Rent Bea Arthur's Brentwood Home for $32,500 (See Photos)

bea arthurThe estate of the late Bea Arthur of TV's The Golden Girls and Maude is trying to lease the Brentwood home in Los Angeles where she spent the last days of her life, reported the Real Estalker. The family is asking about $32,500 per month, though no word if that includes furnishings.

The 5-bedroom home with vaulted ceilings, exposed wood beams, and painted brick fireplaces was designed by the father of the California ranch-style, Cliff May, whose style tended to erase the lines between indoors and outdoors, although not so much so in this case. See 30 photos in our gallery on the home.



The house was later updated in the mid-2000s by builder-designer Matt Saks, who is Arthur's older adopted son and who appeared in at least one episode of The Golden Girls portraying a police officer talking with his mom's character, Dorothy Zbornak. (See video below.)

The redesigned kitchen, with its marble counter tops, is open to the living area and the master has a large walk-in closet, pictured below. The house, which sits on four acres in the Sullivan Canyon area also has a pool, a tennis court, private hiking trails, and waterfalls.

The Tony and Emmy-award winning Arthur, who died of cancer in April 2009, moved into the May-designed house in 1975.

Iconic actress Betty White, who played Rose Nylund, is the last remaining member of The Golden Girls. Rue McClanahan, who portrayed Blanche Devereaux on the show, died last year. Estelle Getty, whose character Sophia Petrillo was mother to Arthur's character, died in 2008.













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Steven Miles

I found this clip of Miss Arthur’s final interview with Bea discussing her career in her own words. The clip also shows Betty White, Carol Channing and Phyllis Diller. I think it’s for a show called, “Lunching with a Legend.”
It was filmed in this kitchen.
I’d hate for a full interview with Bea or the other legendary ladies in the clip to go unseen.

http://lunchingwithalegend.com/

Cheers,
Stephen

March 31 2011 at 10:26 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Shelly Shuey

oh my, I have the same area rug as bea arthur. I must be a golden girl.

March 31 2011 at 4:22 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
dudega1

The House is valued at $5,495,000 so $32,500 a month in rent is a fair amount. It's funny how people get shocked at the price of nice things, If you make $3 million a year, then $32,000 a month is a drop in the bucket. If you make $40,000 a year, then $25,000 for a new car is alot of money, it's all relative depending on how much you make...Think about it in those terms people....

March 31 2011 at 10:10 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
Steven Miles

I found this clip of Miss Arthur's final interview with Bea discussing her career in her own words. The clip also shows Betty White, Carol Channing and Phyllis Diller. I think it’s for a show called, “Lunching with a Legend.” It looks like it was filmed in this kitchen !

I'd hate for a full interview with Bea or the other legendary ladies in the clip to go unseen.
http://lunchingwithalegend.com/

Cheers,
Stephen

March 30 2011 at 10:57 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
KEN

never get 32 grand a month,no way

March 27 2011 at 6:47 AM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply
Steve

How stupid!

March 27 2011 at 2:52 AM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
moonspinner55

what would Dorothy Zbornak say??

March 27 2011 at 1:45 AM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply
flyons602

GREAT HOUSE, BUT TO RICH FOR MY BLOOD. I STILL LOVED BEA THOUGH, BEA WAS MY MOTHERS NAME ALSO. THEY WERE GREAT LADYS

March 27 2011 at 1:21 AM Report abuse +4 rate up rate down Reply
LINDA

who rents out their mothers home to make money?
a jerk maybe

March 27 2011 at 12:11 AM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply
glaimc863

if you could afford $32.500 for rent, you should just use that $32.500 as a down payment on a home of you'r own, $32.500 for rent is crazy, look's like a rich quick deal to me..

March 26 2011 at 11:40 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply