1975 Hillcrest Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90068
A storied Hollywood Hills sanctuary, peaceful and private but close to everything. Located in the historic Hollywood Heights enclave, this unique Pre-Craftsman home stands above the Chinese theater and Roosevelt Hotel and has sparkling views of Los Angeles. Close to the buzzy Cahuenga restaurant strip, the house looks out to the iconic Yamashiro restaurant and is minutes to the Hollywood Bowl. The central location doesn't distract from the incredible quiet and serenity of the house and its grounds which are surrounded by passion fruit, bamboo fencing and shaded by eucalyptus and fruit trees. Once inside the ornate Balinese entranceway, guests are greeted by a stunning outdoor entertaining area, lined with a mosaic of Heath ceramic tiles w built-in Barbecue grill and large plunge pool/hot tub. The house features Frank Lloyd Wright designed stained glass windows that frame the entrance to the living room's vast two story wood paneled ceiling. Central to this space is a massive Noguchi moon pendant and double story windows, lined with pink bougainvillea. A mezzanine library with balcony add to the light-filled airy charm. This home is an eclectic mix of classic and modern w many different creative spaces to work or relax in. On the main level is a newly renovated cook's kitchen w Viking range which opens to a spacious dining room w decorative fireplace. The family room has a two way fireplace w sunroom/breakfast area, a pink powder room and a light-filled den/office that spills out to the "grass" lawn. On the upper level are three bedrooms and two bathrooms, the primary bedroom with a succulent garden lounging deck w city and canyon views. There's an additional deck off the private secondary bedroom, w ensuite and separate garden entrance, making it a great guest, office or nanny quarters. Underneath is a laundry and large basement storage rooms. The whole house sound system provides a soundtrack to amazing indoor/outdoor entertaining. Tucked away in nature, this is a private sanctuary in the heart of the Hollywood Hills, w ample parking, stunning views and eclectic spaces to stimulate creativity. An absolute one of a kind, last of its kind - lived in, entertained in and loved by artists, musicians and movie stars. It's literally a piece of Hollywood history.