The Cielo Estate in Beverly Hills is for sale for a discounted price of $103 million


After six months on the market, the breathtaking Los Angeles mansion that marks the site of the Manson Family murders in 1969 has seen a $22 million price cut.

Even as one of the best homes in the best luxury real estate suburb in the world, a buyer has yet to take on a property that is heavy with such a grim history.

The mansion on Cielo Drive, in the Benedict Canyon area of ​​Beverly Hills, is owned by the creator of the hit Full room TV sitcom, and has an advertised asking price of US$69,995 million ($103.89 million) – down from US$85 million ($125 million) when it launched in January this year.

The murders of pregnant actor Sharon Tate, hairdresser Jay Sebring, 18-year-old high school graduate Steven Parent, coffee heiress Abigail Folger, and aspiring writer Wojciech Frykowski, has been wiped from memory except in memory.

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Jeff Franklin, creator of Full House, sells his Beverly Hills estate with an infamous address. (estate agent)
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The mansion was built in the place of Sharon Tate’s old house, which was razed to the ground in the mid-1990s. (estate agent)

Tate’s house, which she shared with her partner, rosemary baby director Roman Polanski, was razed to the ground in the mid-90s to deter the swarms of sticky beaks that passed by.

The last occupant of the original home was Nine Inch Nails musician Trent Reznor, who moved out a year before it was torn down. Weekly entertainment “there was too much history in that house for me to handle”.

However, when he left, he took the front door and installed it in his recording studio.

The address was also changed from 10050 Cielo Drive to number 10666, to repel tourists and mask its sad past, which was impossible due to the high-profile nature of the Manson cult murders even decades later.

Quentin Tarantino’s 2019 Movie Once upon a time in Hollywooda retelling of the murders, put the property back in the spotlight.

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Franklin bought the house unfinished and hired an architect to complete the works. (estate agent)
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Sensational valley views from an elevated position on Cielo Drive. (estate agent)

The murders took place in the house that was demolished in 1994. Two years later, construction began on the colossal current mansion known as The Cielo Estate.

The seller, Jeff Franklin, bought the Andalusia-inspired mega home in 2007 unfinished for US$6 million ($8.8 million) and engaged an architect to complete and upgrade the design.

The grounds include the nine-bedroom, 18-bathroom main house, and hotel-style entertainment areas—a pool with three waterfalls and a slide, multiple spas, a swim-up bar, a fishing pond, and a river.

Douglas Elliman’s Agent Joshua Altman is handling the list.

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The pool has a swim up bar. (estate agent)
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The property has several waterfalls. (estate agent)
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