Snatch Up James Dean's Former Hollywood Home For $4M

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By Jennifer Baum Lagdameo
James Dean slept here—need we say more?

Perched atop a promontory in the Hollywood Hills, this 1927 Spanish-style abode was once home to cultural icon, James Dean. In fact, the future star was living in this dwelling when he was first discovered. 

Originally owned by Hal B. Wallis, who was the head of Warner Brothers at the time, Wallis had hired Dean to be his personal handyman, and the aspiring actor lived in the downstairs suite, fixing things around the house and taking care of the home when the Warner family traveled out of town. Naturally, Hollywood royalty frequented the residence, and as the story goes, a casting director saw Dean at a party, liked his look, and within a month he had been cast in Rebel Without a Cause

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The Hollywood Hills home sits on a high bluff and features stunning canyon views.

The Hollywood Hills home sits on a high bluff and features stunning canyon views.

Set on a double lot totaling more than 11,600 square feet, the three-bedroom, four-bath property boasts approximately 4,000 square feet of living space. Now, this Hollywood classic has been listed for $3,995,000. Scroll ahead for a peek inside Dean's former quarters. 

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The pristine home has been recently restored, maintaining its character and infusing it with a bit of contemporary style.

The pristine home has been recently restored, maintaining its character and infusing it with a bit of contemporary style.

The elegant white-stucco living room is accented with exposed wood beams and anchored by a wood-burning fireplace. 

The elegant white-stucco living room is accented with exposed wood beams and anchored by a wood-burning fireplace. 

The living room opens to an airy enclosed sunroom.

The living room opens to an airy enclosed sunroom.

The bright sunroom has wraparound windows and is flooded with natural light. 

The bright sunroom has wraparound windows and is flooded with natural light. 

The open chef’s kitchen boasts Carrara marble countertops, Viking appliances, and flows into a light-infused dining area. 

The open chef’s kitchen boasts Carrara marble countertops, Viking appliances, and flows into a light-infused dining area. 

The kitchen. 

The kitchen. 

The light-filled dining area. 

The light-filled dining area. 

The master suite boasts dual walk-in closets and an elegant ensuite bathroom. 

The master suite boasts dual walk-in closets and an elegant ensuite bathroom. 

A look into the master bath. 

A look into the master bath. 

One of the four bedrooms. 

One of the four bedrooms. 

This bedroom even has its own wood-burning fireplace. 

This bedroom even has its own wood-burning fireplace. 

Steps lead down to the guest suite quarters, which has a private entrance. This is where James Dean resided during his stay at the home.  

Steps lead down to the guest suite quarters, which has a private entrance. This is where James Dean resided during his stay at the home.  

The spacious guest suite also features a fireplace. 

The spacious guest suite also features a fireplace. 

It is just a few steps away from the room where the iconic young actor lived.

It is just a few steps away from the room where the iconic young actor lived.

A look at the actor's former bedroom.

A look at the actor's former bedroom.

The private entrance leads to the backyard. 

The private entrance leads to the backyard. 

A stone walkway weaves through a grassy, terraced backyard, which is studded with mature trees and complete with a flat lawn, al fresco dining area, and a walled courtyard surrounding an oversized pool, spa, and hills.

A stone walkway weaves through a grassy, terraced backyard, which is studded with mature trees and complete with a flat lawn, al fresco dining area, and a walled courtyard surrounding an oversized pool, spa, and hills.

Here is 6225 Quebec Drive at dusk. 

Here is 6225 Quebec Drive at dusk. 

6225 Quebec Drive is currently being listed for $3,995,000 by Eric Lavey of The Agency. 

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