Open House: Sunday, August 4th, between 2 PM - 5 PM
1248 North Wetherly Drive, Sunset Strip
Beds, Bath: 3, 3.5
Floor Area: 3,200 sq. ft.
Per the Listing: "Impeccable 1936 East Coast traditional on one of the best streets in the Sunset Strip. Secure behind private gates and tall hedges. Expertly renovated and upgraded to the highest standards, this home features three full bedroom suites, formal living and dining rooms, spectacular media den & custom kitchen with the best premium appliances. French doors lead to expansive outdoor living areas including pool & spa, outdoor kitchen, multiple lounge & dining areas and grassy yard. All very private! This is the perfect home in a perfect location, sophisticated and timeless."
This week's open house selection has some linkage to the original Star Wars franchise. Sadly, this wasn't the house of the Hollywood Boulevard Chewbacca before his 2007 arrest -- his story remains a mystery. The lovely house is owned by George Lucas' first wife Marcia Lucas. She also, not unremarkably, won the Oscar for Film Editing in 1977 for the first Star Wars movie and had editing roles in many of George's early movies. Marcia and George divorced in 1983. Per the Real Estalker, the home was purchased by Marcia in October 2008 for $3.595 million and was previously on the market in 2010 for $3.995 million, but failed to sell.
· 1248 North Wetherly Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90069 [Redfin]
· Oscar Winner Marcia Lucas Gives It Another Go [Real Estalker]