Cary Grant's Former Palm Springs Home Is On the Market
If you’ve always dreamed of living like a legendary Hollywood movie star, it’s time to place a bid on the Cary Grant Estate in Palm Springs, California. Built in 1930, the sprawling property that once belonged to Cary Grant is currently looking for a glamorous new owner.
An exact replica of a 19th-century Spanish Andalusian farmhouse, the massive 6000-square-foot, six-bedroom hacienda is located in the so-called Movie Colony, an area of Palm Springs known for its popularity amongst movie stars. Grant, the Oscar-nominated actor who is remembered for his roles in popular movies like The Philadelphia Story (1940), Arsenic and Old Lace (1944), and North By Northwest (1959), lived there from 1954 through 1972.
According to The Agency, the home—which is also known as Las Palomas—was a popular destination for actors and celebrities such as Grace Kelly, Clark Gable, Katharine Hepburn, Sophia Loren, Frank Sinatra, and even Howard Hughes. But while Grant seemingly welcomed a vast array of A-list visitors to the estate, he gave Alfred Hitchcock the real star treatment, even building a special wing for the famed director, which he called the Alfred Hitchcock Casita. And it was at Las Palomas that Hitchcock allegedly dragged Grant from an early retirement, convincing him to continue his acting career.
Even if you can't afford its $3,495,000 price tag, The Agency's website is full of photos of the historic home that are well worth checking out.