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Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA

Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA
Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA

A big name and an impressive house, with this 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA available to rent right now.

Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA
Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA

An architect forever associated with the iconic Case Study Houses, this is one of a number of midcentury builds he designed in the mid-20th century and you suspect, one of the least changed.

Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA
Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA

It’s a stunning place, dating back to 1949 and still with its original redwood, stone and glass finish throughout.

Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA
Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA

Not just that, there’s plenty of original detail here too if you hunt around, including the brick fireplace, built-in furniture and shelving, an accordion-style room divider, plus swivelling windows. The furniture is something too, but we’re not sure if that’s staying as part of the rental or not. One to ask the agent / realtor.

Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA
Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA

Wonderful 180 degree views across the San Fernando Valley to the San Gabriel Mountains as well. This is living the dream.

Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA
Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA

Well, it is if the space works for you. That covers something like 2,600 sq. ft. and includes a living room, dining area, den / office, three bedrooms and four bathrooms on the entry level.

Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA
Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA

Pop upstairs and that’s pretty much the master suite with private bath, and outdoor living roof deck. Finishing off the space is a laundry and a ‘multi-use utility room’ on the lower level.

Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA
Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA

Well, not quite everything as this is sits on a 0.46-acre plot with mature trees and manicured gardens.

Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA
Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA

If you want to move in, this is being offered with a one-year lease with a rent of $10,000 per month.

Images and details courtesy of Crosby Doe Associates. For more details and to make an enquiry, please visit the website.

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Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA
Midcentury rental: 1940s Rodney Walker-designed property in Sherman Oaks, California, USA