|Minimum Stay||3 - 5 nights|
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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
The place just gave me an awe upon arrival. The place is breathtakingly beautiful. A piece of paradise located at Hollywood Hills West. There was also great attractions and sunset viewing. I will definitely be back in no time. Everything was just perfect makes me wish to just stay there forever.
All I can say is wow.... I loved the natural feel of this place. It really makes you feel like you're one with nature and it helps you to relax so much. The outdoor amenities were clean, gorgeous and wonderful. Inside was even better. It was super spacious and so modern. I wish I could live here all the time. The location was also superb. I loved that it was so close to sunset strip, as well as many great attractions, restaurants and other great places to visit. It was so much fun. I had a great time.
I came here with a group of friends for a short vacation, and I was so disappointed by the time it was time to go because I knew I had to leave this gorgeous villa. Hoeven, I won't be disjointed for too long because I have already booked another short vacation at this same villa for later this year. I can't wait to come back.
Staying here was like escaping reality! Will def be on my list for vacation again!
My girlfriend and I came with her best friend and her boyfriend for New Years week. Place was absolutely stunning. Really had a great time. The view was perfect and it was close enough to Hollywood where we could uber into the city for New Years festivities. Definitely recommend for a romantic getaway. I'm going to try to re-book for the summer.
I booked it for a week for a family vacation and really enjoyed the place. Will come again.
This place is so wonderful. My boyfriend and I had the most wonderful moments there. I would love to go back soon because it is just so amazing and the feeling of comfort and good taste in it just makes the experience even more enjoyable. I recommend this to anyone who wants to stay at an unforgettable house!
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.