Kate Moennig Sells Her Los Angeles Home – DIRT
Actress Kate Moennig, best known for her roles on popular Showtime TV shows ‘The L Word’ and ‘Ray Donovan’, is looking for a new owner for her chic, renovated home in the Laurel enclave. Canyon in Hollywood Hills. The well-connected Philadelphia native — fun fact, she’s Blythe Danner’s niece and Gwyneth Paltrow’s cousin — is asking nearly $1.9 million for the three-bedroom, two-bathroom property, a reasonable amount above the $1.4 million that she repaid in 2017.
Nestled on a compact, heavily treed lot, the structure’s contemporary architecture sports an ornate redwood siding facade, accented by a trio of clerestory windows and a two-car garage. Originally built in 1990, the home offers just over 2,000 square feet of updated open-plan living space on three levels. There are plenty of custom upgrades, including built-in speakers and a Nest thermostat, plus glass walls that provide plenty of sunlight and a seamless indoor-outdoor environment.
A tunnel-like entrance is clad in wood and adorned with glass blocks, and leads to a glazed front door that flows into a long hallway lined with a built-in shelf and ample space to display works of art. ‘art. From here, a fireside lounge with high ceilings and dark-toned wooden floors spills out to an alfresco dining area and entertaining terrace. An adjacent kitchen outfitted with high-end Wolf and Miele appliances, ebony-colored cabinetry and open shelving connects to a dining room that has patio doors opening onto a grill-equipped balcony.
Upstairs, a loft-like master bedroom offers a glassed-in sitting area, large walk-in closet, and spa-inspired soaking tub anchored by a wet room housing a large walk-in shower and trendy sunken tub with Newport Brass fixtures. On the lower level, a den features a floor-to-ceiling built-in library and an en-suite guest bedroom with access to a fenced back patio. To top it off: a rooftop terrace overlooking the Griffith Park Observatory.
Moennig, 44, landed her first acting job in 2000 as Jacqueline ‘Jake’ Pratt in ‘Young Americans’, then made a name for herself as Shane McCutcheon in ‘The L Word’ and as a as assistant to Liev Schreiber. character from “Ray Donovan”. She currently stars in “The L Word: Generation Q”, for which she is also an executive producer, and “Ray Donovan: The Movie”.
Adam Sires and Michael Nourmand of Nourmand & Associates-BH are the listing agents.