A Tudor-style home in Los Angeles’s Hancock Park neighborhood has just arrived on the market. First built in 1925, it was most recently restored by its current owners, directors Andrew Douglas and actor Lenore Thomas Douglas.
"The very first time I came to see this house, I walked through the front door and out the back to the lush garden, and felt as though I was back in England," says Andrew, who was born and raised in the UK. "I didn’t need to see anything else—I knew I was home."
Unfolding across nearly 6,000 square feet, the multi-level home opens to a grand foyer, flooded with natural light. On one side, carved wooden doors lead to the dining area, which connects to the kitchen. The opposite side of the foyer opens to the primary living room via an expansive, curved archway. Dark hardwood flooring extends throughout the main level, creating a sense of cohesion.
"Tudor homes have a reputation for being dark, but I loved how the light came through the original leaded windows," notes Lenore. "This house has beautiful light in every room."
"It reminds me a lot of old Tudor homes in the outskirts of London," adds Andrew. "It’s provided me with the best of both worlds: a little bit of England in sunny California."
The home’s rich detailing is vividly on display in the parlor room, a space cloaked with mahogany paneling, and the family room, which features a custom bar and restored coffered ceilings. All of the four bedrooms reside on the upper level, including the primary suite and its connected bath, fireplace, and walk-in closet.
Outside, a private oasis is offered in the backyard, complete with a covered dining patio, brick fireplace, and large swimming pool. Steps away sits a two-story guesthouse, which features a large bedroom suite with en suite bath, as well as two bonus areas on the lower level. While the home last sold in 2013 for $3,450,000, it’s now seeking a new owner for $6,995,000. Scroll ahead to see more.
440 S June Street in Los Angeles, California, is currently listed for $6,995,000 by Jenna Cooper | LA of Compass.
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