This architecturally unique, custom-built house boasts mountain views and a retreat-like feel in the middle of Los Angeles. Designed by the artist-owners and a cutting edge Chicago-based architecture firm, every detail was considered, and it is truly a sculptural work of art. Serene, tasteful, and avant-garde in design, this home is located in one of the most hip and popular neighborhoods in LA. From the view of the Hollywood sign in the master bedroom to the San Gabriel Mountain Range looking to the North, the views are breathtaking and complement the indoor/outdoor living experience with an emphasis on that far away feel. Relax in the private heated pool and take in the lights of Echo Park at sunset. Tranquility and focus in the heart of LA! This quiet hillside in Echo Park, close to downtown LA and walkable to Elysian Park trails, offers a respite from the city without travel. A 3 bedroom, 2 bath contemporary retreat, it has been kept in impeccable condition. Be immersed by nature while dining alfresco, or head to the many popular restaurants and excellent cafes nearby.Across from the pool, the living room glass doors slide completely open, and pocket into the patio wall. Along that wall is a spacious dining area with bespoke lighting fixtures, a refined kitchen with gorgeous glass panels reflecting the view, and a stylish bathroom with a shower for post swim. Journey up the custom designed, powder coated white steel staircase, and find yourself floating in a cloud. The spacious bedrooms, smaller guest room, and a master bath with a custom designed soaking tub, all feature floor to ceiling windows and spectacular views of the mountains.This thoughtfully designed home features A/C throughout, and a natural cooling system with sliding doors, European style windows, and skylights keeping the house comfortable and cool most of the year and peacefully quiet at night.Feel at home in Echo Park, a welcoming valley of culture and history, where your neighbors are successful artists, musicians, and industry writers. Inspiring natural beauty, serene Elysian Park trails, tasty restaurants, and excellent farmer's markets are just a few of the gems within walking distance. This property was meant to be a platform for creativity, where authenticity and beauty collide. Amenities include Heated pool with jets, top of the line Duravit fixtures, Caesarstone kitchen counter, Bertazzoni gas-fueled stove, whole house water filter, tankless water heater, alarm system, recessed lighting & dimmers throughout, operable skylights, air conditioning, radiant heat in floors, hardwired living room speakers, efficient Bosch electric washer and dryer. House also has a fully finished spacious garage that can be used as a creative art space while you still have parking right next to the house or you can easily convert the garage into an ADU.