Former home of jazz trumpeter Manny Klein for sale in Toluca Lake retains musical vibe
A Toluca Lake compound that once belonged to jazz trumpeter Manny Klein is for sale at $2.795 million.
The property previously sold for $1.315 million two years ago and fetched $410,000 back in 1997.
The 1939 brick house and detached guesthouse sit on more than half an acre. The 2,378-square-foot main house features a family room with a built-in bar, four bedrooms, three remodeled bathrooms, a vintage kitchen, restored tile flooring and refinished parquet wood flooring.
The fully renovated two-story guesthouse contains a soundproofed recording studio.
The park-like property also features a fanciful store-front facade complete with sidewalks, a street sign and street lamps. A swimming pool, cabana and fruit trees complete the grounds.
Klein, who died in 1994 at 86, played with big band leaders including Jimmy Dorsey, Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman. Known for his technical skill and versatility, he performed on film soundtracks and several Dean Martin recordings.
Rodeo Realty agent Allyson Carter has the listing.
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