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Grand Italian Villa in the Hollywood Dell | 2285 La Granada Drive

This grand Italian-style villa was built in 1923 making it one of the very first homes to line the Hollywood Hills enclave of the Hollywood Dell. Set high above other homes in the area on a large 1/3 acre lot with extraordinary views that offer a near panorama of the canyon. Neighborhood rumor has it that it was once lived in by Pola Negri and Rudolph Valentino and was also briefly owned by the Getty Family at one point.

2285 La Granada Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90068

Asking Price: $2,895,000 | 4 Beds | 3.5 Baths | 4,356 Sq. Ft. | $665 / Sq. Ft. | 0.33 Acre Lot | Built in 1923

This palatial villa retreat is just a stone’s throw from the Hollywood Reservoir and the Hollywood Bowl.

Set behind gates, this expansive compound is surrounded by lush hedges and greenery, which offers its residents total privacy. The park-like grounds come complete with rolling lawns, multiple fountains, fruit trees, a spa, and and a number of intriguing statues and sculptures including this pair of courtly lions.

The home features a two story living room with a fireplace, high ceilings, an intricate wrought iron railing, and a large picture window that overlooks the the commanding exterior staircase and grassy gardens below.

The gourmet chef’s kitchen has top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, two sinks, marble countertops, a large center island, two dishwashers, handmade custom cabinetry, and a walk-in pantry.

The formal dining room has a majestic chandelier and several artful stained glass windows.

The primary suite is opulent, elegant, and bright.

The master bath showcases double limestone sinks, walk-in shower, a jetted soaking tub, and more exquisite stained glass windows.

The primary suite also boasts a dreamy walk-in closet with custom shelving and storage.

The next three bedrooms are significantly spacious, with unique features and outstanding views throughout. The downstairs could be suitable for a guest apartment or home office with its own entrance.

The lovely top floor studio overlooks the grounds and the Hollywood Hills. This space is ideal as an office, writers retreat, artists studio, or playroom. Skylights and picturesque windows on all four walls provide ample light and excellent sunrise and sunset views.There’s also a bonus finished store-room space that could double as a gym.

The enchanting grounds have multiple fruit trees, mature hedges, and palm trees throughout.

There are several entertaining areas perfect for a moonlit dinner for two or an extravagant indoor/outdoor party with family and friends. This terrace is accessed through a pair of French doors and has a retractable cover for protection from rain.

There are three parking spots in two separate garages.

2285 La Granada Drive is a historic and magnificent property. One of the preeminent homes in the exclusive Hollywood Dell neighborhood sure to delight and enchant its next owners and visitors for at least another century.

If you are interested in viewing 2285 La Granada Drive in Hollywood Dell, or in finding other architecturally significant or historic homes for sale in Los Angeles, call me today at (323) 697-3040 or email me at jacqueline.tager@sothebyshomes.com.

Listing provided courtesy of Randy Mark Greif, Mark Randy Greif.

Jacqueline Tager | CalBre#: 1476997
jacqueline.tager@sothebyshomes | (323) 697-3040
Sotheby’s International Realty – Los Feliz Brokerage
1801 N Hillhurst Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90027

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