Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own an exceptional ocean front resort estate on the historic mile of Santa Monica Beach that was the original Gold Coast where Hollywood royalty lived & played. Originally built in 1929 for silent film star Norma Talmadge by architect Paul R. Crawley, this French Normandy style estate has been the residence of notable celebrities including Cary Grant, Randolph Scott, Barbara Hutton, Irving Berlin, Howard Hughes, Sharon Tate & Princess Grace of Monaco. On the market for the first time in 40 years & with many original details intact, this is indeed the opportunity to own a piece of Hollywood history. Front motorcourt w/4-car garage. Romantic fountain courtyard. Formal foyer, living rm, dining rm, sunrm, powder rm, wine cellar, butler's pantry & spacious kitchen. Huge master suite & 4 add'l bdrms. Back garden w/patios, heated pool, paddle tennis court, & raised viewing deck overlooking the beautiful sunsets & sparkling blue waters of the Pacific Ocean. Listed by Jade Mills, Coldwell Banker Residential Br.