Beck’s Former Mediterranean-Style Retreat Lists For $8M

Beck’s Former Mediterranean-Style Retreat Lists For $8M

By Kathryn M.
Built in 1928, the Los Angeles home features hand-painted ceilings, stained-glass windows, and an ivy-covered courtyard.

Throughout the years, Grammy award–winner Beck has owned several properties around Los Angeles, including this renovated 1920s estate in Hancock Park. The singer-songwriter bought the six-bedroom home in 2002 and sold it three years later for $4,200,000. Now, the 6,568-square-foot residence is back on the market, with the current owner seeking $7,999,000. 

All of the home's public spaces have access to the central courtyard, allowing a seamless flow for entertaining.

Featuring an expansive living room lined with chandeliers and a hand-painted ceiling, the historic estate also includes a formal dining area, a well-stocked library with paneled walls, and a whitewashed kitchen with hand-painted floors. Stained-glass windows and wrought-iron accents tie the home to its Mediterranean–inspired roots, while the central courtyard facilitates easy entertaining. Scroll ahead to take a peek inside.

The courtyard's spacious outdoor sitting area is located right off the main kitchen. 

Near the pool is a detached guesthouse, which features a kitchen, dining area, and living room.

When entering the home, guests are led to the elegant living room through a turreted entry. 

Full of chandeliers, the living room also features a hand-painted ceiling, which has been meticulously restored. This room can be seen via the Juliet balcony upstairs.

The bright and airy kitchen is comprised of Miele and Sub-Zero appliances.

Along with a plush banquette, the whitewashed kitchen also features hand-painted floors.

The paneled library leads to another family room, wired for theatre sound.

Large windows lining the home allow plenty of natural light to illuminate the interiors.

A quiet sitting area nestled in one of the corners of the home offers an idyllic place to relax.

In total, the estate features six bedrooms, including a master suite which leads to a rounded writer's nook and private balcony.

A look at one of the seven bathrooms.

An aerial view of the home.

The home's floor plan.

511 South Arden Boulevard is currently listed for $7,999,000 by Jill Galloway of Compass. 

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