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Frank Sinatra/Roger Miller/Clint Walkers Woodland Hills Mansion

People16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms5
Property type house

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Property
house
People
16
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
5

Description

Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday home in Tarzana

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. 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 4 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. White bathroom towels, and large beach towels for the pool are always provided.

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

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

What are the options for sleeping extra people?

-On top of the 4 bedrooms (1 cal king, 3 queens) I also have 2 real queen mattresses that can be setup with bedding upon request. Also, plenty of extra blankets and couches.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Michael Griffin
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
30 November, 2016
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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 -
(92 traveller reviews)

Frank Sinatra/Roger Miller/Clint Walkers Woodland Hills Mansion
average rating of 4.8586955 based on 92 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

  • Review Submitted: Feb 25, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Spectacular Property

  • 5 of 5

I rented this property to host fmaily for Thanksgiving, and it was perfect. Very spacious, with tons of activities for the kids (ping pong, pool table, pool & spa, putting green, etc) and a very large kitchen/family room perfect for everyone to congregate and enjoy our time there. The views are incredible fomr this property, and its very close to lots of amenities like grocery stores and restaurants. Michael was a very helpful host - incredibly helpful with questions before and during our stay!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A great experience at an amazing property!

  • 5 of 5

We held our wedding here and everyone that attended was incredibly impressed with the property and the views. The house and the yard were clean and well maintained. We had booked the house over six months ahead of time and the owner made several great improvements in that time. The backyard was spotless and the new driveway had flawless asphalt and painted parking spots.

We utilized several amenities in the area while we stayed on the property including an Italian restaurant called Frankie's Italian Kitchen and A-package party rentals.

The owner was very attentive to us and responded to every question and request we had within minutes.

Everything that was advertised on the property was accurate or better. The owner really takes pride in providing a great experience to the renters.

I would recommend this listing to anyone, whether you plan to throw a large event or get away for the weekend.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We used the property to host our wedding -BEAUTIFUL

  • 5 of 5

We rented the house for our wedding at the end of October. The view is incredible. The house is very nice though, it could use a really good deep clean. Of all that homes that we looked at this was the ONLY one that did not have an outrageous price increase/party fee/wedding fee for it. Micheal was/is very easy going and courtious. If we were in need of something or had a question during our stay he was on top of it -responding within minutes.

There were some cleanliness issues that we found with the house and wished it had been cleaner -other than that, we had no complaints about the property -we did not contact him about that though.

This house is big and roomy. Michael seems to be working on the property all the time to get the house to its full potential. When we first looked at the proprty spring 2016 the rear lawn was hilling and uneven. In the time between our viewing and our stay he replaced the lawn with astroturf. During that time he also repaved the driveway.

Our overall stay was pleasant and enjoyable. We did have to do some work on our own to make the house acceptable for our guests for the wedding. What we appreciated most about this property is: it is straight forward and fair (there are no hidden fees no ridiculous costs for a wedding) as we found at other properties.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Would definitely stay here again and was perfect for our small wedding.

  • 4 of 5

I wish I could give 5 stars, Michael deserves 5 for his customer service but unfortunately there were some hitches to our stay.

No wedding goes perfectly and ours was no exception. The driveway had just been repaved (good thing right?) except it was the day we were supposed to move our things in and start setting up so we couldn't drive or park on it. This meant lugging everything up a very long steep hill on foot. It was not the owner's fault, as we later learned the paving company did not meet their proposed completion times. However I had some guests and family almost pass out from heat exhaustion from the many trips up and down that hill, along with the neighbors voicing their unhappiness to my guests when we had no choice but to be in their way.

Michael (the owner) wasn't able to give us a welcome walk through so there was a lot of figuring out what switch did what but, he was always available by phone or email and responded right away!!

There were plenty of towels for us to use for the pool, we never ran out of toilet paper or anything like that. The kitchen had some pots, pans and other things to use for cooking but it's best to make sure you're prepared to serve the food yourself (plates, cups, knives, forks things like that). I didn't feel like that was a negative thing. I'm sure people take those things all the time anyways.

After the first day of troubles we all had a good soak in the spa everything else was perfect.

Anything you need or want just ask. Want the outside lights turned on, just ask Michael and they are on, want the spa on, just ask and seconds later it starts to warm up. Michael is so warm and welcoming every time we talked.

We had toured the property months before we stayed and he had made sooo many upgrades! The old grass in the yard was gone, and replaced with really nice turf! The new driveway fits many more cars and I know he's working on making the place more and more wedding friendly for the future.

The pictures don't do this place justice because you just can't capture that kind of character in a photo. There is so much to explore and even after 2 days we were still finding fun nooks and crannies to explore.

Overall our guests had an amazing time, our wedding was magical and I would totally come back again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great Wedding Venue!

  • 4 of 5

Positives: The view was amazing. The house was great to host a large party or a wedding. We had about 70 people and we were very comfortable on the lawn. Micheal was quick to respond and came over to assist with something during the stay. Everyone loved the venue! There was plenty of room for people to stay! We probably had 16 or so people stay the night comfortably.

Negatives: The A/C seemed to go out on the night of the wedding, so it was pretty hot down stairs. The house seemed a pretty "lived in"... needs a deep clean. Fountain was green upon arrival and would have been for our event if Micheal didn't come over to help with the pump. He drained it.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

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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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Tarzana, Los Angeles area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
winter 2017
1 Dec 2016 - 2 Mar 2017
1 night minimum stay
£631
for 1 night
From
£473
From
£694
Fri,Sat
£4,099
£14,347
 
 
summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Sep 2017
1 night minimum stay
£851
for 1 night
From
£694
From
£757
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
£4,887
£17,894
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£749
for 1 night
From
£591
From
£694
Fri,Sat
£4,493
£15,529
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £1,182
Cleaning Fee £158
Pet Fee £79

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Tarzana in Los Angeles area

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
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
  • Hob ...
  • 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
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
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 centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • 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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