Greta Garbo was one of many greatest stars in silver display screen historical past, and through her time in Hollywood she compiled a powerful assortment of houses throughout Southern California, together with a Malibu seaside home and a Colonial-style spot in Brentwood.
One other of her former houses, a customized property within the hills of Beverly Crest, simply surfaced on the market at $12 million.
The hillside home was constructed for Garbo in 1937, two years earlier than her Oscar-nominated efficiency within the comedy movie “Ninotchka.” The reclusive actress sought privateness on the time, so the architect sacrificed views in favor of small home windows and towering adobe partitions, in line with Elle Décor.
The entry. (Charmaine David Images)
The kitchen. (Charmaine David Images)
The eating room. (Charmaine David Images)
The lounge. (Charmaine David Images)
The bed room. (Charmaine David Images)
The deck. (Charmaine David Images)
The second-story terrace. (Charmaine David Images)
The pool. (Charmaine David Images)
The garden. (Charmaine David Images)
Aerial view of the house. (Charmaine David Images)
The outside. (Charmaine David Images)
Seven many years later, the place was reimagined by inside designer Nicole Sassaman, who took the near-derelict residence and saved its curvy strains whereas including greater home windows, glass partitions and an infinity pool out again. She additionally tacked on a second story, doubling the sq. footage.
Right this moment, the house holds six bedrooms and 5.5 bogs throughout 4,675 sq. ft, together with a main suite with Garbo’s unique fire. Wooden and stone mix within the frequent areas, which embody an open-concept lounge, kitchen with tiered island and a number of eating areas.
Wooden decks run alongside the aspect of the house, and out again, a second-story terrace takes in views of the grassy yard and the canyons under.
A local of Sweden, Garbo starred in each silent and sound movies with iconic roles in “Ninotchka,” “Camille,” “Queen Christie” and “Mata Hari.” She racked up three Academy Award nominations earlier than retiring on the comparatively younger age of 35, and in 1954, she obtained an honorary Academy Award.
Mark Mintz of Compass holds the itemizing.