Onetime Hollywood Hills home of Groucho Marx lists for $4.2M

The comedian's former Sunset Plaza Drive home was given a Hollywood Regency-style facelift

TRD LOS ANGELES /
June 08, 2017 02:30 PM
Sunset Plaza Drive home, Groucho Marx (MLS/Getty Images)

You bet your life the onetime home of funnyman Groucho Marx is on the market.

The home on Sunset Plaza Drive received a Hollywood Regency-style facelift from seller Neel Devani and is now asking $4.2 million.

An entity registered to Devani, a financier turned real-estate investor, purchased the property seven months ago for $3.45 million, the Wall Street Journal reported. He restored the original herringbone wood floors throughout the 3,703-square-foot home.

The four-bedroom, four-bathroom estate also has a large swimmer’s pool, a cascading waterfall from an elevated spa and a shower room with steam and sauna areas.

Marx, born Julius Henry Marx, was the host of game show “You Bet Your Life” and owned the home during the show’s early years. He sold it in 1959 for $35,000, according to the Journal.

Juliet Zacarias of Sotheby’s International Realty has the listing. [WSJ]Subrina Hudson


Related Article

arrow_forward_ios
From left: Kristen Dunst and her former home on Toluca Lake Road, and Roy E. Disney and the home in Toluca Lake (Credit: Getty Images and Redfin)

This week in celeb real estate: Kirsten Dunst makes lightning sale in Toluca Lake, home owned by Disney heir trades again…and more

Home at Stratford Circle with Hungarian couple Ildiko Szekeres and Gyorgy Nagy (Credit: Getty Images)

Olympic curlers score Bel Air Crest mansion that lingered on the market for 4 years

Skid Row Housing Trust CEO Lee Ragas

Prolific DTLA affordable housing developer pushes into Van Nuys

Roy E. Disney and the home in Toluca Lake

That Disney magic? Toluca Lake home that belonged to a Disney heir sells over asking

arrow_forward_ios