Live in Helen Mirren’s L.A. Panty-Dropping Palace for $40,000 a Month

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So this is what it’s like to live like a dame.

Helen Mirren’s Los Angeles pad is still up for temporary grabs since being listed forever ago.

According to property records, the expensive digs have been available for lease since for the last few years with no takers and off the rental market since 2007.

Mirren may want to re-think that $40K a month price tag.

Other than what should be the obvious celebrity draw, the hilltop oasis is rich in Hollywood history making it all the more attractive. Cecil B. DeMille‘s first movie star Dustin Farnum used to call the Mediterranean manse home that’s surrounded by private park-like landscaping, including lush Mexican palms, birds-of-paradise, eucalyptus, and Chinese lantern trees.

The Academy Award-winning actress and her director husband Taylor Hackford bought the place in 1986 and after taking a tour inside we totally get why — for complete solitude and tranquility.

The nearly 7,000 square foot main house was built in 1911 and has 6 bedrooms and 9 bathrooms, a guest cottage, pool that’s more like a garden paradise, and terraces galore.

Go inside Dame Helen Mirren’s hillside retreat in the CB! gallery above.