Owlwood, the estate owned in the 1960s by actor Tony Curtis and later sold to singers Sonny and Cher, is back on the market at $115 million.
The 10-acre compound, created by combining three parcels, centers on an Italian Revival-style mansion of more than 12,200 square feet.
Architect Robert D. Farquhar, who worked on such projects as the Pentagon and downtown Los Angeles’ California Club, designed the 1936 home. It has seen such owners as 20th Century-Fox Chairman Joseph Schenck, oil tycoon William Keck and Hotel Bel-Air founder Joseph Drown.
From the listing on Redfin:
Sited on nearly 10 acres and set behind tall, verdant hedges in the heart of Holmby Hills, Owlwood represents the most impressive, sprawling estate in Los Angeles. Designed by renowned architect Robert D. Farquhar in 1936, this majestic Italian Renaissance Revival offers unparalleled luxury, craftsmanship and Hollywood heritage throughout its grand living spaces and staggering outdoor acreage. World-class grounds including rolling lawns, a tennis court, and an Olympic swimmers pool with a pool house complete this exceptional compound awaiting its next chapter. The Owlwood Estate is the largest compound in Holmby Hills, comprised of 3 contiguous lots and offering endless opportunities.
Read more about it from the LA Times at ‘Owlwood Estate in Holmby Hills is ready for its next celebrity owner‘