Mount Washington

Los Angeles, California Homes for Sale

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About Mount Washington

Mount Washington is a community in Los Angeles known primarily for its rich history. Mount Washington was founded in 1909 by real estate developer Robert Marsh. Aside from its historical importance, Mount Washington also has one of the top performing elementary schools in the area. Mount Washington is also home to Eldred Street, one of the steepest in the city.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $559,000 to $2,000,000

Closed Prices: $410,000 to $2,635,000

Median Sale Price: $1,140,000

Average $ per sq ft: $710

Association Fee Ranges: $0

Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home

Age: 1905 to 2021

Sq. Ft.: 1905 to 2021 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 1 to 5 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 1 to 6 Bathrooms

Around Mount Washington

Mount Washington is also fairly small with a total are just short of two miles. Single-family homes dominate the area, and there are slightly more owners than renters in Mount Washington. Hillside homes provide beautiful views of downtown Los Angeles and the surrounding hills, making Mount Washington a unique neighborhood to call home.

Despite its small area, Mount Washington boasts plenty of restaurants and eateries. Restaurants serving fine food with good wine, restaurants serving traditional American food such as burgers and steak, and Italian restaurants are among many that you will find in the community. Japanese restaurants are also in the area if you want to try something a little more exotic. Mount Washington has everything when it comes to food. Aside from all the kinds of restaurants mentioned above, fantastic seafood restaurants are also in the area.

The population in Mount Washington tends to be younger due to the area's relative affordability. Since the average age for residents is thirty-three, you'll see college students, postgraduate students, young married couples, and even some retirees enjoying the California sunshine. As you travel around Mount Washington, the city's residents can be found enjoying a bite to eat, spending time with their friends, and traveling around the neighborhood.

Mount Washington has plenty of things to do on a Friday night. Bars and taverns offer a surefire way to enjoy a drink and kick back, while there are also late-night movie theaters to watch a film at any time of day where they serve food. Mount Washington also has plenty of art galleries present for your viewing pleasure. Movie theaters give you a chance to watch a movie and enjoy some down time with your family or friends.

Even on a Sunday, there is plenty to do in Mount Washington. Comedy shows are common in Mount Washington, dance classes are also held if you want to learn some killer new moves, and you can also find concerts easily. You could also check out a museum in the area to learn the intriguing history of Mount Washington. Eldred Street is also a major attraction, since it is one of the steepest streets in the world. Many tourists come to the city just to walk up Eldred Street and experience it for themselves.

Locals Love

  • Reliable access to quality public transportation
  • Plenty of schools, universities, and colleges
  • Lots of history, and it’s easy to experience the history for yourself
  • Great food, no matter your taste in cuisine
  • Exciting nightlife and great, interesting people
  • Exciting and vibrant culture

Locals Don't Love

  • Traffic can get very bad around major highways in the area
  • Small area can be somewhat restrictive
  • Plenty of tourists no matter the time of year
  • Hard to find parking

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