4120 Cromwell Ave

4120 Cromwell Ave

4120 Cromwell Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027

This architecturally stunning 1920s Mediterranean Estate, on a rare 3/4 flat acre parcel with panoramic views from downtown to the ocean, has been meticulously restored and updated under the direction of renowned architect Richard Manion to create the ultimate in dreamy old Hollywood glamour with today's top curated style. Originally built for silent film director/composer Victor Schertzinger on exquisite parklike grounds, this unparalleled offering in prime Los Feliz is south facing and flooded with light. Romantic, beautiful, and private. Commanding views of downtown greet you at the original front door and entry with imported custom Portuguese tile wainscot and antique Dalle de Bourgogne limestone flooring. A grand living room with custom plaster ceiling has seven pairs of doors leading to inviting patios and viewing decks. An original Batchelder tiled wood-burning fireplace. The formal dining room boasts original stenciled wood-beamed ceiling, a 1920s Italian Neoclassical carved giltwood and iron 18 light chandelier, and dramatic views of downtown and the hills beyond. Christopher Peacock designed kitchen with white oak cabinetry, proprietary nickel hardware, custom pewter hood, and an integrated butcher block. 60" Bluestar platinum series ten burner range, Subzero refrigerators, refrigerator/freezer drawers, under-counter beverage refrigerator, and ice maker. The butler pantry has a custom marble sink, drying board, and nickel wire mesh cabinet fronts. Accordion windows provide easy pass-through of food for outdoor dining on the oversized patio. The kitchen also opens to a family room and informal dining room, creating a comfortable, stylish space for family and guests to hang out. The upstairs contains the primary suite which offers breathtaking views of the city, gas fireplace with limestone hearth and window benches with drawers. The primary bathroom has Thermasol steam shower, heated book-matched Carrera floors & wainscotting. There are three additional bedroom suites and a sizeable laundry room with 2 sets of side-by-side washers and dryers, built-in ironing center and custom cabinetry and linen storage. The third floor lower level opens to an entertainers' lounge with access to the backyard, a large gym with full bathroom, a screening room or recording studio, and a guest quarters/office suite with private entrance and access from Richland Ave. and a full separate kitchen featuring Bosch dishwasher, cooktop, pull out hood, refrigerator/freezer, bathroom and laundry hookup. Hotel style grounds include lush landscaping designed by Hoffman & Ospina Landscape Architects, 4 working bronze and Malibu tile fountains, 3 of them original to the property and painstakingly restored, and a dramatic lyre-shaped pool rebuilt to its original beauty but with added spa and water feature. There are also two detached guest cottages both with views, bathrooms, and heat and air, and a pool pavilion with outdoor shower. Other features include: New roof with original 100-year-old tile saved and replaced. New electrical 600 amp service. 6 HVAC systems trenched to the rear of the yard. New custom wood windows with integrated pull-down screens. Crestron Home automation System. Copper gutters. Plaster walls throughout. Custom, concealed, in-wall speakers. Designated area for 3-floor elevator. City views from all major rooms and bedrooms.



7,800 Sq.Ft. LIVING AREA

0.64 Acres lot

Bryan Abrams

Bryan Abrams

Features & Amenities


  • total bedrooms6
  • Total bathrooms8
  • Laundry room Room, On Upper Level, Inside
  • Flooring Wood, Stone, Tile, Marble
  • Fireplace Wood Burning, Living Room, Master Bedroom, Gas
  • APPLIANCES Built-Ins, Dishwasher, Dryer, Freezer, Garbage Disposal, Gas Dryer Hookup, Hood Fan, Ice Maker, Washer, Network Wire, Refrigerator, Range/Oven
  • other interior Features Coffered Ceiling(s), Crown Moldings, Mirrored Closet Door(s), Plaster Walls, Trey Ceiling(s), Pre-wired for surround sound, Pre-wired for high speed Data, High Ceilings (9 Feet)

Area & Lot

  • Status Sold
  • Living Area7,800 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Area0.64 Acres
  • MLS® ID23-247701
  • TypeResidential
  • YEAR BUILT1921
  • Architecture StylesMediterranean
  • View DescriptionCity, Ocean, City Lights


  • Garage Space2.0
  • water SourceIn Street
  • PoolHeated, Heated And Filtered, In Ground, Safety Fence, Private
  • roofFlat, Spanish Tile
  • lot features2-4 Lots
  • parkingGarage - 2 Car, Garage Is Attached, Gated, Driveway - Gravel
  • HEAT TYPECentral, Floor
  • AIR CONDITIONINGAir Conditioning, Central, Multi/Zone
  • sewerIn Street


  • Sales Price$9,800,000
  • Zoning LAR1

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