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Sunset Hollywood Bungalows: Walk To Everywhere You Want To Be

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms (Sleeps 8)

Location, location, location. You simply will not find a more charming and centrally located Hollywood vacation spot. The Sunset Hollywood Bungalow 1 is 1 block south of Sunset Blvd, in the heart of literally everything. . Read the 62 5-star reviews from past guests at the smaller property to get an idea of the quality you can expect. And of course, look at the pictures. They're accurate.

Scroll to the bottom of this page for all current pictures.

These are separate houses, with no walls connecting you to someone else. Designed in the Hollywood Craftsman style of the main house, which was built in 1920 for studio employees, writers, and actors. This listing, The Bungalow is completely private and separate from the rear house. Sunset Hollywood Bungalow 1 was built in 1920 and renovated completely in 2012 to make this a dream vacation or months-long rental.

It has two big bedrooms, a huge bright and cheerful living room, and a bathroom with tub & shower. There are huge, new t.v.s, bedding for 8 people, and all kitchen amenities. The kitchen is big and has everything you need to cook in if you wish. Sunset Bungalow 1 has a completely private--patio with BBQ, a table that seats 8, an orange tree, and a private backyard. It also has a shady and private front porch and lovely front yard that is secluded from the street--a perfect place for a glass of wine on a balmy SoCal evening.


The pictures are fully accurate and recent.

You have your own parking space, and a second space is available.

I (the host/owner) am a Hollywood native. I will help if you need suggestions, directions, etc., so that you have a wonderful Hollywood experience. The only thing I can't promise is celebrity sightings, but follow the paparazzi and the oversized sunglasses and you're sure to see them.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. Thank you.

TAKE A SHORT WALK TO:: Grauman’s Chinese 5 minutes;

Hollywood/Highland 5 minutes ;

Hollywood Bowl 15 minutes ;

Cinerama Dome/;

Arclight Theatres 5 minutes ;

Pantages Theatre 10 minutes ;

L.A. Metro Station 5 minutes ;

Hollywood Blvd. shops 5 minutes ;

Hollywood nightclubs 5 minutes ;

Hollywood area restaurants 5 minutes;

Bally's, YMCA, Gold's;

24-Hour Fitness 7 minutes walk each

TAKE A CAR OR CAB TO:: Sunset Strip 5 minutes

Griffith Park/Zoo 10 minutes

Paramount Studios 5 minutes

Universal Studios 7-10 minutes by car

L.A. County Art Museum 10 minutes

The Grove &

Farmer’s Market: 10 minutes by car

Amazing shopping

at Grove, Beverly Center,

Third St. Rodeo Drive 10 minutes to 15 minutes by car

L.A. Griffith Park Zoo: 15 minutes

More Details

Kirby Tepper
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 31, 2017

About Kirby Tepper

My father was born in L.A., so I'm a 2nd generation Angeleno--in fact, my Dad went to Hollywood High, just around the corner from here. And my mom spent her entire career at CBS television, also within a few minutes walking distance of my house.

I spent much of my career in the entertainment world...I started my career as a Broadway (New York) performer, then moved back to my hometown of L.A. to do some t.v. and film, eventually becoming a songwriter for various shows, most proudly having written a song in the first 'Shrek' movie. Several years back I made a career transition and became a psychotherapist, obviously a big change, and I love my work.

My office is nearby, in the a landmark building. For those of you who know who Howard Hughes was, my office is in his former headquarters in Hollywood. My actual office was his screening room--if you saw 'The Aviator' with Leonardo diCaprio, the screening room is where Hughes secluded himself and, well, let's just say it's a great irony that I'm a psychotherapist working amidst the spirits of that past.

Kirby Tepper purchased this house in 2001

Why Kirby Tepper chose Los Angeles County

The Sunset Hollywood Bungalows are my pet project. I love Hollywood and am amazed and elated that it has had such a fantastic renaissance.

There isn't a better location in Hollywood to experience the feel of what has happened here in the last several years. It's within walking distance of all the big Hollywood landmarks, theatres, and metro stops. For example, you can walk 5 minutes to the metro, take the metro one stop, and you're at Universal Studios. It's only a few minutes by car to the Museums, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood. People come here from all over the world, I live vicariously as they discover fun things to do, places to eat, clubs, etc.

The main house is a classic Hollywood Bungalow built in 1920 for studio workers. In 2008 I had the rear (smaller) Bungalow built from the ground up, so it's brand new.

What makes this house unique

Walking distance to major tourist attractions, tour buses, subways and L.A. metro, restaurants, shopping.

Very clean (see reviews for confirmation), very private.

Off-street, free parking within feet of the front door (unheard of in Los Angeles, trust me!)


Hollywood House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • There are two bathrooms. Hair Dryers included. Both are very clean.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
  • Rear Bedroom has a queen bed, an oversized chair, and an internet-ready t.v. with all satellite channels and HBO/Showtime. Bedroom 2 (front bedroom) shows 2 queen beds. They are electronically inflatable AeroBeds, both queen-sized. The beds sit as high as a regular bed and are extremely comfortable. You can use one, both, or neither. There are also two extra queen-sized AeroBeds that will fit comfortably in the living room to give a total of sleeping spaces for 8 people.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • golf
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Sunset Hollywood Bungalows: Walk To Everywhere You Want To Be
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews

A little paradise in Hollywood!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a whirlwind tour of California - during which time we spent 5 days at this bungalow in West Hollywood.

We are a family of four and our two young boys - were thrilled to have their own bedroom away from us!! Oliver says it was his best 5 nights sleep he had all vacation!

The bungalow is set back from a quiet road & we heard no noise whatsoever.. no cars, no people.. nothing! Both bedrooms were spacious, beds very comfortable, linen clean & smart!

The main sitting room was large with sofas, dining table & huge TV! And much to our boys delight .. a piano ( hoping the neighbours didn't tire of the boys repeat rendition of "Frozen" !).

The main bathroom is large & very well apportioned - HUGE shower & the best lighting I have ever seen in a bathroom - it felt very Hollywood! The second bathroom rather dated & tired - but functional nevertheless.

The kitchen was super! Every appliance that we needed & all sparkling clean & great quality! It really felt just like home from home..and Kirby was kind enough to leave thoughtful things like kitchen roll, dishwasher liquid, salt..etc.. We had use of his washing machine & dryer - which was a treat to be able to wash holiday clothes half way though our trip!

The neighbourhood at first glance looks rather run down & there are a few homeless folks sleeping in surrounding streets .. but that seems to be an LA issue - and it certainly didn't affect our stay .. The houses in our street were all well kept & we felt safe at all times.

Just a few blocks from the house is Sunset Boulevard - with cafes, shops & a great Theatre... I would recommend the local Trader Joe's supermarket for wonderful food! It is the perfect location for Universal Studios, Warner Bro's, and the Hollywood Bowl ( we got to see Jack Johnson !!), as all are within 20 mins drive. The LA times was delivered each day .. and we even had a film being shot on the adjacent road .. It all felt very Hollywood!

Kirby provided a very welcoming , clean & well appointed house for us to use & it was a quiet little get away in a busy crowded city!!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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We loved this house. It was very clean and the kitchen was well stocked.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. This location was perfect for our plans, just minutes from everything we wanted to do in Hollywood. The house was very clean and had all the amenities we needed. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Close to all the action but astonishingly quite/private

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for our family of four. Easy drive to Universal Studios Theme Park and Paramount Tour. Walking distance to everything else Hollywood is known for. Hard to believe you can find a safe, quite and cute home one block South of the Sunset strip but we did! So much more fun, eclectic than hotel. Yes there are a few homeless people nearby but if that bothers you, probably shouldn't visit L.A. to begin with. Kirby is very accommodating and easy to work with, make sure you take him up on his recommendations of things to do!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Great house in Hollywood.

  • 5 of 5

Well located house with lots of charm. Comfortable beds and a helpful host who left tons of information on the area. Would return here again! Thank you, Kirby!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Fantastic Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay in this lovely bungalow. Kirby was terrific to work with in advance and left a great list of ideas upon arrival. The location is perfect for many attractions. We loved having a space to park. The backyard was under construction while we were there, but it was of no real consequence. It will be lovely when complete. The photos are very accurate.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Great stay on Hollywood!

  • 4 of 5

Photos and description are accurate with exception the front bedroom now has mattress single beds instead of airbeds as described in the photo and there is a second full bathroom (non-pictured). The property was clean and well-equipped with a great remodel of the front bathroom. My wife and two kids found the space very accommodating for our 3 night stay in this part of Los Angeles. Kirby provided a very detailed multi-page recommendation of things to do and restaurants (which proved very good and within walking distance).

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood Sign
Nearest Train
0.25 Miles
Hollywood & Highland Metro subway
Car: recommended

The Sunset Hollywood Bungalow is located in a family-oriented neighborhood surrounded by everything Hollywood has to offer. It is a couple of minutes south of Mann's Chinese theater and Hollywood/Highland, 15 min. drive from downtown L.A., and between 20 to 40 min. (depending on traffic) to Santa Monica beach area.

Other Activities: racquetball, shopping, basketball court, boating, snowboarding, spa


Rates & Availability

Hollywood House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night

No refunds as of 30 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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