Last month (May 2017) the most expensive Glendale luxury real estate sale was the former Wian Estate (founder of Bob’s Big Boy). Located at 1410 Royal Blvd., this home is one of Glendale’s landmarks. This luxury home sold for $1,760,000.
MLS remarks read: Famous Spanish Revival Mills Act estate home at the entrance of Royal Blvd Historic District. Multi-level, grand Hollywood style entertainment property with architectural detail, views & pool. Childhood home of Robert Wian, founder of Bob’s Big Boy & Oscar screen writer Stirling Silliphant. A one-of-a kind hillside property with views of the palms trees & Spanish rooftops of the neighborhood homes. Lower level has 2 large rooms used as an office & game room, each with their own 1/2 bath. Main level has stunning archways & mahogany floors in the hallway, living & dining rooms. Huge family room overlooking Royal Blvd. Large kitchen with granite counters, SS appliances, island and separate breakfast rm. An en-suite bedroom or study with outside entrance is on this level. Upper level has a master suite and a Jack & Jill bathroom shared by two large bedrooms. The resort style pool area has a 350 q ft pool house for visiting guests. The property is ready for the next buyer to put their decorating dreams into this Glendale Landmark! Two entrances with the 3 car garage accessed from Alamo Dr. Near DTLA & studios as well as Pasadena, La Canada & Silver Lake. Award winning Glendale school district & minutes to the Americana’s retail stores & restaurants.
The sellers purchased this home in 2005 for $1,628,000. MLS remarks from this sale read: This historical landmark was the childhood home of Robert Wian-Founder of Bob’s Big Boy. It has a grand entryway, billiard room, large office, remodeled kitchen, pool & a guest house.