A De-Lovely Spanish Hacienda by Milton J. Black

A De-Lovely Spanish Hacienda by Milton J. Black

5055 Hood Dr, Woodlan Hills, CA 91364 by Milton J. Black - 19305055 Hood Dr, Woodlan Hills, CA 91364 by Milton J. Black – 1930

Tucked away at the end of a winding road in the hills of Woodland Hills is this surprising and utterly fantastic find. This 1930 Spanish Hacienda by architect Milton J. Black has so much going for it, it’s kinda ridiculous. First of all, the location – it’s situated on a private, one-acre-plus parcel on a cul-de-sac with sweeping views of the valley. And it possesses so much authentic character, beginning with the circular, gravel driveway that leads to the brick porch, which fans out from an arched wood door, the leads to a magical courtyard. And we haven’t even set foot inside the house yet.

 Before even opening the gate that leads to the courtyard, you can tell that great things await. Even at this starting point, everything is pretty fantastic: the tile house numbers, the gas lantern style lamps, and the door itself is with its la

Before even opening the gate that leads to the courtyard, you can tell that great things await. Even at this starting point, everything is pretty fantastic: the tile house numbers, the gas lantern style lamps, and the door itself is with its large, steel structural braces is beautiful.

 This property is big and flat, with outside spaces that are quite varied beginning with this private courtyard. On three sides is the house itself and on the fourth is a privacy wall. The overall property is already quite private and this walled cou

This property is big and flat, with outside spaces that are quite varied beginning with this private courtyard. On three sides is the house itself and on the fourth is a privacy wall. The overall property is already quite private and this walled courtyard offers yet another degree of privacy.

 Yes, there is a pool. A nice, large, rectangular pool. Perfect.

Yes, there is a pool. A nice, large, rectangular pool. Perfect.

 Inside, there have been plenty of updates where it matters most - kitchen, baths, etc. But overall the house still retains so much of the original character with its steel framed windows, and original doors and hardware throughout the house.

Inside, there have been plenty of updates where it matters most – kitchen, baths, etc. But overall the house still retains so much of the original character with its steel framed windows, and original doors and hardware throughout the house.

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 The kitchen is totally updated and, design-wise, it works exquisitely. And the Lacanche range which offers both gas and electric ovens

The kitchen is totally updated and, design-wise, it works exquisitely. And the Lacanche range which offers both gas and electric ovens

 Other updates include dual A/C, new plumbing, electrical, insulation, sewer line, and a reinforced foundations.

Other updates include dual A/C, new plumbing, electrical, insulation, sewer line, and a reinforced foundations.

 The house features 4 bedrooms and 4 baths, and there is also a permitted 1-bedroom guesthouse.

The house features 4 bedrooms and 4 baths, and there is also a permitted 1-bedroom guesthouse.

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 This enclosed hallway, which looks out upon the courtyard is a classic element of this style of home.

This enclosed hallway, which looks out upon the courtyard is a classic element of this style of home.

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 You can hang out by the pool in the daytime and gather the party into the courtyard by a fire as the evening chill settles in.

You can hang out by the pool in the daytime and gather the party into the courtyard by a fire as the evening chill settles in.

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 Outside, in addition to the courtyard and pool, there is also a north/south-facing tennis court, and large grassy area giving you options galore for outdoor activities.

Outside, in addition to the courtyard and pool, there is also a north/south-facing tennis court, and large grassy area giving you options galore for outdoor activities.

Specs for 5055 Hood Dr, Woodland Hills, CA 91364

Architect: Milton J. Black
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 5
Sq Feet: 2,974
Lot Size: 47,071 sf
Price Per Sq Foot: $712.17
Year Built: 1930
Pool: Heated, In Ground, Private
Air: Central
Floor: Stone, Stone Tile, Wood
Parking: Attached, Auto Driveway Gate, Gravel Driveway
Views: City Lights, Hills, Mountains, Trees/Woods
Fireplace: Exterior, Living Room
MLS #: SR18248258

Listing courtesy of Tori Horowitz of Compass.

Note: Information above reflects market status as of the date this post was originally published. Feel free to call for current market status.

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