A Santa Monica mansion listed for sale at $28.5 million has had multiple brushes with celebrity.
A location for the comedy series “Entourage” and a “Beverly Hills Cop” shootout, Villa Ruchello was once the short-term home for members of Fleetwood Mac when they were working on a reunion recording and also has been leased to British singer-songwriter Lily Allen.
Set behind walls and antique gates, the grand 1932 Mediterranean is the showplace of a 3.3-acre compound containing mature trees, gardens and a swimming pool with cabanas.
Original details and modern updates are blended throughout the 14,000 square feet of formal and informal living space in the eight-bedroom main house, a two-bedroom guest house and a two-bedroom gatehouse. There are 12.5 bathrooms.
Inlaid floors, hand-painted and beamed ceilings and carved mantels are among architectural details.
Billy Rose, Edward Fitz and Santiago Arana of The Agency are the listing agents.