The property where actress Sharon Tate was murdered—and where screenwriter Jeff Franklin has long lived—is now available at a steep discount.
The lavish Beverly Hills residence, known as “The Cielo Estate,” was first listed last January for $85 million. After a year on the market, the price tag remains jaw-dropping, but it’s now $25 million lower.
Franklin, 68, is best known for creating the hit ABC sitcom “Full House” and bought the property in 2007 for $6 million, Post Reported last winter. At the time, the 18-bathroom mansion was not yet complete. The previous home on the 3.6-acre plot was demolished after Tate, coffee heiress Abigail Folger, celebrity hairstylist Jay Sebring and aspiring author Wojciech Frykowski were murdered in 1969 by members of the Manson Family.
The new, Andalusian-style residence that now sits at the site of the gruesome murders is palatial, measuring 21,000 square feet—including nine bedrooms, a separate guest house and what the broker says is the longest pool in Beverly Hills . (It measures 75 yards.)
“There’s a Koi Pond,” Joshua Altman of Douglas Elliman, who holds $59.99 million listingAdded to post. “It’s almost like you’re swimming with the fishes.”
Other water features include a waterfall, a grotto, several hot tubs, a 35-foot water slide, a lazy river, and a shark tank in the dining room. Dreyer’s amenities include a home movie theater, a spa, a gym, a hair salon, an underground 16-car garage, a billiard room, a bar, and a custom photo booth built into the house “because the owner entertains so much, Altman explained.
The complex is set behind double gates and a stone motor court, and is entered through the front doors. They lead to a two-story foyer with a custom staircase and dome ceiling.