Home Land A Nineteen Twenties Spanish Colonial Revival Manor Seeks $19.8 Million in L.A.

A Nineteen Twenties Spanish Colonial Revival Manor Seeks $19.8 Million in L.A.

A Nineteen Twenties Spanish Colonial Revival Manor Seeks $19.8 Million in L.A.


Crafted a century in the past by Southern California architect Carleton Winslow Sr.—finest remembered for finishing the Los Angeles Public Library after Bertram Goodhue’s demise in 1924, in addition to designing the Bel Air Nation Membership and quite a few Episcopal church buildings—this notably eye-catching dwelling simply popped up on the market within the picturesque hills of Los Feliz.

Final offered again in August 2012 for a speck over $9.6 million to L.A.-based hedge fund supervisor Naveen Jeerreddi and his longtime spouse, former actress Amy Hathaway, the alluring Spanish Colonial Revival property has now returned to the market, this time asking $19.8 million. The itemizing is shared by Chris Cortazzo of Compass and Elliott Legislation of Coldwell Banker Realty.

Resting on a gated parcel of land spanning virtually an acre, under the Griffith Observatory, the creamy stucco and terracotta-roof construction was accomplished in 1924 for Amos Ives Root, founder within the 1800s of the Ohio-based A.I. Root Co., which is thought for having revolutionized beekeeping worldwide by mass-producing honey. He additionally penned The ABC’s of Bee Tradition, now generally known as “The Beekeeper’s Bible.”

The Root House Los Feliz

A vaulted front room is spotlighted by a hearth, arched home windows and French doorways opening to a patio.

Mike Helfrich

Aptly generally known as the “Root Residence,” the property incorporates a predominant home fronted by a fountain-clad yard, plus a indifferent guesthouse and separate residence suite—for a complete of 10 bedrooms and 11 baths sprawled throughout slightly greater than 10.400 sq. ft of meticulously maintained and up to date residing house boasting fashionable facilities complemented by a mixture of Spanish tile and wood-plank flooring, wood-beam and painted by hand ceilings, leaded glass home windows and arched doorways.

Particularly standing out within the main dwelling is a putting entry lobby that steps right down to a hearth front room sporting French doorways spilling out to a patio. Adjoining is a bookshelf-lined library with a tile-hearth fire and entry to a balcony overlooking the leafy yard, and different highlights embody a proper eating room sitting throughout the turret, together with a mixture breakfast nook/household room that flows to a kitchen displaying top-tier stainless home equipment, a central island and butler’s pantry.

The Root House Los Feliz

Facilities embody a wine cellar and tasting room.

Mike Helfrich

Upstairs, the first bed room is decked out with a nook fire, walk-in closet and twin baths, whereas the decrease stage holds an leisure lounge geared up with a hearth, wine cellar/tasting room, moist bar, sauna and an workplace house with its personal entrance; and outdoor, the Paul J. Howard-designed grounds are laced with gardens, and host a pool, fire, and stone pathway that meanders its option to a creek spanned by a foot bridge, “secret” tea room, and patio surrounded by bamboo and a trio of classical pillars. There’s additionally a three-car storage with a full fitness center on the premises.

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Mike Helfrich


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