Iconic Highland Park landmark residence gracefully presides over a luxurious lot on over one-half of an acre overlooking scenic Lakeside Drive and Exall Lake. Originally designed by the late Hal Thomson in 1918, this showplace home has been carefully restored and updated with state-of-the-art technology and fresh, crisp interiors evoking a serene Santa Barbara vibe. A home for the ages, this 9,027 square foot beauty sets itself apart from its peers by exquisite attention to detail, meticulously curated updating and an authenticity that cannot be replicated.
Offering generous entertaining and living spaces with soaring ceiling heights in some rooms, the home magically maintains an intimate, comfortable feel. Wide plank Brazilian Walnut hardwood floors, exposed wood beams and four stone fireplaces warm expansive interiors. The first level of the main house includes a two-story great room, a dining room befitting large scale entertaining, a library, music room, study, butler's pantry and chef's kitchen open to breakfast room and family room. Three ensuite guestrooms, laundry, and a spacious master bedroom suite are on the second floor. The third floor includes a game room and exercise room. A wine cellar with limestone wall and floors completes the main house.
A screened loggia wraps around the great room. French doors lead to the pool, spa, and multiple outdoor entertaining areas. Outdoor kitchen and bar, fire pit, bocce ball court, and anti-bacterial turf lawn are among the many amenities. Lush, mature landscaping, graces all outdoor areas.
A large guest suite complete with living room, kitchen and bedroom suite is finished with the same Brazilian Walnut hardwoods and finishes as the main house A porte cochere and rear entry three car garage provide easy accessibility.
This beautifully restored home offers a unique opportunity to live in sumptuous luxury in one of the most important residences in Old Highland Park.
Property Features Include: 5 Fireplace(s)
Amenities Include: Cleaning System,Custom Cover,Heated,In Ground Guni
Built in: 1918
Approximate Square Feet:
Exterior: Attached Grill,Covered Porch(es),Gardens,Gazebo/Pergola,Gutters,Lighting System,Mosquito Mist System,Outdoor Fireplace/Pit,Outdoor Living Center,Patio Covered,Patio Open,Separate Entry Quarters,Sprinkler System
Lot Acres: 0.582