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Onetime Frank Sinatra party pad for sale in Chatsworth

Lauren Beale
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Frank Sinatra leased the Chatsworth estate for nearly a decade

A Chatsworth property Frank Sinatra once called home has come on the market at $7.5 million.

The crooner didn’t own the estate but leased it for nearly a decade when bank heiress and original owner Dora Hutchinson, who had thrown lavish Hollywood parties at the house, moved back East.



Hot Property: A March 22 Business section article about a property Frank Sinatra once leased in Chatsworth said the $7.5-million estate encompassed 14 acres and had a guesthouse with its own swimming pool. The for-sale property is four acres and does not include the guesthouse or its pool.


If the place looks familiar that’s because the Midcentury Modern-style house also was a set location in the second season of “Mad Men.”

The Farralone estate was designed by architect William Pereira, whose notable works include Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center, the Transamerica Pyramid in San Francisco and the LAX Theme Building.

The museum-like house is set on a 14-acre knoll that takes in 360-degree city and mountain views.

Sixteen-foot-tall walls of glass bring light into 6,661 square feet of interiors, which include a bar, a den-office, multiple fireplaces, four bedrooms and six bathrooms.

There’s a small circular pool surrounded by an expanse of lawn off the 1,000-square-foot guest house and another larger pool with a flagstone deck.

The property last sold in 1998 for $1.54 million. Its extensive location credits include the films “Swordfish,” “Dreamgirls” and “Ali.”

Craig Knizek of the Agency and Rodney Johnson of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties are the listing agents.

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