Larry Hagman’s Ojai spread sells for $5 million
Larry Hagman’s widow, Maj, has sold their longtime mountaintop home in Ojai for $5 million.
The 43-acre spread, befitting “Dallas” oilman J.R. Ewing, had been listed in 2009 at $11 million.
The seven-bedroom, 10-bathroom Mediterranean-style estate was designed and built for the couple in 1992. The off-the-grid property has separate solar systems providing energy for the main residence, the well and the caretaker’s home, while creating surplus power. When Hagman installed the first system in 2003, his annual electric bill went from $37,000 to $13.
Sitting behind iron gates, the 18,000-square-foot main house has an open floor plan with walls of sliding glass doors, painted murals, an indoor grotto-style spa and a retractable roof over a 40-foot saltwater lap pool in the grand room, which has accommodated parties of up to 200 people. Glass walls on three sides provide unobstructed views from the bed in the master suite. There are Channel Island, mountain and valley vistas.
The compound includes a two-bedroom guesthouse, a separate office, an outside pool connected by streams to two ponds, a private helipad and more than 200 avocado trees.
A television, film and stage actor, Larry Hagman was twice nominated for Emmys for his work on “Dallas” (1978-91). He starred as Maj. Anthony Nelson in the sitcom “I Dream of Jeannie” (1965-70). He died last year at 81.
The listing agents were Andrea Cope of Prudential’s Brentwood office and Nancy Kogevinas of Prudential’s Palisades office.