Located in Westwood’s highly sought-after Little Holmby on one of its most beautiful avenues is this truly elegant, Traditional residence. With its stately curb appeal, its mature, lush landscape and one of the best, most vibrant, most expansive backyards in the neighborhood, this property is sure to impress the most discerning of Buyers.
Bright, cheerful and full of joy throughout, this true home is warmed by all the Traditional architectural characteristics akin to fine homes of the early 1940s including leaded glass, iron casement windows and doors, crown moldings, period built-ins, gleaming wood floors and much more.
The formal entry is impressive and to one side of it, the expansive and tasteful formal living room with its splendid fireplace features a grand bay window overlooking the magnificent neighborhood. To the other side of the foyer is the formal dining room, also featuring a grand bay window and picturesque views.
The large cook’s kitchen features multiple built-ins, a spacious pantry, dual ovens, a chef’s prep sink and a breakfast area. The kitchen flows into a warm, wood-paneled den with a cozy fireplace and easy access to the fabulous backyard.
Four spacious ensuite bedrooms are on the main level. One is located off the kitchen and laundry/service area and the three glorious others, including a wonderful master suite, are conveniently and sensibly set together in one wing. The master has a sitting area and access to the backyard and has a sumptuous spa-like bathroom set in lovely marble; there are two separate vanity areas, a soaking tub, a separate shower and a large, custom-built dream closet. Also in this wing is a terrific office, also great as a nursery or playroom, a very formal-feeling powder bath completes the main level.
On the lower level, host an unforgettable Super-Bowl party in this enormous family/media room with its kitchenette and direct access to the oversized garage; there is an unusual abundance of storage space here. Also on this lower level is a welcoming guest wing with an ensuite bedroom and bath.
The uncommonly vast, truly tranquil backyard is nothing short of stunning and is an entertainer’s dream, an inviting venue for any event. Wonderfully alive and graceful, its trellised pergola is the perfect setting for alfresco dinner parties of any scale. Many lounging areas to relax in, soothed by the sound of the trickling water feature. A grassy area leads to the large swimmer’s pool with its wide sunning deck. There’s even a sports court.
Centrally located close to UCLA, to Holmby Park and its children’s playground, to the new Century City shopping center and to the coveted Warner Avenue Elementary School.