610 North Arden Drive is a classic and private 1929 Spanish Colonial Villa that honors the history and glamour of Old Hollywood. Situated on one of the most prime tree-lined streets of the Beverly Hills Flats, this 5 bedroom + 6-1/2 bath home has been impeccably restored and updated in 2016 with an understated elegance, including the seamless addition of a new, detached guest quarters complete with kitchen and laundry and a resort-style pool house with gym, bar, steam shower and sauna.
Nearly two years in the making, the residence is complete with magnificent architectural details and modern amenities. The residence captures the essence of the California lifestyle with wonderful privacy, exquisite natural light and an inviting indoor-outdoor flow... perfect for entertaining! This spectacular home - whose previous celebrity owner, Mitzi Gaynor of South Pacific fame, lived in the home for 50 years – extends to an entertaining deck with an outdoor kitchen and a luxurious pool with spa and baja ledges. The residence is in close proximity to Beverly Hills world-class shopping and dining.
A covered arched, entry with oil rubbed bronze hanging lanterns welcomes you into this captivating home. The rich paneled entry door opens to original Spanish tiles in the foyer and up the exquisite wrought iron staircase. The great room, which includes a soaring ceiling with espresso-stained beams and a grand precast fireplace, extends to the attached library and opens to a stunning sunroom with arched floor-to-ceiling windows and French doors, allowing for a fabulous view of the pool. The chef’s kitchen with adjoining den and direct access to the formal dining room, includes Viking appliances, a large Carrara slab marble island, a custom, built-in breakfast banquette and a walk-in pantry. A dramatic powder room and a bright, bedroom/ study with bath ensuite complete the main floor.
On the second floor, there are three bedrooms with baths ensuite and a laundry room. Upon entering the master suite, a sense of warmth is conveyed through the use of Calacatta marble, rich cognac-stained cabinetry and French doors that open to a wonderful view of the Hollywood Hills. The residence includes a Crestron home automation system, which can be operated remotely, security system with cameras, as well as several large flat screen TVs and surround sound speakers. The property is designed to celebrate life with family and friends… Once you set foot onto 610 North Arden Drive, you will never want to leave!