September 4th, 2014 at 10:00 am


Proudly offered by Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties agents Simon Salloom and Tyson Park, for $7.995 million

Nestled on a hillside overlooking the Los Angeles basin, the Wolff Residence offers dramatic city views that span to the ocean. The residence was designed by John Lautner, FAIA, as his only homage to his mentor Frank Lloyd Wright and is often regarded by many architectural experts and aficionados as his finest work. The residence is an engineering tour de force marked by its use of geometric shapes and large scale, complemented by the extensive use of the architect’s signature Bouquet Canyon stone and hardwoods.

Surrounded by mature trees and set on an oversized lot with an extensive landscape design, the home was designed to merge seamlessly into the natural landscape. A beautiful example of Lautner’s uncompromising vision, the residence features a spectacular central atrium built around a large eucalyptus tree. The atrium is flanked by a dramatic stone “fortress” wall that was built at 45 degree angles so that it would support itself against seismic activity. In the adjacent living room, a wall of 16.5’ floor-to-ceiling windows and doors deliver breathtaking views of Los Angeles.

“This is an internationally renowned property by John Lautner, one of the most important figures in American architecture,” notes Salloom. “It is more than a house; it is one of the most important residences in the world ever offered for sale. The Wolff Residence represents a time when architects like Lautner were able to create uncompromising designs that would be difficult and/or cost prohibitive to build today.”

The main residence is highlighted by a gourmet kitchen with Bulthaup stainless steel countertops and cabinetry. At the end of a floating hardwood staircase from the main living area is the master suite, which offers a private pool area. A copper-lined roof connects the main residence to the guest house, which offers a flexible floor plan, two additional bedrooms, and an additional bedroom that could be configured as an office/media room.

Located on one of the most private streets in the Hollywood Hills, yet only minutes from the heart of West Hollywood, the Wolff Residence is an investment grade asset for the discerning collector who desires a visually compelling home that is cohesive with their demanding lifestyle requirements. The residence also offers approximately 1,400 square feet of outdoor deck space and walkways. Despite the extraordinary detail throughout the property, it requires low maintenance due to its robust construction and design. The property is designated as a historical monument under the Mills Act, which can potentially offer significant tax benefits.

The home is scheduled to appear on Bravo TV’s “Million Dollar Listing” in November. The producers specifically chose to feature the home for its dramatic design. All of the listing images were completed by David Lena, a world-renowned photographer.

For more information, or to schedule a private tour for qualified prospective buyers, please contact Simon Salloom or Tyson Park at 310-749-8686 or 310-255-3456, respectively; they may be emailed at or via email at


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