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Live Like a Star in a Filmmaker's Home in the Hollywood Hills

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Last updated: 07/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Jetliner views of the city and Hollywood sign make for a magical romantic getaway in this historic Spanish villa once owned by actor Eddie Albert. Minutes away from the action in Hollywood yet completely secluded in this private setting that boasts over 29,000 square feet of wooded hillside with many patios where sightings of deer and hummingbirds are common. Minutes from heart of Hollywood, Sunset Strip, Universal Studios, and Warner Brothers. This house features all original hardwood floors, Talavera tiles, wooden beamed ceiling, French doors and windows and a large Spanish tiled terrace where you can eat alfresco under the sun or the stars. This 1930s light-filled house includes a large Sony flat screen HDTV, wood burning fireplace, new central A.C./heat, a full kitchen/breakfast area with new stainless steel appliances, dining room, both master and 2nd. bedroom have queen size mattresses. High speed WI-FI and a laundry room equipped with washer & dryer & additional shower.


Bedrooms have queen sized mattresses, high speed WiFi and a laundry room equipped with washer & dryer. Waking in the master bed is like waking in a tree house. You're surrounded by trees including the bamboo outside the window. Close to shopping, dining, fitness gym, world class museums and entertainment. Minutes to hiking in Runyon Canyon & Hollywood Reservoir. Thirty minutes to the beach and 45 minutes to Disneyland. Come relax in style at this spectacular-view home that is secluded yet is only minutes from the Sunset Strip and Hollywood hot spots. Our house is both unique and comfortable. Minimum Three Day Rental - All utilities, high speed Internet WiFi, cable TV, free telephone calls across U.S. and Canada included. This house can be rented as either a 2 bedroom 1.5 bath, or rent only the detached studio with bath, sofa-bed and kitchen. Email me if you want more photos.

Why the Owner Chose Hollywood: We fell in love with the Hollywood Hills back in the mid 90s and decided to buy an old Hollywood Home built in the 1930s this year. It's a magical place with stunning views, including the Hollywood sign and it's like our own private retreat with a small bamboo forest outside our bedroom window. We both have always loved old Spanish style houses and this one exudes charm.

The Unique Benefits at this House: HDTV, free telephone calls across U.S. and Canada, air conditioner, kitchen includes gas cook top, microwave, toaster/oven, blender, coffee maker, WiFi, broadband Internet, bamboo forest.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Room 3: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Sofa-bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Watch the deer out of your bedroom window or while lounging on the deck. Waking in the master bed is like waking in a tree house. You're surrounded by trees including the bamboo outside the window. Living room has a pull-out sofa. Studio with pull-out sofa can rent separately for a $700 a week....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Full 1: toilet, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • Half 1: toilet

    Shower in laundry room...moreless

  • Additional shower in laundry room. Studio has full bathroom.

Other Amenities

  • Free Long Distance in North America. Printer/fax machine. Studio can rent separately for $700/week....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Los Angeles guide books...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable, movie channels, Showtime, Sports Channels. ...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    56 inch HDTV connected to DVD player....moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Monument View
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    Stunning 180 degree view overlooking San Gabriel Mountains and Hollywood sign....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining room adjoins the living room and seats 6....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Dryer is in laundry room...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free long distance across US and Canada...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central Heating...moreless

  • Internet:

    Hi-speed WiFI...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Luxury bed sheets, pillows, duvets are provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Living Room seats 6. Leather sofa, leather arm chair and window seat....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Driveway parking...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Driveway...moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    Free long distance across US and Canada...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath, kitchen and some beach towels provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Laundry room off patio below house....moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Fax

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, condiments, paper towels, plastic wrap, wax paper, aluminum foil...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Balcony has amazing mountain and valley views. ...moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio:

    Three large decks/patios. One has an amazing view overlooking Universal Studios....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 2 - Sep 6, 2016
3 night min stay
$265
$1,700
Fall
Sep 7 - Nov 17, 2016
3 night min stay
$250
$1,500
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 - Nov 29, 2016
3 night min stay
$265
$1,750
Late Fall
Nov 30 - Dec 17, 2016
3 night min stay
$250
$1,650
Christmas
Dec 18 - Jan 2, 2017
3 night min stay
$265
$1,750
Winter
Jan 3 - Feb 24, 2017
3 night min stay
$250
$1,500
Spring Break
Feb 25 - Apr 7, 2017
3 night min stay
$265
$1,700
Spring
Apr 8 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$250
$1,500
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$250
$1,550

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $150
  • Tax Rate 14%

Notes:

1400-1700/week

$240-265/night, 3 night min. $1400-$1700/week for 2 bedroom; $700/week for studio; 50% Deposit required to confirm reservation; $500 damage deposit fully refunded if no damage occurs; Cashiers checks & money orders preferred, credit cards; Monthly rentals may be available at discounted rates; Also available for film and photo shoots; Cleaning Fee: $150; Note: Until confirmed, rates


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Burbank
0.1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
El Bar
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Vermont Canyon
10 Miles
Nearest Train
Union Station
0.1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
101
0.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Spoonful
40 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mount Baldy
25 Miles
Nearest Beach
Santa Monica

Car: Necessary

Close to shopping, dining, fitness gym, world class museums and entertainment. Minutes to hiking in Runyon Canyon & Hollywood Reservoir. Thirty minutes to the beach and 45 minutes to Disneyland. Come relax in style at this spectacular-view home that is secluded yet is only minutes from the Sunset Strip and Hollywood hot spots. Our house is both unique and comfortable.

Other Activities: Shopping, Wildlife Viewing, Health/Beauty Spa

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

Why the Owner Chose Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, CA, USA:
We fell in love with the Hollywood Hills back in the mid 90s and decided to buy an old Hollywood Home built in the 1930s this year. It's a magical place with stunning views, including the Hollywood sign and it's like our own private retreat with a small bamboo forest outside our bedroom window. We both have always loved old Spanish style houses and this one exudes charm.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Skyline View and Deck

    Skyline View and Deck

  • Privacy on the terrace surronded by Eucalyptus Trees

    Privacy on the terrace surronded by Eucalyptus Trees

  • Talavera tile Bathroom

    Talavera tile Bathroom

  • Kitchen Table

    Kitchen Table

  • Main bathroom

    Main bathroom

  • Another Patio outside kitchen with gas grill and picnic table

    Another Patio outside kitchen with gas grill and picnic table

  • Stairs light up at night with a motion sensor

    Stairs light up at night with a motion sensor

  • Pine Tree where the occasional owl sleeps

    Pine Tree where the occasional owl sleeps

  • Bamboo trees outside 2nd. bedroom

    Bamboo trees outside 2nd. bedroom

  • Front of house at dusk

    Front of house at dusk

  • Front hallway with stunning views

    Front hallway with stunning views

  • Catch a different view on the back patio beside the old greenhouse

    Catch a different view on the back patio beside the old greenhouse

  • Livingroom and the warm fireplace. 52 inch Sony HD screen

    Livingroom and the warm fireplace. 52 inch Sony HD screen

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Kitchen with all new stainless steel appliances

    Kitchen with all new stainless steel appliances

  • 2nd. Bedroom leads to a another patio across from the Bamboo trees

    2nd. Bedroom leads to a another patio across from the Bamboo trees

  • Master bedroom surrounded by trees

    Master bedroom surrounded by trees

  • Spectacular night views from terrace

    Spectacular night views from terrace

  • Balcony outside living room

    Balcony outside living room

  • Stairs leading to Kitchen

    Stairs leading to Kitchen

  • Hollywood sign as seen from our terrace

    Hollywood sign as seen from our terrace

  • Deer Outside Studio at Sunset

    Deer Outside Studio at Sunset

  • Stairs leading up to the front entrance and studio

    Stairs leading up to the front entrance and studio

  • Driveway

    Driveway

VRBO #322858

This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Friday, July 29, 2016

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    6
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    House
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Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
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