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HOLLYWOOD CELEBRITY ESTATE

LUXPADS

Advertiser since: 2010
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Speaks: english, german, spanish, mandarin, romanian
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

LUXPADS

Advertiser since: 2010
Speaks: english, german, spanish, mandarin, romanian
Manager indicates their response time is:
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Calendar last updated:
December 21, 2014
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HOLLYWOOD CELEBRITY ESTATE

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights

Overview

Hollywood House Rental Photos and Description

Bedrooms 4, Bathrooms 3, Sleeps 10

The Orson Welles View Estate was originally owned by one of Hollywood's golden boys, Orson Welles. Sitting just atop Sunset Blvd, this 3,000 sq ft. Old Hollywood charm 4 bedroom estate features a lagoon pool with jacuzzi and a dry sauna, overlooking the stunning views of Hollywood and beyond. The master bedroom is furnished with a California king size bed, while the other three bedrooms have queen sized beds providing maximum comfort. This estate, originally built in 1928, and recently remodeled in several different sections, sits atop its own roughly 15,000 sq. ft. private knoll.

The Cape Cod style home 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 worked extensively in film, theater, television and radio. Noted for his innovative dramatic productions as well as his distinctive voice and personality, Welles is widely acknowledged as one of the most accomplished dramatic artists of the twentieth century, especially for his significant and influential early work despite his notoriously contentious relationship with Hollywood.

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 supposedly 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. Several of his other films, including "The Magnificent Ambersons" (1942), "Touch of Evil" (1958), "Chimes at Midnight" (1965), and "F for Fake" (1974), are also widely considered to be masterpieces.

Rita Hayworth, once the wife of Orson Welles, also lived in the house with him. Other famous celebrities that have lived here since include spouses Ida Lupino and Howard Duff. Peter Lorre ("Casablanca", "Maltese Falcon" and various Alfred Hitchcock films) lived in the house until he died in 1969. The house was then purchased by Paul Williams, the Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe winning songwriter who wrote songs for Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Barbara Streisand, David Bowie who sold it in 2004. The current owner now makes this Hollywood landmark available for the lucky others who want to experience its magic, charm and remarkable history.

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LUXPADS (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2010
Call Manager
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Speaks: english, german, spanish, mandarin, romanian
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
December 21, 2014

Why HomeAway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 6 traveler reviews

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Hollywood Celebrity Estate
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews
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Hollywood Celebrity Estate
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p581841vb
+1 -310-854-1500
Hollywood Los Angeles County
New Berlin
5

Nice place to spend a week

  • 5 of 5
We spent almost one week there with our whole family and this was such a nice place to enjoy and to have a time with family.
  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Hollywood Celebrity Estate
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p581841vb
+1 -310-854-1500
Hollywood Los Angeles County
Grass Valley
5

Very charming and wonderful yard and pool in the Hollywood Hills

  • 5 of 5
We absolutely loved it here. The home is very nice and close to everything we wanted to see and do in Hollywood. The home was wells stocked and well maintained. The property managers were very kind and helpful. The house was also very clean. Thank you - we will be back.
  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Hollywood Celebrity Estate
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p581841vb
+1 -310-854-1500
Hollywood Los Angeles County
Phoenix
5

Phenomenal

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I spent a week in this beautiful home along with several other couples who are our close friends. We had a wonderful week and no 5 star hotel could have come close to providing the experience we had. We loved the location in the Hollywood hills and we really felt like we were living as celebrities. Every room was beautiful including the bedrooms so thankfully the couples didn't have to fight over anyone receiving a lesser room. Our favorite spot however was the backyard because of the awesome views, pool and hot tub. The chef was also absolutely amazing! I can't wait for our next trip back!
  • Submitted: Dec 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Hollywood Celebrity Estate
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p581841vb
+1 -310-854-1500
Hollywood Los Angeles County
San Franciscso
5

Great stay - We loved it here!!!

  • 5 of 5
Our family spent a week here and really enjoyed the history of staying at Orson Wells place. The yard was wonderful with a terrific pool and a great location. Plenty of space and was very well kept. Thank you!! Will be back soon!!
  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Hollywood Celebrity Estate
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p581841vb
+1 -310-854-1500
Hollywood Los Angeles County
5

Never want to leave!

  • 5 of 5
I had a girls weekend getaway here and it was amazing! The views of the city are unreal, the house beautifully furnished (did I mention there's two king beds?) huge backyard (and front yard) with swimming, great for entertaining or just relaxing. We absolutely loved everything about this property and will definitely be back!
  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Hollywood Celebrity Estate
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p581841vb
+1 -310-854-1500
Hollywood Los Angeles County
Clayton, MO USA
5

Living in Hollywood history

  • 5 of 5
My family thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Orson Wells estate. Being a big fan of his work, this was a thrill of sorts.

That aside, the house is very charming and felt like we were in our own home. Additionally, the location was fantastic, directly above the famous Sunset Strip which is backed full of restaurants (many brand new) and night life.
  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Map

Car: recommended

The Sunset Strip is the name given to the mile and a half stretch of Sunset Boulevard that passes through West Hollywood, California. It extends from West Hollywood's east border with Hollywood at Marmont Lane to its west border with Beverly Hills at Phyllis street. The Strip is probably the best known portion of Sunset, embracing a premier collection of boutiques, restaurants, rock clubs, and nightclubs that are on the cutting edge of the entertainment business. It is also known for its trademark array of huge, colorful billboards.

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Rates & Availability

Hollywood House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Dec 21 2014 - Jan 4 2015
5 night minimum stay
$1,295
From
$1,295
$8,995
 
 
Jan 5 2015 - Jan 5 2015
5 night minimum stay
$1,095
$7,650
 
 
Jan 6 2015 - May 15 2015
5 night minimum stay
$995
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$995
$6,950
 
 
May 16 2015 - Jul 15 2015
5 night minimum stay
$1,195
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$1,195
$8,350
 
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Amenities

Hollywood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming

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