16401 Garvin Drive, Encino,
Located at the end of a tranquil cul-de-sac on 1 acre of pristine grounds in the desirable Lanai Road Elementary district, this lovingly maintained two story residence reflects timeless sophistication. Effortlessly blending contemporary styling with traditional elements, this 7 bedroom 6 bath former celebrity estate is an impressive display of over 5700 square feet of gracious living. The sun filled home is enhanced by a flexible floor plan, designer finishes, plantation shutters, skylights and a fantastic indoor/outdoor flow. Common rooms include a banquet sized formal dining room with fireplace, living room, granite kitchen and a massive entertainment room that overlooks the verdant grounds and features built-in cabinetry and a full pub styled bar with ice maker, beverage cooler, and dual burners. 3 ample sized bedrooms including maid’s quarters share the main floor with the impressive master suite which offers a sitting area, fireplace, center island walk-in with cedar lined closet and a luxurious bath with fireplace, over-sized spa tub, steam shower, dual vanities, dressing table and water closet. Located off the entertainment room, the upstairs portion of the home features a generously sized 3 bedroom suite with secondary family/play room (could easily be a teen suite, media retreat, or studio). Towering trees, mature landscaping and a two story rock encrusted waterfall lend an air of serenity to the lush grounds. Ideal for enjoying a casual outdoor lifestyle, the exterior features a sparkling pool/spa, ample patio space, sports court with tree top/neighborhood views, secondary romantic patio, several fruit bearing trees, a meandering crushed granite pathway and newer “green” landscaping. Additional amenities include surround sound, three zoned HVAC, alarm system, a cheerful breakfast room, chic powder room, numerous built-ins and an abundance of storage.