Historic House Listings

Orson Wells former home! “El Mirasol”, Circa 1928 in Los Angeles, California. $48,000,000

July 9, 2024

Not only was this the former home of Orson Wells, but it was also the former home of one of my favorite comedic actresses, Diane Keaton! The house was built in 1928. It is located on .88 acre in Los Angeles, California. The home is situated in the Bel Air community. The property has a grand entrance, beautifully landscaped grounds and a gorgeous pool area. Six bedrooms, ten bathrooms and 12,447 square feet. $48,000,000

From the Zillow listing:


A stunning Bel-Air estate completely remodeled and restored with meticulous detail beyond perfection. Wallace Neff and John Byers 1928 masterpiece “El Mirasol” former home of Orson Wells, Diane Keaton, and many other luminaries. Incredible storied architecture combined with state of the art modern amenities. Centered around a stunning mission style courtyard & featuring thick plaster walls, wood ceilings and a beautiful flow for indoor/outdoor entertaining. For the most discerning who appreciate quality and taste, there is simply nothing else that compares. The home and property are magical, situated on one a flat acre in ultra prime lower Bel Air. Spectacular entry, wonderful living room, office, media/theater, gourmet kitchen and separate chef’s kitchen, primary suite with office and dual baths and walk-in closets. Spectacular grounds, pool, cabana, and total privacy. Shown to prequalified clients only.


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