Designed by architect Paul Williams, this magnificent timeless estate was built in 1927. The home was remodeled on one of the most desirable streets in Hancock Park, a highly affluent area. Behind the large gates features over 9,000 square feet of opulent living space on an approximately 20,000-square-foot lot. The property is truly one of a kind. As you enter through the double-height ceiling foyer, you are greeted with two versatile formal living spaces with two fireplaces overlooking the lush, secluded grounds. Coffered ceilings on the lower living spaces, a large kitchen, a separate dining area, and an attached bar. Entertainment system throughout the home, including the exterior. Wire-brushed oak cabinets with Calcutta marble/Oak countertops, this kitchen also features double ovens, dual sinks, Thermador appliances, and warming drawers. With a California basement. The main suite is upstairs with an en suite bed/bath + Den. The primary bedroom has a fireplace and a generous custom walk-in closet. There's also a balcony overlooking the secluded backyard to capture the afternoon sun, a stand-alone soaking tub with double sinks, and a skylight in the shower. Engineered French Oak & Italian Limestone floors throughout the home. The upper level features five bedrooms with en suite, a washer & dryer up and down stairsMaid's quarters with a full bathroom with a separate entry. Externally, off-the-living areas get swept away to an exceptional super private patio overlooking an oversized sparkling pool & spa with water features & fire pit surrounded by mature trees with feature-up lighting and manicured lush lawns. Fully functional BBQ area, W/2 car garage/ gym/ bonus storage.
I have been in real estate for over 35 years. My experience and knowledge of the Los Angeles area set me apart from the other agents. I am not just any real estate agent. To be called a REALTOR, I have shown a higher level of knowledge and experience to assist you with your real estate needs. I help you negotiate and ultimately guide you through the entire transaction process. Providing the best customer service is a top priority for me.
Over the years I have created a network of real estate agents locally and nationally, which is an advantage to the consumer. Currently, I have ownership in four Keller Williams offices. My real estate career originally started in Hancock Park where I was in the top 25 realtors in the Los Angeles region. Over time I have expanded my business to the Santa Monica, Venice and Marina del Rey areas. For the past 15 years, I have been living and selling in beachside communities. I now have a team of professionals to serve our clients.
Russell Stafford is one of the hardest working and most dedicated real estate professionals in the Greater Los Angeles area. He is committed to his clients from day 1 and beyond the sale. Russell consistently goes above and beyond in all aspects of his client relations. Exceeding expectations is his key motivation in all he does. Integrity and creativity are in every detail throughout his daily routine. He believes to give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money.
Russell spends endless hours of time and energy to cover every angle in researching and providing his clients with the critical information needed to make thoughtful and balanced decisions about their real estate objectives. Given his 8 years of construction and design background, Russell works with buyers and sellers alike in providing feedback on how to gain the most value in a property.
Russell is extremely resourceful with client and vendor relationships and develops dynamic and well-organized marketing strategies for his clients.