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Liberace’s former Hollywood hideout hits the market for $2.8M

Compared to its flamboyant former resident, this townhouse is downright reserved. 

A West Hollywood townhouse as soon as occupied by lifelong performer Liberace is up for sale for $2.88 million — and whereas it counts the showman amongst its star-studded prior residents, it options little of his razzmatazz. 

No, the 1,937-square-foot, three-bedroom unfold at 8732 Shoreham Drive is far more glamour than glitz and, particularly in comparison with different movie star hideouts, is kind of homey. 

“A once in a lifetime timepiece,” stated agent Drew Meyers, who shares the exclusive listing with JJ Meyers, each of Drew Meyers Estates at Westside Estates Agency. The four-story, four-bathroom residence, inbuilt 1937 in the Hollywood Regency type, now has a distinctly trendy really feel with inset lighting all through — but in addition nonetheless options some unique particulars, together with the walnut flooring, excessive ceilings and a marble inlaid gasoline fire. 

There’s a proper eating room, two grasp suites, a visitor quarters with personal entry and, on the high flooring, what the brokers declare is the largest personal rooftop terrace in all of West Hollywood. A rooftop backyard provides roughly 2,000 sq. ft of backyard, panoramic views, a tented eating room, shaded seating areas, a built-in grill and projector TV. There’s additionally a non-public, gated courtyard entry with a koi pond and fountain. 

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There are sweeping views from the roof.
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liberace west hollywood townhouse
A marble fire highlights the front room.
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liberace west hollywood townhouse
In all, there are three bedrooms.
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liberace west hollywood townhouse
The terrace is provided with a grill.
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liberace west hollywood townhouse
The house is a part of a 15-unit advanced constructed by MGM Studios.
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liberace west hollywood townhouse
The kitchen options trendy home equipment.
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liberace west hollywood townhouse
The residence has 4 loos all through.
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liberace west hollywood townhouse
The house is far more glamour than glitz.
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liberace west hollywood townhouse
An indoor eating space, framed by columns.
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liberace west hollywood townhouse
According to the brokers, the rooftop terrace is the greatest in West Hollywood.
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liberace west hollywood townhouse
There is a lush courtyard at the residence’s gated entry.
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liberace west hollywood townhouse
The townhouse stands 4 tales tall.
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liberace west hollywood townhouse
One of a number of out of doors entertaining areas.
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A portrait of Liberace, who handed away in 1987.
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What’s extra, the residence comes with a child grand piano. 

In addition to Liberace — who reportedly used the residence as his secret hideout, according to Dirt — the residence additionally boasts actresses Ava Gardner and Olivia de Havilland amongst its earlier inhabitants.

“If only these walls could talk,” Meyers added to The Post. “Old Hollywood is still well alive here.”

The handle is considered one of 15 at the Shoreham, a gated knot of residences and townhouses constructed by MGM Studios to accommodate expertise above Sunset Strip’s Sunset Plaza part. 

Other A-listers to dwell in the charming cluster of properties embody broadcast journalist Connie Chung, Vivian Vance and Farley Granger, Katherine Hepburn, Barbara Marx — the fourth spouse of Frank Sinatra — and the actress Kathrine Herzer, Dirt reported. 

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