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Agent Name
  • Billy Rose
  • Founder/President
  • 424.230.3702

637 S. Lucerne Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90005

10Total Baths
Extensively remodeled throughout, this Historic Cultural Monument #403, by John C. Austin, Architect of Griffith Observatory, and reimagined by Xorin Balbes is a rare and magnificent example of authentic early 1900s architecture. Period details include extraordinarily high ceilings, massive public rooms for gracious entertaining, and impressively intricate woodworking in the paneling, molding and columns. The palatial mansion presents a grand entry hall with a large fireplace; enormous living room; elegant formal dining room; library; updated gourmet kitchen with butler pantry; and a light-filled breakfast room. A grand staircase leads to the masterful master suite with its luxurious bathroom and spacious walk-in closet. Additionally, upstairs are five en-suite bedrooms; billiards room/TV lounge; full bar area and games room; yoga/mediation room; upstairs den with built-in desk area; laundry room with extensive built-ins; and storage rooms. On the lower level is a screening room and wine cellar which leads out to a picturesque landscaped garden with new pool and spa. The guest house includes a kitchen, living room, two bedrooms and one-and-a-half bathrooms. Gated and private, there is a two-car garage and a large motor court for 10 cars with a porte cochere. Mills Act qualified, provides the owner significant property tax benefits. The property further qualifies for a charitable conservation easement for additional federal tax benefits.

Listing Details

Essential Information

MLS® # 17267666
Bedrooms 8
Full Bathrooms 10
Square Footage 12,147
Lot Size 18,900
Year Built 1902
Type Single Family
Style Victorian
Status Sold

Community Information

Address 637 S. Lucerne Blvd.
Area Hancock Park-Wilshire
Neighborhood/Subdivision Hancock Park
City Los Angeles
County Los Angeles
State CA
Country US
Zip Code 90005


Parking Spaces 10
Parking Auto Driveway Gate;Driveway-Pavers;Garage - 2 Car;Parking For Guests - Onsite
View Pool
Pool Heated with Gas;In Ground


Heating Central
Cooling Air Conditioning
# of Fireplaces 7
Stories 5


$/SqFt $659
Listing Agent: Billy Rose
Listing Office: The Agency

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