Celebrity Streamline Modern 3 BR - 2 BATH with GARDEN (3965)
There is nearly 1,600 square feet of living space plus and additional space in an outdoor living room. The home has been meticulously renovated. The 7,000 square foot lot includes masterful succulent gardens, a koi pond, and walking paths. It has been featured in Dream Palaces of Hollywoodâs Golden Era, Kesling Modern Structures, and Metropolitan Home Magazine and photographed by Julius Schulman.
This property features three bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is a queen size bed in the master bedroom which is overlooking the private garden and Koi pond with an HD TV, a king size bed in the 2nd bedroom and a double bed and TV in the 3rd bedroom.
The zen yard also includes a koi pond, gas BBQ grill for your summer BBQ, outdoor furniture and meandering paths that lead to a bubbling rock fountain.
The home has hardwood floors throughout and a recently restored Roman Brick fireplace in the living room along with a large 3D TV. The bathrooms have also been carefully restored to their 1930s glamour, while a full-house-and-garden sound system, modern roofing material and tankless water heater update the home to present-day standards.
This William Kesling Streamline Moderne home is truly an architectural treasure. The residence has an eco-friendly garden of mature succulents.
This residence is magical and considered a jewel of Streamline Moderne architecture, with striking horizontal lines, round edges, flat roof, and wing-like Pergola gates.
William Kesling's Streamline Moderne home has was built in 1936 for Wallace Beery, an Academy Award winning actor.
Beery stared in films such as "The Lost World," "Robin Hood," and "The Champ." He was the first husband of the famous Gloria Swanson, star of "Sunset Boulevard," and was later married to Rita Gilman.
William Kesling's architectural style showcases his love of Hollywood, curved forms, straight lines and aesthetics. Once he began working with Wallace Beery, who had a love for airplanes, Kesling incorporated aviation and aeronautic elements into the design.
The style is "StreamlinÂe Moderne," which features curves, differing from art deco which is angular; streamline accentuateÂs the horizontal and art deco emphasizes the vertical; streamline is clean and spare; art deco is ornamented with varied geometric shapes.
Stay here and you'll take a piece of Hollywood history away with you for the rest of your life!
North Martel Avenue between Melrose Ave and Santa Monica Blvd in West Hollywood.
This is an upscale newly furnished home. It is important that only mature and responsible minded clients should consider staying here. We ask that you respect the integrity of this upscale private home and respect the peace and quiet of our neighbors. Parties and smoking are not permitted in the home.
Please note: for stays a month or longer there is a mandatory monthly mid stay cleaning of $100.
Additional amenities include: king-sized bed, coffee maker, washer/dryer, there is an additional final cl, nearby concierge and guest servi, double bed, queen-sized bed, domestic help available....Read more
Left on 03/13/2013 for a stay in January 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Mar 13, 2013Stayed Jan 2013
Stayed at the house for a couples weekend and it was fantastic. The area was close enough to nightlife that we weren't driving for 30 minutes and the property is great. The outdoor space is really fantastic, and the house came fully furnished (including towels, extra linens, soap/shampoo etc.). Overall it was a great experience, highly recommend it.
“The most beautiful spot you can expect in West Hollywood”
Left on 10/18/2012 for a stay in August 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 18, 2012Stayed Aug 2012
This place is amazing! It is beautiful in details inside and outside. It is quite even it is so close to everything on Melrose ave or Santa Monica Blvd. Good for two and for a family of five like we have been.
“Don't expect a phone call when they forget to pay back your depo”
Left on 05/24/2012 for a stay in April 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 24, 2012Stayed Apr 2012
If you wash your hands you better be fast as the water will take days to run through the pipes.
Make sure you put your car in the garage and ding it against this odd rack that will not be detected by any of your car sensor or camera.
Pray for the garage door to work, it usually does work on tuesdays and thursdays...
Bring your comforter sheets as they don't clean these up. Don't expect the washed ones to be ironed.
Make sure than when they give you a 3 bedroom house they are not overselling the den.
Finally, make sure that if they tell you they have credited you back your deposit they actually did. I had to find that out after four weeks when my statement showed up. They will claim they have 6 weeks according to their contracts, thinking tht is enough to lack service and lie over the phone telling you your money has been credited.
Left on 02/20/2012 for a stay in January 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Feb 20, 2012Stayed Jan 2012
I loved staying at this really special house. Staying in such a special piece of architecture I felt like I was in a different time and place, but with all of the modern conveniences of wifi and HD flat screens in almost every room. The house is so open and yet so private. A very fun way to visit la. I felt like I was a resident instead of a tourist. I'd recommend it to anyone.
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