Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to purchase a multi-level penthouse with major provenance in the celebrity enclave, Granville Towers. A+ West Hollywood location with Chateau Marmont, Bristol Farms, Trader Joe's, AMC theater, Sunset Towers, CVS, Crunch, Equinox and so much more all within walking distance. Highly upgraded unit previously owned by Ellen DeGeneres' wife Portia de Rossi and attributed to another Hollywood blonde, the one and only Marilyn Monroe. Built in 1930 by famed architect Leland Bryant and converted to condos in the 1980's, this spectacular French Normandy building is listed on the United States Register of Historical Landmark buildings. It is truly a part of Hollywood history with former residents including David Bowie, Mickey Rourke, Nora Ephron, Rachel Zoe, Brendan Fraser, Rashida Jones, Ashley Hamilton and so many more. There are only a handful of similar historical buildings in the area, including Colonial House and Country Club Manor, and they sell for a much higher price per sq ft. For comparison, the most recent penthouse sold was #71 a single-story 1817 sq. ft. unit that went for $2,096,000 in 2019. Considering this unit is 3 stories and highly upgraded it's easy to see why it's a deal. The HOA dues include security/concierge, trash, sewer and water. The Mills Act drastically lowers the unit's property taxes thus balancing out the higher HOA dues. 2 bedroom 2 baths with a dramatic second story master bedroom. Unparalleled sunrise to twilight views from the floor-to-ceiling skylight windows. Endless amenities in this showstopper include custom hardwood floors, spa-like bathrooms, Venetian plaster, Viking appliances, designer cabinetry, a dramatic circular staircase from the main level to the generous second floor and a formal dining room with a breathtaking chandelier. The unit oozes Hollywood Regency glamour in a functional, modern way. One dedicated subterranean parking space is also included. Enjoy the building's undeniable curb appeal, French formal garden with a bubbling fountain and a secured lit and gated dog run on the ground floor. Pet friendly building with cool neighbors and a wonderful staff. Please note, due to the provenance of the unit, photos provided upon request. Proof of funds or a verified pre-approval letter is required. Listing agent lives in the building and can easily show with 24 hours notice.
Courtesy of John Luciano, Sotheby's International Realty
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