Howard Hughes’ Los Angeles mansion is on the market for $23 million

Howard Hughes A former Los Angeles property hit the market for $23 million.

The home—which sits on the Wilshire Country Club golf course—was built in 1926 by noted architect Roland E. Coot for Eva K. Fodger.

As per the listing, the 10,000-square-foot home features eight bedrooms with seven full and five half baths, and sits on just over half an acre.

Howard Hughes’ former home in Los Angeles has just hit the market for $23 million. (Getty Images/Noel Kleinman/Fox News)

And Hughes acquired the home where the billionaire movie mogul and aviation pioneer lived when he produced “Hell’s Kitchen” and “Scarface,” according to The New York Times.

The house was also featured in Hughes’ 2004 biopic “The Aviator,” which starred Leonardo DiCaprio.

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The Spanish-style home sits on a private plot, with its own private gate, and “exudes the timeless charm of eras bygone while seamlessly incorporating modern luxuries of an elevated contemporary lifestyle,” according to the listing.

An aerial view of the former Hughes home

Hughes’ former mansion in Los Angeles is just over 10,000 square feet. (Noel Kleinman/Fox News)

Howard Hughes mansion kitchen

The house is equipped with a chef’s kitchen. (Noel Kleinman/Fox News)

Howard Hughes Mansion Bookcases

The house has floor to ceiling bookcases. (Noel Kleinman/Fox News)

The chef’s kitchen features a 24-foot island that opens to a family room with floor-to-ceiling bookcases, while the backyard features an outdoor fireplace, pool, and custom stone pizza oven.

There is an examination room and a 2,500-bottle temperature-controlled wine cellar. Guest accommodation is connected to the house with its own full kitchen and bathroom.

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The current homeowners are former film producer turned restaurateur Ash Shah and his wife, Nirupa Shah. Nirupa admitted to The New York Times in 2015 that she wasn’t fascinated by the home’s Old Hollywood roots but her husband was.

Howard Hughes mansion cobblestone courtyard

The house has a gravelled patio. (Noel Kleinman/Fox News)

Howard Hughes Mansion Pool

An outdoor pool has been added to the home by the current owners. (Noel Kleinman/Fox News)

“Ash was really in love with the whole Howard Hughes aspect,” she told the outlet at the time. “I – less so.”

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The couple purchased the home in 2011 for $6.3 million, per outlet.

The Shahs explained to the Times that they have spent the past decade renovating the home while preserving its Old Hollywood charm.

Howard Hughes Mansion Pizza Oven

A dedicated outdoor pizza oven is installed in the backyard. (Noel Kleinman/Fox News)

Howard Hughes mansion bedroom

One of the eight bedrooms in the house. (Noel Kleinman/Fox News)

“We’ve modernized it and tried to make it brighter,” Nirupa said.

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The house was listed by Compass realtors F. Ron Smith and David Berg.

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