Los Angeles’s Legendary “Castle” Hits the Market at $9.9M

Bob Dylan, Andy Warhol, and the Velvet Underground once called the lavish art nouveau mansion home.
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Location: 2630 Glendower Avenue, Los Angeles, California

Price: $9,885,000

Architect: A.F. Leicht

Year Built: 1924

Footprint: 5,582 square feet (five bedrooms, seven baths)

From the Agent: "Almost two acres of gardens and landscape surround celebrated architect A.F. Leicht’s grand art nouveau mansion overlooking panoramic city views from downtown to the ocean. Indescribable interior details emanate from Egyptian-inspired geometric pillars and repeating arched passageways overlooked by curving gilded ceilings. Public rooms inspire awe—from the majestic two-story living room to the octagonal lounge/study rooms with endless windows surveying the private acreage. Private bedroom suites are perfectly arranged for guests or family. Historic pedigree of ownership and residents include legendary performers of the ’60s music revolution, recent headline musicians, oil industry heirs, and recognized artists."

The paved, winding driveway leads past a gated entrance to the main residence, freestanding garage, studio, and guesthouse. Tall trees enhance the compound’s privacy.

The paved, winding driveway leads past a gated entrance to the main residence, freestanding garage, studio, and guesthouse. Tall trees enhance the compound’s privacy.

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The main residence offers a mix of Spanish, Art Deco, and Assyrian styles. Egyptian-themed geometric pillars, gilded ceilings, and arched passageways are just a few of the property’s many notable features.

The main residence offers a mix of Spanish, Art Deco, and Assyrian styles. Egyptian-themed geometric pillars, gilded ceilings, and arched passageways are just a few of the property’s many notable features.

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Tall windows invite warm natural light into one of the many octagonal sitting areas.

Tall windows invite warm natural light into one of the many octagonal sitting areas.

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Curved archways continue in the primary suite, located on the upper level. 

Curved archways continue in the primary suite, located on the upper level. 

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An expansive roof terrace captures panoramic views of downtown L.A. and the surrounding landscape.

An expansive roof terrace captures panoramic views of downtown L.A. and the surrounding landscape.

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2630 Glendower Avenue in Los Angeles, California, is currently listed for $9,885,000 by Daria Greenbaum and Steve Sawaii of Compass, and Ernie Carswell of Douglas Eliman. Read more about the property at TopTenRealEstateDeals.com.

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