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1742 Riverside Dr., Glendale, CA 91201






Home Information and Amenities

6 Bedrooms

6 Bathrooms


2,719 Square Feet

Located in the heart of the Glendale Rancho District. This historic and private compound was once a part of the Bette Davis' 1940s estate called Riverbottom. The Rivergate property abuts Griffith Park riding trails, with horse stables for easy access for the equestrian. Enter the property through towering brick columns and wrought iron gated driveway, motor court offers parking for 6 cars.


The main house double doors open to spacious living room with an adobe fireplace, while grand Moroccan chandeliers pattern the whitewashed vaulted ceiling. Spacious chef's kitchen with double oven and built-in grill and oversized breakfast bar.  Two en suite bedrooms with luxurious baths with steam shower, and a guest powder. Arched windows flood the house with natural light, leading out to a covered patio for alfresco dining.


The compound offers three guest houses; upon entering the property the front separate casita offers two bedrooms, a large living room with open kitchen, and private gardens. The compounds poolside casita one bedroom, and intimate living room with full kitchen, and stablemen’s one-bedroom cottage. All offering old Hollywood charm of yesteryear.


The extensive grounds over ½ an acre offer a sundrenched saltwater private pool, lawns and a French lavender maze. The property intimate outdoor seating and dining areas, organic fruit trees, property has been meticulously renovated and styled.  The large inside horse stables with attached Haybarn and tack room currently being used as a utility room, offer direct trail and Easter field access.


Property currently being used an Airbnb short terms occupancy with a coveted Glendale home share license. Business proformas available with discretion and NDA to be signed. Property is presented as an off-market offering, will not be in the public MLS.

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Kathryn Shafer


DRE # 01074362

(323) 376-9601


Seller, Agents & Broker make no guarantees or warrant the condition. Buyer to rely on own inspections and evaluations from trained professional inspectors.Broker and Brokers Agents Do Not Represent or Guarantee Accuracy Of The Square Footage, Bedroom/Bathroom Count, Lot Size, Lot Lines, Lot Dimensions, Permitted or Un-permitted Spaces, Zoning, Use, Or Any Other Information Concerning The Conditions or Features of The Property or Area.

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