Similarities to the Playboy Mansion abound, including its lustrous grounds

Designed by Playboy Mansion architect Arthur Kelly, 16001 Woodvale Rd in Encino is an exquisite traditional estate situated in Encino’s prestigious Royal Oaks neighborhood. It was also the former home of Rue “Golden Girls” McClanahan. Here you’ll find beautifully proportioned rooms. Foyer, living room w/walk-in bar, skylit dining room, music room, theater, office, family kitchen, service rooms, gym+powder (extra bedroom?), maid’s. Master w/large closets, dressing room, spacious bath, adjacent to patio and spa. Two more bedrooms w/baths complete family wing. Lushly landscaped exterior, cross between a botanical garden and a national forest. Custom waterfall/creek, gazebo, large rock-rimmed swimming pool. Numerous gardens w/paved walking paths through the hills, outdoor kitchen, children’s playground, basketball area, large kennel w/dog run. Completely fenced. Gated, circular drive, large motor court. Moments from amenities and easy Westside access.The grounds are a cross between a botanical garden and national forrest- so beautiful! And at over 2.5 acres there is nothing else like it. 4 Bed / 6 Bath and 5,358 sqft. Offered for $5.495M.

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