Lured by the pleasant climate, many wealthy Eastern and Midwestern families built winter homes in Southern California at the turn of the century. "Wintering" in California soon became a very popular pastime. "Jualita" as Gurdon Wattles, an Omaha businessman and banker, called his forty-nine acre estate, is the last remaining intact example of this phenomenon in Hollywood.
Under the care and restoration of Hollywood Heritage Inc., the modified Mission-Revival home, the terraced formal rear gardens, the sloping front yard and rose gardens are available for wedding receptions, filmings and private events.
The Wattles Estate offers the following features:
3 Acres of usable space including:
5,000 sq. ft. Mission Revival Style Home with over 2500 sq. ft. of usable space: