Frank Sinatra's home in Chatsworth Hills goes on sale for $21.5million

Frank Sinatra’s former home in Chatsworth Hills, LA where JFK and Marilyn Monroe are said to have played out their affair goes on sale for $21.5million

  • The Los Angeles mansion has featured in numerous films, TV shows, music videos and fashion shoots
  • Sinatra rented the home for 10 years and played host to some of Hollywood’s biggest names at his parties
  • Two rumoured guests were Monroe and JFK who were said to have stayed together in home’s guest house
  • It has been extensively remodelled since Sinatra’s 1960s heyday with modern touches including a gym added
  • The home is set over 4.3 acres and boasts a swimming pool, floor-to-ceiling windows and modern design
  • Frank Sinatra’s former home where JFK and Marilyn Monroe are said to have played out their affair is on sale for $21.5million.

    The Los Angeles mansion has also featured in the hit show Mad Men and been glimpsed in music videos for artists including マライア・キャリー, Usher and リアーナ.

    Nestled in the Chatsworth Hills area, the property was the rented home of the jazz singer and actor for a decade.

    During his time there, OlBlue Eyes hosted legendary parties attended by the crème de インクルード crème of Hollywood.

    These are said to have included the likes of Rat Pack buddies Sammy Davis Jr. and Dean Martin, and actresses like Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe.

    Monroe sublet the property’s guest house from Sinatra, and the home’s swimming pool is said to be the site of one of the star’s final photoshoots.

    The guest house itself is believed to be where she secretly met John F. Kennedy during their alleged affair.

    Frank Sinatra's former home where JFK and Marilyn Monroe are said to have played out their affair is on sale for $21.5million. 写真: An interior of the sun-bathed property featuring floor-to-ceiling windows

    Frank Sinatra’s former home where JFK and Marilyn Monroe are said to have played out their affair is on sale for $21.5million. 写真: An interior of the sun-bathed property featuring floor-to-ceiling windows

    The Los Angeles mansion has also featured in the hit show Mad Men and been glimpsed in music videos for artists including Mariah Carey, Usher and Rihanna. 写真: One of the property's lounge areas, featuring a fireplace

    The Los Angeles mansion has also featured in the hit show Mad Men and been glimpsed in music videos for artists including Mariah Carey, Usher and Rihanna. 写真: One of the property’s lounge areas, featuring a fireplace

    Nestled in the Chatsworth Hills area, the property was the rented home of the jazz singer and actor for a decade. 写真: A bedroom with space for relaxing and entertaining

    Nestled in the Chatsworth Hills area, the property was the rented home of the jazz singer and actor for a decade. 写真: A bedroom with space for relaxing and entertaining

    The property is perched on a hilltop with 360-degree views over LA, the mountains and the surrounding 3,000 acres of nature preserve

    The property is perched on a hilltop with 360-degree views over LA, the mountains and the surrounding 3,000 acres of nature preserve

    Aside from his singing and acting work, Sinatra was a major Hollywood mover and shaker in the 1950s and 1960s, befriending everyone from stars like Audrey Hepburn to politicians such as the Kennedys. 写真: Sinatra circa 1945

    Aside from his singing and acting work, Sinatra was a major Hollywood mover and shaker in the 1950s and 1960s, befriending everyone from stars like Audrey Hepburn to politicians such as the Kennedys. 写真: Sinatra circa 1945

    JFK is one of American history’s most iconic politicians but he was equally notable for his playboy antics, which have seen him linked to a slew of big names from the 1950s and 60s, most notably Monroe.

    Despite there being no real evidence the two ever enjoyed a romantic relationship, rumours and conspiracy theories abound.

    The luxurious home is now known as Byrdview and has undergone a huge remodel since Sinatra’s 1960s heyday.

    The property is perched on a hilltop with 360-degree views over LA, the mountains and the surrounding 3,000 acres of nature preserve.

    The location offers great privacy as it cannot be seen from the road.

    Set over 4.3 エーカー, the home has floor-to-ceiling windows, flooding the rooms with natural light.

    Deluxe finishes include a home bar, gym and a large chef’s kitchen. The house is also kitted out with top-of-the-line appliances and a handful of fireplaces.

    Set over 4.3 エーカー, the home has floor-to-ceiling windows, flooding the rooms with natural light. 写真: One of several lounge areas in the property

    Set over 4.3 エーカー, the home has floor-to-ceiling windows, flooding the rooms with natural light. 写真: One of several lounge areas in the property

    The expansive property offers great privacy - surely an attraction for famous stars like Sinatra and Monroe - as it cannot be seen from the road. 写真: An exterior view of the home

    The expansive property offers great privacysurely an attraction for famous stars like Sinatra and Monroeas it cannot be seen from the road. 写真: An exterior view of the home

    Deluxe finishes include a home bar, gym and a large chef's kitchen (写真). The house is also kitted out with top-of-the-line appliances and a handful of fireplaces

    Deluxe finishes include a home bar, gym and a large chef’s kitchen (写真). The house is also kitted out with top-of-the-line appliances and a handful of fireplaces

    Several entertainment areas dotted both inside and outside of the property – making it a true party pad.

    As well as featuring in TV shows and music videos, the mansion has made an appearance in several films including Swordfish, Dreamgirls and Bewitched.

    Its dramatic exterior has also been used as a backdrop for fashion advertising.

    The property was first built for Chase Bank heiress and socialite Dora Hutchinson in 1949.

    She recruited William Pereira, an architect known for his futuristic designs, to create the home, which was named Farralone.

    The house has featured in TV shows including Mad Men and Californication, as well as films like Swordfish and Dreamgirls. 写真: A lounge area overlooking an outdoor pool

    The house has featured in TV shows including Mad Men and Californication, as well as films like Swordfish and Dreamgirls. 写真: A lounge area overlooking an outdoor pool

    During his time living at the property, Sinatra hosted legendary parties attended by the crème de la crème of Hollywood. 写真: The swimming pool overlooked by a row of inviting sun loungers

    During his time living at the property, Sinatra hosted legendary parties attended by the crème de la crème of Hollywood. 写真: The swimming pool overlooked by a row of inviting sun loungers

    In the early 1960s, the property was at the center of a rumoured romance between screen icon Marilyn Monroe and President John F. ケネディ. 写真: A dining area

    In the early 1960s, the property was at the center of a rumoured romance between screen icon Marilyn Monroe and President John F. ケネディ. 写真: A dining area

    The property was first built for Chase Bank heiress and socialite Dora Hutchinson in 1949. 写真: The home's floor-to-ceiling windows allow guests to enjoy the 360-degree view of Los Angeles and the surrounding countryside

    The property was first built for Chase Bank heiress and socialite Dora Hutchinson in 1949. 写真: The home’s floor-to-ceiling windows allow guests to enjoy the 360-degree view of Los Angeles and the surrounding countryside

    In the early 1960s, the property was at the center of a rumoured romance between screen icon Marilyn Monroe and President John F. ケネディ.

    Monroe famously serenaded Kennedy with a seductive rendition of Happy Birthday to mark his 45th birthday, sparking rumours of an affair between the two.

    The pair are believed to used the guest house on Sinatra’s property as a love nest during their infamous reported affair.

    Stories of Monroe’s alleged affair with JFK, と同様, separately, with his brother Robert F. ケネディ, have been recounted in countless books, news stories and interviews over the years, mostly in the decades since the three died.

    写真: Sinatra (正しい) with actress Marilyn Monroe (左) and and unidentified man at the Cal Neva Lodge in Nevada in 1959

    写真: Sinatra (正しい) with actress Marilyn Monroe (左) and and unidentified man at the Cal Neva Lodge in Nevada in 1959

    写真: Sinatra with then-presidential candidate John F. Kennedy  in Las Vegas in 1960

    写真: Sinatra with then-presidential candidate John F. Kennedy in Las Vegas in 1960

    There is only one known photo (上記) of Monroe (左から2番目) with the Kennedys - 5月に撮影 1962 on the same night she sang Happy Birthday to JFK. 左の写真: Robert F. ケネディ, and second from right: JFK

    There is only one known photo (上記) of Monroe (左から2番目) with the Kennedys – 5月に撮影 1962 on the same night she sang Happy Birthday to JFK. 左の写真: Robert F. ケネディ, and second from right: JFK

    There is only one known photo of the actress with the Kennedys – 5月に撮影 1962 on the same night she sang Happy Birthday to JFK.

    The image was snapped at an afterparty at the Manhattan townhouse of Hollywood exec Arthur Krim.

    初期化, Monroe is standing between the president whose face is obscured as his back is to the camera, and Robert F. ケネディ, whose back is also turned, obscuring his face.

    Rumours allege that this rare photo escaped the clutches of the Secret Service who were said to be snatching away any negatives of the trio at the festivities together.

    Sinatra’s former home is being advertised for sale at $21.5million through Craig Knizek of The Agency, Beverly Hills.

    Monroe and JFK are rumoured to have enjoyed meetings at Sinatra's guest house (写真), which was sublet to the blonde bombshell

    Monroe and JFK are rumoured to have enjoyed meetings at Sinatra’s guest house (写真), which was sublet to the blonde bombshell

    Original owner Hutchinson recruited William Pereira, an architect known for his futuristic designs, to create the home, which was named Farralone. 写真: An exterior view of the expansive property

    Original owner Hutchinson recruited William Pereira, an architect known for his futuristic designs, to create the home, which was named Farralone. 写真: An exterior view of the expansive property

    Among the modern touches added to the property since Sinatra's day are a light-filled home gym, which overlooks the pool

    Among the modern touches added to the property since Sinatra’s day are a light-filled home gym, which overlooks the pool

    Dora Hutchinson: Socialite with celebrity connections

    Frank Sinatra’s former home was let to him by Dora Hutchinson, a socialite and heiress to the Chase Bank fortune.

    Hutchinson had the property built in 1949, recruiting William Pereira, an architect known for his futuristic designs, to create the home.

    Known as Faralone, the property was completed in 1951 and played host to extravagant parties, where Hutchinson would let off fireworks to announce Happy Hour to her neighbours.

    Guests at the soirees included the likes of Lucille Ball and Ava Gardner.

    Hutchinson eventually left the West Coast for her native New York, and found a long-time tenant in Sinatra, who had moved to Hollywood to further his film career.

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