The Topanga Birdhouse, our historic artists’ cottage, offers a great location for photo shoots & small film productions in a private, nature-surrounded setting. Built in the 1920’s, this one-of-a-kind property features rich wood beamed walls & ceilings, hardwood floors, romantic/vintage decor, plenty of natural light, and a spacious outdoor deck with amazing views of Topanga State Park. FEATURES - 1 bedroom: 180° floor-to-ceiling windows for stunning views of the state park, floors feature natural fiber carpeting - 1 bathroom spa: wood walls, a skylight & Vintage Malibu tiled floors - Wrap around wood deck with patio furniture & views of the state park - A private trailhead entrance & seasonal creek that runs through the property - Furniture in the cottage can be moved or removed LOGISTICS Ample street parking & driveway parking available for load-in & crew vehicles. A small lot is available on-site to set up craft services. If loading in heavy equipment, layout board will be requested to protect the wood floors. (Please see additional notes on logistics under Rules.) RATES The listed rate ($60/hr) applies for group sizes up to 6 - ideal for small commercial shoots, filmed interviews, photoshoots, documentary shoots, etc. If your cast/crew size is larger (max capacity is 20), please inquire for custom rates. This cottage is one of two on the property (each has its own privacy), and is home to a seasoned production designer & author, who will be available to assist on-site and ensure a successful experience for your production! To view the second cottage available for rent, please see: www.peerspace.com/profiles/5ac6dca56e66980c0021dc51
PLEASE NOTE: All booking start & end times are inclusive of setup and strike time, so please include that in your reservation. Overtime is charged per Peerspace policy, and early arrivals are not accepted. INSURANCE -- standard film insurance must be acquired prior to your booking date. A Peerspace recommended provider is Event Helper: www.theeventhelper.com/partner/Peerspace ATTENDEES -- Final group count for your production must be confirmed prior to the booking date. If guest count exceeds the original number or exceeds max capacity, additional fees will be applied. PETS -- for filming must be pre-approved before allowed onto the property FURNITURE & ART MOVEMENT -- Furniture may be rearranged with permission from the host (we have a dedicated area to hold furniture), and must be replaced to original setting before departure. Art must be handled by host only. Please do not attempt to move art/decor or allow other guests to move. NOISE -- We have a zero-tolerance policy with noise complaints. We ask that you please respect our neighbors. Loud outdoor filming not permitted past 9pm. DAMAGES -- Accidents happen, but we do require that all guests inform us if anything is damaged during the booking. A walk-through is required after all bookings. We cannot be responsible for lost or stolen items. SMOKING & ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES -- This property is a 100% SMOKE-FREE ZONE. The use or involvement of illegal substances is strictly prohibited and will result in eviction from the property and additional charges.