EXPERIENCE THE HOLLYWOOD LIFESTYLE and relax with 180 degree canyon and city views. The creative ambience has inspired artists to write scripts and compose music for the Hollywood industry. You can count Justin Timberlake, Charlize Theron, Katy Perry and many more as your famous neighbors. The property is surrounded by tropical gardens and flower beds atop the prestigious Hollywood Hills. Indoor/outdoor flow. Sun drenched. Secluded patio. Peaceful. Hard to believe that this hidden paradise is only a stones throw from where the action is: 5 minutes to HOLLYWOOD BOWL (open-air concerts). 6 min to UNIVERSAL STUDIOS. 7 min to KODAK THEATRE (Academy Awards), WALK OF FAME and NIGHTLIFE. Visit FARMER'S MARKET, GALLERIES, RESTAURANTS + MUSEUMS. 20 min to shop on RODEO DRIVE, 45 min to swim in the PACIFIC or hike in RUNYON CANYON which is in walking distance and enjoy the most breathtaking views of all of LA!
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- Minimum Stay3 nights
House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 5)
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- Response time:
- within a few hours
- English, German
- Calendar last updated:
- 17 Jul 2018
I am an European Journalist who has been covering Hollywood for over 30 years. My life and privilege has been to interview and learn from every major Hollywood talent: their dreams, ups and downs, successes and failures... I have been visited by Catherine Zeta-Jones to Arnold Schwarzenegger to Will Ferrell just to name a few. The property has been used for fashion shots and as a movie location. For me Los Angeles means sunshine, blue wide-open sky, diversity of people, natural wonders, individuality, unimaginable cuisine and 'The sky's the limit' attitude. What I love about my property is the location: far away and yet so close to the hustle and bustle of Hollywood... from here you can quickly be anywhere the action is in minutes...or just enjoying a serene day on top of the world.
Frances purchased this House in 1975
Why Frances chose Hollywood Hills
As soon as I came to Los Angeles my dream was to live on Mulholland Drive, which is for me as historic as a cathedral would be in a town in Europe. MULHOLLAND DRIVE is a painting by David Hockney. KING OF THE MOUNTAIN was a fictional movie with Dennis Hopper, Harry Hamlin and Dan Haggerty loosely based on actual Mulholland Drive racers. The films MULHOLLAND DRIVE and MULHOLLAND FALLS were named after the road. Video games GRAND THEFT AUTO and MIDNIGHT CLUB features Mulholland Drive. R.E.M.'s song ELECTROLITE was inspired by Mulholland Drive and is mentioned. TOM PETTY refers to 'glide down over Mulholland' in the hit song 'FREE FALLIN'. In LOVE AND BASKETBALL Mulholland Drive is referred to during the scene in which Q and Monica meet up outside of her bedroom after the Spring Dance. It marks the street as a dead end where couples go for privacy.
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Wonderful stay in the Hollywood Hills!
We just spent an extra long weekend in this lovely home in Hollywood Hills. It is even more spacious than it looks in the pictures, and the bedrooms are so quiet. The beds & linens are of the highest quality and we found everything so comfortable. The views from all sides are fantastic! We thoroughly enjoyed sitting in the garden taking in the wonderful weather and beautiful sights, right outside our door.
The location is perfect for all activities in this area. We could be on Sunset Blvd, Hollywood Blvd, or Beverly Hills within minutes. Hiking in Runyon Canyon is just around the corner. This home is located amidst all the stars' homes and it was so exciting trying to spot a few. I highly recommend this for any group of two or four people. We were with another couple and the way the bedrooms are situated, you would never even know there was anyone else in the house! We were fortunate to briefly meet the owner, Frances, who is so lovely. You will love staying here!
Incredible location on top of the Hollywood Hills!
We totally enjoyed our 2-weeks stay at Frances guest house. It was spacious enough for our 3 teenagers and us with all the amenities and the basics you need to feel at home. Frances made sure she was available for us and we were able to reach her even if she was away in Germany for a couple of days, which is quite amazing. The location of this house is perfect. It's a priviledge to live in this area at an affordable rate. And our daily drive up in the hills was like doing a tour everyday! We are already planning a trip back to L.A. and we absolutely want to go back "home". Thanks for everything Frances and particularly for sharing your stories to us and our teens who are still impressed. ;-)
Frances was so accommodating and responsive.
This house was unbelievable! The location was fabulous. The decor was chic. It was much larger than I expected. And the gardens were a real treat.
*clean and spacious
*locations is great
*one room has a firm mattress and other had a plush mattress (Great!)
*bathroom was huge and clean
*view was awesome
*the owner was great
*two patios were beautiful
Beautiful ambiance, perfect location
This bright and well maintained, clean lovely guest home is a perfect spot to really see LA. Frances provided easy access and communication upon our arrival. Close to Runyon Canyon to walk the beautiful trails with great views of Hollywood. Close to Sunset Blvd and great restaurants. Highly recommend this vacation rental as place to enjoy with your family or as a couple to rejuvenate in this serene setting.
Fantastic, Quiet Stay
My 14-year old son and I arrived very late in the evening but found the property easily and pulled our rental car right into the designated parking spot next to the entrance. Everything was exactly as stated and very clean, comfortable, and safe. We loved the outdoor patio area and all the beautiful plants and flowers. The kitchen was very functional and had everything we needed for our three night stay. We also loved the close proximity to Universal Studios, the Hollywood Bowl, The Greek Theater, and Griffith Observatory. We spent a day at Santa Monica beach and it was only a 30-minute drive. We will definitely be staying here again for all our future trips to the area. Thank you, Frances, for having such a charming little spot.
Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Malibu, Santa Monica, Disneyland