Hot Property | Phil Spector
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Hot Property | Phil Spector listing brings murder and intrigue to Alhambra housing market

Hot Property | Phil Spector

Pyrenees Castle, the longtime Alhambra home of disgraced songwriter Phil Spector, is on the market for the first time in two decades for $5.5 million.

 

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Hot Property | Phil Spector

The French chateau-style house was built in 1926 by French immigrant Sylvester Dupuy, who designed the home to evoke the castles from his native country.

 

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Hot Property | Phil Spector

The 8,700-square-foot mansion sits behind walls and gates on a 2.5-acre knoll that gives it panoramic views of the San Gabriel Valley.

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Hot Property | Phil Spector

Outside, turrets give the exterior its castle-like vibe, and a top-level terrace takes in city light views. A fountain and four garages complete the grounds.

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Hot Property | Phil Spector

There are a paneled living room, two kitchens, two offices and a hair salon.

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Hot Property | Phil Spector

Crystal chandeliers and hand-painted murals draw the eye throughout the mansion, which has nine bedrooms and 10 bathrooms.

 

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Hot Property | Ricky Schroder

Actor Ricky Schroder sold his longtime Topanga ranch in an off-market deal for $9.3 million.

 

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Hot Property | Ricky Schroder

The roughly 30-acre estate features both main and guest houses, organic gardens, trails and a riding ring.

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Hot Property | Ricky Schroder

The main house has four bedrooms, beamed ceilings, custom built-ins and French doors that open to a multitude of outdoor living spaces.

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Hot Property | Ricky Schroder

Zoned for horses, the property also has a barn and a riding ring.

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Hot Property | Ricky Schroder

An expanded bathroom — complete with custom wardrobes and a marble wall — highlights the master suite.

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