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

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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.

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

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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. 

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

A look at one of the seven bathrooms.

An aerial view of the home.

An aerial view of the home.

The home's floor plan.

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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