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Bing Crosby’s custom-built home sells for $4 million

This is something to croon about.

After more than 10 years on the market, Bing Crosby’s modern real estate – middle age He built in the 1950s was eventually sold for $4.15 million.

Orange County businessman Bob Teller and his wife Rita originally purchased the Rancho Mirage home in 2005 for $2.62 million. They first listed the property five years later, in 2010, for $3.5 million.

But more than a decade later, in and out of the market, Wayne Butler & Garret Grey, the tech entrepreneurs who recently sold his Next Gear company to Core Logic, are the new buyers.

Located on approximately 1.5 acres in the gated community Thunderbird Heights, this 6,700 square foot home has six bedrooms and six bathrooms.

Amenities include an outdoor kitchen and patio with views of the Coachella Valley, a pool and spa, greenery and an entire guest quarters with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, the listing said.

The house has a panoramic view of the valley.
The house has a panoramic view of the valley.
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Hall.
Hall.
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Elegant dining room.
Elegant dining room.
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Billiards room.
Billiards room.
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Kitchen.
Kitchen.
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The house has Hollywood connections in addition to the “White Christmas” crooner. The attached two-bedroom casita with its own kitchen and private entrance is rumored to have been visited by John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe. True or not, the legend inspired the wing to be renamed the JFK wing.

It was billed as the biggest sale in the neighborhood as Barack and Michelle Obama purchased a home in a nearby upscale private community.

“Get a piece of history,” the listing states, describing the space as a “seamless indoor/outdoor flow,” featuring panoramic mountain views and “overwhelming valley views.”

Powder room.
Powder room.
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Cinema.
Cinema.
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Main apartment.
Main apartment.
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Another bedroom.
Another bedroom.
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Main bathroom.
Main bathroom.
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The area has also been visited by celebrities and US presidents, including Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and Gerald Ford, who have stayed there.

The main suite is 1,400 square feet and features fireplaces, indoor and outdoor showers, separate bathtubs, and large walk-in closets.

The neighborhood has 24-hour security, the listing added.

Pool.
Pool.
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Several fire pits are located throughout the large backyard.
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Hot tub.
Hot tub.
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Guest wing.
Guest wing.
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Guest bedroom.
Guest bedroom.
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Fred Dapp of the Buyer’s Agent and David Emerson and Alexandra Trejo of the Compass seller representative.

Crosby died in 1977. The actor and singer’s biggest hit was “White Christmas”, written by Irving Berlin. Holiday tunes hit #1 on the charts and have sold over 100 million copies worldwide.

https://nypost.com/2022/03/01/bing-crosbys-custom-built-home-sells-for-4m/ Bing Crosby’s custom-built home sells for $4 million

Dais Johnston

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