After selling their Los Angeles mansion for $15.947 million, Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas have moved on. The newly single, 57 year old, American actress has rented a stunning Hollywood Hills home which was listed for $30,000 per month. Melanie_Griffith_Rented_Hollywood_Hills_MansionThe new Los Angeles abode is significantly smaller but described as “impressively refined” and “majestically authentic Mediterranean villa”.Melanie_Griffith_Rented_Hollywood_Hills_Mansion_2Located in the historic and celeb-favored Outpost Estates neighborhood, it was originally built in the late 1920s on an irregularly shaped 0.28-acre hillside plot.Melanie_Griffith_Rented_Hollywood_Hills_Mansion_3The 4,725-sqaure feet multi-level residence sits behind wrought iron gates, a high wall and an even higher hedge to provide ultimate privacy.Melanie_Griffith_Rented_Hollywood_Hills_Mansion_8Melanie will be making the most of four bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms. Original and restored architectural details include exposed wood beams, coffered ceilings, intricate ironwork, arched windows and a handful of fireplaces.Melanie_Griffith_Rented_Hollywood_Hills_Mansion_4The mansion also features show-stopping double-height rotunda entrance with tile-accented curved staircase, an ample step-down formal living room with barrel-vaulted ceiling, a formal dining room with floor-to-ceiling arched window, and a sunroom.Melanie_Griffith_Rented_Hollywood_Hills_Mansion_5While large center island dominates the kitchen, adjoining French door-lined breakfast nook serves as a cozy den with television surmounted fireplace and wrought iron-railed Juliet balcony.Melanie_Griffith_Rented_Hollywood_Hills_Mansion_6

Melanie_Griffith_Rented_Hollywood_Hills_Mansion_7There’s also a state-of-the-art movie theater with campy leopard print carpeting and tiered seating for at least seven in bulky leather recliners.

Melanie_Griffith_Rented_Hollywood_Hills_Mansion_9The master suite on the upper level offers another television surmounted fireplace and wrought iron railed Juliet balcony that offer city lights view. Melanie_Griffith_Rented_Hollywood_Hills_Mansion_11The actress will be able to relax in an over-sized steam shower and dress up in the custom-fitted closet which opens to a wooden bridge that leads to a tucked away terrace.

Melanie_Griffith_Rented_Hollywood_Hills_Mansion_13The lush property also comes with a sport court, built-in grilling station, a courtyard with outdoor fireplace, and a bullet-shaped swimming pool with poolside cabana.Melanie_Griffith_Rented_Hollywood_Hills_Mansion_14Who says one cannot indulge when it comes to living single!Melanie_Griffith_Rented_Hollywood_Hills_Mansion_12Variety