This private guest house is located on Highland Avenue - minutes from Mann's Chinese, Hollywood & Highland, The Grove and Melrose avenue, located in Hollywoods Miracle Mile / Mid-Wilshire area & next to Korea Town - Easy access to Beverly hills and freeways to beaches and Airport.
The Guest house is a fully furnished one bedroom cottage - full kitchen with Refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave, pots / pans, dishes, etc. - all the amenities... The kitchen also has a small desk / computer 'nook'. A full sized bathroom with a large tub for soaking after long hikes up to Hollywood and Highland. In a small room in the same building is a full sized washer / Dryer... and the stairs is a bedroom with a closet, television with cable and wifi internet.
The original house, built in 1926, was home to a famous film editor - the house is filled with intrigue moldings and exciting stories... Hollywood Elite such as Paris Hilton, Oprah, Emmy Rossum, Toni Collette, to name a limited few have shot here - the owner has designed sets for Glee, American Idol and New Girl. Worked alongside Helmut Newton, Annie Leibovitz, Patrick Demarchelier, etc. - Always a fun story to tell and a beautiful place close to all that Hollywood has to offer!
Guests have street parking, with supplied permit, on Famed Highland Avenue - a quick walk back the driveway and paradise awaits. Guests can utilize the driveway to park their vehicles or a parking pass to park directly in front of the residence, on Highland Avenue. A guest Parking pass will be in the unit - please remember to return this or a 50.00 charge is charged.
The homeowner is happy to spend as much time as needed to get you acquainted with the area and share a few stories...
Periodically guest can see a Professional commercial or print photo. Unfortunately photography, images and video/film or B-roll are strictly prohibited on property unless booked and overseen by a local U.S. location company and permitted by LA County - All images are the express property of Darren Ransdell Design and must have prior approval, both contractual and legally signed with additional insurance - If images are being shot with that of a video or professional format camera and are not approved, camera and equipment will be confiscated and guests asked to immediately leave with no refund. Please make any photo request prior to booking and/or arrival - We are happy to connect you with our location company. Guest house is for overnight rental accommodations and not professional use.
No elaborate parties, but ample room for the sane and sophisticated bar-b-que, dinner and cocktails for up to 8-10 people - preferably to wrap no later than 11:30 - one to two small pets are welcome... and the owner has a maltese. Smoking limited to the outdoor areas.
We prefer no third party rentals - if you are renting the space for a daughter, son, mother, mother-in-law, etc. we require the direct contact information to speak to the tenant - should there be a power outage, natural disaster or emergency we must have immediate availability to the tenant... and please remember that should you be the responsible party, YOU are responsible for all fees, damage, etc.
Darren Ransdell is from Louisville, KY and has worked as a Set, Interior, Furniture Designer in Los Angeles - his first gig was with Madonna and the rest is history. The residence, including back house was designed and built with photo shoots in mind... the residence has had many a shoot and many a story can be told! We are excited to have you here to hear the tales