Lachlan Murdoch Purchases ‘Beverly Hillbillies’ Mansion for Record Price
It took more than two years, but Jed Clampett’s house finally has a new owner.
The house that was featured as the setting for The Beverly Hillbillies has sold for roughly $150 million, making it the most expensive home sale in California history. (The exact sale price was not listed, but the range is well above the previous record of $119.75 million.)
The 10.4 acre estate, with a 20,000 square foot main house and a 5,700 square foot guesthouse, actually belonged to A. Jerrold “Jerry” Perenchio, the media tycoon who sold Univision in 2007 and had a hand in the production of 1970s sitcom hits including “The Jeffersons” and “One Day at a Time.” Perenchio died in May 2017.
It’s about as upscale as posh real estate can get, with 11 rooms (including five in the guest house), a 75-foot pool with pool house, tennis court, and parking for 40 cars in the garage. And that’s not even including the 12,000 bottle wine cellar.
Also included on the property is the former home of Ronald and Nancy Reagan.
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