This exquisitely designed home located in the Monte Vista National Historic District represents incomparable grandeur and distinctive luxury for gracious living and entertaining. Built in 1948, the residence offers classic appointments and showcases pride of ownership through every meticulous detail. The richly imagined floor plan includes wonderful gathering rooms, each lavish in proportion and unparalleled in craftsmanship. Elegant formals include a warm and inviting living room with adjacent music room, as well as a banquet-sized dining room. The chef will enjoy creating gourmet delights in the well-appointed kitchen, complete with a butcher block-topped island. Opulent in taste and sophisticated in style, the master suite offers a private sitting room and spa bath, each framing views of the beautifully entwined trees that stud the grounds. Outdoors, covered and open patios overlook a dazzling heated pool and lush plantings create a serene at-home retreat. Detached quarters provide comfortable accommodations for overnight guests and could also be used as an art studio or office.