Inside the Rossmore House

The streets of Los Angeles are strewn with a variety of lavish estates, from glorious Old World–inspired manors with roots in Hollywood’s golden era to iconic Mediterranean-style villas and sleek, chic newly constructed contemporary oases with crisp lines and walls of glass. This august redbrick residence in the prestigious Hancock Park neighborhood makes no bones about its kinship with the homes of the former group, with a provenance dating to the early 1920s, a readily apparent English influence, and a star-studded pedigree that includes ownership by the illustrious early-20th-century “American Beauty,” Katherine MacDonald, and serving as a short-term haven for Vivian Vance during her co-starring turn on “I Love Lucy.”

Los Angeles, California Alexis Valentin Ramos, Sotheby’s International Realty – Beverly Hills Brokerage

The home displays its dedication to classicism with its semicircular paver drive, graceful porte cochere, ornate carved stonework, divided light windows, and handsome brick façade.

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