357 Lorraine, LOS ANGELES, CA 90020
No expense was spared in the meticulous restoration of this historic property.Built in the 1890's by Isaac Newton Van Nuys, this 3-story Victorian was moved to its current location in Windsor Square by his son J. Benton Van Nuys in 1915. The main residence offers 12,565 square feet: 11 Bedrooms and 8.5 baths. There is also a 2 bedroom 1 bathroom carriage house atop a large garage with exterior turntable. 7 fireplaces. Gated and secure, all is set back on an expansive 26,966 square feet lot. The traditional floor plan offers a grand salon that seamlessly flows to the library/den and formal living room/sitting room. The dining room is lined with linen-fold paneling & leaded, stained glass windows and is connected to the chef-quality kitchen that has been fully renovated in keeping with the home's original style. The hidden bar with hand carved walls has a secret door leading to the showstopping pool, spa and manicured gardens. There are 5 bedrooms on the second floor, including multiple suites and a well appointed and spacious walk in closet.The top floor provides an especially unique living space that doubles as a theater with bar/kitchenette. The stage is complete with original footlights, and a dramatic turret side room. There are 3 additional bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on the upper level. Systems thoroughly updated and/or replaced. Multi-zone HVAC was painstakingly installed without disturbing intricate original wood and plaster work.This is a rare opportunity to own one of the more magical estates in the area.