Perched on a coveted lot just three blocks from the Beverly Hills Hotel and Sunset Boulevard, The Beverly House is an emblem of Hollywood’s Golden Era. And unsurprisingly, it comes with a storied history—including presidential stays and celebrity owners.
The legendary residence was designed in 1927 by Gordon Kauffmann, the acclaimed architect behind the Hoover Dam and other Beverly Hills estates. It was a destination on Jacqueline and John F. Kennedy's honeymoon and later served as JFK’s West Coast presidential election headquarters. Perhaps most notably though, it served as the backdrop for one of The Godfather’s most infamous scenes, when—spoiler alert—movie producer Jack Woltz wakes up to see the head of his priced racehorse bloodying the foot of his bed.
Spanning a sumptuous 50,000 square feet, The Beverly House features 18 bedrooms, 25 baths, a near Olympic-size swimming pool, two screening rooms—and if that weren’t enough, an art deco nightclub and terraces large enough to accommodate more than 400 guests.
After owning the estate for the last 35 years, financier Leonard Ross is ready to hand the keys to a new buyer, recently listing the home for a cool $125,000,000. Scroll ahead to see more.
The Beverly House™ is currently listed for $125,000,000 by Mauricio Umansky and Santiago Arana of The Agency.
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