There are open shelves fashioned from rough-hewn wood planks, a super-cute built-in dog feeding station under one of the two huge windows, and top-grade commercial-style appliances that include a built-in wine fridge, a built-in coffee maker, and a glass-fronted fridge-freezer that—swear to God, butter beans—retails for around ,000.The also sky-lit dining room next door has an indentation in the back wall fitted with a funky but functional wall-mounted buffet/booze bottle storage apparatus and, on the opposite wall, a three-stool snack bar and a window pass-through to the den.The dining room opens on one end through glass doors to backyard and on the other to an also sky-lit kitchen with glossy white flat-fronted cabinetry topped with counters the exact color of concrete.The house was originally built in 1953 but was, prior to Miz Lawson’s purchased, reworked and expanded to its current size and configuration.A quick comparison of current listing photos with those from the time of Miz Lawson’s purchase show she, presumably with Mister Roday’s input, stripped the interiors of most (but not all) of its faux-rustic/modern organic detailing—i.e.She later popped up on Party of Five, Inside Schwartz and It’s All Relative before she landed her starring and to date seminal role on the detective-comedy Psych, currently in its 8th (and possibly final) season.
SELLER: Maggie Lawson (and James Roday)LOCATION: Los Angeles, CAPRICE: ,200,000SIZE: 2,892 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMAS NOTES: Although they haven’t married, made a baby or split up—at least not that Your Mama knows—long-romantically involved boob-toob co-stars Maggie Lawson and James Roday have none-the-less put their contemporary, eco-conscious residence in L.
A.’s leafy and star studded Oaks nabe in Los Feliz with an asking price of ,200,000.* She may not be a tabloid staple or household name in the vein of, say, newly-married movie star Christina Ricci—who, as it turns out, re-listed her house in The Oaks this week with an asking price of ,695,000—but Miz Lawson’s still got a reasonably long list of Tinseltown credits going back to the mid-1990s when, at just 17 years old, the native Kentuckian scored a recurring role on the sitcom Happily Ever After.
According to Your Mama’s research on the internets, Mister Roday honed his craft for the stage in New York City and, in addition to shaking his money maker on the cable tee-vee, scratches his thespian itch as the co-founder and co-artistic director of the Red Dog Squadron theater company in Los Angeles.
In 2012 Mister Roday (and a partner) purchased the venerable, two-stage El Centro theater in Hollywood, just north of Larchmont Village.
Record show the property was purchased by Miz Lawson in August 2011 for ,775,000; Only her name appears on the deeds and other publicly available documentation associated with the property but, for our purposes today, we’re just going to assume the couple cohabitates.
Current listing details show the modern-minded two-story house sits behind a tall and thick bamboo hedge and has four bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in 2,892 square feet of recently refreshed interior space.