THE STORY BEHIND THE BEAUTY
Moonfire Ranch is a premiere Los Angeles venue with a storied and star-studded history beginning with S&H Green Stamp heir Lewis Beach Marvin III purchasing this Topanga Canyon mountain property in 1957 to becoming one of the most recognizable backdrops for movies, photo shoots and music videos in Southern California.
Moon Fire Temple is a sacred garden temple located in the Santa Monica Mountains with a 360 degree panoramic view overlooking the Pacific Ocean, Malibu and the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area.
The temple was built for the 1966 Paul Newman film, Harper, and is featured prominently as The Temple in the Clouds. Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and The Doors performed at the Moon Fire Temple regularly during the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Artists who have featured their work include; Andy Warhol, David Nelson Rose, Bon Jovi, Mastodon, Thrill Kill Cult, 80's hairband Dokken's music video "Walk Away", Tommy Chong in Far Out Man and numerous Playboy shoots.
Movies, Magazines and Music Videos include:
Harper (Paul Newman film)
The Stone Killer (Charles Bronson film)
Far Out Man (Tommy Chong film)
Tarzan (Andy Warhol film)
Mondo Hollywood (film)
Five Knives (punk rock band music video)
Walk Away (Dokken music video)
Ollin Ixtli (Aztec Dance Group)
Italian Vogue magazine
Moonfire Ranch is now available for bookings. Welcoming all motion pictures, movie shoots, photo shoots, music video productions, and artistic events.
Welcome To Henry Ridge Valley Home.
Bring your vision to life at the top of the world. Magical retreat tucked away in the hills of Topanga with views to provide a spiritual experience like no other. Ocean & 360-degree panoramic mountain views all throughout, completely unobstructed. A creative sanctuary in the 10 acre compound with tons of space for anything your creative mind can drum up.
Open kitchen leads to a rustic living area with 15 ft high ceilings & wood-beamed trusses. An expansive master suite on the main level has its own fireplace, forever views at every corner & large walk-in closet. Master is adjacent to a bonus room which could be a den or nursery. The hexagonal bedroom upstairs feels like an eagle's nest with cross-canyon views. A 3rd bed & bath exists in a guest wing with it's own entrance. The garden is a butterflies' delight framing a veranda with mountain views.
And don't forget the pool. It's a director's delight for your creative experience. It is now available for bookings. Welcoming all movie shoots, photo shoots, music video productions, and artistic events.