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1925 Glamorous Hollywood Vacation Home

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Grand entrance to the elegant yet comfortable home


Last updated: 09/09/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-14 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Hollywood house description

Beautifully restored 1925 Mediterranean home in the hills above Hollywood. Grand two story entry hall with curved staircase and gallery. Two level living room with, a fireplace, arched ceiling, picture window to the front courtyard and French doors to a terrace at the rear. The dining room has a huge silver leafed cornice molding and a table that expands to seat 14 or more.

The large kitchen has a subzero refrigerator, classic six burner O' Keefe and Merritt stove and wine cooler and separate lounge area with hanging flat screen TV. Three bedrooms upstairs each with king size bed, en suite bathroom and flat screen TV.

Glamorous Hollywood Vacation Home : Secluded on a quiet street, walking distance to the Hollywood Bowl and twenty minutes to everywhere else, this jewel of a home will take you back to the time when movies where still made without sound. While providing plenty of recent technology, this glamorous Mediterranean style residence with touches of Art Deco boasts over 3200 sq ft (300 sq meters) of lovingly restored, beautifully appointed interiors with an optional additional 1100 square feet (100 sq meter) guest unit available.

Entering the two story entry hall reveals a sweeping grand staircase, a magnificent period Art Deco chandelier and the library gallery above. One can easily imagine Norma Desmond descending-- ready for her close up. The drama continues as one steps down from the spacious entry into an inviting living room with a 12 foot arched ceiling, fireplace and huge arched window offering views of the intimate entry court. At the far end of this room, there are two steps up to a cozy TV seating which was originally designed for the grand piano that entertained guests before elegant dinners.

The dining room (embellished with bold silver leafed crown moldings and a magnificent Deco -inspired chandelier) easily accommodates 14 guests at the empire-style dining table. Beyond the dining room is the heart of the house, an updated kitchen that amazingly still fits the early 1920’s but quietly features a sub zero refrigerator, wine cooler, center island, two sinks, dishwasher, microwave and fully restored antique six burner duel oven O’keefe and Merrit range. Also included here is a sitting area with sofa, side chair, a flat screen television and bar stools. On the second floor are three bedrooms, each with king size beds, en suite bathrooms and flat screen televisions.

Besides the nod to history, dual zone heating and air conditioning, DirecTV satellite TV on five screens and a very fast WiFi connection makes this amazing vacation residence a must for your next Los Angeles visit. The only thing missing is you!

Property Type

  • House
  • 3300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Pets Considered
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

                There are three steps to get into the house and all bedrooms are on the second floor....moreless

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king


              • Bedroom 2: 1 king


              • Bedroom 3: 1 king

                Convertible to 2 twins...moreless

              • All bedrooms have comfortable beds, flat screen television and private in suite bath. The house is appropriate up to 6 adults and two or three small children....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • This is a two story house with all bedrooms on the second floor. On the second floor, the master bedroom with king size bed has a sitting area and opens to a private terrace. Attached is as a huge walk in closet with natural light and lots of storage and a original tile bath with separate shower and tub, unique pedestal sink and water closet. There are 2 additional bedrooms with king beds (one can be converted to two extra long twins) and in suite baths. This home is located on a very quiet street but still very close to bustle of Hollywood. The home is filled with natural light and is very private. Dual zone HVAC keeps everything comfortable, WiFi keeps you connected and DirecTV with 5 flat screen TVs keep you entertained....moreless


                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • VCR
                  • Stereo
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Television:

                    Televisions in each bedroom and the living room and kitchen which share a common cable box....moreless

                  • Books:

                    Large library with many types of books....moreless


                  • Family
                  • Romantic
                  • Historic
                  • Tourist Attractions


                  • Synagogues
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Walking
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Photography

                  local services and businesses

                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fitness Center
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Roller Blading
                  • Hiking
                  • Cycling
                  • Mountain Biking

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining:

                        Dinning room table is adjustable from 60' round to 11' banquet size....moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 10 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card


                          • Parking:

                            Parking is available both on the street or in the driveway....moreless

                          • Iron & Board
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Ceiling Fans
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Shampoo
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Broadband Access
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Heating:

                            Two zones...moreless

                          • Telephone
                          • Air Conditioning:

                            Separate zones for each froor....moreless

                          • Linens Provided:

                            100% white cotton sheets and linens and a variety of pillows....moreless

                          • Washing Machine:

                            Large washer and dryer with laundry detergent provided....moreless

                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Fireplace:

                            Original wood burning fireplace converted to gas logs for convenience and safety....moreless

                          • Internet:

                            High speed cable....moreless

                          • Towels Provided:

                            Plenty of fresh white cotton towels....moreless

                          • Gas Fireplace
                          • Living Room:

                            Very comfortable and elegant living room with high ceilings and fireplace. Open to TV area and balcony....moreless

                          • Hair Dryer

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional


                              • 4 Ring Stove
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Toaster
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Refrigerator:

                                Large Sub Zero Refrigerator...moreless

                              • Microwave
                              • Freezer
                              • Oven
                              • Cooking Utensils:

                                Almost anything you can think of needing....moreless

                              • Blender
                              • Pantry Items
                              • Stove
                              • Grill
                              • Ice Maker
                              • Kitchen:

                                Wonderful updated kitchen with everything needed to prepare a simple breakfast to a gourmet meal....moreless

                              • Stove:

                                Beautiful antique 6 burner stove with two ovens, two broilers and a warming oven. Fully restored and works very well....moreless

                              • Dishes & Utensils:

                                Plenty of dishes and utensils.... not just a 'starter set' that has to be washed after every meal....moreless


                              • Deck / Patio
                              • Terrace
                              • Barbecue
                              • Beach Towels
                              • Large Cooler
                              • Small Cooler
                              • Wood Deck
                              • Outdoor Grill Gas
                              • Balcony
                              • Outdoor Grill

                              Payment Type

                              • Visa
                              • Mastercard


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                              from 29 traveler reviews
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                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Nov 16 - Jan 4, 2015
                              14 night min stay

                              $3,000 $10,000
                              My Standard Rate
                              7 night min stay

                              $3,000 $10,000
                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees and Rental Conditions:

                              • Property Damage Protection $89
                              • Cleaning $175
                              • Tax Rate 14%


                              Shorter stays are considered on an individual basis

                              Cancellation policy:

                              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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                              Last updated: 09/09/2014
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                              • Huntington Library Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

                                "A railroad baron's mansion with art and rare book collection and an amazing botanical garden..."

                              • Hollywood Bowl

                                "The summer home of the Los Angeles philharmonic but also often has special concerts and gues..."

                              • Universal Studios Hollywood

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                              8 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Los Angeles International
                              7 Miles
                              Nearest Train
                              Subway (Amtrak Union Station 7 miles)
                              0.5 Miles
                              Nearest Motorway
                              Hollywood Freeway
                              13 Miles
                              Nearest Beach
                              Santa Monica Beach

                              Car: Recommended

                              Hollywood Hills, Hollywood Bowl, Kodak Theather, Pantages Theater, Universal Studios. This home is on a very quiet street but only minutes from Hollywood. Walking distance to the Hollywood Bowl and very close to Universal Studios, Warner Brothers, Disney, NBC, ABC, Paramount. Griffith park, the observatory and LA zoo are close by and there is easy freeway access to downtown or the San Fernando Valley.


                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 1987

                              About the owner: Originally from the Midwest. Moved to Los Angeles in 1987 and love living here.

                              Why the Owner Chose Hollywood:
                              This is a unique home. It is on a very quiet residential street but still close to many attractions in Hollywood and Los Angeles.

                              The Unique Benefits at this House:
                              Built in the golden era of Hollywood, the house retains the feeling of the day but with all of the comforts we expect in a home today.

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                              • Grand entrance to the elegant yet comfortable home

                                Grand entrance to the elegant yet comfortable home

                              • Dining Room from Kitchen

                                Dining Room from Kitchen

                              • Rear Guest Bedroom with King bed

                                Rear Guest Bedroom with King bed

                              • Kitchen from Dining Room

                                Kitchen from Dining Room

                              • Relaxing seating area with sofa and chair

                                Relaxing seating area with sofa and chair

                              • Master Bathroom

                                Master Bathroom

                              • Gallery Above Entry Hall

                                Gallery Above Entry Hall

                              • Master Bedroom Terrace

                                Master Bedroom Terrace

                              • Entry Hall

                                Entry Hall

                              • Upper Living Room

                                Upper Living Room

                              • Dining Room, table expands to seat up to 14 - 16.

                                Dining Room, table expands to seat up to 14 - 16.

                              • Front Guest Bedroom with king bed

                                Front Guest Bedroom with king bed

                              • Master Bedroom with king bed

                                Master Bedroom with king bed

                              • Renovated kitchen with classic 6 burner stove

                                Renovated kitchen with classic 6 burner stove

                              • Second bedroom

                                Second bedroom

                              • Guest Bathroom

                                Guest Bathroom

                              • Front Patio

                                Front Patio

                              VRBO #309990

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                              This listing was first published here in 2010.

                              Date last modified - Monday, June 16, 2014

                              $3,000 per week (USD)

                              3 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 8

                              View calendar: Updated 09/09/14
                              Minimum stay: 1-14 nights
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