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The Villa Sophia - Romantic Honeymoon Spa Retreat on Central Los Angeles Hilltop

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The Villa Sophia - Hilltop Estate rental in the Los Feliz hills.
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45 reviews
The Villa Sophia - Hilltop Estate rental in the Los Feliz hills.
The Villa Sophia guesthouse rental has private pool with night time lighting and classical fountain.
The Villa Sophia in Los Feliz with the Griffith Observatory behind.  Film and photography location.
Dramatic swimming pool. Classic fountain style.
Los Angeles tropical sunrise.  View from bed at the Villa Sophia vacation rental.
Poolside dining table.  El fresco dining at this Los Angeles private estate rental.  Film location.
Luxurious Los Angeles accommodations with private pool and skyline views.  Hollywood Hills.  Private
Luxurious bath w/ copper sinks, marble countertop, tile walls and stone floor. Los Feliz spa hotel.
Large stone fireplace to keep you warm on those cold desert nights. Los Feliz accommodations, 90027.
Romantic honeymoon suite with warmth and charm. The Villa Sophia in Los Angeles. Los Feliz hills.
Nightly guest house accommodations on 'Old Hollywood' estate. Views of downtown Los Angeles skyline.
The Villa Sophia - street entrance at night.
Villa Sophia - view of downtown Los Angeles skyline from Los Feliz hills near Griffith Observatory.
Front door to this grand mediterranean estate.   Best film and photography location in Los Angeles.
Lush gardens that bloom year round.  Viva California.  Italian villa rental in the Hollywood Hills.
L.A. guest house faces south across the pool.  Los Feliz vacation rental with garden. AirBnb.
Tropical pool area with banana and palm trees.
Formal Italian garden.  Goddess statue with Italian Cypress trees.
Grand mansion rests upon a Hollywood Hills hilltop.
Looking up at 15' castle walls  from the back hillside.
Chandeliers light the loggia leading to the guest house.  This is your private entryway.
View of bathroom from inside shower room.  Chaise lounge chair for spa experience.
Your own private spa resort.  Overhead rain, wall mounted and hand held shower heads. Los Angeles.
Private entrance thru this loggia area leads to the guest house.
Los Angeles villa rental with tropical gardens, spa and pool.  Location for filming and photography.
Lush garden, peaceful and private.
Cleaning day.  Bright, airy and spacious.
Luxury honeymoon suite opens onto the pool and garden.
King size upholstered luxury bedding.  Fine Italian linens.
Acqua di Parma Hotel Amenities.  #1 rated in the world.
Private poolside sanctuary.
The Villa Sophia view of downtown Los Angeles skyline from inside the shower.
'Entourage' TV Show at The Villa Sophia.  Jeremy Piven and Perrey Reeves.
Lower hillside terrace with view of downtown Los Angeles.
Wedding on the lower terrace on this day.
Garden in bloom.  Looks like this all year round in California.  Thanks to the Creator.
Sexy Photo shoot - Elle Magazine
View of downtown Los Angeles skyline thru the blooming canna flowers
Back hillside landscape with paths, terraces, pergola and a little temple.
Romantic luxury villa property.  Street view of The Villa Sophia.
This is your view from bed!  Good morning.
Exercise equipment include yoga mats, water weights, swim fins, light hand weights.
The Villa Sophia - Los Angeles
The Villa Sophia view looking east towards Pasadena.  These rolling green hills can be a surprise.
Los Angeles view from The Villa Sophia - looks like the countryside from here.
Los Angeles garden oasis in the Hollywood Hills.
The Villa Sophia in Los Angeles is private and peaceful yet only one mile from Los Feliz village.
Los Angeles skyline view facing south from The Villa Sophia
Romantic exterior lighting by the pool.
The Villa Sophia - Los Angeles
The Villa Sophia - Los Angeles
Pool is steps from the guest house.
View of Griffith Park Observatory from the front yard.
Pacific Ocean views to the west.
Twin brothers double wedding on this day.
View from Main House.
Aerial view.
Guest house with pool in front.
Master bathroom.
Street view of The Villa Sophia, a historical  Tuscan style villa in Los Angeles.
Poolside yoga by the hot tub.
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Overview
Villa -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Los Angeles, California
LA Weekly's 'The Best Place to Pretend You're a Celebrity for a Day'. This sumptuous, cozy and elegant GUEST HOUSE is like a private spa suite at a five star hotel, except that you have the hotel to yourself! Bright, sunny and spacious, the GUEST HOUSE overlooks a huge, private, 8' deep emerald tiled swimming pool to views of the downtown Los Angeles skyline, rolling yellow hills to the east and city lights. You will be surrounded by the lush garden grounds of an enchanting and historic, 1927 Old Hollywood, Los Feliz Hills estate that rests high upon 15' castle walls all around. One of the most filmed and photographed locations in Hollywood. Used often as a 'Italian Villa' in films. Located in central Los Angeles near to Griffith Park and the Griffith Observatory. Walking distance to the Greek Th... Read more
About the Owner, constantine V
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : May 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 45 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
ARRIVAL INSTRUCTIONS: We would like to greet you and help with your bags if possible. If the black Range Rover is parked in front of the garage we are home. Please ring buzzer (press Call and #1) and someone will come down and help with your bags. If for some reason no-one can be home when you arrive, we will leave your keys in the lockbox at the front gate as described in the Rental Agreement.

PRIVACY: This is a large property. The Guest House has it's own private entryway that leads around the south side of the main house and thru a covered walkway (loggia). The Guest House, which is built into the side of the hill is safe, private, luxurious and cozy. We are in the main house and available at all times.

Kindly,
Constantine
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Excellent - based on 45 reviews
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Reviewed 5 December 2017 for a stay in November 2017

The Villa Sophia was so romantic, relaxing and like home. We felt safe at all times, and the location was not far from any attractions that we had scheduled. Constantine was available whenever we had questions or needed anything at all. The property is immaculate, inviting and serene. I would hope to stay again upon our next trip to California.

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Elizabeth...
San Francisco, California
1 review
Reviewed 16 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

My daughter and I loved Villa Sophia, for all the reasons one would expect -its gorgeous, inside and out and it is extremely comfortable with the host providing a lovely welcome and all the amenities of a top notch hotel but with privacy that was priceless. Above the City, part of the city but away from it all. A view...

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YearRound...
Laguna Beach, California
1 review
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Reviewed 28 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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My husband and I had a magical weekend at The Villa Sophia. We had a great time relaxing and enjoying the spectacular views. Tim left no stone unturned in providing exquisite comfort on all levels. We are accustomed to staying at five star hotels and The Villa Sophia did not disappoint.

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Gym
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • SuperKing Beds:(1)
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
Smoking is permitted outside.
Pets are sometimes permitted on a case by case basis.
Please read rental agreement for entertaining rules (2 guests only)
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Super King
Availability
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 3 nights
£281
US$395
£281
US$395
£1,688
US$2,370
£6,754
US$9,480
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • cleaning fee: £68 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: £281 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
-The rate is $395/night with every 7th night free.
-We charge $75/night for each additional person/child. The guest house is large but only has one king size bed. There is a rollaway bed for extra guests. There are Full (54” wide) and Twin (39” wide) inflatable beds as well. There is a crib for infants.
- Please inquire for POOL HEAT fees. They are seasonal.
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About the neighbourhood
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.
Getting around
Los Angeles International Airport is 19 miles and 38 minutes away.

The charming Burbank Airport is 9.5 miles away.

Los Feliz is an affluent, hilly neighborhood of 40,000 residents in the Hollywood district of Los Angeles. There is an Albertson's supermarket, restaurants, cafes and miscellaneous shops exactly 1 mile from the Villa Sophia. You can walk there in 15 - 20 minutes. Hillhurst and Vermont Avenues are the main shopping streets of Los Feliz Village.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: LAX: 30.0 km
The Villa Sophia is located in Central Los Angeles, near the center of a city that extends for 44 miles (71 km) longitudinally and for 29 miles (47 km) latitudinally. The Villa Sophia is located in the 'Old Hollywood' neighborhood of Los Feliz, 3 miles from Hollywood and 7 miles from Downtown Los Angeles.

Los Angeles International Airport is 19 miles and 38 minutes away.

The charming Burbank Airport is 9.5 miles away and a 15 minute drive.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 37.0 km.
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