Gothic Bedroom | Hearst Castle

Gothic Bedroom | Hearst Castle

 Welcome to the master bedroom of William Hearst. The ceiling of this magnificent room is a fourteenth century Spanish Gothic ceiling, that originated from Teruel, Spain. The portrait to the right side of the bed is of his mother, Phoebe Apperson Hearst. It was painted by Henry Clive, who...

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Gothic Bedroom | Hearst Castle

Gothic Bedroom | Hearst Castle

 This beautiful Gothic bedroom was once home to Marion Davies. Marion was an actress who’s first feature film was Runaway Romany, in 1917. After a highly successful career as an actress, Marion retired from film in 1937, choosing to devote herself to Hearst and charitable work. She was named...

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Gothic Sitting Room | Hearst Castle

Gothic Sitting Room | Hearst Castle

 Here we are in the Gothic sitting room. From this vantage point you have access to a number of locations, including the Gothic Study, the Gothic balcony, and the Gothic Suite bedrooms. This room is beautifully decorated with 15th century Spanish Art, including this striking portrait of Jesus, displayed...

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Gothic Study | Hearst Castle

Gothic Study | Hearst Castle

 At the very end of the study, you’ll find this secluded room. It features a spectacular view of the estate behind beautiful Gothic windows. and if you look directly behind you, you’ll also find a magnificent fireplace that was used to warm up cold nights at the castle. More...

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Gothic Study | Hearst Castle

Gothic Study | Hearst Castle

 Good evening, and welcome to the centerpiece of the magnificent Gothic Study. Directly ahead, you’ll see a striking painted portrait, of William. This painting was created by his lifelong friend, Orrin Peck, in 1894. As you can see, the Gothic Study also features some of William’s most exquisite statuary,...

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Gothic Study | Hearst Castle

Gothic Study | Hearst Castle

 The incredible Gothic Study was the epicenter of William’s business affairs. His use of this room was quite ingenious. In order to expedite the editing process, he would place his numerous newspapers on the floor, in a grid pattern. Once they were laid out, he would quickly navigate to...

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Gothic Balcony | Hearst Castle

Gothic Balcony | Hearst Castle

 Here from this one of a kind balcony, you have a spectacular view of the courtyard and a stunning view that extends all the way to the ocean. This exquisite location can be accessed through the Gothic Sitting Room located directly behind you. This is just a short walk...

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