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

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,300 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms, Other (See Description), Sleeps 6

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. There is also a pull-out couch in the living room. High speed WI-FI and a laundry room equipped with washer & dryer..

Both Bedrooms have queen sized mattresses, high speed WiFi and a laundry room equipped with washer & dryer. Waking up 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 photos of the studio.

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.

More Details

Owner
Debbie
Member since: 2010
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

Why Debbie chose Hollywood Hills

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.

Guestbook comments from the owner

July 18, 2011



Thanks Debbie for a wonderful stay at Casa Colinas. The house was perfect for our family of five, including three teens who enjoyed the view as much as we did. We found everything we needed and the privacy was a treat after long days in town. We hope to visit LA again and will certainly make Casa Colinas our first priority for hospitality! Thanks for everything.



The Kolar Family

Hudson, Ohio
Jul 2011
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Amenities

Hollywood Hills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • TOILET: We are on a septic system so do not flush anything other than toilet paper down toilet and definitely no feminine products in toilet.
  • Please cover the patio furniture and bring the beige cushions inside at night. Never put your shoes on patio furniture or inside furniture..
  • Don't use towels to wipe off makeup or mascara. No jumping on beds or pullout couch. Use screen in bath to stop hair from going down drain.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • 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 ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Half 1 - toilet , There is a sink and toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Livingroom - Pull-out couch in livingroom
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Free Long Distance in North America. Printer/fax machine. Studio can rent separately for $700/week.

Reviews

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Live Like a Star in a Filmmaker's Home in the Hollywood Hills
average rating of 4.9787235 based on 143 reviews
5

Tranquil Retreat in a Bustling City

  • 5 of 5

Let me start by saying "Ditto!" We agree with all the other 5 star reviews - this home was exactly what we love in a home. It was lovely, comfortable, bright, clean, well-equipped and amazingly connected to nature. The spaces outside were beautiful and each offered a unique outside experience. For example, the patio space just outside the front door provided a comfortable place to relax and enjoy the gorgeous view, and the patio just outside the kitchen door provided a cozy, private place to dine and entertain. To be so close to so much and yet removed from all the hustle and bustle was a real gift. This home is a rare find and we would love to return some day.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wish there was a rating over 5 stars...

  • 5 of 5

I cannot begin to tell you what a fantastic experience we had at Casa Colinas! Debbie was so helpful with our LA vist. This home has EVERYTHING you need. The views are breathtaking and the home has so much character and meshes with the landscape of the Hollywood Hills. We were traveling with our two teenagers and my father. There was something for everyone! My father loved the wildlife around the property. He saw a deer bedded down right outside the breakfast window while he was enjoying his coffee one morning. There was plenty of hot water for all of us to shower, we had every piece of cookware and utensil you can think of, cozy bedding and the neighborhood is so peaceful and quiet! It's so easy to get from the property to wherever you need to go in LA. We did some of the tours, did a day trip to Catalina Island, another day trip to the PCH/Santa Monica/Malibu area. Debbie left recommendations for restaurants and she was spot on! We tried a few and were thrilled! We are already trying to figure out when we can return, that morning and sunset view (especially of the iconic Hollywood sign) was like a dream! Thanks again Debbie and Rick for your hospitality and making these Southerners feel right "at home".

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay at Casa Colinas. I really enjoyed meeting you and you're welcome back anytime.
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5

Magical home and location with unique character.

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous views. Wonderful host and a great location with a clean comfortable and well appointed home nestled in the hills.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

The house is gorgeous, has everything you need and more and a view that dazzles the senses.

  • 5 of 5

The location was perfect, driving through the hills was a blast. Debbie and her husband take care of everything lovingly.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location and view in the hills!

  • 5 of 5

The house has an excellent location and were able to hit all of our spots without worrying about traffic. Had a blast!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Can't wait to come back!

  • 5 of 5

This property was so private and so beautiful. The view is amazing and the house itself is a cozy hideaway. It's up in the hills, so there is some winding on your drive, but I love that stuff. Great place, great host and I can't wait to come back again and stay soon.

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Burbank
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Mercado
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Vermont Canyon
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Union Station
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
101
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Mercado
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Mount Baldy
Nearest Beach
18 Miles
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

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $500

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

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