Merv Griffin’s former Century City townhouse seeks $ 3.25 million

Merv Griffin owned an impressive collection of properties during the course of his career. The late television host and media mogul once had a horse ranch in La Quinta and a villa in Beverly Hills, as well as an infamous 157-acre property promoted as the best underdeveloped plot in the city that sold for $ 1 1 billion in 2018 (and sold for $ 100,000 at a foreclosure auction last year).

Another house that was once his, a stately home of Century City, has just quoted for sale for $ 3.25 million.

Although it is a single-family home, the property is still much larger than the average Los Angeles home with approximately 3,300 square feet. It is located in a gated community with high-end concierge services, such as grocery valet, the house has three bedrooms and four bathrooms on two floors.

Custom finishes attract attention throughout the interior, such as a floor-to-ceiling fireplace in the living room and built-in glass elements in the family room. There is also a dining area with a spider ceiling and a small chef’s kitchen.

The impressive master suite is a full space with a spa bath, private balcony and lounge under beamed ceilings. Upstairs, an office with herringbone floors is next to a gymnasium with mirrored walls and a ballet bar. Other amenities include a lift, a small projection room, a garage for two cars and three covered parking places.

Griffin, who died in 2007 at age 82, was a singer, talk show host and television producer famous for “The Merv Griffin Show.” In addition, he helped create the games “Jeopardy!” And “Wheel of Fortune.”

Marcie Hartley of Hilton & Hyland has the listing.

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