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August 26th, 2022 at 11:00 am

Exterior of original Hollywoodland home with English Tudor style roof and exterior

This storybook English Tudor home in Beachwood Canyon is a Hollywoodland original featuring all the vintage style of that great era. Only two owners have occupied the home since it was built in 1924. The three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,733-square-foot home is listed at $1,500,000 by Rose Ware in our Beverly Hills office.

The house at 2738 Woodshire Drive was created by famous developer/architect L. Milton “Bud” Wolf, who built the historic Wolf’s Lair, a Norman castle overlooking the Hollywood Reservoir. The castle was later the home of musician Moby.

Rose, who has lived in the Hollywood Hills neighborhood for over 25 years, says, “Beachwood Canyon is like Mayberry. I go down to the market or café and always run into one of my neighbors or friends. I half expect to see Floyd the barber. In a tech-filled world of emails and text messages, it’s refreshing to have a little patch of calm in the city. That’s why it’s easy for me to sell clients on the benefits of hillside living.”

Exterior of English Tudor home surrounded by lush landscaping and trees

One of Hollywoodland’s first homes

The upper portion of Beachwood Canyon is the Hollywoodland community that was advertised in the 1920s adjacent the original of what is now known as the Hollywood Sign.

Notable Beachwood Canyon residents, past and present, includes actors Charlie Chaplin, Humphrey Bogart, Ned Beatty, Minnie Driver, and Jack Black; author Aldous Huxley; and musicians Axl Rose and Harry Styles.

The living room is dominated by an ornate molded fireplace. Classic features include high, wood-beamed ceilings, tall French windows, original natural-wood doors with vintage metal fixtures, and narrow-plank wood floors.

The formal dining room opens to a spacious kitchen with a pantry and breakfast area.

Side by side photos; photo 1 shows interior of living room, photo 2 shows the above ground pool in the backyard

The secluded outdoor area has a great patio deck with an aboveground pool surrounded by mature tall trees and a carport accommodates two vehicles.

About listing agent Rose Ware

After 20 years in the broadcast television and music industries, Rose decided to use her sales, marketing, and public relations experience to begin a career in real estate. Since 1986, she has been an award-winning, top-producing agent, consistently honored among top one-half of one percent of agents in the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices global network. Her dedication and commitment to her clients have earned her their enormous respect.

Rose feels listening is one of the most vital skill to help connect her clients to that ideal property and navigate the entire process. “In each transaction, I listen to what my clients want from a situation to move them forward. My goal is to make the process a smooth and pleasant experience for everyone involve,” she says.

Rose has lived in the Hollywood Hills since 1970. She has served on the board of the Hollywoodland Homeowners Association for more than eight years. That’s why she contributes her time and activism to local community groups, events, and fundraising, and is a proud supporter of the Cheremoya School and Garden program.

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