Rock Hudson estate listed for the first time in decades for $55.5M

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The former home of “Pillow Talk” heartthrob Rock Hudson has hit the market for the first time in 24 years, asking $55,525,000, The Post can exclusively reveal.

The Beverly Hills mega-mansion has five bedrooms, four bathrooms and one powder room across 9,600 square feet. Including guest houses and recreational buildings, the estate has 24,370 square feet of indoor space, according to property records.

Universal Pictures purchased the 1920s Spanish-style property at the height of Hudson’s career and included it in his contract. He lived in the stucco and terracotta house from 1962 until he died of AIDs-related complications in 1985.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen purchased it in 1997 and added several surrounding parcels to the estate, which are included in the sale. Allen died in 2018 of complications from Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and the property is being sold by his estate, which was last reported to be executed by his sister Jody Allen.

The Beverly Hills mega-mansion has five bedrooms, four bathrooms and one powder room across 9,600 square feet.
The Beverly Hills mega-mansion has five bedrooms, four bathrooms and one powder room across 9,600 square feet.
Anthony Barcelo
Including guest houses and recreational buildings, the estate has 24,370 square feet of indoor space, according to property records.
Including guest houses and recreational buildings, the estate has 24,370 square feet of indoor space, according to property records.
Anthony Barcelo
Universal Pictures purchased the 1920s Spanish-style property at the height of Hudson's career and included it in his contract.
Universal Pictures purchased the 1920s Spanish-style property at the height of Hudson’s career and included it in his contract.
Anthony Barcelo

The main home has beamed ceilings and wood and stone floors. It boasts a library, a family room, a living room, a gourmet chef’s kitchen, a gym and a massage room, according to property records. The primary bedroom suite has large walk-in closets and a limestone bathroom, property records show.

The 3.24-acre hilltop lot also includes guest houses, a tennis court, a 1,900-square-foot cinema, a courtyard and stunning views of Los Angeles, property records show.

Allen added a 9,163-square-foot steel and glass top-of-the-line recording studio, called Neptune Valley, to the premises.

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen purchased it in 1997 and added several surrounding parcels to the estate, which are included in the sale.
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen purchased it in 1997 and added several surrounding parcels to the estate, which are included in the sale.
Anthony Barcelo
The 3.24-acre hilltop lot also includes guest houses, a tennis court, a 1,900-square-foot cinema, a courtyard and stunning views of Los Angeles, property records show.
The 3.24-acre hilltop lot also includes guest houses, a tennis court, a 1,900-square-foot cinema, a courtyard and stunning views of Los Angeles, property records show.
Anthony Barcelo
The main home has beamed ceilings and wood and stone floors.
The main home has beamed ceilings and wood and stone floors.
Anthony Barcelo

“National Geographic Explorer” director Bob Landis and his wife Deborah also owned the home from 1991 to 1997, property records show.

Listing broker Kurt Rappaport of Westside Estate Agency declined to comment.

Allen added a 9,163-square-foot steel and glass top-of-the-line recording studio, called Neptune Valley, to the premises, property records show.
Allen added a 9,163-square-foot steel and glass top-of-the-line recording studio, called Neptune Valley, to the premises.
Anthony Barcelo
"National Geographic Explorer" director Bob Landis and his wife Deborah also owned the home from 1991 to 1997, property records show.
“National Geographic Explorer” director Bob Landis and his wife Deborah also owned the home from 1991 to 1997, property records show.
Anthony Barcelo
Listing broker Kurt Rappaport of Westside Estate Agency declined to comment.
Listing broker Kurt Rappaport of Westside Estate Agency declined to comment.
Anthony Barcelo

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