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The Desmond, West Hollywood
851 N San Vicente Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90069
The Desmond is a courtyard style newer construction condominium (yb 2002) with Mediterranean architecture located in the Norma Triangle neighborhood of West Hollywood. The majority of the condos are townhouses that feel like a house. There are 62 units total, making this a medium to large size condo building. HOA dues are very low. The Desmond has modern floor plans with open kitchen and living rooms, large master bedrooms suites. Desmond condos are pretty much turn key.
The Desmond has a prime West Hollywood location that is walkable to the intersection of Santa Monica and San Vicente. The property is on a gently sloping incline. San Vicente is very wide, so you get a lot of separation between the two sides of the street.
San Vicente is considered a busy street, but I have never seen traffic backed up. The West Hollywood fire station #7 is right across the street, although I love the architecture of the firestation, this can be noisy when I fire truck responds to an emergency. But if god forbid there is ever a fire in the building, you can bet the fire department will have a one minute response time!
With the Desmond condos, you get all that great shopping, dining and entertainment that West Hollywood is known for and close proximity to Beverly Hills, Miracle Mile, and the Sunset Strip.
Two of the oldest buildings in West Hollywood are nearby on San Vincente- the San Vicente Inn and ADD, part of the Sherman thematic district. The West Hollywood park and Library are close, as well as the Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood Pavilions. If you do have kids, you’re in luck. West Hollywood Elementary is conveniently located one block north along San Vicente. In addition, Fairfax Senior High School, for which the district is zoned, is just a short drive away.
1 Brs sell for $450,000 to $550,000
2 Brs sell for $700,00 to $850,000
The building is four stories high and is dividing into four separate courtyards. Each of these courtyard buildings are painted a different color, don’t ask me why. One of the courtyards has an entrance on Hillside. Each courtyard has its own fountain and landscaping and is surrounded by 10 to 20 units. Floorplans are all 1 and 2 bedrooms with the majority being 2 bedrooms. There are 49 two bedroom condos and 13 one bedroom condos.
2brs range in size from 1250 – 2000 sqft
1brs range in size from 850 sqft to 1,200 sqft
Flooring is mostly hardwood in the living rooms, bedrooms are carpet and the bathrooms and kitchens are tile. Closet and storage space is ok. Chef kitchens are fully equipped with granite counters, and stainless steel appliances (refrigerator, dishwasher, stove and microwave) and perfect for pulling out all those recipes you’ve collected -its time to put those to good use! Plenty of cabinet space and some have a center island, so you have lots of space to fit the coolest new kitchenware and gadgets. Kitchen opens to living room which features high ceilings and a cozy gas fireplace. Two private patios provide outdoor living space. What better way to enjoy the beautiful Southern California weather? Oversized master suite with master bathroom and walk-in in closet.
- Modern Kitchen
- Townhouses, Living Space down and bedrooms up
- Open style floor plans
- High Ceilings
- Living Room Gas Fireplace
- Master Bedroom w/ master bath and Walk-in closet
- Master Bathroom separate tub and shower (only a single vanity though)
- 2x Large Patios (off living room and master bedroom- BBQs ok)
- In Unit Laundry
- Newer Construction
- Low HOAs
- Luscious landscaping of palms and foliage and
- Open air Hallways
- Romantic Spanish courtyards w/ fountains
- Controlled security access
- Landscaped grounds
- Guest Parking
Parking & Laundry
1 parking space per bedroom. 2 bedrooms get 2 spots, 1 bedrooms get 1 spot.
Laundry is inside, in a laundry closet with gas hookup.
Home Owners Association
HOAs are approximately $300 per month.