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16281 Dorilee Lane
Encino, CA 91436

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Property Remarks

This magnificent estate is perfect for the buyer seeking complete privacy from the hectic world and who appreciates quality craftsmanship and materials. As you enter through the gates and stroll down the driveway, you are drawn to the spectacular views to your right. As you enter the residence, a grand foyer with chandelier above welcomes you, followed by a formal living room, grand dining room, family room with bar, library and master bedroom with walk-in closet & en-suite bathroom. The enormous kitchen has a center island with double ovens, tons of cabinetry and large breakfast area & pantry. Wrap around balconies invite you to step outside to enjoy the views. Upstairs you will find 4 more large bedrooms, all with attached bathrooms. As you take the stairs down to the lower level, you will find a gigantic game room & bar area to entertain your guests along with a relaxing sauna, wine cellar and another bedroom with attached bath & office area. Step outside to the backyard where a sparkling pool, jacuzzi & tennis court invite you to relax. More spectacular views await from this level. To top it off, there is a separate 1 bedroom, 1 bath apartment with kitchen and living room for the maid or visiting guests. Located close to Ventura Blvd. shopping & enter

Property Details

Days on Market
Year Built
Square Feet
Lot Size
2.15 Acres
Property Subtype
Single Family
Source of Lot Size
Public Records


Encino (ENC)
Los Angeles


School District
Los Angeles Unified

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Listing provided courtesy of Victoria Arau , Pinnacle Estate Properties,Inc


Lot Acreage
Garage Spaces

Private Pool
City Lights View
Pool View
Automatic Gate
Carbon Monoxide Detector(S)
Smoke Detector


Kitchen Features
Bedroom Features
Main Floor Master Bedroom
Bathroom Count
6 Full Baths
Interior Features
2 Staircases
Additional Rooms
Bonus Room
Guest-Maids Quarters
Living Room
Recreational Room
Cooking Appliances
Double Oven
Gas Dryer Hookup
Gas Or Electric Dryer Hookup
Electric Dryer Hookup
Stone Tile
Concrete Slab
Laundry Area
Disability Access

Additional Property Details

Number of Units
Guest House
Available for Lease
Parking Spaces
Horse Property

Lot Description
Street Lighting
Back Yard
Street Paved
Central A/C
Central Furnace
Garage - Three Door
Rv Access
Other Structural Features
Rain Gutters
Custom Built


Encino is named for the Spanish word for oak tree and is beloved for its tree-lined neighborhoods. Known as the “bedroom of the stars” in the 1940s and 1950s, the area continues to attract those seeking a quiet life that offers plenty of parks and recreation.

Real Estate: In its beginnings, Encino had many larger homes often with significant acreage and room for horses. Spanish-style architecture was prevalent. The post-war boom led to the creation of smaller single family homes. The area also includes townhomes, apartments and gated communities. The Amestoy Estates area is a prestigious community with larger homes for sale. Ventura Boulevard serves as a divider in the city with many defining where they live as north or south of the boulevard.

Community Life: Encino has ample space for recreation. The Sepulveda Basin Recreation area includes the Balboa Sports center, several parks, golf courses, tennis courts, a dog park and more. The Encino Velodrome is part of the Encino Franklin Fields recreational area. Encino Commons is a retail area known as the Valley’s Miracle Mile and Ventura Boulevard is lined with shops and restaurants.

Education: Encino is served by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Local elementary schools include Lanai Road Elementary and Emilita Street Elementary as well as several charter schools, Hesby Oaks Leadership Charter School and Encino Charter Elementary. There are several private schools in the area such as Carmelite Crespi High School,Sage Academy, Westmark School, and Los Encinos School.

Transportation: Encino is easily accessed by the 101 Freeway. The area has multiple stops of the Metro Orange line and is served by multiple bus routes.

Local Attractions: Balboa Lake is a major attraction and is home to many events throughout the year. Los Encinos State Historic Park is home to De La Ossa Adobe which was built in 1849 and is available for tours by appointment.

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