $1.995 million.

Front of house
Living room
Den Photos by Paul Barnaby, courtesy Josh Flagg/Rodeo Realty
Patio
Hollywood Hills

Up in Nichols Canyon is this Mediterranean-style residence with views of the surrounding hills. The large 3,452-square-foot home has three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms, along with wide-open living spaces and a screening room. The home sits on a 6,567-square-foot lot and has multiple patios and a terraced garden in the back. Multiple rooms open out to balconies with room for outdoor seating. Asking price is $1.995 million.

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Living room
Kitchen Courtesy Keith Scaduto/Coldwell Banker
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East Hollywood

Built in 1912, this spacious residence has been newly renovated and offers four bedrooms and four bathrooms spread across 3,937 square feet of floor space. Recent updates include oak floors, freshly installed light fixtures, and a kitchen with quartz countertops and a huge center island. A detached guest house has a bathroom and bedroom of its own. The home sits on a 10,047-square-foot lot with a roomy backyard and a two-car garage. Asking price is $1.995 million.

Poll

Which house or condo around $2 million would you choose?

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  • 19%
    West LA
    (190 votes)
  • 5%
    Santa Monica
    (49 votes)
  • 23%
    Hollywood
    (229 votes)
  • 31%
    Hollywood Hills
    (310 votes)
  • 20%
    East Hollywood
    (202 votes)
980 votes total Vote Now