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Roman Coppola’s Bucolic & Beautiful Mediterranean Whitley Heights Estate | 6740 Milner Road

Perched in the storied Hollywood Hills, within the historic enclave of Whitley Heights, lies a meticulously restored 1926 Mediterranean-style oasis that radiates the timeless allure of classic Hollywood glamour.

6740 Milner Road
Los Angeles, CA 90068

$2,750,000 | 4 Beds | 3.5 Baths | 2,915 Sq. Ft. | $943 per Sq. Ft. | 3,468 Sq. Ft. Lot | Built in 1926

This architectural gem, originally crafted by the visionary architect and art director Harry McAfee, boasts a legacy as rich and captivating as its design.

Its current owner, acclaimed filmmaker Roman Coppola, has devoted the last three decades to lovingly preserving and enhancing the property, meticulously restoring its original character and charm. The result is a residence that not only honors its illustrious past but also stands as a testament to refined elegance and cinematic history.

Roman Coppola, born April 22, 1965, is the son of legendary director Francis Ford Coppola and siblings with Sophia Coppola. He is known for his work on films like Moonrise Kingdom and The Darjeeling Limited, collaborating frequently with Wes Anderson. Coppola also directed CQ and co-created the TV series “Mozart in the Jungle,” which won a Golden Globe. Renowned for his creative vision and innovative storytelling, Roman has made significant contributions to both independent and mainstream cinema, continuing the Coppola family legacy of cinematic excellence.

This multi-level private sanctuary in the city has two distinct living areas, each with amazing built-ins. This family den features easy outdoor access through a pair of French doors and a charming daybed area that provides brilliant natural light.

The second, step-down living room is a bit more formal with gorgeous wood beamed ceilings and a lovely fireplace.

The windows in this room perfectly frame the canyon views.

The home simply exudes charm. Look no further than this dreamy tiny secret loft space.

The well appointed kitchen is wonderfully vintage with modern upgrades where it counts, such as this oversized see-through refrigerator.

There’s also this retro-style breakfast nook that is sure to charm and impress company many times over.

The formal dining room is directly from a bygone era, with a wonderful built-in bar clad in natural wood.

The home has a bright and convenient office with built-in bookshelves where it’s easy to imagine Coppola writing or editing some of his films late into the evening.

A creatively reimagined laundry room has been transformed into a clandestine speakeasy named, “The Laundry Bar.” It’s brilliantly reminiscent of the roaring twenties – an inspired nod to the era in which it was conceived.

The home has four total bedrooms, three with en suite bathrooms.

All three are considered primary suites. Primary suite #1 has a stylish wood fireplace.

While primary suite #2 is clad in redwood, with treetop views, and has outdoor access to a private balcony.

Primary suite #3 is cozy and charming.

The fourth and final bedroom is larger, with built-in shelvings and tall ceilings.

The home has a storybook-style sunroom.

The home has three and a half baths each with their own quirks and charms. Some have been tastefully and thoughtfully updated, while others have been left alone including this decadent and splashy green bath. If they did it right in the 20s, – nearly 100 years ago – why touch it?

As you step outside to the majestic backyard, you’re greeted with an outdoor fireplace and tiki-style bar, plus a covered lounging area making this home truly an entertainer’s paradise.

The property includes the neighboring 4,000+ square foot lot, which will provide a sprawling yard adorned with meandering pathways and mature foliage – a major rarity for this area – and also an idyllic retreat for outdoor gatherings and peaceful moments of reflection.

There is also an oversized 2-car garage which also comes with a car lift providing room for a 3rd if needed as well as ample driveway parking.

Whitley Heights was established in the early 20th century and is a historic neighborhood in the Hollywood Hills, renowned for its Mediterranean-style architecture and winding, picturesque streets. Developed by H.J. Whitley, the “Father of Hollywood,” it became Los Angeles’ first celebrity enclave, attracting silent film stars and industry pioneers. The area’s allure stemmed from its elevated views, exclusive atmosphere, and proximity to Hollywood studios. Over the years, Whitley Heights has been home to numerous notable residents, including actors Rudolph Valentino and Bette Davis, and filmmaker Steven Spielberg. Its architectural charm and storied past continue to draw entertainment industry professionals and history enthusiasts alike. The neighborhood’s preservation efforts maintain its historic integrity, making Whitley Heights a coveted address that embodies the glamour and legacy of Hollywood’s Golden Age.

6740 Milner Road brilliant continues the neighborhood’s legacy. Seamlessly blending historical allure with contemporary comforts, this is a rare and wonderful residence that offers an extraordinary fusion of timeless elegance and modern-day sophistication.

I would love to get you a private tour of 6740 Milner Road in Whitley Heights. Call me today at (323) 697-3040 or email me at jacqueline.tager@sothebyshomes.com.

Listing provided courtesy of Sara Lov, MAISONRE.

Jacqueline Tager | DRE# 1476997
jacqueline.tager@sothebyshomes.com | (323) 697-3040
Sotheby’s International Realty – Los Feliz Brokerage
1801 N Hillhurst Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90027


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