Merv Griffin amassed a great fortune approximately one billion dollars from hotels, casinos and real estate investment, who was a talk show host and entertainer. He passed away in his ripe age in 2007 from prostate cancer. Palm Springs-area estate was used by him as a desert base. The Moroccan themed property in 39 acre has enchanting home of Merv Griffin, is on the real estate market with a substantial price cut. The property with a horse farm at 81345 Avenue 54 in La Quinta, CA has been relisted with an asking price of $9.5 million. The property is one among many creative enterprises of Griffin.
The celebrity home is built with carefully chosen imported materials all over the world and the Moroccan styled interiors are designed by the famous Waldo Fernandez with private compound including expansive equestrian facilities, 2.5 acre lake. The beauty of the residence is accentuated with surrounding Majestic Mountain and tranquil lake. The main house in 5000 square foot has four poolside casitas having each of them one bedroom. The property includes a living space of 20,000 square foot, 14 bedrooms and twelve bath rooms reminding you of old Hollywood style.
The property allures one with unique horse tracks in the Coachella valley which can be used for horse riding or renting and sixteen stall horse barns appeal one who would like to get into the horse business or those who has more than enough cash can transform the grounds.
You can enjoy dinner at al fresco at the lakeside table with 24 seats. You can refresh with a ride in swan paddle boat belonged to Merv Griffin. The pool patio has teak lounge furniture, a gas grill and with many outdoor seating. The estate was listed for $14.5 million in March 2012.