Perched up in the famed "Bird Streets" of L.A., north of Sunset Blvd, sits this magnificent Spanish villa! Formerly owned by Law & Order S.V.U.'s own Marishka Hargitay, this sprawling yet homey, 3 level, 5 BR/6 BA house gives you over 5000 sq ft of open living space with stellar views and lots of peace! The high ceilinged entry foyer leads you into a grand room with massive 20 ft ceilings and breathtaking views of the city. The open lay-out chef's kitchen w/large formal dining area comes complete with VIKING ® appliances, large ample cooking & prep work spaces, marble island, wine fridge and views to bask in while you prepare lunch for the kids, a quiet dinner for two or prepping to host an elegant twilight cocktail party. Upstairs you will find an en-suite bedroom which can double as a home office with a large adjacent living room perfect for home meetings, afternoon tea or a tranquil place to read. The large adjacent patio is perfect for watching a game while having a sunset BBQ or spending peaceful night with your telescope basking in the stars! Four "en-suite" bedrooms are located in the main residence, and the huge master suite sports his/hers walk-in closets, dressing area, huge bathroom w/jacuzzi tub/separate oversized shower. The master suite also has its own private patio with sweeping views! The fifth bedroom is part of a connected but completely separate full 1BR in-law/guest suite/maids quarters which is perfect for a home business, or the "coolest" dorm suite for the college student living at home! Downstairs the family can have movie night in the gorgeous home theater w/seating for at least 10! Or you can spend a fun night tasting wine down in the 500+ bottle wine cellar, complete with a tasting room! Out back is a gorgeous blue pool w/180° ocean/city/canyon views, and the cabana/fitness room makes an after workout dip in the pool a pleasure! This dreamy "Bird Streets" Spanish Villa, which once hosted parties for hollywood elite is just the retreat you have been looking for! You don't want to miss this one!