This Craftsman estate in Eagle Rock has been the site of events for 500 to 1,000 guests, including a presidential address by Ronald Reagan. Once the Western home of Milo Bekins, who for decades headed the U.S. moving company started by his father and uncle, the compound includes an outdoor stage, a stand for musicians with electrical hookup and three guesthouses.
Location: 1554 Hill Drive, Los Angeles 90041
Asking price: $3.598 million
Year built: 1925
Living space: nine bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, about 8,500 square feet
Lot size: 2.81 acres
Features: Two sitting rooms, a dining room that can seat 40, a pub, a billiards room, a gym, a greenhouse, a croquet court, a football/soccer field, a swimming pool
About the area: In the third quarter, 48 single-family homes sold in the 90041 ZIP Code at a median price of $470,000, according to DataQuick. That was a 12% price increase from the same period last year.
Agents: Ernie Carswell, (310) 345-7500, and Doug Skoro, (949) 375-3445, both of Teles Properties
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