Set in Westwood's coveted Little Holmby on one of its most desirable avenues is this stunning, emotionally evocative, two-story, five bedroom, six bath Spanish home.
Its majestic curbside presence is enhanced by lush and colorful landscaping.
Updated with refined taste and a sensitivity to retaining its vintage 1931 architectural details, this welcoming home has a dramatic two-story entry punctuated by a graceful, sweeping staircase. With warmth and high style at every turn, the floorplan is bathed in an abundance of sunlight with easy flow room to room.
The public rooms are spacious and inviting, warmed by wood floors and Saltillo tile with banks of French doors opening to the outdoors. The formal living room has a high wood-beamed ceiling with a focal fireplace. Adjacent is the family/media room opening also to a lovely alfresco space. The elegant formal dining room is perfect for larger scale dinner parties and the beautifully updated eat-in cook’s kitchen comes complete with features any discerning chef would desire. Adjacent butler’s pantry. There’s a handsome, richly appointed wood paneled library and a very charming study with vaulted wood-beamed ceiling and a cozy corner fireplace.
Upstairs there are four spacious bedrooms including a sunny master suite with a fireplace and a Juliet balcony overlooking the backyard. The master bath features a separate soaking tub and shower and dual vanities. In addition, there’s an ensuite guest bedroom plus two additional bedrooms sharing a bath. An ensuite fifth bedroom on the lower level is easily used as a housekeeper’s quarters. Also on the lower level are secondary family gathering spots, perfect for teenagers, offices, or even as a potential home theater location.
An entertainer’s delight, the expansive, private backyard, rare for the area, presents itself very much like the grounds of a fabulous boutique resort. There’s a sparkling swimmer’s pool and spa, multiple alfresco areas for lounging and dining on the pool deck, a built-in bbq, a covered loggia/cabana with a bar and pool bathroom and a large grassy area.
This very special home takes full advantage of the Southern California weather and lifestyle.
Very close proximity to UCLA and Westwood Village. Located in the coveted Warner Avenue Elementary school district. Abundant areas for storage.