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Ginger Rogers’ Laurel Canyon Estate


8782 Appian Way
Los Angeles, CA 90046

5 BR, 3.5 BA

I’ve been waiting for this listing to be updated with photos so I could write about it. I was a huge fan of classic movies growing up, so just seeing pictures of Ginger Rogers’ Laurel Canyon estate is a major thrill– imagine what purchasing this place must be like!


Tucked away behind privacy walls and gates and set on a hillside bluff high above the City, lies the original 1927 Hollywood Hills home built for Ginger Rogers and her husband, Lew Ayres.


Over the last 73 years, this stunning 4,800 square foot home has only changed hands twice–between close friends and neighbors. The 4 bedroom, 3 bath features authentic decorative touches throughout. There is a maid’s room and powder room, and a large second floor studio, which is perfect for artists, entertainers, or families.




The original “Garden of Allah” style grounds were inspired by Ginger Rogers and Lew Ayres, and they include an enclosed outdoor patio and entertainment area (known as the “Tea House”) with original barbeque spit, fireplace, and koi pond.


From every room, there are unobstructed 270 degree views over greater Los Angeles–from downtown to Santa Monica, the Getty Center, and beyond.


This breathtaking home is in a fantastic Laurel Canyon location and represents an authentic piece of Old Hollywood history! If you would like to see it in person, call Rob to schedule a showing at 323-775-6305 or email him.

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