Playboy Journal’s dad or mum agency put the West Los Angeles property out there available on the market on Monday for $200m (£138m).
The five-acre property has appeared in fairly a couple of motion pictures and TV reveals as an costly bachelor pad.
As a state of affairs of the sale, Mr Hefner, 89, may be allowed to stay in his home of 45 years.
“The Playboy Mansion has been a creative centre for Hef as his residence and workplace… as it’ll proceed to be if the property is purchased,” Playboy chief authorities Scott Flanders acknowledged in a press launch.
The mansion has 29 rooms, a wine cellar and a home theatre, nonetheless precise property specialists say the home would want predominant upgrades to match current high-end properties in Beverly Hills.
Nonetheless, customers would get historic previous. The yard contains a swimming pool with the well-known cave-like grotto the place Playboy bunnies mixed with celebrities.
Together with “bunnies”, the property is at current residence to monkeys, cockatoos, peacocks, African cranes, parrots, toucans and pelicans. And the model new proprietor would possibly preserve them – due to a unusual zoo licence.
Mr Hefner bought the home in 1971 for $1m. The property finally modified the distinctive Playboy Mansion, which opened in 1959 in Chicago.
The proposed sale comes as Playboy has been making modifications to its firms as demand for nude footage has dropped with on-line porn turning into ubiquitous.
The journal launched ultimate yr that it’ll not publish photos of completely naked girls in its US model.
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