Neighborhood: Not Applicable-105, 626 - Glendale-northwest
Pool Features: Private, In Ground
This one of a kind, trophy property is now on the market for the first time in almost 38 years. Formerly owned by Oscar nominated actor Ralph Bellamy, this quintessential California ranch compound is located in the heart of Glendale's equestrian community, and offers exceptional amenities to both horse lovers and those who simply value ample space and calming park-like privacy. Adjacent to Griffith Park and its 60 miles of riding and walking trails, this estate spans roughly 1.5 acres. An iron entry gate and 300 foot long grandfathered wall provide unequalled privacy and easy trailer access to its motor court and four car garage. Four covered stables are complimented by a large barn & tack storage room. A sprawling 100' by 90' horse riding arena provides ample room for on-site exercise. The 3965 square foot residence captures breathtaking views of the hills of Griffith Park. The main residence features a large, oak appointed living room with wood burning fireplace and a spacious Western-style bar and dining room, which also features its own wood burning fireplace, for festive social gatherings. The kitchen boasts two vintage Western Holly ovens and finely crafted finishes. It leads to a connected Guest Residence which can comfortably accommodate a home office. Only the highest quality materials were used throughout the property, making it a home of refinement and comfort. You can also retreat outdoor to your own private park-like backyard paradise complete with pool, spa, mature fruit trees and privacy hedges for tranquil seclusion. It's close to Glendale's award winning school district & only minutes away from The Americana's upscale shopping, dining and entertainment, downtown LA, major studios as well as Toluca Lake, Pasadena, La Caada & Silver Lake. This is a truly special home. Seize this rare opportunity to own the home you've always dreamed of.