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Hollywood Hills - Contemporary Retreat

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5

This beautiful modern industrial styled two bedroom two bath signature property features a distinctive blend of modern style with period Hollywood movie glamour. A view from the Capitol Records building over the endless sparkling lights of Los Angeles all the way to the ocean is framed by fifty+ linear feet of floor to ceiling sliding glass panels that open up to reveal the view that dreams are made of.

New appliances including the latest refrigerator from LG with built in television and weather info center and computer with gourmet recipe guide, custom lighting including classic Hollywood studio lights customized with color changing LED modules create a theatrical environment where everyday life takes on the magical quality of a movie of your own design. A drenching ceiling mounted rain shower in one bathroom washes away your sins on a daily basis. Currently, there is no outdoor patio for this home, but the living room glass walls slide open, giving the home an outdoor/indoor feeling to the home.

The Modern Villas Hollywood have been home to many wonderful artist such as Stevie Wonder, John Travolta, Danny DeVito, Jesse James, Kat Von D, Eddie Van Halen, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Tom Ford, Annie Liebovitz, Carrie Elwes, Mark Canton(creator of the movie 300) Ryan Cavanaugh, Stanley Tucci, just to name a few of the wonderful artist.

More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About James

Owner is in the entertainment industry in addition to being a passionate and experimental builder. He is famous for his architectural innovations, attention to detail, and the fit and finish of his properties. He wants the house to be enjoyed, and loves sharing his deep knowledge of the local restaurant, nightlife, cultural and music scenes with guests. He sees his design work as creation of experiential art designed to facilitate a stress free and sensually fulfilling lifestyle filled with aesthetic stimulation and the simple pleasures of spending time with friends and family.

Why James chose Hollywood Hills

This house is situated in the playground of the rich and famous. The Hollywood Hills area is home to the most beautiful people in the world, and this property is ideally situated to take advantage of the shopping on Rodeo, a night out on Sunset, and world class restaurants and cultural institutions. You may have heard nightmares about the traffic in LA, that will not be an issue as everything worth doing is right in this area. As you ascend the drive to this villa in the sky you will feel your everyday worries falling away, when the door opens you will know you are home in the house you always dreamed of...if only for the night.


Hollywood Hills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • House to be used for quiet residential use only-this means no filming, no photo shoots, no events, no parties, no gatherings.
  • Maximum of 1 vehicle allowed-on street. Failure to comply with any house rules could result in cancellation of booking or loss of deposit.
  • No additional guests or visitors other than those listed on reservation allowed at the property unless approval from the owner is obtained.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Hollywood Hills - Contemporary Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews
Eugene, Oregon

Perfect Modern Retreat

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend and I were very impressed. Great views, so close to the Hollywood Bowl we could hear Black Sabbath playing. Clear attention to detail and design, but also quite comfortable. Definitely coming back!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Simon - You were fantastic guests and we are thrilled you had a great time! Look forward to seeing you again in one of our homes. Best - James and Lisa
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Toledo, OH

Gorgeous home in a great location

  • 5 of 5

Quiet and tranquil retreat in the Hollywood Hills.... it was everything I had hoped for and more. Everything looks just as pictured and the views were out of this world.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Charlotte - so glad you enjoyed the home. This is one of our favorites and you can't beat the views. We appreciate your feedback! James
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Absolutely Stunning

  • 5 of 5

This house is a hidden gem, located below another of the owner’s rentals (which was unoccupied during our stay) – simple, contemporary, clean and the views were worth every penny. It’s necessary to go down some outdoor stairs to enter the home, but it wasn’t a problem for us. We were worried because we had not seen a lot of recent reviews on the home, but the booking agent told us it had been rented for half a year by one couple. I can see why!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thomas, yes this home has been very popular with individuals renting for longer stays - up to 6 months and a year. Glad you were happy with the accommodations! James
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Amazing time!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures of this home don't do it justice! The view is spectacular, the decor sleek, and the home cozy with the perfect location! Being tucked away atop the hill makes the home feel secluded from the hustle and bustle of LA but you're still a stones throw away from the heart of it all! Overall a great experience and a wonderful time! I would highly recommend to anyone looking to experience Los Angeles in pure luxury!

Thanks for sharing your home!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2013
  • Stayed: September 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exactly what we needed!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week here for a family getaway and fell in love! You can tell the owner put lots of details in the decor! It had a nice little porch to lay out on and enjoy the weather and the 30 ft glass wall made for some amazing views! My son and I spent plenty of time just looking around Hollywood and watching all the airplanes fly above Los Angeles! We loved every minute of our stay and hope to book again! Thanks again Josh for making out vacation so relaxing and worry free!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Luxurious lifestyle to make a perfect retreat

  • 5 of 5

This is truly a beautiful place to call home for a few weeks! My Wife and I stayed for a few weeks and enjoyed every moment in this contemporary masterpiece! We loved the views and how we could enjoy the city breeze by opening the sliding windows! It was very detailed in its decor and very clean! We would definitely stay here again and hope to next time we go back!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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All of what Hollywood has to offer right at your fingertips.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $225
Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 14.0%

Shorter stays are available upon request. Security deposits and rates are dependent on the number of occupants and proposed use.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.