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Legendary 'Houdini Estate,' Full of Amenities in the Hollywood Hills

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Last updated: 05/06/2015

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The former home of legendary magician Harry Houdini, the historic Houdini Estate is a masterpiece of intricate craftsmanship and design. Located in the Hollywood Hills minutes from Sunset Blvd., Beverly Hills, and Universal City, the five-acre property is the most famous estate in America still in private hands.

Highlights include a dramatic, three-story waterfall fed by a natural mineral spring, century-old palms and exotic trees, canyon views, one hour of hiking trails, pool, spa, BBQ patio, 7 gazebos, terraced gardens, koi pond, and parking for 80+ cars.

The house features an open-plan kitchen, 3 large bedrooms, 4 granite bathrooms, 3 fireplaces, washer/dryer, wireless Internet availability, and flat-screen TVs in all rooms. Available for film shoots, still shoots, charity events, romantic get-aways, relaxing vacations, family bonding, and other regenerative life events. Sleeps 8 to 10.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Theme

  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Town

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Roller Blading
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Communication / Internet

  • Fax

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,000 $1,500
Fri, Sat, Sun
$7,000

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $350
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Comfortably sleeps up to eight guests, ten with couches. Please inquire for additional guests.

Long-term rentals available. Event rates available.

Available for charitable events and film and photo shoots.

Event prices range from $5,000 for 15–75 people to $15,000 for 400 guests. Please inquire.

Rates are subject to change.


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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Los Angeles International
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
33 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Santa Catalina, San Pedro
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Nearest Train
Union Station, Los Angeles
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Freeway 101
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
15 Miles
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Recommended

The Houdini Estate is located in one of the most intriguing area of Los Angeles, close to many of the area's main attractions such as Sunset Boulevard, Beverly Hills, Hollywood, West Hollywood, the Kodak Center, the Hollywood Bowl, Griffith Park, and Universal Studios.

 

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Photos

  • The Houdini Estate, main house

    The Houdini Estate, main house

  • Waterfall garden

    Waterfall garden

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Master bath with Jacuzzi tub in granite

    Master bath with Jacuzzi tub in granite

  • Interesting accouterments: lamp

    Interesting accouterments: lamp

  • Koi pond and stairs leading to hiking trails

    Koi pond and stairs leading to hiking trails

  • Main home drive

    Main home drive

  • The Great Lawn

    The Great Lawn

  • Hillside garden with garden paths to home

    Hillside garden with garden paths to home

  • Living room fireplace

    Living room fireplace

  • Master bedroom marble fireplace

    Master bedroom marble fireplace

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Pool

    Pool

  • Stairs leading to hiking trails

    Stairs leading to hiking trails

  • Main home with mosaic driveway

    Main home with mosaic driveway

  • Path to lower gardens

    Path to lower gardens

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
    Estate
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/06/2015
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