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Suzanne Somers’ Palm Springs compound, once listed for $35 million, to be auctioned

Suzanne Somers’ Palm Springs compound, once listed for $35 million, to be auctioned

Finding no takers for her Palm Springs oasis, which has been on and off the market since 2008, Suzanne Somers is trying other means to squeeze interest into the 73-plus-acre property.

The actress — and face of the Thigh Master exercise machine — and her husband, producer Alan Hamel, are putting their longtime desert home up for auction Jan. 31. The auction will proceed with no reserve, meaning there is no minimum price set for the property that once listed for as much as $35 million.

Sitting on a hillside, among boulders and native outcrops, the bohemian-vibe retreat is known as Les Baux de Palm Springs. It has been owned by Somers and Hamel...

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