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Historic Spanish Revival Hollywood Home

The property is on the national registry of historic homes due to its unique architectural details, dating back to the early 1900s. It is a magical space with details unlike any other home. *Additional listing on property for rent can be found here: Background The property is located in Whitley Heights, the heart of Hollywood’s first celebrity neighborhood. Notable early residents to the area included Charlie Chaplin, Rudolph Valentino, Bette Davis, Marlene Dietrich, Judy Garland, Carmen Miranda, William Faulkner, and Carole Lombard to name a few. It is said that Norma Shearer met her husband, Irving Thalberg at the house. The property has multiple spaces, with high ceilings, to provide for a variety of looks. Indoor features: • ~1700 sq feet of accessible areas • Fireplace room features near 15-ft ceiling, stained-glass window, large french doors, 8-ft wide wrought iron chandelier, • Fireplace room light can be blacked out • Rotunda room is large area with approximately 2 different areas. It has a 35-ft tall ceiling graced by a winding, majestic staircase • Excellent acoustics in rotunda as it was originally designed in 1920 as a performance/singing room • Rotunda features 2 matching original brass chandeliers imported from Europe • Dozens of original arched and bullseye windows throughout the house • Rotunda room also features a unique 180-degree pivot door, replicating the exact door that was there in 1920 Bathroom available for crew use Small kitchen available for crew use Outdoor Areas: • Patio features balinese daybed, courtyard with fountain, and garden of plants • An additional unfurnished patio exists off of the rotunda and has views of Whitley Heights as well as the Hollywood Hills Other key functional areas for crew: • Driveway for 2-3 cars (stacked) • HUGE free parking lot 1 house away for additional vehicles and larger vehicles, located at corner of Highland and Milner Avenue • Easy access into house with no stairs • Two garages available for use/storage • Bathroom • Kitchen equipped with oven, toaster, microwave, Breville Nespresso coffee maker, flatware, and much more (list available upon request) • Property located right off the 101 highway and Highland Avenue • On-sight fold up table and chairs for ~8 • Washer/dryer equipped • Free Wifi

Category and style


Mediterranean, Old Hollywood, Spanish


Private parking for 1 car

Truck / motorhome on site parking: Street

Available parking lot or parking structure nearby

Permit zone

Address most likely falls into the following permit zone: Los Angeles. Please confirm with the host.
Giggster offers in-house coordinating for obtaining film and still photo permits. Call (323)-467-9265 to inquire about obtaining a permit, permit pricing or visit our FAQ section to learn more. Please note this number is not for contacting your location host, if you wish to reach out to the host please click Message Host on the location listing.

Location details

Property size (sq ft):
1720 sq ft
Lot size:
6500 sq ft
Main floor number:

Location Rules

No shooting after 10pm, no smoking indoors, specific rules to be shared upon interest
Use of restroom(s) for a crew of 15 people or less is allowed


Air Conditioning


Cathedral Ceiling
Exposed Beams
High Ceiling
French Doors
Pivot Doors
Wood Doors
Brick Driveway
Garage (Attached)
Garage (Detached)
Guest House
Brick Fireplace
Light Wood/Whitewash Floor
Laundry Room
Granite Countertop
Stainless Steel Kitchen
Wood Kitchen Cabinets
Curved Stairs
Hollywood Hills
Rooftop View
Texture Walls
White Walls
Hinged/Casement Windows
Picture/Stationary Windows
Stained Glass Windows
Transom Window

Restricted Areas

Master bedroom

Crew access

Street Level
Exact location provided after booking