Now on the market for the first time in more than 25 years is a lovely Mediterranean Revival designed by the masterful Paul Revere Williams in 1926. Williams, who was just awarded a posthumous Gold Medal by the American Institute of Architects, built the home for optometrist Charles Frizzelle and his family.
Located behind walls on a .29-acre lot in the Los Feliz Oaks, the Frizzelle residence has a treasure trove of sublime architectural details. For starters, feast your eyes on this magnesite staircase and its incredible wrought-iron railing.
And how about the hand-painted coffered ceiling, the coffered door, and the arched windows?
Measuring 4,094 square feet, the home contains four bedrooms, three and one-quarter baths, formal dining and living rooms with ornate fireplaces, a spacious modern kitchen, and a window-lined gallery offering dramatic views of Griffith Observatory, the Hollywood Hills, and the city skyline.
Exterior features include terraced gardens with a variety of flowers and fruit trees, multiple patios, and a swimming pool.
Asking price is $3.2 million, and an open house is scheduled from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday.