A Tom Petty Paradise — 4626 Encino Avenue

Tom Petty’s Encino residence located at 4626 Encino Avenue built to late musician specifications in 1989 has been newly refurbished with canyon views is offered by Craig Knizek, who is co-listing the gated, six-bedroom property in the Rancho Estates neighborhood, with Ninkey Dalton, both of The Agency, for $4.995 million.



6 Bedrooms  |  10 Baths |  11,483 sqft  |  37752 sqft lot

This Encino residence located at 4626 Encino Avenue built to late musician Tom Petty’s specifications in 1989 has been newly refurbished, complete with soaring ceilings boasting driftwood beams and massive windows offering views of the distant canyon, towering specimen trees, and a serene backyard showcasing a waterfall cascading from a natural stream into a pool.

“The reaction of buyers entering the property is that they truly feel the inspiration from Tom Petty that brought this amazing home to life,” says Craig Knizek, who is co-listing the gated, six-bedroom property at 4626 Encino Ave., in the Rancho Estates neighborhood, with Ninkey Dalton, both of The Agency, for $4.995 million.

Inside, expect more than 11,000 square feet of living space featuring high-end finishes, including herringbone tile and Carrara marble. “This house checks every box a luxury buyer desires,” adds Dalton. “Privacy, land, every imaginable amenity, plus that intangible sense of curated design at such a high level.”

Photographs Courtesy of The Agency


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