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647 South Hudson Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90005


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Property Remarks

The J.B. Leonis Estate circa 1928. A first time offering of this extraordinary Estate since it's completion in 1928. Built for J.B. Leonis the founder of the City of Vernon. Set on a double lot of 40,600 square feet, Architect Richard D. King created this spectacular Mediterranean Revival with Palladian and Italian influenced designs and ornament. Features include a large scale elegant living room, classic entry with sweeping staircase, library with fireplace, gorgeous formal dining room, multiple loggia's with groin vault ceilings, 5 family bedrooms plus staff and separate staff cottage. Expansive grounds, lawns, specimen trees, pool, pool house, 3 car tiled garage and much more. A full basement level includes a recreation area, media room/gym options and a secret prohibition era large walk-in liquor vault.

Property Details

MLS#
18355296
Days on Market
24
Year Built
1926
Stories
2
Square Feet
8,500
Lot Size
0.93 Acres
Property Subtype
Single Family
Source of SqFt
Other
Source of Lot Size
Other

Location

State
CA
Area
Hancock Park-Wilshire (C18)
County
Los Angeles

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Listing provided courtesy of Brett Lawyer , Hilton & Hyland


Exterior

Lot Acreage
0.93
Garage Spaces
3
Waterfront
No

Pool
Private Pool
Patio Features
Covered Porch
Patio Open
Rock
Stone
Roofing
Tile
View
Hills View
Security
Exterior Security Lights
Gated Community
Window Bars

Interior

Kitchen Features
Island
Tile Counters
Bedroom Features
Dressing Area
Main Floor Bedroom
Master Bedroom
Master Suite
Walkincloset
Bathroom Features
Powder Room
Dual Entry (Jack & Jill) Bath
Linen Closet
Shower And Tub
Tile
Bathroom Count
10 Full Baths
Interior Features
2 Staircases
Basement
Built-Ins
Crown Moldings
High Ceilings (9 Feet+)
Plaster Walls
Storage Space
Additional Rooms
Dining Room
Master Bedroom
Library
Workshop
Basement
Bonus Room
Central/Center Hall
Den/Ofc
Entry
Formal Entry
Garage Apartment
Guest-Maids Quarters
Jack And Jill Room
Living Room
Office
Separate Maids Qtrs
Wine Cellar
Dressing Area
Study/Office
Walk-In Closet
Cooking Appliances
Built-Ins
Range
Oven
Equip/Appliances
Refrigerator
Flooring
Carpet
Hardwood
Laundry
Inside
Individual Room

Additional Property Details

Number of Units
1
Guest House
Yes
Available for Lease
No
Parking Spaces
10
Horse Property
No
Maids
No

Style
Spanish Colonial
Property Condition
Fixer
Lot Description
2-4 Lots
Exterior Security Lights
Fenced
Front Yard
Lawn
Heating
Gravity Heating
Parking
Parking For Guests
Parking For Guests - Onsite
Other Structural Features
Service Entrance
Balcony
Custom Built
High Ceilings (9 Feet+)

Hancock Park

Famed for its beautiful mansions, Hancock Park is a long-established neighborhood of grace and elegance. This neighborhood welcomes with history and convenience with its prime position in a central location. The area was purchased by Major Henry Hancock in the 1860s and an area that was once dirt roads and oils field was transformed into commercial buildings and developments of stately homes.

Real Estate: Classic elegance is the order of the day in Hancock Park. Most of the homes originally built in the area are two-story single-family residences in a variety of styles including Tudor Revival, Spanish Revival, American Colonial and English Revival. Most residences are set back from the street with side driveways and often a rear garage. Hancock Park has been home to many famous residents including Howard Hughes.

Community Life: Hancock Park’s main shopping spot is the quaint area of Larchmont Village, which is full of shops and cafes. The area is also conveniently located near some of the city’s best museums and art galleries. The Wilshire Country Club has hosted many great tournaments and groups and remains one of Southern California's golf gems and the nearby Los Angeles Tennis Club also is a popular private destination.

Education: Hancock Park is served by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Local public schools include Third Street Elementary and John Burroughs Middle School. Private schools include Yeshiva Rav Isacsohn/Torath Emeth, Bnos Esther, Marlborough School and Samuel A. Fryer Yavneh Hebrew School.

Transportation: Hancock Park is equidistant to both the 101 and 10 freeways and Wilshire Boulevard is a main thoroughfare. The Metro Purple line runs through the area and there are several bus routes.

Local Attractions: The official residence of the Mayor of Los Angeles is located in Hancock Park. Because of its singularly lovely residences, this neighborhood is also a popular spot for filming and many consuls general live in the area.

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