Sotheby’s International Realty: ‘Bella Vista:’ An Opulent Hollywood Compound

Welcome to Bella Vista, a one of a kind, opulent Hollywood compound built in the late 20’s by the brilliant John Byers for King Vidor. Later sold to silver screen legend John Barrymore. It became one of tinsel town’s most storied estates entertaining Hollywood’s royalty. Stunning details fill the home, from an elegant fireplace in the entry to fantastical redwood tree trunk floors in the pub, to an opium den above the master bedroom. The main house is 6,976 sq.ft. (approx), 3 bedrooms, oversized paneled library with stone carved fireplace, octagon shaped living room and quaint study. Featuring ornamental gates, pool with cabana, meandering paths, koi ponds, outdoor fireplace, and fountains that lead to a 1 bedroom bungalow and 2 story guest cottage. In addition, a separate 3,000 sq.ft. (approx) contemporary two-story home with kitchen, bedroom, bathroom on each floor, with natural light could be the perfect art studios / production offices. Sited on a lush, private and gated 1.3 acres with sweeping city and ocean views.

1500 Seabright Place, Beverly Hills, CA
7 Bedrooms, 9 Baths (2 Partial)

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