Carlyle

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The Carlyle Residences are the newest high rise development in Westwood’s Wilshire Corridor. Completed in 2009, this is the last high rise building that can be constructed in the Corridor.

The Carlyle wilshire cooridor

The building was developed by Elad Properties who’s luxury property pedigree is impressive. Their main market has been in New York although they have property all over the US. Elad Prpts was also the developer of the Plaza Hotel.

carlyle driveway

Miki Naftali, CEO of Elad said they wanted to bring ‘the flavor of New York to LA’ with the Carlyle. The moment you drive onto the European style cobblestone circular driveway and park beside the jet black oval fountain (one of several on the property), you are greeted by white glove valets in uniforms; you start to feel like New York.

The Carlyle was designed by KMD Architects who also designed ‘the Wilshire’.

Carlyle Brochure

foyer carlyle wilshire blvd

Foyer opening up to living room, private elevator on left

 

The Carlyle has 78 residences, with six penthouse units on the top three floors. The units are large (2,800sqft to 3,500sqft) and there are only 4 units a floor. There are no hallways. Four separate Elevators go directly to the foyer in each unit on each floor. This gives owners the upmost convenience and privacy.

 

Stack Bed/bath Sqft
01 2/2.5 2,837
02 3/4.5 3,535
03 2/2.5 2772
04 3/4.5 3,535
Traditional Kitchen

Traditional Kitchen

Modern Kitchen

Modern Kitchen

Kitchens have two styles, a traditional and a modern style. There is a large center island. The formal dining right off the kitchen has wonderful views and comfortably seats 6-8 guests.

Formal dining

 

Living room is at the center of the floorplan and makes you feel right at home the second you step into your unit.

Living Room with glass wall and balcony

Living Room with glass wall and balcony

The units have HUGE Masters with en suite masterbath and walk in closets. The 3br floorplans have his and hers master closet and his and hers baths. 11 foot ceilings. The homes are smart, with Touch panel controls for lighting, temperature and to request valet/concierge.

 

Masterbedroom

Masterbedroom

Walk in closet from 2br residence

Walk in closet from 2br residence

Units facing Wilshire have 1 balcony off the living room.

Living Room Balcony on South facing residence

Living Room Balcony on South facing residence

Units facing South have 2 balconies, one off the living room and another from the masterbedroom. The balconies aren’t large enough for furniture- they are best used to stand and get some fresh air and take in the views.

 

Dale Chihuly chandelier and Fendi Casa Furnishings

Dale Chihuly chandelier and Fendi Casa Furnishings

I love the lobby in the Carlyle, mainly because of the

original glass-blown chandelier by Dale Chihuly. There is a $1 million sculpture of fine art dangling in the lobby!

Chihuly standing in front of Fiori di Como

Chihuly standing in front of Fiori di Como

 

I became a Chihuly fan when he did Fiori di Como in the Bellagio 1998, the glass he did there reminds me of umbrellas, very beautiful and inspiring.

Full Service Concierge! They can even wash and detail your car in the sub terrain parking garage. There is a temperature controlled wine cellar on the lobby level- which is great in California we have great wine! Fitness Center designed by Sports Club LA and is over 2,000 sq. ft. Heated pool and spa, 53’ x 13’ between 3′ – 5’4” deep.

Prices range from 2M on the 3rd floor, to 3-4 M on the 4th to 20th floor and penthouses from 6M to 15M. HOA’s from 2,200 to 2,400 mo.

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