Liberace’s former Hollywood hideaway is on the market for $2.8 million

Compared to its flamboyant former occupant, this townhouse is downright understated.

A West Hollywood townhouse once occupied by lifelong performer Liberace is up for sale for $2.88 million — and though the showman is among his star-studded past occupants, it shows little of his razzmatazz.

No, the 1,937-square-foot two-bedroom at 8732 Shoreham Drive is a lot more glamor than glitz and, especially compared to other celebrity hideaways, quite cozy.

“A one of a kind watch,” said Agent Drew Meyers, who shares the exclusive listing with JJ Meyers, both of Drew Meyers Estates at Westside Estates Agency. Built in 1937 in the Hollywood Regency style, the four-story, four-bathroom residence now has a decidedly modern feel with pervasive lighting — but retains some original details, including the walnut floors, high ceilings, and a marble-inlaid gas fireplace.

There’s a formal dining room, two master suites, a guest quarters with a private entrance, and the top floor has what brokers say is the largest private rooftop terrace in all of West Hollywood. A rooftop garden offers approximately 2,000 square feet of garden, panoramic views, a tented dining room, shaded seating areas, a built-in BBQ and a projector TV. There is also a private gated courtyard entrance with a koi pond and fountain.

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From the roof you have a wide view.
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A marble fireplace highlights the living room.
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There are three bedrooms in total.
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The terrace is equipped with a barbecue.
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The home is part of a 15 unit complex built by MGM Studios.
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The kitchen is equipped with modern appliances.
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The home has four bathrooms throughout.
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The house is much more glamor than glitz.
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liberace west hollywood townhouse
An indoor dining area framed by columns.
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According to the realtors, the rooftop terrace is the largest in West Hollywood.
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There is a lush courtyard at the gated entrance of the home.
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The townhouse stands four stories high.
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One of several outdoor entertainment areas.
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A portrait of Liberace who died in 1987.
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In addition, the house has a baby grand piano.

In addition to Liberace – who, according to Dirt, allegedly used the house as his secret lair – the house is also home to actresses Ava Gardner and Olivia de Havilland among its previous residents.

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

The address is one of 15 in Shoreham, a gated cluster of apartments and townhouses built by MGM Studios to house talent above the Sunset Plaza section of the Sunset Strip.

Other A-listers living in the charming cluster of houses include broadcast journalist Connie Chung, Vivian Vance and Farley Granger, Katherine Hepburn, Barbara Marx – Frank Sinatra’s fourth wife – and actress Kathrine Herzer, Dirt reported.

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