This Spanish Colonial Revival estate sits behind gates on nearly an acre in Hancock Park. Restored and updated for entertaining, the 1920s house recalls the gracious living of a bygone era.
Location: 620 S. Rossmore Ave., Los Angeles 90005
Asking price: $8.95 million
Year built: 1924
Architect: John DeLario
House size: Eight bedrooms, seven bathrooms, 8,000 square feet
Lot size: 37,520 square feet
Features: Two-story entry, formal living room, dining room, library, office, gym, guest quarters above a three-car garage, 10-car motor court, lawns, swimming pool, cabanas
About the area: Last year, 50 single-family homes sold in the 90005 ZIP Code at a median price of $930,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 16.4% price increase from 2011.
Agents: Myra Nourmand, (310) 888-3333, and Anthony Stellini, (310) 888-3378, both of Nourmand & Associates; John Duerler, (213) 924-2208, Hancock Homes Realty
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