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Groucho Marx’s home is a bargain at $10.5 million

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Stunning Wallace Neff home of Groucho Marx does price drop from $13 million

Architect Wallace Neff designed some of the most outlandish Spanish and Mediterranean homes in Hollywood. The famous mansions defined Southern California opulence. See the gallery of Wallace Neff homes.

In 1956 he designed for Groucho Marx a one-story, low slung home that is open to the California sunshine and great views. Groucho must have liked it -he stayed for 20 years until he died.

After that rumours have composer Lalo Schifrin living there at some point.

The real estate blurb says it all but the pictures are even better.

Spectacular custom home originally designed by Wallace Neff for Groucho Marx. Redefined gated Trousdale contemp on lrg lot w/ spectacular city views. Walls of glass & wood, Terrazzo & walnut floors. Natural light enhances stunning kitchen/great rm w/ ultimate scale & design. 5 BR including exceptional Master w/ His & Hers baths, walk-in closets & separate maid~s ste. Sparkling pool, spa & waterfall, al fresco dining area, pvt patios & firepit complete this ~One-of-a-Kind~ concept in modernism. 1083 North HILLCREST Rd Beverly Hills, MLS

A photo essay follows. Patience is a virtue – we loaded the medium resolution pictures for the full impact.

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Source – MLS

One thought on “Groucho Marx’s home is a bargain at $10.5 million”

  1. As nice as this house is, when I think of Wallace Neff, I think of Spanish Colonial revival style. Huffington Post recently featured an article on the last home Neff designed and saw built in his lifetime, and that is of the Spanish style. Google “Neff Mandeville Canyon Fuerte Bellas” and that should lead you to the Neff article on Huffington and the many comments by readers, many rather interesting. Hey, and the owners are only asking $3.5 million!

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