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The Houdini Estate Hollywood Hills Mansion

Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 12
West Hollywood, California
Built in the Edwardian tradition in the early 1900s, the Houdini Estate still has caves, hidden tunnels, terraced gardens, and a deep-water tank where Harry Houdini reportedly practiced his underwater escapes. The secluded property was the perfect retreat for America’s first action hero. The estate and its gardens were restored after the 1959 Laurel Canyon Fire burned the original mansion and now enjoy modern amenities while maintaining the grand mystique and marvel of Harry Houdini.

The five-acre estate features an expansive lawn, terraced gardens filled with exotic plants, a rock waterfall, a natural-spring pond, an hour of hiking trails with an unexpected ocean view, and romantic gazebos with stunning canyon vistas.
A master suite features a carved-stone mantelpiece and a spacious bathroom with a whirlpool tub. The open-plan kitchens...
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Listing #FKN6890591
About the Owner
Lori S
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:November 2015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family of 7 (from 18 to 83) spent a week at the Harry Houdini mansion in Laurel Canyon. House, grounds, art work, and house manager could not have been better! Exceeded all our expectations and requirements. Lori helped me arrange a caterer, a magician...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank travelingbubbie2017
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Our daughter was married at Houdini Estate in August 2016. The setting, overlooking the Hollywood Hills, sprawling gardens, historical treasures made for a most memorable celebration. "The Houdini" is ideally located, and allowed us ( and our guests) to explore Los Angeles sights, hike in...More

Date of stay: August 2016
3  Thank Tanya L
Management response:Responded 5 November 2016

It was our pleasure to host you. We feel wonderful when guests can take advantage of our efforts to provide a unique and different place for your enjoyment.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (14)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (14)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
The NUMBER OF GUESTS is restricted to the number of guests agreed in your reservation; any additional guest requires written consent from property manager. ABSOLUTELY NO PARTIES...
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Sofa
    3 Twins
    3 Kings
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  • Cleaning fee: $519 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: $7,416 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Located in Hollywood Hills, the fenced and gated estate is 6 minutes from Sunset Boulevard, 7 minutes from Beverly Hills, and 13 minutes from Universal Studios. Accessible to the gate by public transportation.
Car recommended
How to get there
The Houdini Estate address is 2400 Laurel Canyon Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
Please enter the property by the Willow Glen gate, which is at the
southeast corner of the Willow Glen Road and Laurel Canyon Blvd.
intersection. Willow Glen enters Laurel Canyon from the east about 100
yards north before the traffic light at the intersection of Lookout
Mountain Road and Laurel Canyon Blvd.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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