Property Description

LA Weekly's 'The Best Place to Pretend You're a Celebrity for a Day - 2013' , The Villa Sophia is a glamorous five star luxury designer GUEST HOUSE with private pool and grounds. Location of many TV, movie and fashion shoots including TV show 'Entourage', Victoria's Secret, Vogue, W and GQ Magazines. Former home of cult director, James Whale, best known for his films Frankenstein (1931) and Bride of Frankenstein (1935).

***Please inquire before making a "BOOKING REQUEST" for stays of LESS THAN 3 NIGHTS. We can't always do stays of less than 3 nights.***

*** Please inquire before making a "BOOKING REQUEST" for EVENTS, FILMING OR PHOTO SHOOTS. Pricing is not the same as overnight stays. ***

The 750 sq. ft. GUEST HOUSE, is situated on the garden grounds of a large 1927 Mediterranean estate, rests securely above 15' walls and high atop a Los Feliz hilltop. Bright, sunny and spacious it overlooks large emerald tile pool to view of downtown Los Angeles skyline and city lights. Mountains and ocean visible from property. Villa located on a cul-de-sac. Completely private, secluded and tranquil. Located in the celebrity-filled hills of the exclusive Los Feliz neighborhood.

Spa-like GUEST HOUSE built in 2003 has massive stone fireplace,10' venetian plaster walls, surfaces of limestone, tile, marble and stone. Deluxe master bath with huge stone/marble steam shower room. Water closet with toilet and bidet. Brand new surround sound system. Separate entrance with exclusive use of 500 sq. ft. covered grotto sitting area made of ancient terra cotta tiles. EXCLUSIVE USE of entire rear yard lawn and garden, POOL, HOT TUB and additional 500 sq. ft. of outdoor patios

Location: The Villa is situated next to Griffith Park, the largest municipal and urban wilderness area in the United States with many walking and hiking trails. The Park is the home of the Los Angeles Zoo, four Golf Courses, the Greek Theater, the Griffith Observatory, the Autry Museum, horseback riding, public tennis courts, bicycle rental, pony rides, camping, picnic areas, swimming pool, athletic fields etc. Two Frank Lloyd Wright museums, the Hollyhock House and the Ennis-Brown House (by appointment) and Richard Neutra's most famous house, The Lovell House are all in the neighborhood. Walking distance to restaurants, coffee shops, mail/shipping store, grocery and health food stores in Los Feliz Village center.

Coveted Photo Shoot Location: The Villa Sophia is a favorite of directors and photographers and has been used as a location for fashion photo shoots for magazines and publications including Vogue Magazine, Victoria's Secret and GQ Magazine.

Acqua di Parma Hotel Amenities: ACQUA DI PARMA amenities are provided to guests: bar soap, glycerin soap, shampoo, conditioner, body lotion and shower gel.

The Italian luxury perfume maker's prestigious hotel amenities line is inspired by the brand's flagship scent, Colonia. Created exclusively for only the most elegant 5/7 star luxury hotels and resorts worldwide. Reminiscent of Italy, Colonia amenities have a light, fresh and crisp fragrance containing Sicilian citrus, lavender, rosemary, verbena, Bulgarian rose, sandalwood, vetiver, cedar and ylang-ylang. The line is suitable for both men and women.


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • TV
  • Video Library
Kitchen & Dining
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dining Area
  • Freezer
  • Full Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Leisure Activities
Local Services & Businesses
Other Services
  • Catering Available
Outdoor Features
  • Deck
  • Garden
  • Gazebo
  • Lawn
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • View (Mountains)
  • View (Ocean)
Pool & Spa Facilities
  • Gym / Fitness Equipment
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
Popular Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Sports & Adventure Activities

Property Rates

Season Start End Weekday Weekend Weekly Monthly Min Nights
Standard Rate $ 395 - $ 2370 $ 9480 1
Additional Guest Policy
* Cleaning Fee - $85 + Tax
* Property Damage Protection - $59
* Tax Rate - 14.0%

* Additional guests will be considered for $75/night. The guest house is large (750 sq. ft. or 70 sq. meters) but only has one king size bed. There is an inflatable bed and linens for extra guests. No other charges.

* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.
Cancellation Policy
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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