Tucked away in a desirable neighborhood of Valley Village, this brand new, Contemporary Mediterranean style home offers timeless & updated living in a lovely gated & private, 2 story house within a private compound. The entry and living room open with an expansive vaulted wood-beamed ceiling. A stone wall & fireplace with custom wood mantle, limestone hearth & antique bronze fixtures give the home its Old World charm with the freshness of solid new construction. Vintage style hickory hardwood planks weave their way throughout its 4 bed and 4 baths, totaling approximately 3310 sf. The family room opens up to the chef's kitchen complete with large center island, granite counters, custom cabinets, & Kitchen Aide appliances. There is a detached garage of approximately 260 sf that can also be used as a bonus room, gym, office, or studio. Tasteful landscaping adorns the large stone paver patio which features a fountain and built-in gas barbeque, great for entertaining. Parking is abundant with the two-car garage and 2-3 additional parking spaces inside the perimeter of the gated compound. Mature trees & grown-in lush, yet low water vegetation surround the new property giving the impression that the home has 'been there for decades'. This is a lovely neighborhood close to Warner Studios, NBC/Universal studios, private schools, shopping & freeways. Located in the coveted Colfax Charter School District. Located on the corner of Colfax & La Maida.Owner prefers 3 year lease preferred.