Sold: Thornton Ladd, 1955
13980 Midvale Dr, Whittier, CA 90602
4 bedrooms, 3 baths | 2,741 sqft | Map
At the end of a cul-de-sac and down a private drive, sited on an expertly landscaped nearly 3/4 of an acre property, an incredible example of mid century modern architecture. Designed by internationally acclaimed architect Thornton Ladd in 1955, the home utilizes an inspired design that weaves together distinct sleeping and living area wings, with views through expansive window walls at every turn. Two spacious master suites plus jack and jill bedrooms make up one end of the house; living, kitchen, and dining make up the other. Beautiful solid black walnut floors are laid throughout. In the open plan kitchen, a large island and prep area, wood burning fireplace, myriad of storage, and direct access to a dramatic elevated patio. Downstairs is a finished basement, perfect for guest bedroom or home office. Sensitively restored and skillfully updated, it has been readied for it's next owner to simply move in and reap the rewards. With views to Catalina and numerous outdoor spaces for entertaining or reflection, this is an absolute one of kind property.