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3268 Bennett Dr , Los Angeles, CA

$2,495,000
4
Beds
3
Baths
2,626ft²
Living
4,446
sq. ft
About This Property

3268 Bennett Dr Los Angeles, CA

1926 Hollywood Hills Storybook Home, designed by Roland E. Hill, the architect of “Sleeping Beauty’s Castle” at Disneyland, is a Registered Historical Cultural Monument. Golden Age of Hollywood elegance and glamour! **Mills Act designation entitles buyer to property tax reductions of between 40-60% annually and is transferrable with subsequent sales.** This “must-see” castle mini compound has been restored with today’s modern amenities, while maintaining the grand and magical details of its original glory, including a Turret with Winding Staircase! Original hardwood floors throughout. Entire estate is 4bd, 3ba, which includes Main house, a separate-entry maids quarter/in-law suite/office, and Guest House with private gate. Gourmet kitchen includes Viking 6-burner/grill/heat-lamp warmer/vent and double-oven, Viking refrigerator, Asko dishwasher, granite counter-tops, maple cabinets, Dutch-door. Wooden shutters. Grand 26’ beamed ceiling in living room with oversized fireplace, wrought-iron chandelier, reading nook, built-in shelves, arched glass double-doors opening to seating deck and breathtaking views. Dining room has built-in corner shelves with lighting, stained-glass window, double french glass doors opening to circular balcony w/built-in seating area, fountain, gargoyle-head rainspouts, beautiful mountain view.

Historic magnesite floor finish in entryway, staircase, and kitchen. Master bedroom has exposed brick wall, stained glass window, hardwood floors, built-in book shelves, 1920’s style his/her triple closet w/ built-in shelves/drawers, double French glass doors opening to balcony directly over the pool. 2nd bedroom has elevated ceiling, wrought iron chandelier, hardwood floor, double french glass doors opening to balcony. Main bathroom has separate glass-enclosed shower, sunken tub, low-flow toilet, designer tile. Studio on top floor of house has separate entrance with flowering vine stairway, vaulted beam ceiling, fairytale-styled windows, hardwood floor, electric “fireplace” heater, A/C, tiled ¾ designer bathroom, skylight, built-in shelves, Dutch-door, private deck with views. Guest House has vaulted open-beam ceiling, full kitchen, ¾ bath with glass shower, ceiling fan, mini-split heat/ac, separate patio. Amenities include Heated Pool (with Lion Head spout), Two-Car Garage, Yard, 5 citrus trees, blooming roses, View of Hollywood sign, Fountain, Slate Patios, Wrought-iron Fencing and Gates, Sprinklers, Landscape Lighting, Views, Dog-safe yard, Custom Slate roof, Heat/AC, Washer/Dryer, Extra-large Storage/Laundry Room (portion of it used to be a hidden closet for booze during prohibition.) Quiet, wide street with ample parking (permitted), close to Studios — easy access to Hollywood, Burbank, Studio City, Mulholland Drive, Downtown.
Original architectural blueprints with additional hand-drawn details, and 1926 photographs of construction and finished house also included.

(Stained glass window shown in photos above fireplace is NOT included in sale, but IS negotiable if buyer is interested. Documented provenance of said window can be provided upon request.)

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