The Hollywood Hills home built for actress
has sold for $100,000 more than its $1,765,000 asking price. It was on the market only 11 days before entering escrow.
Designed by Midcentury architect Richard Dorman and constructed in 1959 by Garland's husband, Fillmore Crank, the compound consists of the main house, a detached guesthouse and a detached workshop for a total of four bedrooms and 4 1/2 bathrooms in 3,660 square feet. The third of an acre includes a saline swimming pool. Garland and Crank were the sole owners of the house, where she lived until her death in 2008 at 82.
Garland began her acting career of more than 50 years in 1950, debuting in the film noir "D.O.A." Her TV roles included playing
's second wife on "My Three Sons" (1969-72).
The listing agent was Michael Tunick of
International Realty's Sunset Boulevard office. Julie Jones of the same office represented the buyer.