LA Times Home of the Week: Gracious living in Hancock Park

May 5, 2013

Gracious living in Hancock Park

The 1924 house has been restored and updated for entertaining.


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

Lauren Beale

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