Renovated Historic Hollywood Italianate Home

Situated in Franklin Village, this stunning Historic Hollywood Italianate home commissioned in 1922 by the family of President William Howard Taft sits on nearly an acre of land. The 2,484 square foot home features five bedrooms, four bathrooms, a formal living room, formal dining room, gourmet kitchen, solarium and a lush tropical backyard with pool and spa. The architectural beauty is minutes away from the Hollywood Hills and just a short drive from Hollywood’s renowned shopping and dining district.

Historic Hollywood Italianate Home living room

The spacious living room, which blends seamlessly with the formal dining room is the perfect place to entertain guests. A Batchelder hearth surrounds the fireplace adding a touch of elegance to the dining area while the large windows flood the space with natural light.

The home has been remodeled with original detailing and character in mind. The sumptuous mahogany woodwork and original wood floors have been meticulously refinished, while accent walls showcase on-trend wallpaper. The current owners have been committed to preserving the property’s rich history and unique atmosphere, the result is a stunningly beautiful home that retains its historic character and charm.

The chef’s kitchen has been updated and boasts retro-styled Big Chill appliances, a classic look with modern functionality. The high ceilings and designer lighting give the space a bright and airy feel. With a garden view, cooking and entertaining is a pleasure.

The backyard is the ultimate retreat. With an expansive pool and spa, picture yourself relaxing by the on a hot summer day, surrounded by lush tropical landscaping. Whether you’re hosting a party or just enjoying some alone time, this oasis has multiple seating areas for privacy or lively conversation.

Additionally, there is a complete 1 bedroom, 1 bath ADU, perfect for overnight guests or a work from home scenario. In the evenings the entire property comes alive. A welcoming fire pit makes the perfect gathering spot for a nightcap or a cozy evening under the stars. This is a rare opportunity to continue the stewardship of this stunning historic home. Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and step back into the glamorous Golden Age.

Don’t miss this chance to own this Historic Hollywood Italianate home, contact us at 323-745-1160 for a private showing. For more Los Angeles Historic homes for sale email Considering selling your home… Beyond Shelter would love the opportunity to work with you. Through our personalized Ready. Set. Show. Plan, we will prepare your home for showtime and maximize its value in the marketplace. Find out more about our Seller experience here.

Listing Courtesy of Tyler Jacobs, Sotheby’s International Realty