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Home Tour: Priscilla Woolworth's style is mixed, not matched

September 14, 2010 |  7:00 am


After six months of searching for a home in the Hollywood Hills, Priscilla Woolworth put in an offer on a lush Spanish-style compound within hours of touring a property — in Valley Glen.

 "The Mediterranean architecture, the garden and the indoor-outdoor living space reminded me of my childhood in the south of France," Woolworth says, pouring water into a flea market glass. "I was looking for a home with soul."


That was in 2002, and soon after Woolworth moved in with daughters Arielle and Lucie. Room by room, Woolworth renovated and expanded to the point where she now has a full-fledged compound. With a converted garage and two additional bedroom suites, both freestanding cottages, the property consists of four bedrooms and five bathrooms spread over four structures. The threads running through all of the spaces: a celebration of color and a love of the natural world.


Read the full story on Priscilla Woolworth's home or check out our photo gallery for a virtual tour.

-- Lizzie Garrett Mettler

Photos from top: Priscilla Woolworth in her living room; an outdoor fireplace in the garden; and a collection of earthy objects. Credit: Anne Cusack.