Inside Barbara Sinatra's $11 million Los Angeles penthouse
Barbara Sinatra’s Los Angeles penthouse is hitting the market for US$8 million (AU$11.3 million).
Located on the Wilshire Corridor in Westwood, the apartment was where the late socialite lived after the death of her husband, legendary singer Frank Sinatra.
Before her death in 2017, Barbara used to entertain celebrity guests and friends such as Gregory Peck and Kirk Douglas, and invite them over for poker nights, according to Leonard Rabinowitz, listing agent of Hilton & Hyland and a friend of the Sinatras.
The 520-square-metre property boasts four bedrooms, five terraces, an open floor plan and views of the mountains, ocean and city on all four sides.
The living room features a wood-burning fireplace, along with a built-in bar and cocktail area, and a table that can be flipped over to become a poker table. A set of sliding glass doors connects the living room to the outdoor dining area with sceneries of surrounding mountains.
The formal dining room has a private outdoor atrium and lounge area, while the kitchen is lined with black marble countertops.
Before Frank died in 1998, he and Barbara split their time between their Beverly Hills estate and a Malibu beach house, Rabinowitz said. After the singer’s death, Barbara and her friends were robbed on a Beverly Hills street, prompting her to look for an apartment with additional security.
She bought the 24-hour surveillance Westwood property in the early 2000s from Marilyn and Harry Lewis of the Hamburger Hamlet restaurant chain, according to public records.
Scroll through the gallery above to see inside Barbara Sinatra’s lavish penthouse.