This home is amazing, set up for sale, pictures show it could have been designed today, built in 1939… by Bob Hope
It’s listed at 27.5 million, it will be interesting to see who purchases it…
The eight bedroom, eight bath estate spans 14,876 square feet, and sits on more than five acres.
According to the LA Times, Richard Nixon’s helicopter once landed on the back lawn so the president could play a round at the nearby Lakeside Golf Club, and Lucille Ball and Jack Benny drank and gossiped at the holiday parties in the living room. Hope left the home to his wife, Dolores, when he passed away in 2003, two months after his 100th birthday. When Mrs. Hope passed away in 2011, it passed to their family members under the Dolores Hope Trust.
According to the listing, the original English Traditional main house was designed by architect Robert Finkelhor, & then remodelled in the 1950′s by architect John Elgin Woolf.
It comes with a guest house, staff quarters, indoor pool and spa, billiard room, bar, and chef’s kitchen. The master suite includes his and hers bedrooms, baths, closets and a shared study.
The grounds include an outdoor pool, sprawling lawns, a golf course and pristine gardens.