Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Vintage 1940s Ranch House Lists For $3.85M
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt's Vintage 1940s Ranch House Lists For $3.85M

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By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo
The former “3rd Rock From the Sun” star puts his Franklin Hills compound on the market.

Perched high in the Franklin Hills between Los Feliz and Silver Lake, Joseph Gordon-Levitt's vintage, well-maintained ranch-style home recently hit the market. Arthur Hawes originally designed the home, and "high society" architect Paul Williams remodeled it in 1949 with "hints of his signature Hollywood Regency style." As reported by Variety, Gordon-Levitt purchased the property in early 2015 for $3,250,000, and now he's letting it go for $3,850,000.

The formal living room features one of the home's two fireplaces.

The formal living room features one of the home's two fireplaces.

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The four-bedroom, four-bath, 3,771-square-foot home boasts a spacious great room with a vaulted tongue-and-groove ceiling. The home also features two fireplaces, a vintage wet bar, a wood-paneled office, a formal dining room, a vintage kitchen, a breakfast room, a sewing room, and much more. The single-story ranch-style home has a U-shaped layout which provides most of the rooms with natural light and access to the outdoors—there is also an expansive lawn, a large central courtyard, and a swimming pool. 

The vintage 1940s dining room features a pass-through window to the kitchen. 

The vintage 1940s dining room features a pass-through window to the kitchen. 

The bright and airy great room features a vaulted tongue-and-groove ceiling and a slightly more modern feel than the rest of the home. 

The bright and airy great room features a vaulted tongue-and-groove ceiling and a slightly more modern feel than the rest of the home. 

The tongue-and-groove ceiling extends to this hallway, which is flooded with natural light. 

The tongue-and-groove ceiling extends to this hallway, which is flooded with natural light. 

The house has a U-shaped floor plan and four bedrooms. 

The house has a U-shaped floor plan and four bedrooms. 

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The home wraps around a shaded central courtyard with a sparkling swimming pool. 

The home wraps around a shaded central courtyard with a sparkling swimming pool. 

The home also provides panoramic city views. 

The home also provides panoramic city views. 

3847 Franklin Avenue is currently listed for $3,850,000 by Courtney Smith of Compass.

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