Practically hidden by a sea of trees in Santa Monica's Rustic Canyon neighborhood, this cabin-inspired home stuns with modern finishes and natural stone and wood details.
What's also concealed inside this newly listed property is a unique Hollywood history, dating back to the 1920s.
The cabin, which is currently for nearly $8 million, was first built as a stage set for the 1923 silent film "The Courtship of Miles Standish", reports C magazine in a .
After the movie's production company folded, banker Marco Hellman took control of the estate, having it relocated to its current setting in Rustic Canyon and converted to a family beach home by architect Arthur Heineman.
Before the cabin arrived, the site was actually called , a vast compound developed as a secret retreat for the exclusive men's group the Uplifters Club.
The area was known to entertain the likes of stars from Walt Disney to Will Rogers, and it's no wonder, considering how the surrounding woods manage to transform the area into a rustic, forest escape.
In more recent years, the gorgeous log cabin would become home to actress Daryl Hannah, star of "Steel Magnolias" and "Blade Runner," before she sold the property to its current owners in 1999, C magazine reports.
After an extensive 2-year renovation by architect Chris Peck, interior designer Lisa Strong and contractor Eric Dobkin, the 6-bedroom home continues to captivate, with its mix of old and new.
Naturally fallen lodgepole pine frames the home's foundation, while the fireplace in the Great Room is made from stones dismantled from the original cabin.
Still, , including solid slab granite floors, basalt countertops and high-end appliances and fixtures, help give the lodge a contemporary feel, reports Curbed LA.
Other highlights of the breathtaking property include five full bathrooms, a large, open kitchen and dining room, double case windows, bi-fold doors and ample outdoor entertaining space with a terrace, plunge pool and stone paths.
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