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Home of the Day: Sultan of style in Hancock Park

Home of the Day: Sultan of style in Hancock Park

Located near the Wilshire Country Club in Hancock Park, the estate includes a main residence, guest house and black-bottomed pool.

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Old World details merge effortlessly with modern upgrades in this renovated 1924 estate once owned by Ahmad Shah, the Sultan of Pahang, Malaysia. Redone with style and attention to detail, the two-story Mediterranean features hand-painted coffered ceilings, a stone fireplace and preserved finishes. Updates to the gourmet kitchen and master bathroom work in harmony with the period details.

Address: 265 S. Rossmore, Ave., Los Angeles, 90004

Price: $4.998 million

Built: 1924


Lot size: 18,755 square feet

House size: 5,556 square feet, 6 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms

Features: Original hand-painted ceilings; hardwood floors; library with mural; stone fireplace; recessed lighting; inlaid tile flooring; French doors; gourmet kitchen; wine fridge; breakfast area; master suite with dual walk-in closets; renovated master bathroom; guest/pool house with living room; three-car garage; black-bottom swimming pool


About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 90004 ZIP Code in May was $1.25 million based on 17 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 2.9% decrease in median price compared with May 2015.

Agents: Laura Stupsker, The Agency, (310) 993-9166; Michael Maguire, Compass, (310) 230-5478

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