By the center of the Eighties, tv host and media mogul Merv Griffin was making retirement plans from his hit discuss present, The Merv Griffin Present, which had been on the air for greater than 20 years. The success of his manufacturing corporations, Merv Griffin Enterprise and Merv Griffin Leisure—liable for creating the sport exhibits Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune—had made Griffin one of many wealthiest media moguls at the moment with a web price of $300 million.
About the identical time, maybe transitioning into a lifetime of leisure, Griffin bought a sprawling equestrian compound in La Quinta, California—simply outdoors of Palm Springs. Earlier than his demise in 2007, the beloved discuss present host chosen a portion of his property to be changed into a master-planned equestrian neighborhood—aptly named Griffin Ranch.
Protecting 242 acres, Griffin Ranch consists of an array of residential choices in addition to a grand, resident clubhouse.
Transferring to immediately, the biggest dwelling mannequin on the biggest lot in Griffin Ranch is now available on the market for $3.2 million.
The 5,667-square-foot dwelling is principally outlined by Spanish-style structure with a contemporary aptitude. The outside showcases a barrel tile roof, shuttered home windows and an arched, wrought-iron gate resulting in a large courtyard, all with up to date craftsmanship.
The motif of ornate archways continues into the house’s inside in addition to different decorative touches, together with rustic wooden built-ins, wall alcoves and vaulted, beamed ceilings. Extra fashionable components will be discovered all through like retractable partitions of glass, nook home windows and an open-concept kitchen.
Transom home windows, each inside and exterior, contribute to the desert dwelling’s vivid and ethereal high quality.
Highlights embody a double-room major suite with a two-sided hearth, a grand room full with a moist bar and formal eating room.
As the biggest lot in Griffin Ranch, the property is able to accommodating numerous fascinating facilities. A personal placing inexperienced and bocce ball courtroom sits on both facet of a blue-bottomed pool, spa and vase fountain.
The Griffin Ranch clubhouse gives residents entry to a neighborhood pool, tennis courts and banquet amenities in addition to a Pilates room, billiards room and health heart.
The itemizing for 54120 Alysheba Drive is held by Ginny Peacock and Carol Traylor of Newport Seaside-based luxurious brokerage, EQTY.
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