February 13, 2011
A haunting beauty Location: 60 Olive Mill Road, Montecito 93108 Size: Five bedrooms, four bathrooms, 4,900 square feet Published on: March 7 Listed then for: $4.2 million Listed now for: $3,995,000 Reduced by: 4.9% . A 'Japanese lantern' in the hills Location: 1641 Woods Drive, Los Angeles 90069 Size: Two bedrooms, 2 3/4 bathrooms, 3,872 square feet ...
August 27, 2013 |
Actor-director Mario Van Peebles has sold his wooded compound in the Hollywood Hills for $1.225 million. The nearly half-acre rustic retreat includes an early-1960s main house, patio space and a guesthouse. Custom details include stairway handrails made from recycled metals, a double wooden entry door, mosaic tile accents, a glass ceiling in the master bathroom and an outdoor brick barbecue. There are four bedrooms, four bathrooms, a fireplace and 4,255 square feet of living space.
March 14, 2014 |
Maynard James Keenan, the frontman for metal groups Tool, a Perfect Circle and Puscifier, has listed his home in Hollywood Hills at $2.495 million. The Mediterranean-style house, built in 2000, features elaborate wooden ceilings, a bar, a den, a wine-tasting room, two fireplaces, four bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms and 3,750 square feet of living space. The 11,000-square-foot grounds have a swimming pool and waterfalls. There are canyon, mountain and city views. A separate guesthouse could be used as a recording studio.
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March 24, 2014 |
A Los Angeles police officer was injured Monday morning in a shooting in the Hollywood Hills, officials said. The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed via Twitter that an officer was taken to an area hospital following an officer-involved shooting in the 8100 block of Gould Avenue. Officer Rosario Herrera said police were called to the area shortly after 8 a.m. for a reported domestic-violence incident. Sources said the officer was hit by shrapnel in the arm and face. Paramedics responded to the area shortly after 9 a.m., L.A. Fire Department spokeswoman Katherine Main said.
September 16, 2012
Artemesia, a Craftsman featuring English Arts and Crafts interiors, was restored and updated over a 25-year span. At the heart of the Hollywood Hills home is the original Murray Harris pipe organ, which has been appraised at $1.1 million. Location: 5771 Valley Oak Drive, Los Angeles 90068 Asking price: $11.995 million Year built: 1913 House size: Seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms, 13,290 square feet Lot size: 1.8 acres Features: Six Batchelder-tile fireplaces, hand-blown art glass panels, coffered ceilings, mahogany details, billiard room, ballroom, two master suites, terrace, air conditioning, security system, gated, carriage house, gatehouse, rock waterfalls, aquatic gardens, native landscaping.
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May 13, 2013 |
Neighbors of singer Chris Brown claim artwork outside his Hollywood Hills home is scaring local kids and ruining the aesthetic of the area. But Brown says the hullabaloo is much ado about nothing. He has taken to Twitter to defend the work. Responding to complaints about the art, L.A. city code officials cited Brown for unpermitted and excessive signage and ordered him to remove the art within 30 days. He also faces fines that start at $376 but could rise significantly if he fails to comply.