Beverly Hills Estate Rents for $600K

William Randolph Hearst, actress Marion Davies and other luminaries lived in the immense home built in the 1920s.

A Beverly Hills estate is being offered for lease at a whopping $600,000 a month, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday.

The immense manse is 50,000 square feet with 17 bedrooms, 29 bathrooms and Beverly Hills' longest private driveway. It sits on a 3.7-acre lot.

The residence boasts large public dining and party rooms and entertaining facilities such as a theater, night club and commercial kitchen in addition to two guest houses, a two-bedroom apartment and tennis court.

According to the newspaper:

In three decades of selling Westside real estate, it is the highest price for a lease that listing agent Jeffrey Hyland of Hilton & Hyland has seen. “It may be the most expensive lease in the country.”

The Mediterranean-style Beverly House was built by local banker Milton Getz in the 1920s but is more commonly remembered for its former residents: publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst and actress Marion Davies.

Later, it served as a honeymoon spot for Jacqueline and John F. Kennedy.

Scenes from the films The Godfather and The Bodyguard were filmed at the home, located at 1011 N. Beverly Drive.

The residence alsoGrand state public rooms and entertaining facilities include theater, art-deco night club and commercial kitchen. Two separate guest houses and two Bedroom Apartment, Tennis Court.

Click here to read the entire Times story.


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