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Frank Lloyd Wright’s Famous Ennis House is on the Market for $23 Million

by admin on August 15, 2018
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Famous Ennis House is on the Market for $23 Million
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Ennis House Los Angeles

Mary Nichols

Frank Lloyd Wright designed some of the most impressive homes across America, and Ennis House in Los Angeles is no exception. The Mayan Revival property perched on a hilltop overlooking downtown L.A. has been featured on screen more than 80 times, most notably in the 1982 film Blade Runner starring Harrison Ford and directed by Ridley Scott. Now that it’s on the market for $23 million, cameras have been allowed in for a real-life tour. Scroll down for a look inside the property.

The house was built in 1924 for retailer Charles Ennis and his wife, Mabel.

Ennis House Los Angeles

Mary Nichols

Frank Lloyd Wright’s son, Lloyd, oversaw the construction, which included “more than 27,000 patterned and perforated decomposed granite blocks,” according to Variety.

The Ennis House Foundation sold the home to billionaire Ron Burkle for $4.5 million in 2011.

Ennis House Los Angeles

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It had previously listed it for $15 million.

Burkle spent a fortune restoring the property, which had fallen into disrepair.

Ennis House Los Angeles

Mary Nichols

The restoration cost nearly $17 million, according to listing agent Ron de Salvo of Coldwell Banker Global Luxury.

The house is unlike anything else on the market.

Ennis House Los Angeles

Mary Nichols
Overall, it measures about 6,000 square feet.

Ennis House Los Angeles

Mary Nichols
Large glass windows provide a view of downtown Los Angeles.

Ennis House Los Angeles

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Some of the living and dining space has exposed wooden beam ceilings.

Ennis House Los Angeles

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Interesting architectural details are everywhere.

Ennis House Los Angeles

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A swimming pool was added sometime after 1940.

Ennis House Los Angeles

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There are guest quarters atop the detached garage.

Ennis House Los Angeles

Mary Nichols

The separate residence was originally designed as an apartment for a chauffeur.

There are four bedrooms throughout the compound.

Ennis House Los Angeles

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The living room fireplace includes mosaic tiles.

Ennis House Los Angeles

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Here’s one of the three-and-a-half bathrooms.

Ennis House Los Angeles

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The billiards room doubles as a screening room.

Ennis House Los Angeles

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Towering doors open to the outdoors.

Ennis House Los Angeles

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For $23 million, it could be yours.

Ennis House Los Angeles

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