Cecil B. DeMille estate returns for $25M

Los Angeles /
Mar.March 28, 2017 11:00 AM

The famed Cecil B. DeMille estate in Los Feliz is back and pricier than ever.

The property, on De Mille Drive, listed Monday for $24.95 million. It was most recently on the market in 2008, asking $23.95 million, but was delisted that same year.

Brett Lawyer of Hilton & Hyland is marketing the 11,000-square-foot home on behalf of its current owners, Richard Grossman and Linda Lyons. He did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

DeMille, known as one of the founding fathers of American cinema, reportedly bought the property for just $28,000 in 1916 and later connected it with the house next door, which was formerly home to Charlie Chaplin. DeMille lived there for more than four decades.

The six-bedroom home sits on 2.1 elevated acres in gated Laughlin Park. The main Beaux Arts-style mansion was built in 1913. The property was recently renovated to include modern amenities. A new pool with arched fountains was installed.

DeMille is best known as one of the most prolific and revered filmmakers of the early to mid-twentieth century. He made about 70 feature films, including “Samson and Delilah” and “The Ten Commandments.”


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
Branden and Rayni Williams

Rayni and Branden Williams’ new brokerage snags $58M Hollywood Hills listing

Rayni and Branden Williams’ new brokerage snags $58M Hollywood Hills listing
Branden and Rayni Williams (Williams & Williams Estates Group, iStock)

Rayni and Branden Williams are starting their own brokerage: report

Rayni and Branden Williams are starting their own brokerage: report
Christopher H. Cole and the property (Credit: JADE MILLS/COLDWELL BANKER)

“The sky is not falling”: Bel Air mansion sells for $43M

“The sky is not falling”: Bel Air mansion sells for $43M
Cindy Ambuehl (Credit: Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images, and Hilton & Hyland)

Compass’ Cindy Ambuehl claims ex-assistant stole trade secrets to fuel rise in LA luxury real estate

Compass’ Cindy Ambuehl claims ex-assistant stole trade secrets to fuel rise in LA luxury real estate
Marc Noah, Hilton & Hyland’s most recent addition (Credit: Google Maps)

Luxury broker Marc Noah joins Hilton & Hyland from Sotheby’s

Luxury broker Marc Noah joins Hilton & Hyland from Sotheby’s
Richard Neutra's Lovell House in Los Feliz is open for events -- and possible offers from buyers.

Richard Neutra’s Lovell House, in need of TLC, invites buyers in

Richard Neutra’s Lovell House, in need of TLC, invites buyers in
The car wash at 1666 N. Vermont Avenue (Credit: Google Maps)

Former car wash owners propose 139-unit development in Los Feliz

Former car wash owners propose 139-unit development in Los Feliz
Los Angeles Luxury Condo Market Amenities (Credit: iStock)

Amenity insanity in LA luxe condo market

Amenity insanity in LA luxe condo market
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...