Gorgeous Hollywood Hills Modern, Views, Architectural Home
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Spectacular split level Mid-Century Modern, with fantastic city and canyon views. Nestled high in the Hollywood Hills, it's surrounded by trees, quiet and privacy, yet only 5 minutes away from the excitement of Hollywood. Floor to ceiling windows, a southern exposure and a prevailing canyon breeze give you a bright, airy, California experience of indoor and outdoor living.
Originally built in 1961 by Award winning Architect Joseph Raella, it's been lovingly renovated with modern luxuries, and a decidedly Japanese style with an amazing Japanese bathroom with Cedar 'Ofuro' soaking tub, built by master craftsmen of Kiarts. Entrance with maple wood 'genkan,' to sit and put away your shoes. Downstairs is a Tatami Meditation room with Shoji screens, a table with a sunken floor for your feet, and terraced garden outside.
Wood floors, wood burning fireplace, period furniture, in a spacious, 2700 sq. ft, open floor plan. Heywood Wakefield dining set and end tables. Master bedroom set of custom made, maple furniture, new Hypo-allergenic mattress, dressing room with Shoji screen, Mac computer, and 60 inch Flat panel HD TV, with, DVD, Blue Ray, Cable select, and Yamaha Monitor Speakers.
Patio outside of kitchen with table and 8 chairs, gas Barbeque and soft lights for nighttime entertainment. 2nd patio outside of bedrooms #2 and #3 with table, chairs and sweet scented gardenias. Down below is a 1000 square foot grass yard and play structure that is surrounded by a bamboo grove. (Extremely rare to have a yard in the Hills.)
Situated in the historic Beachwood Canyon area beneath the famous Hollywood sign, it's only a 10 minute walk down to the local Market and Coffee shop. A 5 minute walk up the hill puts you at the entrance path down to the Hollywood Resevoir, surrounded by a 3 mile round jogging path. Or take the other path, walk along the ridge line past Madonna's house to the Child and Dog park, right at the best lookout of the Hollywood sign there is. Take a 5 minute ride to the top of the Canyon to the Horse stables, which have been there since 1923 and take a ride around the sign.
Weekly gardner. Available for photo shoots, commercials, and feature films.
Keywords: Home, Beachwood Canyon, Hollywood Sign, Zen, Japanese Architecture, Award winning, quiet, green, private, luxury, 5 star, Beachwood Canyon, light, airy, luxurious, green, historic, split level, architectural,
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Member since: 2010
- 2 story
- 2600 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Extremely private, Tatami meditation room with hillside garden and Shoji Screen, 1000 square foot grass yard with play structure, surrounded by bamboo forest, 2500 square foot multi-level bright and airy home with Southern Exposure, fresh prevailing hillside breeze, open floor plan, authentic traditional Japanese bathroom made by Master Craftsman, Maple entrance 'Genkan' to place shoes, indoor outdoor California feeling....moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library
Satellite / Cable:
(2) HBO, SHOTIME, VOD channels 60 inch HD flat panel TV with DVR, Blue ray, cable, HBO, shotime, VOD, pair of studio monitor speakers. 27 inch HD flat panel TV with DVR, cable, HBO shotime, VOD,...moreless
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
- Monument View
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Covered Parking:
- Free Long Distance:
- Gas Fireplace
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $2,000
- Taxes Not included
Owner's cancellation policy:
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Completely private, quiet sanctuary yet only 5 minutes to the heart of Hollywood, with fabulous restaurants, clubs, movie theaters, live theaters, museums, fitness center and other activities.
Walk 100 feet up the street to a wooded path that leads down to the Hollywood Reservoir which is a beautiful 3 mile walk, or take another path past Madonna's house, to the best view of the Hollywood sign, to a dog and children's Park.
Year Purchased: 1989
About the owner: Matthew has directed movies, is a photographer and created the JoshuaTreeGreen.com Eco Art Colony and film ranch. Mary Kay is a physical therapist. Son Luke is 15, daughter Amelia is 13.
Why the Owner Chose Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, CA, USA:
I was struck by how beautiful and unique this home was, and how it is centrally located in Los Angeles. It's not far from the Studios, Downtown, Beverly Hills, Koreatown, Little Tokyo, and a variety of hot spots. Hollywood is an old area with a lot of history, personality and mystery. It is wildly diverse, and you can find whatever you want. There are urban streets, beautiful rows of old California Bungalows, right next to the peace of the hills.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
DRIVING TIME TO ATTRACTIONS IN LIGHT TRAFFIC Hollywood and Vine – 5 Minutes Some of the newest, hottest restaurants and nightclubs- 10 minutes Universal Studios - 10 minutes Hollywood Bowl - 10 minutes Grauman's Chinese Theater - 10 minutes Beverly Hills - 30 minutes Griffith Park and Observatory - 15 minutes Zoo - 15 minutes Disneyland – 50 minutes Venice Boardwalk and Santa Monica Pier - 50 minutes Getty Museum - 25 minutes Hollywood Cemetery of the stars - 10 minutes Pantages Theater - 5 minutes County Museum / Museum Row - 20 minutes Madam Tussards Wax Museum - 10 minutes Public Golf course - 15 minutes Walt Disney Concert Hall - 25 minutes Water Park, 6 flags Magic Mountain, Long Beach Aquarium, Knotts Berry farm, Day trips to Santa Barbara, Big Bear and Lake Arrowhead, San Diego, Mexico
- Primary: +1 3108801525 Please don't call before 8am and after 8 pm
- Secondary: +1 2137067476 Please don't call before 8am and after 8 pm
- Tertiary: +1 3234653377 Please don't call before 8am and after 8 pm
- Fax: +1 3239628308
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Living room at night
Patio outside kitchen has grill and lighting.
Easy walk to the Hollywood Sign
Incredible view of Beachwood Canyon and Hollywood from the living room deck.
bedroom with garden beyond windows
View of living room from
Tatami Meditation room
Under the stairs
Beautiful seating area outside children's bedroom
Reservoir walk just 5 minutes away. Great for walking to Hollywood sign.
House from yard
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Sunday, December 04, 2016
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