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Debbie

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish

Live Like a Star in a Filmmaker's Home in the Hollywood Hills

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Los Angeles County House Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathrooms, Other (See Description), Sleeps 6

Jetliner views of the city and Hollywood sign make for a magical romantic getaway in this historic Spanish villa once owned by actor Eddie Albert. Minutes away from the action in Hollywood yet completely secluded in this private setting that boasts over 29,000 square feet of wooded hillside with many patios where sightings of deer and hummingbirds are common. Minutes from heart of Hollywood, Sunset Strip, Universal Studios, and Warner Brothers. This house features all original hardwood floors, Talavera tiles, wooden beamed ceiling, French doors and windows and a large Spanish tiled terrace where you can eat alfresco under the sun or the stars. This 1930s light-filled house includes a large Sony flat screen HDTV, wood burning fireplace, new central A.C./heat, a full kitchen/breakfast area with new stainless steel appliances, dining room, both master and 2nd. bedroom have queen size mattresses. High speed WI-FI and a laundry room equipped with washer & dryer & additional shower.

Bedrooms have queen sized mattresses, high speed WiFi and a laundry room equipped with washer & dryer. Waking in the master bed is like waking in a tree house. You're surrounded by trees including the bamboo outside the window. Close to shopping, dining, fitness gym, world class museums and entertainment. Minutes to hiking in Runyon Canyon & Hollywood Reservoir. Thirty minutes to the beach and 45 minutes to Disneyland. Come relax in style at this spectacular-view home that is secluded yet is only minutes from the Sunset Strip and Hollywood hot spots. Our house is both unique and comfortable. Minimum Three Day Rental - All utilities, high speed Internet WiFi, cable TV, free telephone calls across U.S. and Canada included. This house can be rented as either a 2 bedroom 1.5 bath, or rent only the detached studio with bath, sofa-bed and kitchen. Email me if you want more photos.

Why the Owner Chose Hollywood: We fell in love with the Hollywood Hills back in the mid 90s and decided to buy an old Hollywood Home built in the 1930s this year. It's a magical place with stunning views, including the Hollywood sign and it's like our own private retreat with a small bamboo forest outside our bedroom window. We both have always loved old Spanish style houses and this one exudes charm.

The Unique Benefits at this House: HDTV, free telephone calls across U.S. and Canada, air conditioner, kitchen includes gas cook top, microwave, toaster/oven, blender, coffee maker, WiFi, broadband Internet, bamboo forest.

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Debbie (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish

Why Debbie chose Los Angeles County

We fell in love with the Hollywood Hills back in the mid 90s and decided to buy an old Hollywood Home built in the 1930s this year. It's a magical place with stunning views, including the Hollywood sign and it's like our own private retreat with a small bamboo forest outside our bedroom window. We both have always loved old Spanish style houses and this one exudes charm.

Guestbook comments from the owner

July 18, 2011



Thanks Debbie for a wonderful stay at Casa Colinas. The house was perfect for our family of five, including three teens who enjoyed the view as much as we did. We found everything we needed and the privacy was a treat after long days in town. We hope to visit LA again and will certainly make Casa Colinas our first priority for hospitality! Thanks for everything.



The Kolar Family

Hudson, Ohio
Jul 2011
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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(98 traveler reviews)
Live Like a Star in a Filmmaker's Home in the Hollywood Hills
average rating of 4.9693875 based on 100 reviews
5

Beautiful home with an incredible view!

  • 5 of 5

My first impressions were that the house was gorgeous, Spanish style décor and we arrived at night so the stairs and terrace were lit with fairy lights.

The house is clean and the beds are comfy. The only thing I would say would be that I wish there was 2 bathrooms just for convenience but the 1 worked fine. Washing and drying facilities were provided which was so handy and there were plenty of facilities in the kitchen (coffee machine, BBQ facilities, candles etc.) There were also plenty of towels in the bathroom. It is perfect for 2 couples to stay in!

The view overlooking Universal City is honestly amazing and you can also see the Hollywood Sign from the patio (so you don’t need to spend a day trying to find the best view of it!)

The location is perfect, literally 10 minute drive to Universal Studios and 20 minutes to the Hollywood Walk of Fame / touristy bits. The main highlight was BBQ’s and wine on the terrace on an evening overlooking the lights of Hollywood – literally the best view, I never wanted to leave.

Debbie was a pleasure to deal with; she is so helpful and friendly which made the stay above and beyond perfect!

Overall I loved staying here and I wouldn’t think twice about booking to stay here again, in fact I think it will be my first port of call next time I’m in LA.

Thank you so much! xx

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Perfect home with stunning views

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely lovely home with amazing views from the patio. The home had everything required for our stay.

It was a shame our stay was only short as we fell in love with Debbie's house and will be sure to return.

We highly recommend this property 👍

Thanks Debbie!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Stunning views, comfortable, great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great experience staying at this home. The house itself is beautiful, with lush greenery and flowers all around. The views of the Santa Clarita mountains and Hollywood sign were so nice, we preferred to stay home for dinner and eat outside on many occasions. The beds in the rooms were comfy. My oldest son slept on the sleeper sofa. He said that wasn't as comfortable-his head was lower than his feet. The kitchen was equipped with everything we needed, as were the bathrooms. We would definitely stay at this home again!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Heaven in the Hills

  • 5 of 5

I Loved this home! Thew view of the valley on the 4th of July was incredible, fireworks were going off all over the valley from 7pm to midnight and beyond. This home is such a nice retreat from the city below. I think I enjoyed being at this home more then our visit to Hollywood! We were a family of 6 and the 1.5 baths worked out fine. The laundry down on the lower level is a nice bonus with a large family traveling. Debbie is wonderful to work with and I would love to stay here again if ever I travel to LA again! Thank you for letting us have a wonderful experience in Hollywood!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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It's a beautiful property which overlooks the Hollywood Hills and has spectacular views.

  • 5 of 5

I love the peaceful surroundings of the location of Casa Colinas which is a strong contrast to the busy streets and hustle and bustle of LA. I loved the decor and furnishings inside the home, but the outside with the multi level patios and spectacular views is what makes this a stunning property.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Fantastic views

  • 5 of 5

The house is very comfortable, clean and has everything you need during your stay. The view from the deck is absolutely fantastic, that's where we spend every night enjoying the view and relaxing. Both bedrooms are spacious and beds are very comfortable. Gardens around are very well maintained.

I would highly recommend it - thank you, Debbie!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Burbank
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
El Bar
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Vermont Canyon
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Union Station
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
101
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Spoonful
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Mount Baldy
Nearest Beach
25 Miles
Santa Monica
Car: necessary

Close to shopping, dining, fitness gym, world class museums and entertainment. Minutes to hiking in Runyon Canyon & Hollywood Reservoir. Thirty minutes to the beach and 45 minutes to Disneyland. Come relax in style at this spectacular-view home that is secluded yet is only minutes from the Sunset Strip and Hollywood hot spots. Our house is both unique and comfortable.

Other Activities: Shopping, Wildlife Viewing, Health/Beauty Spa

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Rates & Availability

Hollywood House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 2 2016 - Sep 6 2016
3 night minimum stay
$265
$1,700
 
 
Fall
Sep 7 2016 - Nov 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2016 - Nov 29 2016
3 night minimum stay
$265
$1,750
 
 
Late Fall
Nov 30 2016 - Dec 17 2016
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,650
 
 
Christmas
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$265
$1,750
 
 
Winter
Jan 3 2017 - Feb 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
 
 
Spring Break
Feb 25 2017 - Apr 8 2017
3 night minimum stay
$265
$1,750
 
 
Spring
Apr 9 2017 - May 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,550
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 14.0%

1400-1700/week
$240-265/night, 3 night min. $1400-$1700/week for 2 bedroom; $700/week for studio; 50% Deposit required to confirm reservation; $500 damage deposit fully refunded if no damage occurs; Cashiers checks & money orders preferred, credit cards; Monthly rentals may be available at discounted rates; Also available for film and photo shoots; Cleaning Fee: $150; Note: Until confirmed, rates

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Los Angeles County House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Half 1 - toilet , Shower in laundry room
  • Additional shower in laundry room. Studio has full bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Room 3 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sofa-bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Watch the deer out of your bedroom window or while lounging on the deck. Waking in the master bed is like waking in a tree house. You're surrounded by trees including the bamboo outside the window. Living room has a pull-out sofa. Studio with pull-out sofa can rent separately for a $700 a week.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Free Long Distance in North America. Printer/fax machine. Studio can rent separately for $700/week.

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