Eric Burdon lists Joshua Tree home


British Invasion singer Eric Burdon, who sang with the Animals and then the funk band War, has listed his retreat in Joshua Tree for sale at $999,000.

The Southwestern-style gated house, built in 2007, sits on 2.5 acres surrounded by native plants and encircled by an adobe wall. The 3,200-square-foot-plus courtyard-style home features four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a laundry room and an office. There is a studio with a woodburning stove. Outdoor amenities include a heated saltwater pool, a spa and a rooftop deck.

Burdon, 71, was named by Rolling Stone as one of the 100 greatest singers of all time and is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Among the songs he popularized were “House of the Rising Sun,” “Spill the Wine” and “See See Rider.”


He paid $640,000 for the property in 2007, public records show.

Laurie Ridgeway of Greater Palm Springs Realty is the listing agent.

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