The mansion has 22 rooms including a wine cellar (with a Prohibition-era secret door), a screening room with built-in pipe organ, a game room, three zoo/aviary buildings (and related pet cemetery), a tennis/basketball court, a waterfall and a swimming pool area (including a patio and barbecue area, a grotto, a basement gym with sauna below the bathhouse).Landscaping includes a large koi pond with artificial stream, a small citrus orchard and two well-established forests of tree ferns and redwoods.The west wing (originally servants wing) houses the Editorial offices of Playboy.
The Master's suite occupies several rooms on the second and third floors, and is the most heavily renovated area of the Mansion proper, with an extensive carved-oak decor dating to the 1970s.
Otherwise, the Mansion proper is maintained in its original Gothic-revival furnishings for the most part.
The pipe organ was extensively restored in the last decade.
The Playboy Mansion (also known as the Playboy Mansion West) is the home of Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner.
In Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, near Beverly Hills, the mansion became famous during the 1970s through media reports of Hefner's lavish parties.
Owned by Daren Metropoulos, the mansion is also used for various corporate activities and serves as a valuable location for television production, magazine photography and for online, advertising and sales events.It also hosts various charitable events and civic functions.) house is described as in the "Gothic-Tudor" style by Forbes magazine, and sits on 5.3 acres (2.1 ha). Kelly in 1927 for Arthur Letts, Jr., son of the Broadway department store founder Arthur Letts and acquired by Playboy from Louis D.Statham (1908–1983), an engineer, inventor and chess aficionado, in 1971 for .1 million.It sits close to the northwestern corner of the Los Angeles Country Club, near University of California, Los Angeles and the Bel-Air Country Club. million has been invested in renovation and expansion.