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Frank Sinatra/Roger Miller/Clint Walkers Woodland Hills Mansion-Remodeled 2016!

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms5
Property type house

Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
16
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
5

About the property

Clint Walker and Roger Miller also lived here!

Welcome to the Penfield mansion.

Once the home of Frank Sinatra, Clint Walker and then Roger Miller in the 1970s who raised his whole family here, this house is amazing with exceptional history that can be felt in every room! The hit song, King Of The Road was actually written by Roger Miller at the bar! We strive to provide a comfortable, safe and professional environment. The property sits on the top of a hill, all by itself on over an acre of land with 360-degree views of the whole city and is completely gated and secure. You have total privacy from all angles. There are no neighbors able to see the land or the house. Take a tour and see for yourself! High speed internet and cable TV included free of charge. The house also has a built in JBL sound system for radio, CDs, Ipod, MP3 players etc. Parking for 20 cars on premises.

See pictures for complete details on the house layout. I just completed a brand new driveway, expanded in width to accommodate 2 way traffic all the way up and down the hill, beautiful paver stones in the beginning of the driveway. Tons of additional outdoor lighting, landscaping and design. I expanded the main grass area in the backyard to 5000sqft and replaced the real grass with fake grass as well as built a lookout point for wedding photography. Totally flat and beautiful. The neighborhood is very nice and quiet. The house is at the very end of a culdesac, children can ride bikes in the street, its very safe. There are tons of fabulous restaurants in the area including Roys, Flemings, Ruth Chris, Benihana etc. all within 5 minutes.

All beds have the highest quality Egyptian cotton'Royal Velvet' fabulous down alternative comforters, very high count Egyptian cotton sheets and pillow cases, down alternative pillows and also firmer pillows to suite your taste. Bathroom towels, and large beach towels for the pool are always provided. Ping pong table, mini golf and pinball games on premises.

I recently started offering my guesthouse for rent, which is a separate structure located in the front of the property for an additional $150/night, it's 650sqft, freshly painted, has a Cal King and a temperpedic queen bed, 50in HD TV, private kitchen and bath, dishwasher, AC, bbq and private deck/patio with jacuzzi (upon request). Please email me for pics, as I am only allowed 24 pics on display. Several of my last renters have added it to their bookings and been very happy with it. If you don't decide to rent it, it will just be vacant during your stay. I do not rent the guesthouse separately, it is only offered to whatever guest is renting the main house.

Thank you for your time and consideration!

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I charge extra for pool/jacuzzi heat?

-jacuzzi always heats for free, pool heat is $100/day, sometimes $75 depending on the time of year. In the summer, its always warm.

Do I allow parties/events?

-Yes. Keep reading for details. Fri/sat nights must be booked together. Sun-Thurs can be booked one day at a time.

Do I charge more for parties over 20 people?

-Yes. Pricing depends on how many guests, the age group of the guests, the type of event, will alcohol be sold or given away, special setup needs, entertainment, how many nights the house will be booked, how many guests sleeping at the house etc. I custom price every event or large gathering because every one is very different, so just send me the details and I will give you a quote.

Check in/out times?

-Normally check in is 4pm or after, check out is 10am or before. Either one can be extended to fit your schedule, usually for a few hundred extra added to the cost of the reservation.

What other charges may I expect?

-Trash removal fee. If you leave me a giant pile of trash bags, there will be $100 charge for a dumpster, or more depending on how much trash it is.

-cigarette butts, small trash in the yard, grass etc. If there are cigarette butts, cups, gum wrappers, whatever all over my property, you will be charged for time to clean it up.

-Not following the parking instructions. And of course any damage to the property

-Waking up the neighbors late at night-please don't or part your deposit will be used to buy them gifts.

What are the options for sleeping extra people?

-On top of the 4 bedrooms (1 cal king, 3 queens, a twin and a full) I also have 1 real queen mattress that can be setup with bedding upon request. Also, plenty of extra blankets, futon mattresses and couches.

More Details

Owner
Michael Griffin
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 21, 2017

About Michael Griffin

I have lived in Los Angeles my entire life. I work in real estate, buying and selling homes and also as a loan officer and financial advisor for real estate dealings. I also produce music for film and television. I enjoy traveling, ocean and water sports, hiking, biking etc. I look forward to meeting you and thank you for considering my home for your rental.

Michael Griffin purchased this house in 2004

Why Michael Griffin chose Los Angeles

This property gives guests a unique experience to stay in Frank Sinatra, Clint Walker and Roger Millers old house.

What makes this house unique

The property has several unique features. A sauna, waterfall, pinball machines, putting green, fabulous commercial grade kitchen etc.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(98 traveler reviews)

Frank Sinatra/Roger Miller/Clint Walkers Woodland Hills Mansion-Remodeled 2016!
average rating of 4.867347 based on 98 reviews
Sagle, Idaho
5

HAD AN ABSOLUTELY AMAZING STAY

  • 5 of 5

Staying at this Woodland Hills mansion was definitely the best choice we made, when visiting Los Angeles. Its so private, and the house is so spacious, that we felt so relaxed and at ease while staying here. There are so many bathrooms and rooms, that your whole party can spread out and not be all in each others way.

The view is absolutely to die for you. You can see the whole San Fernando Valley and even beyond. The house is perched on top of a hill, and is like its own hideaway! With a private coded gate and long driveway, you feel like a celebrity, driving towards the house.

The kitchen is a true chefs kitchen! It has everything a restaurant would have, even restaurant quality and style fridge and freezer. And a huge bar counter. Where we would pop open a few bottles of wine and have long chats while preparing dinner.

The pool area, we nicknamed the mini playboy mansion, has a mini grotto area, and a huge lawn. We would sit out by the pool area and eat our dinner's watching the lights of the city.

The master room is the whole top floor. It is humongous. It has a shower that could probably fit like 10 people in it, and a balcony that overlooks the front of the house. We would often have our coffee on this balcony in the morning and watch the sun peeking through the tree's.

There's a pool table, pinball machines, and even a stripper pole in the back room! The house is classy, but also so much fun! It would definitely be PERFECT for huge parties, and weddings.

There is so much parking, which was great when we invited friends we knew in town to come over and visit.

Mike, the property owner, was just amazing throughout our whole stay and even after our stay! He made sure upon arrival that everything was clean and spotless. We had towels, and blankets, and pillows, everything. He even left a bunch of welcome home goodies in the kitchen for us. Chocolates and wine and fruit! Even after our stay he made sure we enjoyed ourselves and everything went well and we were happy.

And we are! Very happy! Definitely will stay again. We already booked a week in March and April!

: D

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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11 6
La Crescenta, California
5

Perfect location for event!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful experience at the Penfield mansion for a gathering of 50 or so people. Bar, party room, large kitchen and comfortable living room worked out perfectly. Several fireplaces at the property was very enjoyable. Beautiful views as well! Outdoor space and grounds were very well kept with lighting at night. Pool table, ping pong table, pin ball machines and lots of grass to play kept the kids happy.

Michael was so easy to work with and answered all my questions in a short period of time. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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0 1
5

GREAT EXPERIENCE!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 13 had a GREAT stay at this wonderful house. Michael (the owner) was very nice and helpful and together with his colleague he made this stay absolutely wonderful. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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0 2
5

Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is a very fun vacation spot for a large or extended family. Lots to do in the house, and lots in the nearby communities. A beautiful and comfortable home.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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0 1
Los Angeles
5

Spacious Property, Great location

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at this property to celebrate my engagement. My stay was wonderful. The property is massive and there was plenty of room to accommodate 16+ guests. I did not host an event but the kitchen and outside area seemed easily large enough to host an event of 80+ people. The grotto area and pool give the property a nice touch. All of the bathrooms appear to be newly remodeled. The host was extremely easy to work with and was very responsive to any questions or needs I had before and during my stay. Since this property is up on a hill, there are great views from everywhere and you also have complete privacy from the neighbors. Sound does travel down the hill though so be sure not to have loud music on outside during the late hours. I would highly recommend this property for anyone wanting a large place for a getaway or anyone who wishes to host an event!

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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0 2
5

Great time, great property, friendly helpful host!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the time here, would recommend to anyone. Thanks Michael!

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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0 4

Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
burbank
Nearest Train
4 Miles
chatsworth
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
101
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
topanga
Car: not necessary

Welcome to the Penfield mansion. Once the home of Frank Sinatra and then Roger Miller in the 70?s who raised his whole family here, this house is amazing with exceptional history that can be felt in every room! The hit song, King Of The Road was actually written by Roger Miller at the bar! We strive to provide a comfortable, safe and professional environment. The property sits on the top of a hill, all by itself on over an acre of land with 360-degree views of the whole city and is completely gated and secure. You have total privacy from all angles. There are no neighbors able to see the land or the house. Take a tour and see for yourself! High speed internet and cable TV included free of charge. The house also has a built in JBL sound system for radio, CDs, Ipod, MP3 players etc. Parking for 25 cars on premises.

See pictures for complete details on the house layout. The neighborhood is very nice and quiet. The house is at the very end of a culdesac, children can ride bikes in the street, its very safe. There are tons of fabulous restaurants in the area including Roys, Flemings, Ruth Chris, Benihana etc. all within 5 minutes.

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Rates & Availability

Tarzana House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
winter 2017
Dec 1 2016 - Mar 2 2017
1 night minimum stay
$600
From
$880
Fri,Sat
$5,000
$18,000
 
 
summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 7 2017
1 night minimum stay
$880
From
$960
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$6,000
$22,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$750
From
$880
Fri,Sat
$5,500
$19,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Refundable damage deposit $1,500
Pet Fee $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Tarzana House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 6200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • King size beds (1) The master has a california king with a temperpedic mattress, Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) 2 double beds
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Waterfall, grotto, 4 pinball machines, dart board, putting green

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