232 S Rimpau Blvd Los Angeles CA 90004
$6,250,000 | 4 BD | 4 BA | 5580 SQFT
Settled on a quiet cul-de-sac overlooking the Wilshire Country Club golf course in Hancock Park, is an exquisite French Regency estate by famed architect Paul Williams.
The residence offers privacy, provenance and the ultimate in fine living. William's signature white columns and wrought iron double doors frame a dramatic 2-story foyer entry a sweeping staircase leading down into the grand entertaining spaces. An elegant formal dining room and detailed fireplace sits adjacent to a sitting room and grand veranda overlooking an expansive back patio, luscious green lawn, rose garden and golf course. The chef's kitchen, replete with black and white checkered marble floor, is appointed with top of the line appliances. The sumptuous master suite boasts peaceful views, a double-sided fireplace and adjoined rich wood paneled office. The meticulous interior appointments & architectural significance of this estate offer a rare opportunity to live on one of Hancock Park's most desirable areas.
Community Explore Hancock Park Real Estate
Developed in the 1920s by the Hancock family with profits earned from oil drilling, Hancock Park is now a concentration of grandly designed commercial buildings bound by stately and luxurious homes – the perfect combination of history, wealth, city living and suburban charm.
Nestled between Melrose Avenue, Wilshire Boulevard, La Brea Avenue, and Van Ness, the sprawling tree-lined community of impressive historic family homes is centrally located, just a stone’s throw away from the buzzing yet quaint Larchmont Village and Windsor Square, making up the Greater Wilshire Hancock Park area.
While movie stars such as Mae West, Ava Gardner and Clark Gable made the neighborhood a hot spot in Hollywood’s Golden Age, not much has changed. With Beverly Hills and Downtown LA right down Wilshire Boulevard; La Brea, Melrose, Fairfax Avenues, and The Grove nearby; entertainment, jobs, and nightlife are just around the corner. In fact, the average household income of Hancock Park’s residents consistently ranks among the top in the nation. From its distinguished museums to its pockets of culture, Hancock Park continues to be one of the most highly coveted areas to live in Southern California.
In fact, Hancock Park enjoyed its most productive quarter ever in over three years. Skyrocketing 45%, the median sales price of a home in the community reached $1,390,000 over the last three years, which is likely due to the rich history of one of the finest neighborhoods in Los Angeles.
Renowned architects like Frank Lloyd Wright and Wallace Neff built various Period Revival styles (Tudor, English, Spanish, American, etc.) while maintaining not only the upscale character of the community, but its magic. With driveways leading through a coach gate to a rear garage, most residences are set back 50 feet from the street per the request of G. Allan Hancock. From luxury mid-century flats to modern high-rise condos, Hancock Park has something for everyone – whether home buyers seek quiet living or a trendy and lively atmosphere.
- Larchmont Farmers' Market
- Wilshire Country Club
- Los Angeles Tennis Club
- La Brea Bakery Cafe
- Pizzeria Mozza
- Go Get Em Tiger
- Wilshire Ebell Theatre
- Salt & Straw
- Wilshire Academy
- Marlborough School