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- 2,800 Sq Ft
- 4 full
Have you ever wished you could live in a home previously owned by a celebrity? Well now is your chance to own and live in this absolutely historical yet updated & gorgeous home, offering 3 bedroom suites, 4 bathrooms, all nestled on a 2.55 acre lot with mature oaks, a seasonal stream and that cherished country feel. This home belonged to Erle Stanley Gardner, an American lawyer and local author, who wrote nearly 100 detective and mystery novels. He is best known for the Perry Mason series of detective stories, which were the inspiration behind the Perry Mason Radio and Television Series, he also wrote numerous other novels, short stories, as well as a series of nonfiction books.
His ranch, which at the time was named El Paraiso, Temecula, would be where he wrote his many novels and mysteries. Today that ranch home is known as 47521 Pala Rd. Temecula.
Over the years and prior to establishing their notoriety, actors and actresses you would now recognize made appearances on the Perry Mason show, among them were Adam West, Angie Dickinson, Barbara Eden, Burt Reynolds, Cloris Leachman, Dick Clark, James Coburn, Leonard Nimoy, Robert Redford, and Ryan Oâ€™Neal. Between filming many cast members spent time at Gardnerâ€™s ranch in Temecula.
To learn more about our local celebrity, Erle Stanley Gardner, visit: https://www.temeculaca.gov/160/Erle-Stanley-Gardner.
This is you rare opportunity to own a part of local history, as well as the home owned by a renowned author.
- Property Type: Single Family Residence
- Approx Living Area: 2,800 SqFt
- Price per Sqft: $285
- Total Bedrooms: 4
- Bathrooms: 4
- Full Baths: 4
- Year Built: 1948
- Lot Size: 111,078 SqFt
- Acreage: 2.5500
- Garage Spaces: 2
- Parking Type: RV Access/Parking, RV Hook-Ups
- Rooms: All Bedrooms Down
- Fireplace: 1, Living Room
- Pool Description: None
- Lot Features: 0-1 Unit/Acre
- Building Levels Description: One
- Dryer: 1
- Cooling System: None
- Heating: Floor Furnace, Fireplace(s)
- Sewer: Septic Type Unknown
- Parking Spaces: 2
- County: Riverside
- Area: SRCAR - Southwest Riverside County
- HOA Fee Includes: Hiking
Directions: Highway T9 to Pechanga Pkwy. which becomes Pala Rd. on the Main Rd.
Listing courtesy of BHHS CA Properties