$ 12 000 000 Toluca Lake, United States
The Bob & Dolores Hope Estate was designed in 1939 by celebrity architect Robert Finkelhor. The estate was redone in the '50s & lovingly enhanced over the years. It has hosted decades of star-studded gatherings as well as informal visits from neighbors like Bing Crosby & Frank Sinatra. Walled & gated, providing the utmost privacy, the compound includes a main house measuring nearly 15,000 sq ft, a two-bedroom guest house & staff quarters. In the main residence, a soaring foyer opens to a formal living rm w/walls of glass that frame the manicured landscape. The stately grounds also feat. a 1 par 3 golf course & a putting green. A family rm, bar & billiard rm, formal & family dining rms, chef's kitchen, & library complete the main level. Upstairs are 6 bedroom suites & a lavish master wing. The estate features both a classic outdoor pool. Herein lies a historic opportunity to own one of the most iconic residences in Southern California.