Trek about William S. Hart Park on Santa Clarita real estate and then head on up to mansion at the top of the hill. Once home to Hollywood great silent film star William S. Hart, the land now serves a wonderful place for recreational fun. In the park open spaces beckon picnic goers. Blankets are spread on soft grasses. Under towering California Oak trees books are avidly read while youngsters run and frolic about. Nature trails appeal to hikers. Nearby a barnyard is filled with friendly animals looking for a handout from visitors. Many love to observe a resident herd of bison making this landscape their Santa Clarita home.
Live Life Richly in a Santa Clarita Home
High on the hill and rich with vivid history sits a Santa Clarita real estate wonder. Inside the William S. Hart Museum a treasure trove of memory invoking items wait to be discovered. Over twenty rooms display an impressive collection of Western and Native American art alongside early Hollywood memorabilia owned by Bill Hart. The only way in is by guided tour. Both on the hour and on the half hour, docents open the redwood front door to guests inviting them inside. Greeted by an amazing foyer tourees are often awestruck by the simplistic yet opulent beauty of this 1920’s property. It’s easy to imagine the lifestyle lived while observing the formal dining room, living room, service area and guest room. A dedicated pet parent visitors are treated to a peek inside a bedroom set up just for William S. Hart’s dogs. Tours vary as guides like to change the itineraries up a bit creating a new atmosphere for each experience. After inspecting the main house guests taking the museum trail will find the bunk house which also served as a guest house and getaway zone.
Special events are often livening up the property. Favorite times to visit include western themed open houses and backyard crafting extraordinaires. School aged children take part in onsite history lessons during field trips. Hours to the William S. Hart Museum are seasonal and should be checked before heading over.