Designed by Lloyd Wright, son of America’s greatest architect, Frank Lloyd Wright, this 1926, beautifully restored mansion is an oasis in the heart of modern-day Hollywood.
In 2000, the house was renovated by designer Xorin Balbes and featured in Architectural Digest. After the renovation, this villa became the prime location for countless celebrity fundraisers, film shoots, TV shows and commercials. Among these are Martin Scorcese’s “Aviator” about the high drama life of Howard Hughes, various episodes of “America’s Next Top Model,” and an American Express commercial featuring Ellen DeGeneres in deep meditation.
All rooms in this enormous mansion face the interior courtyard, which houses a secluded Jacuzzi and pool amidst an immaculate succulent garden with flowering vines. The courtyard doors slide into the walls to create a stunning indoor/outdoor experience, while the addition of water and fire features give unity to Wright’s elemental vision.
The home also features a reading room with a huge salt water aquarium, a home theater system with surround sound, a gourmet kitchen, formal dining room that seats ten, two fireplaces, an outdoor fire pit, two exotic modern flaming torches, and a dramatic city view. A collection of new antique artifacts were added to the home as well, including an enormous Indonesian Buddha that looks out from atop the master bedroom, an antique Chinese dowry chest, and a Japanese Tansu that was converted into bathroom cabinets. All of these new design elements harmonize beautifully with the rustic details around the doorframes and the Mayan-influenced stonework.
The master suite includes its own private spa-soak in a freestanding tub, a shower in a glass-encased steam room, and a meditation area by a koi pond. The other two bedrooms include queen-sized beds and en suite bathrooms. The den also has a sofa bed for additional guests.
This breathtaking home is a magnificent tribute to the interplay of indoors and outdoors. Steeped in Hollywood history, this villa is an incredible retreat for travelers to Los Angeles, not to mention an experience in and of itself.
BEDROOM & BATHROOM
Bedroom 1 – Master Suite; King-sized Bed, En Suite Bathroom with Spa Tub, Steam Shower, Access to Meditation Area and Koi Pond
Bedroom 2 – Queen-sized Bed, En Suite Bathroom
Bedroom 3 – Queen-sized Bed, En Suite Bathroom
*Additional Bedding – Sofa Bed inside the Den
3 En Suite Baths
FEATURES & AMENITIES
Freezer, Oven, Refrigerator, Stove
Central Cooling, Central Heating, Wood Fireplace
Spa-style Bath, Multiple Sinks
Walk-in Closets, Additional Closets
Cable TV, Satellite TV, WiFi, Theater, iPod Dock
Bar, Dance/Yoga/Pilates Studio, Library, Sauna
Outdoor Furniture, Fire Pit
Private Pool, Jacuzzi
STAFF & SERVICES
Personal Client Ambassador
Dedicated 24-hour Concierge
On-call Estate Manager
Complimentary Essentials Package Upon Arrival
At Additional Cost
Airport Pick-Up & Drop-off
In-home Spa Services
*Please inquire within to learn about all of our additional services, and we will be happy to make all requested arrangements. Advanced notice may be required.
POINTS OF INTEREST
1.7 Miles to Pantages Theater
2.5 Miles to Hollywood Walk of Fame
2.6 Miles to Griffith Observatory
2.7 Miles to Hollywood Sign
4.7 Miles to Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens
5.8 Miles to Sunset Strip
25.5 Miles to Santa Monica Beach
29.4 Miles to Venice Beach
27.1 Miles to Manhattan Beach
36.5 Miles to Malibu Pier
59.8 Miles to Laguna Beach
12.5 Miles to Bob Hope Airport (BUR)
25 Miles to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
48.7 Miles to John Wayne Airport (SNA)
Minimum stay 3-5 nights depending on season
Maximum number of guests 8
Pets considered upon request
Check In: 4:00 pm (16:00h)
Check Out: 10:00 am (10:00h)
Inquire for special check-in and/or checkout requests
Additional amenities include: in-home theater, 3 bedrooms, koi pond, ipod dock, washer/dryer, patio/balcony access, city views, jacuzzi/hottub, library/study, 6+ bathrooms, lounge furniture, dining and living room, en suite bathroom(s), courtyard, firepit/ fireplace.TripAdvisor property ID 1888674...Read more
As featured in USA TODAY and recommended by Travel + Leisure in its annual Villa Guide:
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