322 Bentel Avenue | Brentwood Park

Recently built authentic Spanish Estate inspired by the early California architecture of Wallace Neff and John Byers on a large, private tree-filled lot with beautiful gardens on one of Brentwood Park’s most desirable streets.  Set behind gates, within a stone’s throw of the Brentwood Country Mart, this timeless classic features all of the signature elements of the period: Thick smooth plaster walls, artisan red-tiled roof, arcaded porches and verandas, courtyards with fountains, hand painted decorative tile, wrought iron, leaded glass, dark wood doors, windows &  beamed ceilings and extensive woodwork throughout.  Completed in 2007 with the spaces, amenities and floor plan for today’s lifestyle, yet with the character, charm and timeless aesthetic of the 1920’s.  Grand scale entry with sweeping stair and awe inspiring tall wood ceiling leads to formal dining room, step down living room and open cook’s kitchen/family room – which each feature distinctive beamed ceilings.  French doors throughout open to loggia with groin vaulted ceiling and outdoor fireplace, courtyards with fountain and fire pit, grassy yard, sparkling pool and pool side guest house/gym. The ideal indoor/outdoor lifestyle!  Four spacious bedrooms upstairs, including 3 children’s bedrooms organized around a generous central upstairs family room and guest bedroom down.  Fabulous master suite with sitting area, fireplace, private covered porch with sculptural steps leading down to pool, lavish bath and two fitted closets.  Other features include period light fixtures, extensive furniture grade built-ins, a temperature controlled wine cellar and sport court,  Conceived and built by the current owners with great thought, care, and no expense spared, this very special home, reminiscent of the Santa Barbara Biltmore Hotel,  represents a rare offering in the very finest Westside location.

Offered at $10,995,000

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