Jeff Franklin, the creator and producer of the popular family sitcom ‘Full House’, just sold his spec-built mansion in the Sunset Strip area of LA for a whopping $20.2 million. Sounds like a lot, but the final sale price is actually quite a discount from the original listing price of $38 million. According to property records, Mr. Franklin has owned the place since 1988 when he purchased it for $1.9 million.
The 3-story, 5-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom home is made up predominantly of stone and glass architecture and is tucked behind private electronic driveway gates. The 4,908-square-foot abode sits on nearly half an acre of land with an incredibly vast view from the Griffith Observatory all the way to the Pacific Ocean.
Designed by architect Richard Landry, the home features a massive solid-glass front door that opens up to a spacious foyer on the middle floor. All three levels of the home are connected via a stunning spiral glass staircase.
The middle level is where two of the bedrooms are located, both of which have their own ensuite bathrooms.
The double-height open concept living and dining area on the lower level can be observed by looking over the edge of the home’s dramatic entryway, and boasts a circular wet bar, gorgeous white floors, dramatic textured walls, and a curved wall of glass doors that lead to the outdoors. Also on this level is an impressive screening room filled with all the bells and whistles, and decorated with rich purple textiles walls.
The home’s chic kitchen is lined with an extra-long island, a curved snack bar, a casual dining area, and amazing floor-to-ceiling windows. Just on the other side of the interior kitchen is an outdoor kitchen area with a built-in barbecue station.
The third level is where one of the family bedrooms is located, which features a fireplace, built-in bookshelves, and a terrace. The master bedroom is also located on the third level, which is covered in floor-to-ceiling windows that provide clear views of the city. The master suite also comes with two fireplaces on opposite ends of the room, two walk-in closets, and a glass-walled bathroom with a freestanding soaking tub and a glass-enclosed shower.
To top off this already luxurious space, the new owners will be able to enjoy the stars above thanks to the massive, fully retractable skylight above the bed. The room also leads to a lovely terrace with a built-in fire pit.
The outdoor space of the home boasts a spacious poolside covered walkway that’s opulently equipped with a wet bar, built-in ceiling heaters, and a bathroom with its own shower, sauna, and steam room.
Interestingly enough, Franklin has also dabbled in another real estate transaction as of late: he just bought the Victorian home in San Francisco that was famously used for exterior shots on ‘Full House’! In order to get his name on title, Franklin dished out $4 million for it.
The home is 2,985 square feet in size, which is somewhat smaller than what the inside shots of the home would dictate.
Franklin claims to have intentions of renovating the home, and even using the interior to shoot the cast of the show. He is also contemplating renting out the home at some point in the future.
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