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Rustic Quail View Ranch
  • $75/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (43)
  • 43
  • Instant book
  • Thousand Oaks, CA
*****PLEASE CLICK "SHOW MORE" FOR FULL LOCATION DESCRIPTION***** Welcome to 10 acres of undisturbed natural beauty! We are located at the border of Los Angeles and Ventura Counties, within the Los Angeles 30-mile filming zone, and only 5 miles from the 101 freeway and Westlake Village. Visit our website (www.QuailViewRanch.com) for more information and videos or check out the links below for projects filmed on our ranch: https://youtu.be/2dsiQVXbiUA https://youtu.be/eDwmxnwX9RY https://youtu.be/uLHC1deDB_s https://youtu.be/YW3FtGAh2tk https://youtu.be/A4PI7cNtlUU https://youtu.be/2eS0Yc5NdVM Rustic Quail View Ranch offers: • Views, mountain views, and more views! • Dirt roads, paths, and trails • Spacious flat sections • Native plants including multiple mature oak trees • Rustic stairs from one level of the property to the next • Natural rock formations • Beautiful sunrises and sunsets • Extremely private and quiet • High-speed Wi-Fi (upper property only) • One basic porta-potty with an interior handwashing station • One standard power plug • Private use of the outdoor area (we only have one booking on our ranch at a time) • Parking for 20 cars onsite • Conveniently located to Westlake Village with many great hotel and restaurant options • Onsite weather station: www.wunderground.com/dashboard/pws/KCAWESTL52 More Info: • Furniture in pictures is not available. • Interior of house is not available. • Pricing is per hour and based on the total number of onsite attendees (including event staff/crew), please contact us for pricing for 60+ attendees. • All bookings on weekdays require a Ranch Representative (Site Rep) at a cost of $20 per hour (extra fee paid by renter). • Permits required for commercial projects: Ventura County https://vcrma.org/film-permits Additional Questions? Want to visit? Just ask! We look forward to working with you! Follow us! @QuailViewRanch and visit our website: www.QuailViewRanch.com
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Rustic Buildings-Troll Cottage & Elephant Barn
  • $95/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (10)
  • 10
  • Instant book
  • Thousand Oaks, CA
Rustic Homemade Cottage. Built by hand by our creative German neighbor, who passed away. . It's filled with things he collected from years of scavenging from movie sets. Think old fashioned Germanic hunting cottage. could depict the 1700's to the 1960's.The patio is built over a creek with a handmade bridge leading up to it. The stairs up to the house are handmade from concrete pieces. Only the main part of the house,breakfast nook , kitchen walkway ,the patio, and stairway up to the house are available for shoots. On the same property, there is a rustic stone and wood building for exterior and interior shots. Bare bones interior.. Also a long wooden bridge over a wide wooded creek. If you need other outdoor scenery, the ranch next door has mountains , creeks, trees, and meadows. See the Listing for "Beautiful Outdoors, Rustic Mountain Ranch. We are in the Secondary Studio Zone
SuperHost
The Farm
  • $850/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (7)
  • 7
  • Instant book
  • Thousand Oaks, CA
The Farm is an excellent stage for your next filming project. Major motion picture, television and commercial companies shoot on the ranch — which is all within the “30 mile zone.” The main house (available on a very limited basis) includes a large country kitchen, dining room, family room and sitting area — and the grounds are lush, with exquisite gardens and landscaping. There are also two guest houses, a shed, large pond, a pool, horse trails leading to panoramic vistas, and a year-round stream. The rate that is shown is based on a still photo shoot, shooting exteriors only with a crew/talent size of 15 or less with a minimum 10 hour day. Additional fees include Site Rep at $500 and property manager at $750. Please inquire for rates on larger impact jobs and include and the following details about your project. Job Name: Dates Needed: What The Shoot is For: Crew/Talent Size: Hours Needed: Areas Needed: Miscellaneous Info Relevant to Your Shoot:
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FoxHole, Authentic WWI,WWII look
  • $95/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Thousand Oaks, CA
Authentic FoxHole , Approximately 20' x10'. Four feet deep. Dug down in the dirt with burlap sand bag walls. It's surrounded by dirt ,fields , mountains. This set is part of our Ranch , where we have lots of other location options. Please see "Beautiful Outdoors, Rustic Mountain Ranch" for all the rest of our possibilities. We have a converted RV to use for Hair and Makeup and as a basecamp, as well. Lots of power here. At the foxhole you can run 100ft extension cords or bring a generator. We have a huge lot for parking, box trucks can fit here. Please see the above listing for more details
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Rustic No. 008
  • $220/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Thousand Oaks, CA
.Minimum Daily Rate that is shown is based on a still shoot with a crew/talent size of 15 or less @ a 10 hour day. Please inquire for rates on larger impact jobs and include and the following details about your project. Job Name: Dates Needed: What The Shoot is For: Crew/Talent Size: Hours Needed: Areas Needed: Miscellaneous Info Relevant to Your Shoot:
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Beautiful Outdoors, Rustic Mountain Ranch
  • $95/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (61)
  • 61
  • Instant book
  • Thousand Oaks, CA
Our space is a large ranch of 25 acres in the Western end of Santa Monica Mountains. We are a working creative community ranch with lots of different spaces with different looks. The focus is the natural environment with some structures, all of our locations are outside. If you are looking for scenery with no visible buildings ,with the classic Southern California mountains look, we have it. Oak trees, sycamore trees, hills, big boulders, dirt roads, seasonal creeks and mountain vistas. Some of our areas: There's a rustic colorful trailer in the woods. Dirt and gravel roads A fabulous patio and pool behind the main house. Garden with two ponds, one of which is Japanese style koi pond A sweeping beautiful meadow with giant oaks trees, Seasonal creek, full of rocks and boulders. Big and small bridges Open meadow with mountain backdrop An Eclectic rustic outdoor area with a yurt(exterior only) and Safari tent (interior and exterior) Also an authentic Foxhole set. Approximately 20' x10'x 4'deep A giant stilt tree branch platform. All outside spaces. Recently added , Interior Studio Space, 10' Ceilings, white walls ,concrete floors We've added the property next door for interior/exterior shooting. There's a handmade abandoned whimsical troll cottage for interior/exterior shooting , as well as a Rustic Elephant barn/shed for interior and exterior shots. Other detailed listings for "Rustic Buildings-Troll Cottage & Elephant Barn", for ideas For production , we have a converted RV with power, A/C, counters, seating, mirrors, clothes rack, outdoor area. Located in the parking lot, for use as base camp and Hair & Makeup There's a Porta potty that is designated just for the productions. Also a hand washing sink with soap , hand sanitizer and paper towels . There is also a large screened pop with either A/C or heat depending on the weather. Power & light. Comes with 6' tables and 4 folding chairs. It can be used for production office, make up, holding area if you need a setup closer to the middle of the property. We have power at the trailer( center of the property). Internet at the back trailer and also down in the main parking lot. The phone service is bad unless you have Verizon and then it'spotty. you can have Wifi calling, if you are set up for it. The back meadow and areas farther from the front will need generator power. We have two Kawasaki Mule ATV vehicles to rent for moving gear around. There are also 2 Honda generators, 2000watts and 2200watts. Jimmy jib 18' for rent also There's a huge parking lot in the front area, 40 cars. There's also parking in the back(10 cars) and access and parking to the middle areas. We ask that people carpool, but we also have overflow parking on the property in front of us. Big box trucks can only get to the parking lot. Further back we have low trees and power lines, 13 1/2ft can make it. The smaller box truck and high vans can make it to the back . We're 20 mins from 101 Freeway on a private/public road. The last 2 miles of the road are private and the road is one and half lanes wide. We must respect the neighbors that use the road. There are pull out spots, for when 2 cars meet. Please be nice and back into or pull out to the side when you can. And drive slowly as there are animals on the road too. besides the scenery is beautiful! We are in the Secondary Studio Zone
SuperHost
Stylish Ranch Home on Large Lot
  • $175/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Thousand Oaks, CA
Professionally designed ranch home on large lot in an equestrian neighborhood offering four bedrooms, a stylish living room and open kitchen. The entire home was recently renovated. It has great curb appeal, lush landscaping and a pool. It sits on a large .6 acre lot.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need my own production or event insurance in Thousand Oaks?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in Thousand Oaks on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in Thousand Oaks?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in Thousand Oaks at giggster.com, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Filming locations are available in Thousand Oaks?
Right now, there are 24 Filming locations available in Thousand Oaks.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for Thousand Oaks bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for Thousand Oaks guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for Thousand Oaks locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near Thousand Oaks?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in Thousand Oaks. Just start a search at giggster.com and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Thousand Oaks booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in Thousand Oaks?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Thousand Oaks is $220 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in Thousand Oaks?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Concierge service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Filming locations in Thousand Oaks, CA?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $75 to $850.
Which Filming locations are most popular in Thousand Oaks, CA in 2022?
The top 3 Filming locations in Thousand Oaks, CA right now are Rustic Quail View Ranch, Rustic Buildings-Troll Cottage & Elephant Barn and The Farm.
How do I book a Thousand Oaks location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
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About Thousand Oaks

Thousand Oaks is located in California’s Ventura County and is the second biggest city in the region. Found in a northwestern portion of what is known as the Greater Los Angeles region, Thousand Oaks takes its name from the plethora of oak trees that grow naturally in the area.

With a population base of 127,873 people, Thousand Oaks is most definitely a city but is not on par with more booming metropolises like Los Angeles. Those who live, work, and play in Thousand Oaks praise the region for its excellent standard of living.

Rated one of the top three safest cities in the United States, Thousand Oaks sees very little crime, making it a great place to raise a family. In addition to this, Thousand Oaks is a particularly scenic city, offering a wide range of activities and attractions to enjoy for those with a deep love of the great outdoors.

From hiking to the glorious Paradise Falls to meandering through the picturesque Gardens of the World and even dining in some of the best restaurants in the state, you’ll find it all in Thousand Oaks.

If you’re looking for a beautiful backdrop for your next film shoot, Thousand Oaks will not disappoint. A place that is the perfect picture of natural beauty, it’s not hard to see why Thousand Oaks filming locations are always in high demand.

Filming Options in Thousand Oaks

Finding the perfect Thousand Oaks filming locale can feel like quite a rush. Now that you’ve got the hardest part out of the way, it’s time to hire some Thousand Oaks professionals to help you pull together the pieces you require for a successful film shoot.

  • Audio-Visual Equipment Rentals
    Though most directors and camera crews come prepared with everything they will need for a great film shoot, sometimes you may discover something you’ve forgotten. Not to worry if this happens to you. Whether you are in need of video cameras, monitors, or something completely different, the right audio-visual equipment rental company can provide it all to ensure a successful shoot at your Thousand Oaks filming location.

  • Hair and Makeup
    Ensuring your cast looks their best is an important part of keeping your filming schedule on target. Hire one of the city’s top beauty professionals so your on-screen talent remains looking camera-ready when you need them to be at your Thousand Oaks filming location.

  • Coffee Service
    Coffee plays an important role in all film sets, keeping people motivated and primed to deliver their best possible performances. Thousand Oaks has many mobile coffee catering companies that can offer everything from disposable coffee urns to on-site professional-grade drip coffee machines and even full-service espresso bars and the staff to run them.

Filming Companies in Thousand Oaks

Filming a movie, TV show, documentary, or commercial is very exciting. However, before the cameras can begin to roll, you need to outfit your location with all of the things you’ll need for a productive film shoot. That’s where partnering with Thousand Oaks' top professionals can be a big help to you.

  • Apollo’s Coffee Truck
    Apollo’s Coffee Truck is a mobile catering company serving Los Angeles, Thousand Oaks, and the surrounding areas. Offering customized coffee and espresso-based beverages for events of any size, Apollo’s Coffee Truck specializes in top-tier coffee services for everything from birthday parties, studio catering, and corporate events to school fundraisers, private parties, and open houses.

  • Artistry by Cheyenne
    Cheyenne is a professional makeup artist providing her best beauty services to clients based in southern California. With over 15 years of experience in the industry, Cheyenne has amassed a portfolio of work that includes makeup applications for greats like Dark Beauty Magazine, Woman’s World Magazine, The Travel Channel, NBC, and BET.

  • AVC, The Audio-Visual Company, Inc.
    Specializing in audio-visual equipment rentals, sales, and production, AVC is a Thousand Oaks-based business providing top-tier equipment for events of all sizes. Offering equipment installation, technical support, and hands-on troubleshooting, AVC is well equipped to provide whatever you need for successful events including private parties, movie premiers, and live music to name a few.

Pros and Cons of Filming in Thousand Oaks

Thousand Oaks has a charming atmosphere, making it a wonderful place to live, work, and play. However, with its close proximity to the booming metropolis of Los Angeles, filming in Thousand Oaks comes with its advantages and disadvantages.

Advantages

  • Eco-friendly focus
    Thousand Oaks place a high emphasis on maintaining natural space. With over 50,000 oak trees on its premises, Thousand Oaks is considered to be one of the greenest cities in California.

  • Celebrity neighbors
    Thousand Oaks is so beautiful and beloved that even celebrities like to make their home here.

  • Exceptionally nice weather
    With sunshine nearly every day of the year and very little rain, the weather in Thousand Oaks is a big drawing card for many people.

Disadvantages

  • High cost of living
    Rated among the top ten wealthiest cities in California, Thousand Oaks is a rather expensive place to live or visit.

  • LA traffic
    Though not Los Angeles, Thousand Oaks still deals with the same congested roads and heavy traffic every day.

  • Little to do
    Though there are a few big attractions found in Thousand Oaks, most often you will need to travel to Los Angeles for your cultural and leisure activities.

Famous Locations in Thousand Oaks

  • Chumash Indian Museum
    The Chumash Indian Museum is located on 400 acres of property in Oakbrook Regional Park. Open to the public since the mid-1990s, this popular attraction offers miles of incredible green spaces, archaeological sites, and an on-site museum. Inside you will find a large collection of Native American artifacts including tools, weapons, and clothes.

  • Conejo Valley Botanic Garden
    The Conejo Valley Botanic Garden is over 40 years old and is found at the pinnacle of the most statuesque hill in Thousand Oaks. The property spans 35 acres in total with the land divided into at least 12 different regions. These different areas feature a wide selection of plants, trees, and flowers from every corner of the globe.

  • Wildwood Regional Park
    Wildwood Regional Park is well worth a visit when in Thousand Oaks. With more than 1,800 acres of green space that is ripe for exploring, you are sure to have a ball whether you choose to hike, picnic, or simply watch as the world goes by.