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

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

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 photos of the studio.

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

Owner
Debbie
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
29 May, 2017

Why Debbie chose Los Angeles area

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
  • 1 of 2

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • 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
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Full 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Half 1 - Toilet , Shower in laundry room
  • Additional shower in laundry room. Studio has full bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Room 3 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sofa-bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • 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
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • 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.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(115 traveller reviews)

Live Like a Star in a Filmmaker's Home in the Hollywood Hills
average rating of 4.973913 based on 117 reviews
Ottawa, ON, CANADA
5

Location, location, location

  • 5 of 5

Thanks so much.

We stayed 5 nights at Casa Colinas (family of 4 - kids are 13 and 11). We thoroughly enjoyed the house and found it to be very well equipped. We ate almost all dinners and breakfasts at home (BBQ steak and salmon for dinners). We ate outside on the terrace and enjoyed the views until late at night. On Saturday night, we saw fireworks in the distance.

The beds were very comfortable and the setting was so private. The home is such a gem and is only about 5 minutes from Universal Studios, which is where we spent our first day (10 straight hours). It was great to 'live like a local' and experience the hills and the valleys. We only wish we could have stayed a little longer.

Thanks for sharing your incredible home!

Tracey and family from CANADA.

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Relaxing retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Beyond beautiful. The views are out of this world! Very close to everything you need and more! Debbie does an over the top job with making sure you know where everything is and gives such great details about the house so you have nothing to worry about! Would stay again!!

  • Review Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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new york, new york
5

Exceptional experience!

  • 5 of 5

The property really is an exceptional one in the Hollywood Hills and the owners are incredibly nice and generous. It made us feel like we were experiencing the romantic, old Hollywood of Eddie Albert. All the photos match the actual house and views. We came with our three boys to vacation and look at colleges. The accommodations were perfect for us. We took advantage of the location right next to Universal and restaurants options suggested by our hosts. We would definitely stay there again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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5

Beautiful beyond words pictures don't show the whole beauty of this property!

  • 5 of 5

We were lucky enough to meet the owners... Debbie is wonderful. The house was perfect for me and 2 others. This was our second stay and it was just as wonderful this time as last. Everything you need is provided as far as amenities. Can't wait to return!!! Thx so much Debbie and Rick!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great having you all back again and I'm so glad I got to meet you this time. I'm happy you enjoyed yourselves and I look forward to seeing you again. Thanks for being great guests!
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Stratham
5

We are already planning to return!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here recently with our sons during their college breaks. The four of us LOVED it here! In the morning we had our coffee leisurely on the terrace; it was so relaxing that it was hard to get out the door. On our last night, we had our farewell dinner outside. The views are outstanding. Debbie's place is meticulous and roomy. Runyon Canyon is a short hike away through lovely neighborhoods. My husband and I are already planning a return trip - perhaps to compete in the LA Marathon!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Private Hollywood Hills Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous views, traditional 1920s LA architecture and privacy. A haven!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

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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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Hollywood Hills, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring
9 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£777
for 3 nights
From
£220
£1,438
 
 
Summer
1 Jun 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£817
for 3 nights
From
£234
£1,614
 
 
Fall
11 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£817
for 3 nights
From
£234
£1,570
 
 
Thanksgiving
18 Nov 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,068
for 4 nights
From
£238
£1,658
 
 
Late Fall
28 Nov 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£817
for 3 nights
From
£234
£1,570
 
 
Christmas
17 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,068
for 4 nights
From
£238
£1,658
 
 
Winter
8 Jan 2018 - 16 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£817
for 3 nights
From
£234
£1,570
 
 
Spring Break
17 Feb 2018 - 8 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£830
for 3 nights
From
£238
£1,658
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£817
for 3 nights
From
£234
£1,526
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £115.95
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 for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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