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TheHoudiniEstate

SuperhostLos Angeles, California, United States
Entire villa hosted by Lori
12 guests4 bedrooms5 beds4.5 baths
Entire home
You’ll have the villa to yourself.
Clean and tidy
3 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Lori is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
THIS PLATFORM IS FOR STAYS ONLY. FOR EVENTS OF MORE THAN 15 PEOPLE PLEASE VISIT THEHOUDINIESTATE.COM
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WHAT IS THE MYSTIQUE OF THE HOUDINI ESTATE?
At the former L.A. home of Harry Houdini, you experience the magic of centenary trees; romantic gardens; hidden passageways; intriguing artwork; seasonal flowers; sunny and shady photographic vistas; nine levels for entertainment, meals and ceremonies; hours of hiking trails, and a natural three-story waterfall.

The space
The historic 5-acre hillside property, reputed to be the former home of legendary magician Harry Houdini, is 9 minutes from Beverly Hills and Sunset Strip, and 11 from Universal City. Fully furnished. Heated pool and jacuzzi, 4 large bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, 3 fireplaces, Internet access, satellite TV, terraced gardens, 1 hour of hiking trails, BBQ patio. Gated and fenced.

A master suite features a carved-stone mantelpiece and a spacious bathroom with a whirlpool tub. Four bathrooms are available for residents and guests. The open-plan kitchens are fully appointed.
High-speed Internet, satellite television, outdoor fireplaces, barbecue patios, a heated pool, and an outdoor spa are part of the amenities.

With nine, large, different entertainment areas in the gardens, your guests will never be bored.

Other things to note
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.
Houdini used the estate’s pool to practice his amazing feats of escape and illusion until a short time before his death in 1926. The magic and mystery of “The Handcuff King” still remain with the property where Houdini’s wife, Bess, gave a famous party for 500 magicians and lived for years after her husband died.
The estate and its gardens were restored after the 1959 Laurel Canyon Fire and now enjoy modern amenities while maintaining the grand mystique and marvel of Harry Houdini.
Security deposit of 50% is required on total rental amount.
Monday-Thursday $1,750, Friday-Sunday $3,000.
NATIONAL HOLIDAY WEEKENDS, EASTER, VALENTINE, CINCO DE MAYO ARE 10% HIGHER.
ADDITIONAL SERVICES
Cleaning fee: $399
Rollaway bed service: $59
Outdoor heater service: $59 each
Pool heating: $100 each day
Firewood: $59
City tax: 14% of overnight stay portion of rent
$5,000 security deposit required for events, payable to landlord. Will get refund upon leaving.
No more than 15 people allowed on property without written permission. $150 charge per person starting with 16th person on.

License number
HSR19-005591

License number
HSR19-005591
THIS PLATFORM IS FOR STAYS ONLY. FOR EVENTS OF MORE THAN 15 PEOPLE PLEASE VISIT THEHOUDINIESTATE.COM
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WHAT IS THE MYSTIQUE OF THE HOUDINI ESTATE?
At the former L.A. home of Harry Houdini, you experience the magic of centenary trees; romantic gardens; hidden passageways; intriguing artwork; seasonal flowers; sunny and shady photographic vistas; nine levels for entert…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
2 single beds, 1 couch
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed

Amenities

Free parking on premises
Kitchen
Wifi
Hot tub
Pool
Cable TV
Indoor fireplace
Laptop-friendly workspace
Iron
Dryer

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4.91 out of 5 stars from 26 reviews
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Los Angeles, California, United States

The five-acre, $10 million estate is conveniently located in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles, only minutes from Sunset Boulevard, Beverly Hills, and Universal Studios.

Hosted by Lori

Joined in September 2013
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Lori Seyer has been a host for more than 15 years at some of Los Angeles’ most iconic properties. For several of those years, she has been named a Super Host, which has allowed her to happily welcome discerning tenants from all over the world who are looking to experience one of her singular houses for anywhere from three days to several months. Located in the world-famous Hollywood Hills, the serene and very private properties Lori oversees range from an historic villa with a magical history and five acres of gardens to a strictly modern octagonal house with airy canyon perspectives to an amusing Hollywood regency home with one of the most stunning overlooks in Los Angeles to a Mediterranean mansion on a 10-acre property with 270-degree views of Downtown Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley. Lori looks forward to welcoming many more visitors to her wonderfully unique properties.
Lori Seyer has been a host for more than 15 years at some of Los Angeles’ most iconic properties. For several of those years, she has been named a Super Host, which has allowed her…
Lori is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Policy number: HSR19-005591
  • Languages: English, Español
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 4:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
No smoking
Pets are allowed
Safety & Property
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to R88206