A 32,000 square foot estate on nearly 8 acres at the prestigious Bighorn Golf Club in Palm Desert has gone on sale.
Asking price? A steep $ 49.5 million, which currently makes it the most expensive property in the desert community.
Architect Guy Dreyer designed a seven-bedroom, 12-bathroom residence on this summit, surrounded by three interconnected pools, for Dwayne Hagadon, Coeur d’Alene, an Idaho businessman who built his empire in the newspaper, real estate and hospitality industries.
Hagadone, who died in April 2021 at the age of 88, “wanted to be able to be on the golf course downstairs and point his friends to the house to find it in the mountains,” Dreyer told Robb Report. when he revisited this 2009 Ultimate Home in 2016.
Built in 2007, the asymmetrical pavilions with retractable glass walls are blurred inside and out.
A glass sculpture by Dale Chihuly accentuates the living room, anchored by a titanium fireplace. An aquarium tunnel, consisting of two tanks, one filled with exotic fish and the other with sharks, leads to the dining room.
The master suite has a fireplace, two bathrooms and toilets, and access to a private outdoor spa.
The office is carved into the rock and is located on a plateau.
“A true masterpiece, this hotel offers the perfect opportunity to own your own private resort,” said Steve Frankel of Coldwell Banker Realty, joint listing agent. “By itself, this site is the rarest of the rare and the most beautiful. So much attention and science has been put into this property, which has made it a unique place embedded in the rock with stunning views. “
There are plenty of such views from every room.
It features a sports field and a koi pond.
The listing was shared by Jade Mills of Coldwell Banker Realty and Bighorn Properties.