Palm Springs, CA
If you are looking to purchase a home in Palm Springs occupied by former celebrities, now’s your chance. The former estate of two famous Hungarian-American actresses and socialites, Magda and Zsa Zsa Gabor, who lived in Palm Springs, California during the mid-twentieth century’s former estate is up for sale. The current owners selling the home, local designer Tracy Turco and husband Jerry have relocated out of Palm Springs.
The price of the former Gabor & Turco estate? $3,545,000. The 3 bedroom 4 bath 3,441 square foot home sits on 0.6 acres of land in the Little Tuscany neighborhood of Palm Springs at 1090 West Cielo Drive. Perspective buyers must provide proof of funds or pre-approval prior to requesting a showing.
According to Palm Springs listing agent Conrad Miller of Avenue 8, both sisters Magda & Zsa Zsa Gabor, “separately occupied the estate for over 30 years,” which was originally built in 1964. “Hollywood royalty gathered around the grand piano to catch up over dry martinis & champagne ‘dahling’. High atop Little Tuscany.”
(Living Room With Grand Piano)
Both sisters Magda and Zsa Zsa Gabor filmed in Palm Springs during their careers in the entertainment industry.
Zsa Zsa Gabor appeared in several films and television shows that were partially or entirely filmed in Palm Springs. For example, she appeared in the 1954 film “3 Ring Circus”, which was partially filmed in Palm Springs, and the 1956 film “The Girl in the Kremlin”, which had scenes filmed at the Palm Springs International Airport.
(Zsa Zsa Gabor)
Magda Gabor also had a few film credits to her name, and some of them were filmed in Palm Springs. For example, she appeared in the 1967 film “Picture Mommy Dead”, which was partially filmed in Palm Springs.
(Private Front Entrance)
(Outdoor Pool Area With Sweeping Views)
About the Property:
“This former estate of Magda & Zsa Zsa Gabor – who separately occupied the estate for over 30 years – harkens to Hollywood’s glamour days. Known for being Socialites & Celebrities, Hollywood royalty gathered around the grand piano to catch up over dry martinis & champagne ‘dahling’. High atop Little Tuscany, the elevated parcel offers 360 degree mountain and city views with absolute privacy. A covered veranda overlooking the pool & sunning area leads through hand carved double doors into a sweeping living & dining room featuring original elegant chandeliers, grand piano and mirrored walls reflecting the magnificent views. Double doors lead to the kitchen featuring Viking appliances: 60” Range w/dual ovens & griddle, refrigerator, wine fridge, dishwasher & warming drawer; a custom troweled ceiling, glass-front cabinetry & even the original Hungarian rotisserie. The sitting/breakfast room, offers western mountain views, patio w/fire pit & lower level of artificial turf & desert landscaping. Luxury awaits in the primary bedroom wing: sitting room/office, dressing room, makeup room, bath, dual vanities, shower & sumptuous tub in which to soak the day’s stress away while soaking in the views. Preserving Gabor glamour & essence has been paramount to owners, renown designer Tracy Turco and husband Jerry. Please provide proof of funds or pre-approval prior to requesting a showing.”
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