About This 1896 Victorian Mansion For Sale In Los Angeles California
No expense was spared in the meticulous restoration of this historic property. Built in the 1890’s by Isaac Newton Van Nuys, this 3-story Victorian was moved to its current location in Windsor Square by his son J. Benton Van Nuys in 1915. The main residence offers 12,565 square feet: 11 Bedrooms and 8.5 baths. There is also a 2 bedroom 1 bathroom carriage house atop a large garage with exterior turntable. 7 fireplaces. Gated and secure, all is set back on an expansive 26,966 square feet lot.
The traditional floor plan offers a grand salon that seamlessly flows to the library/den and formal living room/sitting room. The dining room is lined with linen-fold paneling & leaded, stained glass windows and is connected to the chef-quality kitchen that has been fully renovated in keeping with the home’s original style. The hidden bar with hand carved walls has a secret door leading to the showstopping pool, spa and manicured gardens.
There are 5 bedrooms on the second floor, including multiple suites and a well appointed and spacious walk in closet.The top floor provides an especially unique living space that doubles as a theater with bar/kitchenette. The stage is complete with original footlights, and a dramatic turret side room. There are 3 additional bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on the upper level.
Systems thoroughly updated and/or replaced. Multi-zone HVAC was painstakingly installed without disturbing intricate original wood and plaster work.This is a rare opportunity to own one of the more magical estates in the area.