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Advertiser since: 2011
Speaks: english
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Advertiser since: 2011
Speaks: english
Book with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Los Angeles House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, loft, sleeps 8

Tucked away on a quiet street, on one of Hollywood's most cherished enclaves sits this gorgeous Swiss chalet style home.  This street of impressive, celebrity-owned, architecturally skilled houses are much sought after. STUNNING VIEWS from the house and deck take in such notable landmarks in the valley below as Universal Studios & Theme Park, NBC Studios, Griffith Park, City Walk, etc. The Mulholland Retreat is a comfortable alternative to a high priced hotel.

On entering the home, you will find a beautiful dining room that seats eight comfortably.  The kitchen is fully stocked with all the appliances and amenities needed for gourmet dining.  Enjoy the ambience in the family room with cathedral ceilings, huge gas fireplace, 60' Sony flat screen television and right outside a lanai where hummingbirds entertain and breath-taking sunrises greet each morning.

A journey of stairs reveal the many beautiful rooms offered. Massive windows allow light to penetrate every corner of the lower living room with its large gas fireplace and cozy furnishings, baby grand piano and fine art pieces from around the world.

On the second lower level the master bedroom with a queen-size bed and European duvet, has all the comforts of a Honeymoon Suite with its own private bathroom with oversized tub and separate shower.  Two spacious bedrooms occupy the third lower level; one with a queen-sized bed; the other containing two extra-long twin beds.  These two bedrooms share a second bathroom. 

On the outside deck you can sit in comfort around a fire-pit roasting marshmallows or cooking steaks on the outdoor barbecue grill before relaxing in the always heated spa for a night cap.

Location:  The Mulholland Retreat is perfectly situated for fun, entertainment and sight seeing, shopping and night life!!   The house is close to Universal Studios Theme Park, movie and television studios, the Hollywood Bowl, The Walk of Fame, LA’s Sunset Strip and Beverly Hill's Rodeo Drive and is less than 10 miles to downtown L.A. and the Santa Monica beach beyond.  A car should be considered a necessity while staying at The Mulholland Retreat. The property has ample off street parking for at least four cars.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Vicky (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
Speaks: english

About Vicky

My husband Alan and myself have raised 3 daughters in Texas and Southern California. We all love traveling to Hawaii, Europe, Africa and Ireland. Our grown daughters live in the UK and Paris and Berlin. For fun and work we especially love Africa and plan on living there someday soon.

Vicky purchased this house in 2001

Why Vicky chose Los Angeles

Of all of our homes that we have lived in, this is by far, our favorite. The magnificent mountain and city views make this home stand far above the rest. This house oozes with coziness aund touches of whimsy.

The 2 huge gas fireplaces are the crowning glory along with 16 foot ceilings and comfort all around.

What makes this house unique

We love to share our home. It gives us great joy to be able to do it. We have many happy memories here and know you will make your own too.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Michael,

Thank you for your very kind and gracious words reviewing our property,

The Mulholland Retreat.

I appreciate you and your lovely family staying at the house and only wish it could have been longer. You are great people!!!
Jan 2013
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Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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based on 23 traveler reviews

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Mulholland Retreat with Spectacular City Views
average rating of 4.869565 based on 30 reviews

Everything You Wish For

  • 5 of 5

This was an amazing home - Great location and great views. Very comfortable with great amenities - Everything you could wish for was made available.

Vicky is fantastic - Very responsive and helpful. We were welcomed by her daughter on arrival - She was so friendly and made us feel at home immediately.

Highly recommend - A great vacation...

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for for putting your faith in me for your vacation rental property needs. You and your family are welcomed back any time.

Astonishing and well worth it.

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean from the fresh shampoo carpet, every bathroom, the front lawn and backyard. Nothing bogus about this house, all amenities was exactly how it was stated. Expectations were met and beyond. The area is amazing with peace and quiet, night time view is monumental and the jacuzzi and fire place both are amazing. I recommend this home to anyone looking to have a pleasant stay while in LA. Breathtaking.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

This is a Home Away From Home!

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a house to host a memorable 4th of July weekend with our sons. The Mulholland retreat was astounding. On every level, our expectations were surpassed. We live in Florida and planned this Holiday reunion with sons and spouses converging from Hawaii, Montana, San Clemente and Los Angeles. We received a warm and comforting welcome from Vicki's daughter, Kele. We were told that if we needed anything at all to call her 24/7. We were instantly swaddled in a perfectly amazing home. Our first night we enjoyed a fabulous view of several fireworks displays across the valley below. The listing could not have prepared us for all the extras because the home has so many amenities. It is spotlessly clean and inviting. All eight of us had really good, deep sleep in the special quiet cocoon of our bedrooms. In the morning the family had breakfast upstairs near my new favorite kitchen. At night the barbeque grill and deck was cozy and inviting. The fire pit brought out the best in conversation. Our cookouts from the grill tasted fantastic. By the second night were were all kids again, making s'mores by the fire. We thought we would ultimately venture out to attractions nearby but the Mulholland retreat is where we wanted to be. Because we have a large family, my husband and I have used vacation rentals before. This is the first time I have ever been compelled to write about our experience and I cannot find the words to describe our reunion. It will forever be remembered by all eight of us as one of our family favorite get togethers. If there was a ten star rating, this place would have to get eleven stars. The weekend was over-the-top, extravagantly fanciful! Don't miss this chance to make the kind of memories that last a lifetime!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

It was a wonderful experience.

  • 4 of 5

A beautiful house located on the hill overlooking the city. Our family had a wonderful time during the stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

A Literary Aerie

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent a week in this hilltop retreat - many interesting books and spectacular views of Studio City. Convenient to stores and to Hollywood where we had several events to attend. We invited guests to stay with us. Apart from the sorta scary narrow and winding streets (!) this was a perfect place to entertain and relax. While we did not use the hot tub and the barbecue, we made good use of the kitchen. Oh, and I got caught up on the History of the Hittites (honest, this was fascinating).

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway

Wonderful place to stay in LA!

  • 5 of 5

We came from France and chose this house to spend special vacation with our US family.

That was the perfect choice! The house was exactly as described, very clean, spacious, and had everything we needed, even more. We had a fantastic week with my family, we enjoyed this wonderful place so much. The views are amazing, the environment is very “exclusive”, and it’s perfectly situated for sight-seeing.

Vicky was VERY helpful and very responsive. I asked for extras to make our arrival even more special for my family (the house was a surprise for them), and what Vicky prepared was way over my expectations, it was a great surprise for me too, thank you, thank you, thank you!!! Your banana bread was delicious.

We also had a warm welcome from Vicky and Alan, they explained everything in detail and answered all of our questions.

I would highly recommend the Mulholland Retreat, truly one of the highlights of our vacation!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway


Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Los Angeles (16 miles); Bob Hope (7 miles)
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstates 101 & 134
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Santa Monica
Car: necessary

Nestled in a celebrity conclave in the Hollywood Hills off famed Mulholland Drive, the home has airline views of the San Fernando valley and overlooks Universal Studios. The home is situated close to Mulholland look-out points with both city and valley views. The home itself has spectacular valley views. Close to the crest of the hill, this home provides easy access to both city and valley sides of Los Angeles. Downtown Los Angeles is a mere 10 miles along the Hollywood Freeway.

It is situated close to Hollywood's Walk of Fame, Sunset Strip, the Hollywood Bowl, Forest Lawn and the studios of Warner Brothers, Disney, NBC, CBS, Farmer's Market and the Grove. A short drive from many other attractions including Los Angels' Miracle Mile (Museums, Galleries and the Tar Brea Tar Pits). Theaters, cinema and amphitheaters are all nearby as is Babylonian Court, home to the Oscars. Restaurants of every type along with shopping venues are myriad and within a small radius of the home


Rates & Availability

From $600 Per night

Los Angeles House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2015
May 22 2015 - Sep 7 2015
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $250
7th/8th guest per night $60
Property Damage Protection $89
Notes 1. Guests have the option of paying a non-refundable $89 damage protection insurance at the time of booking OR a refundable $2,000 (or equivalence in foreign currency) security deposit prior to or upon arrival which will be reimbursed immediately after departure.
2. Holidays incur an additional charge of $200/night.
3. Rental Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Los Angeles House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3400 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Study Room
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Besides the 3 bedrooms, we have a very comfortable pull out queen couch.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking

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