This property was sold for $2,600,000.The Glamour of Old Hollywood is captured in this stunning, grand scale 4br. 4.5 bath Mediterranean villa. Built c. 1927 and designed by noted architect Garfield Dowey in the famous Hollywoodland development. This private estate sits atop its own promontory with spectacular city, mountain, ocean and landmark vistas from every room, balcony and deck. Enter through large rough hewn wood gates to a dramatic two-story circular foyer with tile floors and an elegant winding staircase. Step-down baronial sized living room with 17ft high beamed ceilings and wood-burning fireplace seamlessly flows to an enormous formal dining room, that leads out to a gorgeous outdoor loggia overlooking the city and mountainscape. A dream of entertainer sizeable enough to accommodate any large event. Turreted east wing stairway features a separate suite ideal for guest or office. En-suite bedrooms have classic tile bathrooms, pedestal sinks and views. Serene master bedroom has dressing room, sitting room and view balcony Vintage leaded glass windows, colorful period tile, oak wood floors, and authentic wrought iron light fixtures and railings throughout. A truly exquisite example of the dramatic Mediterranean style of this period with impeccable artistry and attention to design and detail. This hip and historic home is minutes away from the exciting hub of Hollywood.
Wood-burning Carved wood Mantle with Tall French doors that lead out to expansive wrap-around decks with spectacular panoramic city and canyon views. Grassy yard with in-ground spa and enclosed play areas. Unique conversation alcove seems suspended in the clouds with jet-liner views on either side. Rustic Italian style Gourmet Kitchen has Travertine and marble inlay counters , custom oak wood cabinetry, wrought iron fixtures, corner breakfast bar and Viking Stove and Sub Zero fridge and Wine Thermidor. Maids room and bath off kitchen with separate entry. Master bedroom features relief fresco tile bath, walk-in closet and intimate tete a tete balcony with hillside and city views. Plus Office/Study, Den/Library, play room, 2 car garage, Central air & heat and security system. Great indoor/outdoor flow to multi-level patios, decks, yard with apple tree espalier and meandering terraced blooming gardens surrounded by spectacular unobstructed city views.Close to walking and hiking trails.
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