355 S Mapleton Drive
Movie buffs may recognize the Holmby Hills mega mansion from its onscreen appearance in the Joan Crawford biopic Mommie Dearest. Located on “Billionaires’ Row” the Colonial-style house served as the set for several scenes from the 1981 film including the lavish pool area and pavilion where both Christina’s birthday party scene and the mother-daughter swimming competition were shot.
Built in 1939 for prominent filmmaker Allan Dawn who directed such golden age stars as Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, and Shirley Temple, the approximately 6,055 square foot home spans nearly 1.66 acres of park-like grounds. It also happens to sit just across the street from the infamous Playboy Mansion.
A circular drive leads to a stately entrance with sweeping staircase. Adorned with Palladian mirrors and windows, French doors, antique marble fireplace, the rambling grounds also feature a full-sized tennis court and pool pavilion with lanai.
An architectural classic with cinematic pedigree, the grand estate can be yours for $35M.