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Jerry Weintraub’s modern estate in Palm Desert sells for $6.825 million

Jerry Weintraub’s modern estate in Palm Desert sells for $6.825 million
The eye-catching contemporary-style home was designed by architect Guy Drier and built in 2004. (The Agency)

The Palm Desert estate of late Hollywood mega-producer Jerry Weintraub has sold for $6.825 million.

The 1.5-acre spread returned to the market in February and traded hands in about seven weeks, records show. The property had been listed for $6.9 million to $16 million over a span of three years.

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A custom contemporary-style home of more than 9,150 square feet is the centerpiece of the estate. Designed by architect Guy Drier, the single-story house is visually dramatic with its geometric shapes, natural finishes and walls of glass.

Features include a large common room with a floating fireplace, a home theater, five bedrooms and a gym. A custom-built bar room was designed to evoke the pub at the historic Claridge’s hotel in London.

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Pocketing walls of glass open from the living areas to patio space, two spas and two infinity-edge swimming pools. Mountain and golf course views are on full display in nearly every direction.

Weintraub, who died in 2015 at 77, started his show business career as a talent agent, overseeing the tours of artists such as Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and Bob Dylan. His credits as a producer include the “Karate Kid” and “Ocean’s Eleven” franchises.

Richard Bartholomew and David Findley of the Agency were the listing agents. Lorna Ball of Bighorn Properties represented the buyer.

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