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Houdini Estate - Historical 5-Acre Private Estate in Hollywood Hills

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Last updated: 08/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The 12 million-dollar 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.

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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Only outdoors smoking....moreless

  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 8-16

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • Four roll-away beds are available by request.

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

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

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • 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

Dining

  • Dining:

    Everyday table seating for 8 + 3 at counter. Additional seating up to 30 with rental tables for events with owner authorization...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 11 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fax

Kitchen

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

Outside

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

Pool / Spa

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

Reviews

Write a review 4.3
from 6 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Labor Day Wknd
Sep 2 - Sep 5, 2016
3 night min stay
$3,320
Colombus Day Wknd
Oct 7 - Oct 10, 2016
3 night min stay
$3,320
Halloween Wknd
Oct 28 - Oct 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$3,320
Thanksgiving Day
Nov 24 - Nov 24, 2016
1 night min stay

$1,667
flat fee
Christmas Wknd
Dec 23 - Dec 26, 2016
3 night min stay
$3,320
New Years Wknd
Dec 30 - Jan 2, 2017
3 night min stay
$3,320
ML King Wknd
Jan 13 - Jan 16, 2017
3 night min stay
$3,320
Valentine's Day
Feb 14 - Feb 14, 2017
1 night min stay

$1,667
flat fee
Presidents Day Wknd
Feb 17 - Feb 20, 2017
3 night min stay
$3,320
Easter Wknd
Apr 14 - Apr 17, 2017
3 night min stay
$3,320
Memorial Day Wknd
May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
$3,320
Independence Day
Jul 4 - Jul 4, 2017
1 night min stay

$1,667
flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$1,000 $2,000
Fri, Sat, Sun
$7,000 $20,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning $350
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $5,000
  • Tax Rate 14%

Notes:

National holiday weekends, Easter and Halloween all cost 66% more.

Any party, event or gathering must be authorized by property manager.

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 or photo shoots.

Event prices range from $5,000 up to 30 people to $16,000 for 400 guests. Please inquire.


Manager's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Calendar

Last updated: 08/29/2016
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21 Unavailable
22 Today
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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
Highway US 101
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
15 Miles
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Recommended

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

 

Manager info


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

 

Photos

  • Path to lower gardens

    Path to lower gardens

  • The Houdini Estate, main house

    The Houdini Estate, main house

  • Koi pond and stairs leading to hiking trails

    Koi pond and stairs leading to hiking trails

  • Pool

    Pool

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Interesting accouterments: lamp

    Interesting accouterments: lamp

  • Master bath with Jacuzzi tub in granite

    Master bath with Jacuzzi tub in granite

  • Main home with mosaic driveway

    Main home with mosaic driveway

  • Main home drive

    Main home drive

  • Stairs leading to hiking trails

    Stairs leading to hiking trails

  • The Great Lawn

    The Great Lawn

  • Waterfall garden

    Waterfall garden

  • Living room fireplace

    Living room fireplace

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Master bedroom marble fireplace

    Master bedroom marble fireplace

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

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  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    16
  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    4.5
  • Property type
    Estate
Manager
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
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  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 08/29/2016

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