About this listing
Right above the Sunset Strip, the property features a lagoon pool that sits above the house. 4 Bedroom, 3 Bath 3,000-square-foot Home. Built in 1928, Guests have included Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand and David Bowie. Quick distance to sunset strip and all of LA's trendiest nightlife.
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Live like a celebrity at the Orson Welles View Estate! This 3,000 square feet old Hollywood gem was originally owned by one of Hollywood's golden boys, Orson Welles and later owned and inhabited by a long list of stars including Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, Barbara Streisand and David Bowie.
Sitting atop Sunset Boulevard on its own 15,000 square foot private knoll, this intimate four-bedroom estate is just a short walk away from Sunset’s premier collection of boutiques, restaurants, and nightclubs. The villa features a luxurious lagoon pool with a jacuzzi, surrounded by beautiful foliage, and a huge outdoor deck overlooking stunning views of Hollywood and beyond.
This legendary estate boasts four spacious bedrooms including a master suite fitted with a California king-sized bed and a spa-style bath, while the other three bedrooms offer comfortable queen-sized beds. Gorgeous views await you throughout the house, and a pool table will entertain you and your guests throughout your stay.
This Cape Cod-style estate was originally built in 1928 and has an amazing Hollywood history. Sidney Toler, who played Charlie Chan in the late 30s and 40s, built the house. After several years the house was then inhabited by Orson Welles, the great American filmmaker, actor, theater director, screenwriter, and producer, who is widely acknowledged as one of the most accomplished dramatic artists of the twentieth century.
Welles first found national and international fame as the director and narrator of a 1938 radio adaptation of H. G. Welles' novel, "The War of the Worlds," which was reported to have caused widespread panic when listeners thought that an extraterrestrial invasion was occurring. Although these reports of panic were mostly false and overstated, they rocketed Welles to instant notoriety. Orson Welles wrote "Citizen Kane" while living here at this house. "Citizen Kane" (1941), his first film with RKO, in which he starred in the iconic role of Charles Foster Kane, is often considered the greatest film ever made.
BEDROOM & BATHROOM
Bedroom 1 – California King-sized Bed
Bedroom 2 – Queen-sized Bed
Bedroom 3 – California King-sized Bed
Bedroom 4 – Queen-sized Bed
2 En Suite Baths
FEATURES & AMENITIES
Coffee Machine, Dishwasher, Freezer, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Stove
Air Conditioning, Central Air, Heating
Canyon View, City View
Cable TV, Satellite TV, DVD Player, Internet, WiFi, Pool Table
Front Gate, Back Gate, Front Porch, Back Porch
One Parking Space On-Site, Street Parking
Outdoor Furniture, Outside Grill
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
1.8 miles to Rodeo Drive
2.4 miles to The Grove
2.4 miles to Runyon Canyon
2.6 miles to LACMA
2.8 miles to Hollywood Walk of Fame
2.8 miles to La Brea Tar Pits
3.2 miles to Hollywood Bowl
5.6 miles to Universal Studios
11.3 miles to Venice Beach
15.1 miles to Santa Monica Beach
17.6 miles to Manhattan Beach
22.8 miles to Malibu Pier
59.5 miles to Laguna Beach
9.9 miles to Bob Hope Airport (BUR)
12.2 miles to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
47.5 miles to John Wayne Airport (SNA)
Minimum stay 3-5 nights depending on the 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
Entire house excluding garage.
Interaction with guests
Guests will receive complimentary access to a 24/7 concierge representative for anything extra! Please provide 24 hours advance notice when possible.
Classic Hollywood Hills neighborhood just above Sunset with winding roads and homes with phenomenal city views.
Car is recommended
Other things to note
Enjoy the finest Hollywood Hills has to offer!
1. Guests must sign a Rental Agreement after finalizing a reservation.
2. Guests must submit the guest names and ages, and a copy of their identification to match at check-in.
3. No gatherings/events without prior written approval.
4. No pets without prior written approval.
5. Respect the property and the neighbors!
CHECK OUT / CLEANING PROCEDURES: Each Property will be inspected, sanitized and cleaned prior to your arrival and after your departure. Guest should leave the Property in the same general condition as Check-In meaning:
a) Any debris, rubbish and discards removed from the home.
b) Dishes and cooking messes cleaned up.
c) Put back any furniture or items that have been rearranged (inside and outside home).
d) All remote controls left in plain sight.
e) Refrigerator and Property should be left clean and free of perishable food.
f) Lounge chairs equipment, etc. put back in place.
g) BBQ cleaned with brush.
h) Please turn-off lights, heater, air conditioner, fans, appliances, etc.
i) Please make sure all doors and windows are closed and locked.
j) If applicable, leave keys, garage openers, and/or parking passes on the kitchen counter.
k) If Property is equipped with a lock-box, please return keys to the lock-box.
The cleaning fee is for a standard cleaning only. If the home was left in poor condition and additional cleaning is required, fees will be charged to Guests credit card on file at the rate of $50 per hour. A $25 per item fee will be charged for each lost key, and $75 for each garage door opener and remote control that is damaged or not left at the Property upon check-out.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
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