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Charming and Historic 1918 Hollywood Bungalow

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 bedroom, 1 bath bungalow in the heart of Hollywood

Visiting Los Angeles? Whether for business or pleasure, or if this is your first visit or you’ve visited numerous times, we invite you to relax in our charming and historic bungalow located in the heart of Hollywood. Tucked at the base of the Hollywood Hills and just minutes from the Hollywood sign, Universal Studios, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Griffith Park, the Griffith Observatory and the Hollywood Reservoir, this charming 1918 bungalow features all of the amenities of home. This home away from home is a two bedroom, one bath that comfortably sleeps four people but can accommodate up to six. Our bungalow is conveniently located between all of the major movie studios, attractions, venues, and restaurants with quick and easy access to the Los Angeles metro and freeways.

Enjoy the outdoor patio and private garden with a complementary bottle of wine or explore the area using our Hollywood Bungalow guide that includes everything from our favorite restaurants and hiking trails to tourist activities, or browse at the Hollywood Farmers’ Market, which is open every Sunday.

There is no reason to drive since everything is close to the house and there is only street parking. Some of our favorite spots such as Musso and Frank Grill, Hollywood’s oldest existing restaurant built in 1919 or Amoeba Music, the world’s largest independent record store are within walking distance. The bungalow is located just two blocks from the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and three blocks from Sunset Boulevard. Take a stroll and visit Hollywood & Highland, home of the Kodak Theater and the Academy Awards, the Hollywood Wax Museum, the Guinness World Record Museum or check out the TCL Chinese Theater where you can pose next to a movie stars’ hand or foot prints. Visit the iconic Capitol Records building near Hollywood and Vine. Enjoy some of Hollywood's hottest nightlife, located just two to three blocks away.

We're a ten to fifteen minute drive to most of Hollywood's major film studios, and just a five-minute drive to Universal Studios and City Walk. Listen to fantastic music under the stars at the Hollywood Bowl, or catch an award winning show at the Pantages Theater, Southern California’s showplace for live Broadway productions and the greatest movie palace from Hollywood’s Golden Age. The Hollywood Bowl is the largest natural outdoor amphitheater in the United States and the summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and home of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and voted by Pollstar magazine as the Best Major Outdoor Venue ten years in a row.

If you are still considering your options for your vacation, remember that vacation rentals are a wonderful way to reduce the costs of any vacation or work trip. Our bungalow has two twin beds, a full-sized bed with an organic cotton mattress, a sofa that converts into a full-sized bed and is stocked with bedding, china, cutlery, and an outdoor gas grill. You can use the fully equipped kitchen to make a home-cooked meal or use it to reheat your take out from one of Los Angeles’ stylish restaurants. Stock our home with breakfast food, drinks, and light meals for your stay and save while in LA.


We promise that you will enjoy our bright and charming bungalow. We hope that our gorgeous cottage will become your very own home away from home. We hope to see you here in Hollywood soon!
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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 720 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age for renters is 21 years old....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outside....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Master bedroom: 1 double

    Bedroom with nightstands and television....moreless

  • Spare Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    Daybed with twin size trundle bed. Television in room....moreless

  • There is also a sleeper sofa available that can accommodate 2 more guests (for a maximum occupancy of 6 people in the bungalow)....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Four piece bathroom.

Other Amenities

  • There will be someone watering the plants in the garden every few days. Enjoy the garden without any maintenance. Don't worry! Your privacy will always be respected and we will not interfere with your plans. Thanks!...moreless


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Satellite and internet available....moreless

  • Television:

    Three televisions. One in each bedroom and one in the living room....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Just minutes to Universal Studios, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Griffith Observatory, Mulholland Drive and the Hollywood Reservoir. Less than 30 minutes to downtown Los Angeles or the beach. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Glass table with seating for four. A highchair can be provided upon request....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central a/c and heat. New central a/c and heat installed in summer 2016....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Fully furnished living room with sofas. There is also a sleeper sofa that converts into a full size bed....moreless

  • Parking:

    Our neighborhood has permitted (enforced) street parking at night. A parking pass will be provided during your stay. Vehicles without a permit are towed at owner expense. Fee incurred for lost passes....moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Appliances include: full size refrigerator, stove including oven, dishwasher and microwave. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Full size refrigerator....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster




from 1 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Holiday Season
Nov 17 - Jan 19, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 14%


3 night minimum within 30 days with exceptions.

5 night minimum within 30-60 days with exceptions.

7 night minimum 60 days or more from arrival date.

I will accept 2-4 night stays more than 30 days out if there is an open window between bookings.

I will accept 2-6 night stays 60 days or more if there is an open window in between bookings.

I accept travelers' checks, cashier's checks and cash.

Payment is due at the time of reservation. Payment is accepted via AMEX Traveler's cheque, certified cashier's check, Paypal (Paypal allows for payment through credit or debit card), or cash.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 05/22/2017
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9 Miles
Nearest Airport
Burbank Airport
0.2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Parlour Room
3.2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Roosevelt Municipal Golf Course
0.6 Miles
Nearest Train
Hollywood and Vine Red Line
0.1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
FWY 101
0.3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Sharky's Woodfired Mexican Grill
56 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt. Baldy Ski Lifts or Mountain High Resort
17 Miles
Nearest Beach
Venice Beach

Car: Not Necessary

History of Hollywood

Hollywood is known as the home of the entertainment industry and includes several historic filming studios. Originally, this area was known as the Cahuenga Valley, an agricultural community and was coined “Hollywood” by H. J. Whitley and a deed was filed for the property on February 1, 1887 by Harvey H. Wilcox. By 1900, the region had a post office, a hotel and two markets in addition to vineyards, barley fields and citrus groves.

The Hollywood Hotel opened in 1902 by H. J. Whitley and the hotel became internationally known as a center for civic and social life. Hollywood was incorporated into a municipality on November 14, 1903 and liquor was banished from the city on January 30, 1904 with neither hotels nor restaurants allowing wine or liquor to be served before or after meals.

The first film by a Hollywood studio was shot on October 26, 1911 by Nestor Motion Picture Company. Four major film companies had studios in the area, Paramount, Warner Bros., RKO, and Columbia and were headed by powerful moguls like Adolph Zukor, Wiliam Fox, Louis B. Mayer, Samuel Goldwyn, Carl Laemmle, Hary Cohn Joseph Schenck, the Warner Bros. and producers with powerful vision, such as Irving Thalberg, Darryl F. Zanuck and David O. Selznick. By the 1920s, Hollywood was the fifth largest industry in the nation, due to the ideal climate for year-round outdoor filming, and known as the world’s film capitol. During the 1920s, Hollywood, also known as Tinseltown, recruited many of Europe’s talented actors and actresses, directors, camera operators, set designers and film technicians.

By the 1950s, the Hollywood Freeway was constructed in the northeast corner of Hollywood providing easier access to the rest of Los Angeles and the outlying areas. The Capitol Records building was built in 1956, just north of Hollywood Blvd, on Vine Street. In 1958, the Hollywood Walk of Fame was created as a tribute to those that significantly contributed to the film, music and entertainment industry.

In the 1960s and 1970s, Hollywood sought to revise older film genres appealing to the younger population with romanticized versions of gangsters with Bonnie & Clyde and celebrating youthful rebellion with The Graduate. By the late 1970s and early 1980s, escapist blockbusters were the new direction of the entertainment industry, with films such as Star Wars, Superman, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and then moving towards more nostalgic films such as Grease. Since 2000, the Hollywood area has undergone revitalization and become increasingly gentrified due to private enterprise and public planners.

Hollywood came to symbolize a mixture of extravagance, glamour, hedonism and fun due partly to the popularity of Hollywood’s celebrity culture.

History of our bungalow

Originally commissioned in 1918 by Cecil B. DeMille, these four bungalows, including our bungalow, were to provide upscale housing for some of Hollywood’s early royalty. According to local historians, many of the silent film stars of the 1920s such as Helen Chadwick, Richard Dix, Clara Bow, and Dorothy Gish were guests of these homes.

The bungalow is located in the Hollywood Dell, at the base of the Hollywood Hills, which are a part of the Santa Monica Mountains. Established in the early 1920s, the Hollywood Dell of today is a blend of old-timers, professionals, artists, writers, and actors.

The Hollywood Dell is nestled in the hills east of the Cahuenga Pass, and the neighborhood extends from Franklin Avenue north to the Hollywood Reservoir. Residents can be seen walking their dogs in the mornings and evenings with an occasional glimpse of a coyote, skunk, rabbit, and deer. With about 1000 residences, this cozy community is seen by many of its inhabitants as a welcome respite from the daily grind.

Voted as one of the “10 Best Neighborhoods You Have Never Heard of” by Los Angeles Magazine in December 2004 and written up in Angeleno magazine in October 2003, the Hollywood Dell is a unique bit of paradise, minutes from the heart of Hollywood.

The neighborhood includes the Hollywood Bowl, the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre, a portion of Griffith Park and has some notable residents that include Earle D. Baker (1888-1969), Ashton Kutcher, Nene Leakes, Jesse Metcalfe, Matthew Perry, Tyler Perry, Robert & Peggy Stevenson, Tom Leykis and Katy Perry.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1992

About the owner: Hello and welcome! My name is Rosa Loaiza and I have been the owner of this charming bungalow since 1992. I have lived in Los Angeles for over 20 years and absolutely love the city. I have two daughters, one who is a U.S. Navy Sailor, and both my daughters currently reside in Virginia. I have traveled throughout the United States and love to explore new places but for me, Los Angeles will always hold a special place in my heart for me and my small dog, Cali. I am a case manager and love the challenge of helping other people reach their potential. I welcome you to Los Angeles and I hope that you enjoy your stay while you are here!

Why the Owner Chose Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, CA, USA:
My husband and I bought this house as our first home in 1992. We fell in love with this charming bungalow and absolutely loved the location, being so close to many attractions, amenities and venues. The history of Hollywood and the community feel are what make this home truly special. I hope that you enjoy your stay here and that this can be your home away from home while visiting Los Angeles, one of the most diverse and exciting cities in the world.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
I hope that you enjoy staying in this charming and historic bungalow that has been fully updated. It's the opportunity to explore a wonderful and exhilarating city while having the comforts and privacy of home. Enjoy a glass of wine or a cup of coffee while sitting in the garden patio, or making a meal in the kitchen. Walk down and explore all of the attractions that are right outside our front door. All of this and more, while saving money.

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Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/22/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Dining area.

    Dining area.

  • Living/dining area with high vaulted ceilings and plenty of light.

    Living/dining area with high vaulted ceilings and plenty of light.

  • Bathroom.


  • Main bedroom with an organic mattress.

    Main bedroom with an organic mattress.

  • Twin daybed.

    Twin daybed.

  • The Chinese theater in Hollywood CA.

    The Chinese theater in Hollywood CA.

  • Expanded view of the dining area.

    Expanded view of the dining area.

  • Open concept, fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

    Open concept, fully equipped kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

  • Full size bed.

    Full size bed.

  • Master bedroom.

    Master bedroom.

  • Small bedroom - twin daybed with twin trundle bed.

    Small bedroom - twin daybed with twin trundle bed.

  • Outdoor dining area with plenty of privacy.

    Outdoor dining area with plenty of privacy.

  • Lush front garden with lots of privacy.

    Lush front garden with lots of privacy.

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Monday, May 22, 2017

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