Attention all Spanish Lovers, Developers, Venue & Retreat Owners here's your chance to own the infamous Francis and Marion Irvine Lederer Hacienda and Ranch situated on 6.7 acres with potential to build 270,000 square feet! Nestled in the tranquil ambiance of the West San Fernando Valley, the Francis Lederer Hacienda and Ranch stands as a timeless emblem of California's rich heritage. Recognized as LA Cultural Historic Monument 204, this extraordinary property offers a haven away from the urban clamor, beckoning guests to step into a bygone era. Initially established on an expansive 270-acre parcel of fertile land, the hacienda can trace its origins back to an original Spanish land grant near the headwaters of the Los Angeles River. Central to the estate is the remarkable monastery-mission style residence, envisioned by Francis Lederer and acclaimed designer John R. Litke in 1934. Drawing inspiration from California's iconic missions, the dwelling epitomizes a fusion of architectural grandeur and cultural significance. Surrounded by a brick-paved courtyard adorned with galleries, the main house exudes an aura of authenticity, grace, and historical allure. The capacious living room, boasting a vaulted heavy-beam ceiling and Spanish flooring, serves as the focal point, seamlessly connecting to the adjacent wings. The dining area, characterized by its harmonious marriage of ornate and understated elements, invites guests to savor culinary delights while relishing vistas of the surrounding panorama. Each room reveals a treasure trove of history and artisanship as you explore further, from the casual den/cantina room to the splendid library embellished with ancient tomes and a Gothic fireplace, each space exudes refined sophistication. Outside, the property extends its allure with a two-unit guest house, providing three bedrooms, a loft, and private terraces for an exclusive retreat. A private road winds through verdant pastures, quarry, and gardens, connecting the diverse parcels of land composing the estate. Though the hacienda has been meticulously reinforced to meet contemporary standards, it remains faithful to the essence of Old California. With potential for further development or as a cherished private retreat, this exceptional property presents a rare opportunity to own a piece of history. Sale comprises 4 parcel numbers: 2026-001-007, 2026-001-131, 2027-006-009, 2027-006-010. The home on parcel 2026-001-007 is a protected landmark and must be conserved. The two-unit guest house, assessed at 2,092 sqft, complements the 4,796 sqft main residence. A zone change would be necessary to build 270,000 square feet, with engineering analysis available exclusively to serious buyers. Buyer to verify all details to their satisfaction.
Listing Agent: Laugharn Pierose, The Beverly Hills Estates

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