Beverly House is a 19-bedroom property nestled in the middle of the world famous 90210 postcode just a few streets from Sunset Boulevard. Not only was it the backdrop of a prominent honeymoon, but it also featured scenes from The Godfather and The Bodyguard.
The 50,000 square foot home was placed on the market for $95 million in 2012, and now it is back on the market by Jade Mills of Coldwell Banker for an astounding $135 million.
Staggering: The Beverly House has 19 bedrooms, 29 bathrooms, two theaters, a two-story library and a living room with 22-foot ceilings
Romantic getaway: President John F. Kennedy and his new bride, Jacklyn, spent their honeymoon in this palatial Los Angeles retreat in 1953
Breathtaking: The home was put on the market for $165 million in 2007 and for $95 million in 2012
That’s a steal! William Randolph Hearst received the home as a gift from one of his mistresses, who paid just William Randolph Hearst $120,000 for it in 1946
Incredible: The large estate was featured in The Bodyguard where it was Whitney Houston’s character’s home
In 1953, the estate played host to a newlywed future President and his bride, Jackie Kennedy. But it was also used from the infamous ‘horse’s head’ scene during The Godfather.
Whitney Houston also found herself lounging about the magnificent property while filming for The Bodyguard during the 90s because it was the backdrop for her character’s own home.
The hefty price-tag might sound ultra-expensive but it is snip compared to the $165 million it was advertised for in 2007.
Boasting 50,000 square feet of interior space (and 35,000 square feet of the outer area), the airy mansion includes a 50-foot entry hall with loggia, living room with 22-foot high arched ceilings, and a library.
It has a whopping 19 bedrooms, 29 bathrooms, a tennis court, two theater rooms, a two-story library and a billiards room containing herringbone parquet floors and a massive carved stone fireplace mantle from San Simeon.
The house was built in 1925 by English born architect Gordon Kaufman, the man best known for his work on the Hoover Dam.
Glamorous: President John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier were married in September 1953, after JFK was elected US Senator. He was 36. She, just 24 at the time of their wedding
Cozy: The living room has 22-foot high ceilings and wall-to-wall bookcases
Billiards, anyone? The game room features herringbone parquet floors and its own fireplace
Read up! One prominent feature of the home is its two-story high library featuring built-in bookcases that line the walls
Timely: Included in the astonishing list of rooms for the home are two separate theater rooms to watch movies
Stunning: The home is famous for its H-shaped residence that combines both Spanish and Italian style
It was bought by banker Milton Getz but its most famous owner was publishing giant William Randolph Hearst.
The media mogul was given the property as a gift by actress Marion Davies in 1946, with his ‘mistress’ paying just $120,000 for the mansion.
Built out of terra-cotta stucco, the H-shaped residence combines Spanish and Italian style. It has intricately carved ceilings and paneled walls, French doors, balconies, arched ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows, which overlook cascading waterfalls to the pool and the Venetian columns beyond the pool house.
Outside, the property boasts 3.7-acres of landscaped gardens, and includes a 75-foot long swimming pool, two tennis courts and a sit-down dining area for up to 400.
Cozy: Over the years, the home has kept a majority of its original architecture as its been passed on to other owners
Steep discount: The $135 million asking price is as steal compared to the $165 million price tag on the home when it was put on the market in 2007
Famous digs: The house was used multiple times in the Godfather movies, including for the infamous horse’s head scene
Historic: The home was built in 1925 by architect Gordon Kaufman, who is best known for his work on the Hoover Dam
Sporty: Outside, the property boasts 3.7-acres of landscaped gardens, and includes a 75-foot long swimming pool, two tennis courts and a sit-down dining area for up to 400
Great address: The Beverley House is located in the famed 90210 area code and is just a few streets away from Sunset Boulevard