This property in Toluca Lake, CA, was the house of Roy E. Disney, a former Disney govt and nephew of Walt Disney. Now available on the market for $5 million, it is a uncommon lakeside house throughout the L.A. space.
The youthful Disney died in 2009; he was 79. His house—a three-bedroom, three-bath, Spanish-style gem—is named the “Jewel on the Lake.” It sits proper on Toluca Lake and comes with a candy boat dock.
It is a hidden, bucolic respite proper in the course of the bustling metropolis, and all kinds of A-listers have referred to as this little burg house. So that you by no means know whom you may spot when cruising the lake within the Duffy Electrical Boat that comes with this home.
The house on Toluca Lake
Duffy Electrical Boat and dock
In-built 1933, the property has mature and plush landscaping. The 2,443-square-foot house has been extensively reworked, although its pretty classic allure stays.
It nonetheless options the normal tile roof, grand fireplaces, and wood-beamed and vaulted ceilings.
It has been modernized in all the suitable spots, together with the kitchen with its fashionable marble counters, Sub-Zero and Wolf home equipment, and each a peninsula and an island.
The house additionally has a totally wired his-and-her workplace stocked with loads of built-ins—a spot conducive to being productive when not within the workplace or boardroom.
We’re positive the well-known homeowners appreciated the discretion of a walled and gated courtyard in entrance, graced by elegant, mature olive timber.
Within the yard, the lakefront publicity is the main target. There is a spacious deck overlooking the lake, a eating terrace with kitchen, a pool, and a stunning lounge with fire.
Eating terrace and outside kitchen
Moreover Disney, horror film icon Boris Karloff (“Frankenstein,” “The Mummy”) and Oscar-winning movie composer Erich Wolfgang Korngold additionally lived on the handle.
Disney was a longtime govt at his uncle’s firm, and his fortune was estimated to be value over $1 billion. The property is at present owned by the Leslie Disney Belief. Leslie married Disney in 2008 and was his second spouse.