In 1936 an architect fell in love and built his dream home for his bride. Incomparable craftsmanship holds to this day in this home in the heart of Toluca Lake. South of Riverside Drive’s trendy shops and restaurants, and steps from the famed Bob Hope Estate, sits this hip, whimsical, fully restored, English Tudor.
Step in to this architectural gem, and you will see that no expense was spared in the restoration of this 4 bedroom, 3½ bath stunning home. Formal living room with antique stone fireplace surround, hand-carved moldings and mantle, and leaded glass windows. The Open bright family room and dining have matching leaded glass dutch doors that open to the beautiful brick back patio and yard. Sitting room off the beautiful master. Master bathroom has stunning soaking tub and French leaded glass doors leading to the Juliet balcony. Generous bedrooms with custom original built-ins. Walker-Zanger marble bathrooms. Kitchen boasts French Limestone counters, AGA Legacy stove, Sub-Zero refrigerator-freezer, farm sink, and Miele dishwasher, and full butlers pantry. Custom hardwood floors throughout home. Waterford crystal chandeliers are just a few of the various imported light fixtures from around the world. Hardware in kitchen and bathrooms from England and Australia, 2 wood burning fireplaces. New roof, electric, and plumbing. This home has been restored to perfection.
The sparkling pool and jacuzzi are surrounded by formal gardens, lush landscaping, and large mature trees, creating a completely private, secluded, outdoor oasis, perfect for entertaining. MASSIVE grassy yard with room to expand, or build a large guest-house. Owner has stamped, engineered plans for guest unit/pool house.
This truly bright, happy home has been the set for many commercials, television shows, print ads, and films. Currently listed with all of the local film location companies. 14 days of tax-free income per California tax-incentive filming laws!
Home is in turnkey condition, meticulously and lovingly maintained. A “must-see”, truly ready for the most discerning buyer!