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Bob Barker’s Hollywood Hills Spanish Colonial Can Be Yours for $3 Million

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The Spanish Colonial where the late game show host Bob Barker lived for the entirety of his career as host of The Price is Right (and then some) has landed on the market with an asking price just shy of $3 million, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Barker bought the 1929-built dwelling in 1969, three years before he became known as the face of what is now America’s longest-running game show. The Washington native retired from that post in 2007, but continued living in the same home—which is not far from the studio where he filmed The Price is Right—until his death last year at the age of 99.

Per the listing, Barker left the roughly 6,000-square-foot house relatively untouched during his half-century of ownership. As a result, it’s apparently a bit of a fixer upper; on the plus side, lots of historic charm remains intact. Leaded and stained glass windows, colorful bathroom tiles, and a hand-painted fresco on the entryway’s coffered ceiling are among the home’s original details. In the library where Barker stored his 19 Daytime Emmy awards lies an original wooden bar with an icebox and a mirrored ceiling.

In its current configuration, the home offers four bedrooms and five bathrooms, but at one point it hosted an additional bathroom and two bedrooms in the basement, according to the listing. Barker, who was an aviator in World War II, turned one room into a storage space for his military memorabilia collection.

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A hand-carved balcony runs along the length of the home’s upper floor, with steps down to the backyard pool. An old oak tree shades the front entry and driveway, which winds around lush landscaping up to an attached garage. Other enticing details of the abode include arched doorways and windows, antique iron light fixtures, and ornate millwork.

Originally Appeared on Architectural Digest


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