Okay, so I have what could be called a small obsession with Cary Grant. He’s one of my all-time favorite movie stars, and when I’m having a bad day, there’s nothing like watching one of his comedies to cheer me up. So when I saw that his former home in Palm Springs, California, was on the market, I had to check it out!
It’s a 1927 Spanish house that sits on 1.54 acres and was Grant’s Hollywood hideaway for 20 years. The asking price for this piece of movie-star history is $2.9 million.
The Great Room features a 40-ft vaulted ceiling:
Cary Grant’s daughter Jennifer Grant (whose mother is Dyan Cannon), wrote a memoir about her famously private dad, called Good Stuff: A Reminiscence of My Father, Cary Grant. He retired from acting at the age of 62 to focus on being a father and spent the final 20 years of his life doing just that.
If you read Rob Lowe’s memoir, he has a great story in it about going to pick up Jennifer for a date. Can you imagine knocking on the door and having Cary Grant answer in his bathrobe?
The house doesn’t look very big, but there are 6 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, and 5 fireplaces. I’m loving the vintage green tile in this bathroom:
I was pleasantly surprised by how warm and comfortable it looks. For more photos and information, check Zillow.
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