By the center of the Nineteen Eighties, tv host and media mogul Merv Griffin was making retirement plans from his hit speak 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 internet 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 exterior of Palm Springs. Earlier than his demise in 2007, the beloved speak present host chosen a portion of his property to be changed into a master-planned equestrian neighborhood—aptly named Griffin Ranch.
Masking 242 acres, Griffin Ranch consists of an array of residential choices in addition to a grand, resident clubhouse.
Transferring to at present, the biggest residence mannequin on the biggest lot in Griffin Ranch is now available on the market for $3.2 million.
The 5,667-square-foot residence 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 may 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 residence’s vibrant and ethereal high quality.
Highlights embrace a double-room main suite with a two-sided fire, 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 plenty of fascinating facilities. A non-public placing inexperienced and bocce ball courtroom sits on both aspect of a blue-bottomed pool, spa and vase fountain.
The Griffin Ranch clubhouse provides 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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