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

People5
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. There is also a pull-out couch in the living room. High speed WI-FI and a laundry room equipped with washer & dryer..

Both Bedrooms have queen sized mattresses, high speed WiFi and a laundry room equipped with washer & dryer. Waking up 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 a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 September, 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

Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Burbank
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Mercado
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

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:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • TOILET: We are on a septic system so do not flush anything other than toilet paper down toilet and definitely no feminine products in toilet.
  • Please cover the patio furniture and bring the beige cushions inside at night. Never put your shoes on patio furniture or inside furniture..
  • Don't use towels to wipe off makeup or mascara. No jumping on beds or pullout couch. Use screen in bath to stop hair from going down drain.
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 , There is a sink and toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Livingroom - Pull-out couch in livingroom
  • 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

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Live Like a Star in a Filmmaker's Home in the Hollywood Hills
average rating of 4.976378 based on 129 reviews
5

Beautiful view, perfect location, well - kept home.

  • 5 of 5

Great location if you're visiting the studios, Griffith Park, Hollywood Bowl, walk of fame, Hollywood sign. Short drives to all; and this is oh so important in LA due to almost constant heavy traffic.

This home is also the perfect place to relax after a busy sight-seeing excursion. Lovely views from the terrace, including a decent view of the Hollywood sign.

Hope this place is available if we come back to visit LA in the future. This would definitely be our first choice of places to stay in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mount Royal, NJ
5

Fantastic views! A real hidden gem in the Hollywood Hills.

  • 5 of 5

Our first visit to Hollywood was amazing thanks to our visit to Casa Colinas! The views of the Hollywood sign and surrounding areas are spectacular, we fell in love with the home instantly. It's nice and close to the studio tours and a short drive to Malibu and surrounding beaches. It was easy to get to shopping or restaurants as well. Debbie had lots of great tips for us, and she left a packet of info at the house to jet us know what we could do and see while we were there.

We truly felt at home there and we hope to visit again soon!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The best house in town to be on your holiday!!

  • 5 of 5

It was great to be here. The view is amazing. The house is clean, complete, atmospheric. The contacts with Debbie nice with fast response. We could not wish for a beter address in LA!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We loved Casa Colinas. Beautiful views and Debbie has thought of everything. Great if you are going to Universal which you can see from the patio. Loved having breakfast on the terrace. Recommend highly.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Our sixth summer ! We love Casa Colinas !!

  • 5 of 5

This is our sixth summer staying in Casa Colinas and we continue to love our hills getaway!! Debbie is a super host and very efficient and accommodating. The house has fantastic views of the LA skyline and the vibe and feel of the home is classic Hollywood Hills bungalow. This house has history and charm and will provide you with the warmth and welcome to LA as it serves for relaxation and great location to all of LA’s playgrounds and sites.

Enjoy your stay as much as we have !!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay in L.A.!

  • 5 of 5

Great view and close to everything! This is a perfect home for a family or couple wanting the Hollywood experience, couldn't ask for anything better!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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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
 
Fall
11 Sep 2017 - 17 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£783
for 3 nights
From
£224
£1,505
 
 
Thanksgiving
18 Nov 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,023
for 4 nights
From
£228
£1,589
 
 
Late Fall
28 Nov 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£783
for 3 nights
From
£224
£1,505
 
 
Christmas
17 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
£1,023
for 4 nights
From
£228
£1,589
 
 
Winter
8 Jan 2018 - 16 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
£783
for 3 nights
From
£224
£1,505
 
 
Spring Break
17 Feb 2018 - 8 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
£795
for 3 nights
From
£228
£1,589
 
 
Spring
9 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
£783
for 3 nights
From
£224
£1,505
 
 
Summer
1 Jun 2018 - 11 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£783
for 3 nights
From
£224
£1,547
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£783
for 3 nights
From
£224
£1,462
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £111.12

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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