8724 St Ives Dr, Los Angeles, CA
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8724 St Ives Dr, Los Angeles, CA



A serenely compelling architectural statement is found nestled on a secluded cul-de-sac in the gentle hills above Sunset Blvd in a prime Sunset Strip neighborhood. Once the residence of legendary photographer Herb Ritts, this exquisite private estate delivers a perfect union of Southern California living and cutting-edge Technology. The residence architecturally blends elements of streamline Moderne design with International style themes accomplished during the Mid-Century period. Enter a walled enclosure into the organic vegetable display garden that leads to the front door and into a calmed peaceful sanctuary. Perched on a lushly landscaped half-acre promontory, the residence offers sweeping 180-degree views stretching from Griffith Park Observatory toward Downtown and to the Ocean. Generous accommodations include 5 bedrooms/ 5.5 baths, a large chef-equipped Kitchen & Breakfast Rm outfitted with custom cherry wood cabinetry, Sub Zero & Viking appliances plus a lounging area overlooking the front garden. Extending from the Kitchen Suite of rooms is a spacious Den & Bar area featuring built-in sofas and stand up/sit-down bar counter that generously expands the entertainment space. All public rooms are situated on the main entry floor, surrounded by a large wraparound terrace accessed via mid-century steel & glass French doors that enhance the indoor/outdoor lifestyle. The Living Rm/Library conceals a hidden surround sound Theater, discreetly installed to preserve the design aesthetic. The private quarters are situated downstairs, featuring four bedrooms and four baths, plus a separate au-pair or housekeepers bedroom accessible from the exterior side garden entrance. Outside, the private yard presents specimen trees, a midnight-blue pool, and a Cabana complete with a Kitchen and full Bath, providing an ideal space for relaxation, entertainment or a guest sleepover as the 6th bedroom. Architects Plans exist for a 2-story ADU/Guest House to be built next to the Po
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Listed courtesy of: Douglas Elliman – Ernie Carswell


  • Property ID: 41736
  • Price: $8,375,000
  • Living Area: Living Area: 4238 sq. ft.
  • Bedroom: Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathroom: Baths: 6.00
  • Property Type: caldaily
  • Property Status: Active, For Sale
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