Majestic Hancock Park Manor house designed by one of the Los Angeles’ most renown architects, Robert Farquhar, offers 1920s sophisticated elegance. Featured in two Historical Society Home and Garden Tours this completely gated compound is a certified Wildlife Habitat attracting varieties of butterflies and hummingbirds. Formal entry leads to the extremely dramatic 40-foot living room with fireplace that has been the site of many grand receptions and charity events in the past. Stunning15-foot-tall mahogany ceiling is ideal for the art gallery collection. Four sets of beautiful leaded-glass French doors open to the romantic front and back patios perfect for entertaining. Inviting family room/pub adjoins the elegant formal dining room with fireplace and charming breakfast room with access to the yard. The kitchen with beamed ceiling and butler’s pantry leads to the guest bedroom with en-suite bath, storage room and attached 2-car garage, currently used as spacious office. Second story boasts an enormous primary suite with soaring ceiling and fireplace and extraordinary west-facing golf course views over Wilshire Country Club. A sitting room, two bathrooms and two sets of closets complete the primary suite. There are 3 more bedrooms (each with fireplaces) plus 3 full baths and 2 powder rooms. Storage space generous throughout and includes two basements and large attic. Secluded, private, park-like grounds create a tranquil retreat and are enhanced with an L-shaped arbor, covered shaded veranda with antique stained glass, outdoor fireplace, and glistening reflecting pool. Exquisite garden with abundant flowers year-round and bountiful fruit trees adjacent to a lush rose covered gazebo are reminiscent of the “Cotswolds”. Nearly 200’ foot driveway offers plenty of room for cars.
A timeless tradition!