The Houdini Estate, A Hollywood Hills Mansion
PRESS LINK FOR VIDEO TOUR https://youtu.be/Kc1jbei2jK8 101 locations in one. Rent mansion or whole 5-acre estate. Great for any type of production, events and weddings. This one-of-a-kind estate features an expansive lawn, terraced gardens, rock waterfalls, a natural-spring pond, hiking trails and romantic gazebos with stunning canyon vistas. Film crews have multiple backgrounds to choose from: tropical, jungle, hills, terraces, hidden gardens, caves, rock passages, cliffs and much more. Built for Harry Houdini in the early 1900s, the estate still has the deep-water tank where Houdini reportedly practiced his underwater escapes. The estate and its gardens boast numerous modern amenities while maintaining the grand mystique and marvel of the famous magician. Features include high-speed Internet, satellite television, outdoor fireplaces, barbecue patios, five gazebos, three water fountains, a heated pool, and an outdoor spa. The property’s main house has two stories, and four bedrooms. A master suite features a carved-stone mantelpiece and a spacious bathroom with a whirlpool tub, five bathrooms including an outdoor one, ample living room next to dining area, and an open-plan kitchen. Greenrooms, wardrobe and make up area. Easy loading area, storage space for equipment. The fenced and gated estate is very private and 6 minutes from Sunset Boulevard, 7 minutes from Beverly Hills, and 13 minutes from Universal Studios. We only provide the property; so you’re welcome to bring your own caterers, equipment, lighting, and props. We’re also happy to make suggestions and help you plan. Please note, outdoor noise of moderate volume is allowed until 10:00 p.m. per city ordinance, indoors until 2:00 a.m. SITE VISITS We receive many requests for tours, and to be selective, we charge $100 to your group to send somebody knowledgeable about the estate to open and explain the property. Your $100 payment is donated entirely to an IRS-recognized charity; you will also receive a credit of $200 toward your rent with our compliments if you book at the showing.
Category and style
Colonial, Old Hollywood, Ranch Style, Spanish
Private parking for 80 cars
Truck / motorhome on site parking: On property
Address most likely falls into one of the following permit zones: Los Angeles, West Hollywood. Please confirm with the host.
Giggster offers in-house coordinating for obtaining film and still photo permits. Call (917) 916-4914 to inquire about obtaining a permit, permit pricing or visit our FAQ section to learn more. Please note this number is not for contacting your location host, if you wish to reach out to the host please click Message Host on the location listing.
Property size (sq ft):
3000 sq ft
217800 sq ft
Main floor number:
No adult filming
Use of restroom(s) for a crew of 15 people or less is allowed
Fireplace With Mantle
Dark Wood Floor
Open Floor Plan
Stainless Steel Kitchen
Wood Kitchen Cabinets
Quarter/Half/Three-Quarter Turn Stairs
6 months ago
Great location with many different looks
8 months ago
Loved the location and Lori was extremely helpful. Would definitely recommend.
8 months ago
The space is so beautiful and there are so many varied areas for photos. Lori the site rep was warm and helpful. Would recommend one hundred percent!
2 years ago
Lori was fantastic. Great communication and attentive to our needs. I couldn't recommend her or this location more highly.
2 years ago
Great experiece, Lori was such a great host and very sweet. Would definitely work with her again!!
Exact location provided after booking