Vintage SoCal | A custom kitchen is the heart of this 1936 home
The Georgian-style residence, built in 1936, is set on close to three-quarters of an acre in Brentwood.(Sean Gordon)
Set back from the street, the stately house has a column-flanked entry that opens to arched doorways and a curved staircase, a signature detail of the architect.
This spacious 1936 house in Brentwood was commissioned by silver screen actress ZaSu Pitts to be her dream home. She hired early architect to the stars Paul R. Williams to design a predominately Georgian-style residence with a touch of Hollywood Regency flair thrown in the mix.(Sean Gordon)
The stately house has a column-flanked entry that opens to arched doorways and a curved staircase, a signature detail of the architect.
Original wood paneling, beamed ceilings and bay and dormer windows retain the home’s classic look.(Sean Gordon)
The Pitts Residence at 241 N. Rockingham Ave., Los Angeles, is for sale at $13.995 million or available for lease, furnished, at $80,000 a month.
The nearly 10,000 square feet of living space has a total of seven bedrooms, three with fireplaces, and eight bathrooms. The basement is set up for entertaining with a bar and game area.(Sean Gordon)
The master suite contains a sitting area, a fireplace and a hidden staircase that connects to the downstairs library.(Sean Gordon)
A swimming pool and a pool house are set in the terraced backyard. Views take in the city, canyon and mountains.(Sean Gordon)