The Roland Coate-designed house, built in 1929, is listed at $3.995 million. (Nick Springett )
This Southern Colonial-style house in Hancock Park retains its stately design by noted residential architect Roland Coate. The grounds, by A.E. Hanson, include formal gardens with sculptured hedges and paths surrounding a central fountain.
Location: 627 Hudson Ave., Los Angeles 90005
Asking price: $3.995 million
Year built: 1929
Previously sold: In 2003 for $2.75 million
House size: Five bedrooms, six bathrooms, 6,855 square feet
Lot size: 20,469 square feet
Features: Walnut paneled library/study with built-ins, breakfast bar, service entrance, basement, outdoor fireplace, covered patio, brick terrace.
About the area: In the first half of the year, 23 single-family homes sold in the 90005 ZIP Code at a median price of $977,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 41.4% increase from the first half of 2011.
Agents: Drew Fenton, Hilton & Hyland, (310) 858-5474, and Lisa Hutchins, Coldwell Banker Hancock Park North, (323) 460-7626
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