“Quietly listed” outside the Multiple Listing Service last year, the property attracted interest from such Hollywood A-listers as
His youngest son,
Constructed in 1926, the Wallace Neff-designed house was commissioned by early film director (“Ben Hur,” 1925) and silent film actor
The 8,651-square-foot two-story house, set on 3.3 acres, hugs a round motorcourt in a semicircle layout. There are 11 bedrooms and nine bathrooms.
The wooded grounds include expanses of lawn and a swimming pool.
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