Under Contract

501 S Rossmore Ave

Los Angeles CA, 90020


$899.19 per sqft

Under Contract

7 Beds

6 Baths

5,555 sqft


Built in 1923

Located within the serene beauty of Hancock Park, the residence at 501 S Rossmore, known as the H.M. Warner Home, stands as a magnificent and enduring symbol of Hollywood's golden age. Constructed in 1923, this extraordinary Classical Revival estate was envisioned by Harry Warner, one of the pioneering Warner Bros. Studios siblings, in collaboration with renowned architect Burnside Sturges. Together, they crafted a haven that seamlessly merged art, architecture, and the cherished world of cinema.Set on a coveted corner lot spanning 0.69 acres, the expansive property offers a retreat dedicated to both seclusion and artistic appreciation. The architectural grandeur takes center stage, with Greco-Roman motifs gracing the brick faade through majestic Corinthian columns, capped porticos, and a Juliet balcony. These elements pay homage to the city's Mediterranean influences, blending harmoniously with the surrounding landscape's natural beauty.Throughout the estate, the delicate balance of old Hollywood's allure and aristocratic sophistication harmoniously coexist with contemporary amenities and meticulously preserved architectural elements, including maple-paneled walls, wainscoting, and intricately designed crenellated and scalloped ceilings.Encompassing a generous 5,555 square feet, the residence comprises 14 well-proportioned rooms anchored by a grand staircase adorned with ornate banisters. A spacious formal dining room and a magnificent living room, centered around an elaborate and substantial fireplace, provide an exquisite backdrop for both intimate gatherings and grand occasions.The fusion of modernity and history seamlessly emerges in the functional yet classically designed kitchen, featuring modern appliances, including Viking range with hood. The family room exudes warmth with herringbone wood floors, built-in shelving, and large windows overlooking the covered porch and extensive grounds. Paying homage to its cinematic heritage, the estate includes a maple-paneled film screening room, bridging the allure of old Hollywood with contemporary luxury. Seven spacious bedrooms, five bathrooms, a separate laundry room, and ample storage space, complete the main residence. The enduring appeal of the estate is elevated by the sprawling and verdant grounds, full-size tennis court, and secluded /enclosed pool. The inclusion of a guest house with full bath, and an outdoor dining area with built-in barbecue further enriches the enchanting atmosphere of this hidden sanctuary.As a cherished artifact of Hollywood's origins, the H.M. Warner Home captures the architectural brilliance and natural allure of Hancock Park. This residence serves as a masterful fusion of vintage charm and the sun-soaked expansiveness of Southern California, offering an unparalleled living experience that pays homage to a bygone era while providing modern comfort and luxury. 501 S Rossmore truly stands as an extraordinary gem within the heart of Los Angeles refined Hollywood living at its utmost finest.A double car garage accessible from 5th Street, accompanied by the capacity to accommodate nine extra vehicles on the premises. This includes five spaces within the circular driveway at the front, and an additional four tandem spaces situated in the driveway off Rossmore on the southern side of the residence.Newer HVAC, electrical, fencing/gates & security system.



August 24, 2023


November 18, 2023



501 S Rossmore Ave
Los Angeles CA, 90020

Interior Features

Total Stories



7 Beds


6 Baths

Interior Features

Crown Moldings, Basement, Built-Ins, Storage Space


Oven, Cooktop - Gas

Laundry Description

Laundry Area, Inside

Floor Description

Hardwood, Tile



Fireplace Description

Living Room, Guest House, Master Bedroom



Cooling Description




Heating Description


Exterior/Building Features

Lot Size

0.69 acres

Exterior Features

Guest House

Lot Features

Lawn, Landscaped, Yard, Fenced Yard

Architectual Style


Other Property Details

Days on Market




Garage Spaces



Garage - 2 Car, Driveway

Parking Total




View Description

Walk Street, Pool


Los Angeles



Pool Features

In Ground

Listing History





Under Contract


Price Change






Under Contract

Courtesy of John Duerler with Hancock Homes Realty
Listing Contact: 213-924-2208 

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