Colcadia at Newcastle Manor

5400 Newcastle Avenue, Unit 34
Encino, California


Three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, large living room, dining area, ample kitchen, balcony. 1,144 total square feet.

This is one of the best units in the entire complex. It's cool and quiet, with a tree and grassy courtyard with benches right outside your front door. The pool is in the other section, so you can walk there in less than a minute, but won't hear any noise from swimmers when you're inside.

Each bedroom has a closet with sliding mirror doors. Linen closet in a hallway, central closet with additional shelving. First floor of a two-story building. A friendly and quiet family lives above. Two stacked parking spaces.

Room Attributes


  • Master bedroom: 14’8 x 12’1”, with small hallway and 4’7” x 22” closet (new sliding mirror doors)
  • Middle bedroom: 12’5” x 12’1”, with a 12’9” x 21” closet (new sliding mirror doors)
  • Side bedroom: 12’7” x 12’3” , with a 12’9” x 21” closet (new sliding mirror doors)
  • Living room: 17’10” x 14’5”
  • Dining area: 8’10” x 8’
  • Kitchen: 12’5” long

Dimmable, overhead lighting is present in the kitchen and the living room, plus on electrical outlet in the living room controlled by a switch near the front door. Overhead light with fan in the dining area. Bathrooms have overhead lights and a heat bulb. Bedrooms have no overhead lighting; each has one electrical outlet controlled by a light switch at the door.


Two stacked spaces, amply wide. This is in a gated parking lot, not a far walk from your apartment. Private, lockable storage cabinets are available within the parking area.


Central air with chilled-water air conditioning, with new 1/8 HP electric fan coil unit and heater with modern thermostat (installed 2021).

Brand new quality wood flooring throughout (2021).

New modern dual-pane windows (2021) with high-quality faux wood horizontal blinds in excellent condition (2017).

Kitchen fully remodeled in 2017. Granite counters with plenty of counter and cabinet space; 30-inch electric range with five smooth-top elements, 5.3 cu. ft. convection oven, and 400 CFM overhead hood fan/light; top-mount stainless steel refrigerator (24 cubic feet) with automatic ice maker; and a 1-1/4 HP garbage disposal. A new 24-in. front-control tall tub dishwasher with three racks was installed in 2020. 

50-gallon private electric water heater in-unit (2017).

Standard dual-line phone jack in each bedroom, by the kitchen, and in the living room.

Pool and spa on the grounds, only about 35 strides away from your front door.

Gym and sauna available.

Large barbecues by the pool (barbecues are not allowed on balconies). 

Trash and recycling bins at back of building.

Building directory/entry system through telephone (landline, cellular, VOIP).

Lockable mailbox in the lobby.


A clean laundry room is located just across the courtyard, with another room at the back of the building

Each room has four washers and five standard tumble dryers. This works out to about one washer/dryer pair per eight apartments, which is considered an excellent ratio, so you can get your laundry done efficiently on your schedule.

Laundry is open from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

Pay with quarters or mobile app (depending on quality of cellular signal).

In-unit laundry machines are not allowed.


Landlord pays for:

  • Water
  • Chilling of cold water piped in for the air conditioner coil
  • Trash/recycling removal
  • Sewage service

Tenant pays for:

  • Electricity, including for the central air conditioner fan, central air heater, and water heater
  • Internet/television/telephone service
There is no current satellite hook-up, but tenant may arrange for installation at tenant's cost.

There is no in-unit natural gas service. All appliances are electric.


One small pet is allowed, up to 25 lbs.

Administrative Notes

All remodels and improvements were permitted and passed final inspections by the Department of Building and Safety, City of Los Angeles. Documentation available upon request.

This property is not subject to the rent limits imposed by Section 1947.12 of the Civil Code of California and is not subject to the just cause requirements of Section 1946.2 of the Civil Code. This property meets the requirements of Sections 1947.12(d)(5) and 1946.2(e)(8) of the Civil Code, and the owner is not any of the following: (i) a real estate investment trust, as defined by Section 856 of the Internal Revenue Code (U.S.); (ii) a corporation; or (iii) a limited liability company in which at least one member is a corporation.