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Kim Basinger's stunning L.A. Confidential home goes on sale

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A beautiful California house that featured as Kim Basinger’s home in the hit Hollywood movie L.A. Confidential has gone on sale for $7.495 million.

The home was chosen for its classic old world Spanish style that is as popular today as it was in the late 1940s era when the movie was set. Now it's gone on the market after almost two years of new updating and expansion.

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L.A. Confidential, starring Kim Basinger as call-girl Lynn Bracken, was nominated for nine Academy Awards winning Best Supporting Actress for Basinger and Best Adapted Screenplay.

Historically known as the John C. Leavitt House, the home was originally designed by silent film actor and architect Jack Donovan.

Built in 1923, it's located in the Hancock Park neighbourhood directly adjacent to Hollywood and the Wilshire Country Club.

Being in the centre of Los Angeles, the neighbourhood has attracted a myriad of celebrities including Muhammad Ali, whose home was used as the set for Rocky Balboa’s mansion in Rocky III.

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Production designer Jeannine Oppenwall said she chose the Spanish-style home for the L.A. Confidential film because it fit the classic LA concept.

Measuring in at 5,000 square feet, there's four bedrooms and five baths. The large arched-wall openings, which were heavily draped in the film, bring brightness to the rooms .

Kim Basinger home

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The wrought-iron staircase, stucco fireplace and two-storey living room and formal dining room with French doors that open to the grounds fit perfectly with Basinger’s Veronica Lake look-alike character in the film.

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The brightly transformed chef’s kitchen with butler’s pantry and service kitchen encourages entertaining.

The kitchen and family room overlook the grounds with a pool, two-storey guest house, two fireplaces, putting green and inviting outdoor dining area.

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The guest house has a gorgeous bedroom with it's own lounge area, decked out in neutral, modern shades with pops of colour added in curated art work.

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Bathrooms are sumptuous with luxury freestanding baths yet clean-lined and contemporary, with on-trend matte black windows and sanitary ware.

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Throughout the house, large windows and French doors allow for lots of California sunshine inside and views across the attractive grounds. The master bedroom boasts particularly stunning views through those statement arched windows.

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And, when you want to cool off in the Californian sun, you can head out to the palm tree-dotted pool, which also boasts an outdoor bar and fire pit for the ultimate spot for a sundowner.

Kim Basinger home

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Kim Basinger home

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The home is on sale via compass.com and highlighted on toptenrealestatedeals.com.