Glamorous Five Star Luxury designer GUEST HOUSE for rent with private pool and grounds.  Named LA Weekly’s “The Best Place to Pretend You're a Celebrity for a Day - 2013"  Former home of cult director, James Whale, who lived at The Villa Sophia while making his films Frankenstein (1931) and Bride of Frankenstein (1935) and who was the subject of the Oscar winning film "Gods and Monsters" starrng Sir Ian McKellen and Lynn Redgrave, both of whom were nominated for Academy Awards.  Filming and photography location for numerous TV, movie and photo shoots, including TV shows Entourage, The Bachelorette, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and magazines Vogue, W, Elle, GQ, Playboy.  Location for movies starring Kate Bosworth, Lindsey Lohan, Jeremy Piven and others. Filming location for documentaries, celebrity interviews, music videos and commercials such as Victoria's Secret and much more.

 

         The GUEST HOUSE, situated on the garden grounds of a grand 1927 Mediterranean estate, rests securely above 15' castle walls, high atop a hilltop in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles.  Bright, sunny and spacious (750 square feet) it overlooks a large emerald tile pool to a view of the downtown Los Angeles skyline and city lights.  The mountains and ocean are also visible from the property.  The Villa is located near the end of a small dead-end street, high in the Hollywood Hills.  Completely private, secluded and tranquil.  Located in the celebrity-filled hills of the exclusive Los Feliz neighborhood.

 

The private entrance through a 500 sq. ft. covered grotto seating area is made with ancient reclaimed terra cotta tiles.  Poolside dining table.  Exclusive use of entire lawn and garden, pool, hot tub and additional 500 sq. ft. of outdoor patios.  Enjoy 5000 total square feet of Al Fresco living area.

Live La Dolce Vita in Los Angeles.

 

**RENTAL OF GUEST HOUSE IS FOR TWO PEOPLE.  IT DOES NOT ENTITLE RENTER TO HOLD AN EVENT OR FILM OR PHOTO SHOOT**

 

 


 

Guest House w private pool & garden.

Guest House w private pool & garden.

The Villa Sophia is proud to be included in an April 2015 article from IntrepidLA “The 20 Most Beautiful Places in Los Angeles" http://intrepidla.com/ (link below)

Romantic L.A. Guest House at Night

Romantic L.A. Guest House at Night

The Villa Sophia is the top rated vacation rental in Los Angeles. The 750 square foot guest house sleeps two people. It is like a private luxury spa set in a tropical garden. Here is a night time photo of the swimming pool and spa underwater lights. Choose the color you prefer or just let them cycle thru the rainbow.

Tuscan Villa rental Los Angeles

Tuscan Villa rental Los Angeles

The Villa Sophia is a truly authentic Italian Villa in the Los Feliz neighborhood of L.A. Step back in time and experience the feel and ambiance of Tuscany. Even the views east towards Pasadena, with the rolling golden hills evoke Tuscany. It is hard to believe that this classical estate even exists in America. Even better you can rent the GUEST HOUSE by the night.

Villa Rental by Griffith Observatory

Villa Rental by Griffith Observatory

The Villa Sophia with the Griffith Park Observatory in the background. These Los Feliz neighborhood accommodations are a favorite of parents visiting their children and grandchildren in Los Feliz and Silverlake. This restful and private oasis is just what the doctor ordered as it will rejuvenate body and soul. An absolute treat and retreat.

Tuscan Villa for rent in Los Angeles

Tuscan Villa for rent in Los Angeles

The Roman Villa inspired Villa Sophia estate in Los Feliz has a large main house and and a Guest House that faces south across an emerald tile swimming pool. The dining pavilion rests above the guest house.

Designer Bathroom - Spa Experience

Designer Bathroom - Spa Experience

European luxury villa style. Art filled, elegant and tasteful. Acqua di Parma hotel amenities. Overnight accommodations in the Hollywood Hills.

Best Place to Pretend You're a Celeb

Best Place to Pretend You're a Celeb

The Villa Sophia was named LA Weekly’s “The Best Place to Pretend You're a Celebrity for a Day - 2013”. This 750 sq. ft. luxury suite has every amenity a person could want for a extended honeymoon getaway. Double steam shower, fireplace, private pool and hot tub, lush tropical gardens, views of both the Los Angeles downtown skyline and rolling hills to the east, from bed. You will never want to leave this glamorous but cozy love nest.

Stone Fireplace and Club Chairs

Stone Fireplace and Club Chairs

Cozy up to this huge stone fireplace in these two linen upholstered mini - club chairs. Rent the guest house on the historic Villa Sophia Estate. Walking distance to the Greek Theater and Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles. Nightly rates.

Private entrance to Honeymoon Suite

Private entrance to Honeymoon Suite

The glamorous Villa Sophia is a unique romantic escape. Nestled into the hillside on an historic Old Hollywood estate it overlooks the Los Angeles city lights with views from East to West. Total privacy with cozy fireplace, sumptuous Italian bed linens, Acqua Di Parma hotel amenities and a double steam shower that can run for hours. Private pool and gardens.

California poolside dining Al Fresco

California poolside dining Al Fresco

Enjoy the height of elegance at The Villa Sophia. Experience Old Hollywood glamour at this Los Angeles Villa rental.

Huge tile pool - luxury spa for two

Huge tile pool - luxury spa for two

This private spa resort for two people in Los Angeles has an emerald colored, completely tiled swimming pool that feels like a smooth, ceramic bathtub. Perfect for a romantic getaway in the city.

The Guest House private lawn.

The Guest House private lawn.

This divine creature is standing on the lawn in front of the Guest House. How can one doubt there is a God in the face of such beauty? The Villa Sophia in Los Feliz.

Kitchenette and Water Closet

Kitchenette and Water Closet

The Kitchenette has an under counter Sub Zero refrigerator/freeze/ice machine, toaster oven, microwave, Nespresso coffee machine w free coffee, electric tea kettle. Water closet has a toilet and bidet.

Old Hollywood Glamour Accomodations

Old Hollywood Glamour Accomodations

The Villa Sophia - ideal Los Angeles accommodations for rest and recuperation after surgery. Total privacy on a quiet garden estate high up in the Hollywood Hills. Nurse available. Luxury hotel spa amenities, pool, hot tub, steam shower, N'Espresso machine.

Italian Garden - Goddess Sophia

Italian Garden - Goddess Sophia

Every effort has been made to honor and call forth The Mother of Everything at The Villa Sophia. If you are open to it, you can feel Her loving presence here. This spiritual retreat is living proof that Heaven can manifest on Earth if you love and nourish the natural world.

Private Guest House Accommodations

Private Guest House Accommodations

The Villa Sophia is the perfect accommodation in Los Angeles to hide out and recuperate from cosmetic surgery. Total privacy in an idyllic garden environment. Acqua Di Parma hotel amenities, steam shower, bidet, private pool and hot tub with Los Angeles skyline views.

Chaise Lounge Area

Chaise Lounge Area

There are four comfortable chaise lounge chairs on this patio at the end of the pool. Surrounded by tall Italian Cypress trees, potted olive trees and a fountain.

Luxury Accommodations in Los Feliz

Luxury Accommodations in Los Feliz

Hilltop Views East towards Pasadena

Hilltop Views East towards Pasadena

The views east from The Villa Sophia in Los Feliz evoke the Tuscan countryside. Situated next to the 4300 acre Griffith Park, the 1920's Mediterranean villa is immersed in nature. Rent your own Italian Villa by the night in Los Angeles.

Your View from Bed

Your View from Bed

Laying in bed, this is what you see. In this direction it's hard to believe that this is Los Angeles. You are on top of the world overlooking Los Angeles. The Villa Sophia is proud to be included in this April 2015 article from IntrepidLA “The 20 Most Beautiful Places in Los Angeles" (see link)

The Master Bathroom

The Master Bathroom

LA skyline view from the shower

LA skyline view from the shower

Guest House in front of the pool.

Guest House in front of the pool.

Loggia lanterns light your way.

Loggia lanterns light your way.

Medical Recovery Garden Retreat

Medical Recovery Garden Retreat

The Villa Sophia GUEST HOUSE accommodations is on a private estate in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles. It is an ideal medical outpatient recovery location for cosmetic and general surgery. Convalesce in a beautiful lush private garden in total privacy, away from prying eyes. Heal with Mother Nature.

Anubis - Egyptian Garden Statuary

Anubis - Egyptian Garden Statuary

Re-charge your batteries at this spiritual retreat. You can feel the spiritual power at The Villa Sophia, dedicated to Goddess Sophia. Goddess of Wisdom. The truth is accessible if you can connect to your intuition. Find wisdom by connecting with nature and escape The Matrix.

Luxurious Master Bedroom

Luxurious Master Bedroom

The bedroom has a fresh, clean cream/white/tan palette. The walls and ceiling are Venetian plaster which beautifully reflects the light bouncing off the swimming pool.

Live Like a Movie Star in Hollywood

Live Like a Movie Star in Hollywood

The Villa Sophia was featured in this USA Today article: "Stay like a star: Vacation rentals featured in movies or on TV" (see link below)

Peaceful, Private L.A. Accommodation

Peaceful, Private L.A. Accommodation

The Villa Sophia Guest House is a good secret hideout for surgical aftercare in Los Angeles. Nestled into the hillside, on a private garden estate, you can convalesce in a garden setting on the edge of the 4300 acre Griffith Park. Overlooks the downtown Los Angeles skyline. Kaiser Permanente's state of the art Los Angeles Medical Center is less than 2 miles away.

Floor to Ceiling Stone Fireplace

Floor to Ceiling Stone Fireplace

Villa Sophia - Surgery Convalesce

Villa Sophia - Surgery Convalesce

The Villa Sophia in Los Angeles is a perfect recovery retreat for patients to stay after having cosmetic and general surgery. Los Angeles aftercare R.N. available. Situated alongside the 4300 acre Griffith Park, guests enjoy a private garden in a natural, peaceful and restorative environment.

Acqua di Parma Hotel Amenities

Acqua di Parma Hotel Amenities

Acqua di Parma Hotel Amenities from Italy are the #1 rated Hotel Amenities in the world. The Colonia formula has remained unchanged for nearly a hundred years. Essences of the finest Sicilian citrus fruits and a harmonious blend of lavender, rosemary, verbena and damask rose. The Villa Sophia, Los Angeles.

N'Espresso Machine w/ Free Coffee

N'Espresso Machine w/ Free Coffee

Los Angeles Accommodations w Views

Los Angeles Accommodations w Views

The Villa Sophia Guest House vacation rental in the Hollywood Hills is cut into a Los Feliz hillside, facing south over a private, classical antique fountain shaped swimming pool with water feature and spa. Set amidst it's own Italian, French formal parterre style, traditional garden it is surrounded all around by a custom made concrete balustrade. This winning landscape design provides 5000 square feet of al fresco living area. Location of numerous TV, movie fashion and wedding photography.

Los Angeles Rental w Poolside Dining

Los Angeles Rental w Poolside Dining

Live "La Dolce Vita" in the Southern California sunshine at The Villa Sophia. Dreaming of a European seaside vacation? You can have a similar, authentic travel experience right here in the USA. A combination of Old Hollywood glamour and Old World European elegance, The historic Villa Sophia is available for rent. Recommended caterers can deliver your poolside lunch or dinner.

Private Spa Resort Living in L.A.

Private Spa Resort Living in L.A.

Elegance and glamour still exist in this world. The historic Villa Sophia in Los Feliz 90027, is available for rent. Totally private. Enjoy peace and quiet amidst an atmosphere of harmony with nature. The spa like accommodations include a private swimming pool, hot tub, giant steam shower, poolside dining table and lovely gardens. Located on a hilltop with views of Los Angeles and on the edge of 4300 acre Griffith Park. Location for filming and photography often with Italian Riviera theme.

Tropical Sunrise in Los Angeles

Tropical Sunrise in Los Angeles

Wake up to this spectacular view when staying at this tropical garden oasis on a Los Angeles hilltop. This is your sunrise view from bed. No hotel in the city of Los Angeles can give you views like this because no hotels in Los Angeles are located up high in the Hollywood Hills. This is the reason why the world's rich and famous choose to live in Los Angeles. The romantic Guest House honeymoon suite is made for two people. A perfect place to propose marriage to your girlfriend or just elope.

Spanish Mission Accommodations L.A.

Spanish Mission Accommodations L.A.

Spanish Mission style crossed with Tuscan Villa style in Los Angeles. The Guest House (to the right) on this private estate is available for nightly rental. An architecture lover's dream vacation spot. Named #2 on this list of 10 Best Luxurious Villas in California (see link). Designed in 1926 by Henry Harwood Hewitt.

Goddess Sanctuary - The Villa Sophia

Goddess Sanctuary - The Villa Sophia

Experience the nurturing and loving Goddess presence in the sublime tropical garden atmosphere of The Villa Sophia. An intoxicating spiritual retreat that will fill your senses to overflowing. Amazingly, you can rent the guest house accommodations by the night.

Classical Garden in Los Angeles

Classical Garden in Los Angeles

Los Angeles accommodations for rent with a private Old European traditional style classical garden. Formal landscaping featuring limestone statuary, towering Italian cypress trees, fountains, multiple parterres, loggia, lily pond and romantic hilltop views of the surrounding hills. Magically evokes the Tuscan countryside, the Italian Lake district or Riviera. Situated on the edge of the 4300 acre Griffith Park in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles.

Ideal Work Vacation Spot Los Angeles

Ideal Work Vacation Spot Los Angeles

This outdoor covered seating area at The Villa Sophia is a perfect place to set up your laptop, out of the sun, and create a little outdoor office to work. From this spot you have a straight view of downtown L.A. and you are just a few steps to the hot tub and pool.

Italian Villa Rental in Los Angeles

Italian Villa Rental in Los Angeles

The Villa Sophia was ranked #2 in a recent article entitled "The 10 Best Luxurious Villas in California". (see link) The Guest House is available for rent as a vacation rental on this sunny and cheerful, south facing, hilltop estate. Historic former home of cult film director James Whale, The Villa Sophia is a top Hollywood film and photography location.

Accommodations w Fine Art & Antiques

Accommodations w Fine Art & Antiques

Elegant and graceful, The Villa Sophia Guest House vacation rental in Los Angeles is set in a classical garden with hand carved limestone, bronze and lead statuary amongst the palm and Italian cypress trees. Pictured above is an antique bronze sculpture of two mermaid/angel hybrid creatures that hold up a glass tabletop. Discovered at the Pasadena Flea Market.

Downtown Los Angeles Skyline Views

Downtown Los Angeles Skyline Views

The Villa Sophia is a Hollywood Hills Estate with similar views of Los Angeles that would be seen from the Griffith Observatory. In this photo you can see the downtown Los Angeles skyline.

Private Pool @ Secret Getaway Spot

Private Pool @ Secret Getaway Spot

The Villa Sophia Guest House is a romantic honeymoon destination. Live like a movie star on an historic, Old Hollywood Estate built in 1926. The luxurious Guest House was built in 2005. You can have private accommodations in a lush tropical garden with complete peace and tranquility and still be just one mile from shopping and restaurants. Popular for marriage proposals and anniversary getaways.

Los Angeles Hotel in the Sky

Los Angeles Hotel in the Sky

The Villa Sophia Guest House vacation rental in Los Angeles is cut into a Los Feliz hilltop across from the Griffith Observatory. It faces south over a private classical fountain shaped pool with fountain amidst on the middle parterre with private, emerald tile pool and traditional landscape garden design.

California Bungalow Accommodations

California Bungalow Accommodations

This is your view from inside The Villa Sophia guest house which is available for rent on a nightly basis. Cut into the side of a Hollywood Hills hilltop, the 750 sq. ft. suite is a unique and secret hideaway, set in a exquisite tropical garden on a 1926, Old Hollywood estate.

Luxury Designer Guest House

GUEST HOUSE RATES:

 

STANDARD RATE:  $395/night, $339/night for 7+nights 

 $95 cleaning fee.

$395 security deposit credit card hold.

14% Los Angeles TOT tax 

Registration Number: HSR19-002751

 

The Villa Sophia

            

Los Feliz

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