Home of the Day: An Encino home for entertaining world leaders


Set behind gates on about an acre, this 1930s Spanish-style estate has played host in past years to the families of such U.S. presidents as John F. Kennedy and Bill Clinton, as well as members of the John Wayne family. Two floors of living are distinguished by such classic details as bright Mexican tile, wrought iron work and leaded glass doors and windows. Outdoors, tree-topped grounds contain rolling lawns, a sports court, a swimming pool and a two-bedroom guesthouse.

Address: 4545 Encino Ave., Encino, 91316

Price: $2.299 million

Year built: 1934

House size: 5,041 square feet, five bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms

Lot size: 0.84 acre

Features: Leaded glass windows, raised ceilings, exposed beams, formal dining room, living room with fireplace, study/office, detached guesthouse, sports court, detached gym, swimming pool

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 91316 ZIP Code in June was $640,000 based on 28 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 13.5% decrease in median price compared with the previous year.


Agent: Carol Wolfe and Elle Karimi, Rodeo Realty

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