The streets of Los Angeles are strewn with a wide range of lavish estates, from superb Previous World–impressed manors with roots in Hollywood’s golden period to iconic Mediterranean-style villas and smooth, stylish newly constructed modern oases with crisp traces and partitions of glass. This august redbrick residence within the prestigious Hancock Park neighborhood makes no bones about its kinship with the properties of the previous group, with a provenance relationship to the early Twenties, a readily obvious English affect, and a star-studded pedigree that features possession by the illustrious early-Twentieth-century “American Magnificence,” Katherine MacDonald, and serving as a short-term haven for Vivian Vance throughout her co-starring activate “I Love Lucy.”
Los Angeles, California | Alexis Valentin Ramos, Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage
The house shows its dedication to classicism with its semicircular paver drive, swish porte cochere, ornate carved stonework, divided mild home windows, and good-looking brick façade. The interiors span a powerful 5,500 sq. toes of timelessly luxurious house the place modernity—a modern palette for partitions and cupboards, eye-catching tilework, and clever lighting—meets a decidedly classic aesthetic—flooring of stylish tile and richly hued hardwood, quintessential wainscoting, and ornamental ironwork. Highlights embody a complicated front room, an enthralling sunroom opening to an inviting courtyard, a refined eating room with French doorways to the grounds, an expertly outfitted kitchen with an outsized island and top-tier home equipment, and a flexible den or residence workplace. Of the three bed room suites hidden on the high of a winding staircase, the proprietor’s quarters are a classy getaway with vaulted beamed ceilings and an en suite bathtub with a “moist room” that gives a claw-foot tub and a soothing rain bathe.
In line with the house’s golden-era atmosphere, the guesthouse includes a supremely secluded bed room and full bathtub on the higher degree, a turreted tequila tasting room, and a speakeasy-style cocktail bar—all heat woods, burnished leather-based, and thoughtfully positioned lighting—that provides technique to an alluring arbored out of doors residing space with a brick fire. The verdant resort-caliber grounds boast a patio space with an extra fire, an out of doors kitchen with a stainless-steel grill constructed right into a brick basis, an open-air eating house ultimate for alfresco fêtes, and a surprising saltwater pool and spa with deck jets and a fireplace characteristic surrounding a placing sculpture. Towering meticulously manicured hedges create a welcome curtain of privateness—in these rarefied environs, all the time a welcome amenity for a house of any age and magnificence.
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