This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details.
From the pool of potential Hot Property items, here are a trio that were just too interesting to delegate to the delete key:
--If you loved the movie you’ll love the house? The Spanish hacienda-style home featured in the 2009 movie "It’s Complicated," with
--There’s a house up for auction in an old
The 4,316-square-foot beachfront retreat, with four bedrooms and four bathrooms, had been listed at $5.95 million, but the minimum opening bid May 5 at 2 p.m. will be $3.9 million. Santa Barbara agent Janet Caminite, of Sotheby's, is working with Premiere Estates Auction Co.
--A mega drug bust and a presidential speech are among the claims to fame of Rancho del Rio, a 187-acre chaparral-covered ranch in San Juan Capistrano. In the mid-1980s, a former owner used the site as headquarters to dominate the West Coast marijuana trade.
There's a main house, barns, fenced pastures, caretaker's quarters, a vineyard, a stocked pond and, of course, a helipad. It was touted as "the largest piece of residential property available in Orange County" when listed at $22.5 million in 2008. This time around, the price is $12.9 million and Wayne Pridgen and Rodrigo Iglesias of Hilton & Hyland are the listing agents.
For the record, 1:50 p.m. March 29: A previous version of this post said the home featured in "It’s Complicated" is in Hidden Hills. It is in Hidden Valley.