5231 Franklin Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90027

$4,750,000
5
BD
4
BA
4,743
SqFt
List Price
$4,750,000
Status
ACTIVE
MLS#
22221547
Year Built
1921
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
4
Living Sq. Ft
4,743
Lot Size
23,530
Acres
0.54
Days on Market
68
Property Type
Single Family Residential
Style
Mediterranean
Property Sub Type
Single Family Residence
Stories
Two Levels

Property Description

On the market for the first time in nearly 50 years. Circa 1921, Roy D. Jones, architect. A once in a lifetime opportunity to restore and reimagine one of Los Feliz's most premier properties. Steps to the world famous Sowden House, with a personal walk-gate into star studded and celebrity filled Laughlin Park sits 5231 Franklin Avenue. Two lots, totaling approximately 23,000 square feet, offers ultimate potential and flexibility. Italianate architecture, influenced by the Beautiful Beaux-Arts movement fits effortlessly into the Southern California vernacular. Original moldings, chinoiserie details and period fixtures have withstood the test of time. Large formal living room with an adjacent family room opens to the incredible outdoor space with oversized swimming pool, huge side yard and various fruit trees. The formal dining room floods with natural light. Charming, vintage kitchen opens to the bright and cheerful breakfast room. Large and perfectly proportioned bedrooms outfit the upper level. Bathrooms with original tiles and original millwork reflect the period and are a nod to Hollywood's Golden Era. Huge additional space upstairs can be reimagined to accommodate the most discerning buyers. Separate work space off the garage and music room can be used in myriad ways. Rear pedestrian gate offers access directly into Laughlin Park. Rumored to have been home to one of Los Angeles's most noted silent film stars. Fantastic walkability score makes this unheard of opportunity a true diamond in the rough. Complete rehab or development opportunity.

Additional Information

Other Buildings
Guest House
Appliances
Gas Range, Oven
Pool Description
In Ground
Fireplace Description
Decorative, Living Room
Heat
Forced Air
Cooling Description
None
View
City Lights
Exterior Construction
Stucco
Roof
Shingle
Garage Spaces Total
2
Sewer
Other
Interior Features
Ceiling Fan(s), Crown Molding, Workshop
Attached Structure
Detached

Listing courtesy of Listing Agent: Victoria Massengale (VictoriaM@Compass.com) from Listing Office: Compass.

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