The former home of the late Merv Griffin, The Merv Griffin Estate is a 39 acre Equestrian property located in the heart of the Coachella Valley. Walled and gated for the utmost in privacy, the estate features numerous structures including the main house, four guest casitas, two guest houses, 15 stable barn and staff quarters. The expansive grounds include a 2.5-acre pond, infinity edge pool, spa, bocce ball court, expansive event lawn and other event areas, equestrian racetrack and multiple paddocks.
The Main House is over 6,000 square feet and features a stunning Modern Moroccan inspired 1,500 square foot Great Room, ideally scaled for entertaining or hosting even the most lavish events! Large doors and windows line the southern wall, providing stunning views of the patios, pool, lake and mountains beyond. The Main House also offers a large Chef’s Kitchen with a suite of professional grade appliances, fully stocked butler’s pantry and wet bar with icemaker, refrigerator and ice well. Two Guest Quarters are located in the main house, and each feature private en-suite baths, flat screen TVs and direct access to the pool patio.
Four separate Guest Bungalows are located to the east of the main house. Each of the circular shaped units feature a private entry, flat screen TV and en-suite bath with a single vanity and tub/shower combination. Multiple large French doors provide unparalleled views of the grounds from each of Guest Casita’s.
To the north of the Main House, a detached 1,800 square foot guesthouse consists of three Guest Quarters; two one-bedroom units and one two-bedroom unit. Each of the one-bedroom units features an en-suite bath with single vanity and tub/shower combination, while the two-bedroom unit shares a common bath with single vanity and tub/shower combination.
The over 2,000 square foot Gate House, located at the entrance to the estate, features three bedrooms and two bathrooms, plus a private gym. This unit is available to guests at an additional cost.
Expansive grounds, multiple living spaces both indoor and out, and a well-tailored design esthetic make the estate perfectly suited for those seeking the most exclusive Desert Retreat vacation experience. The Estate is also well suited for family gatherings, off-site meetings, corporate retreats, weddings or parties, photo and film shoots. The Merv Griffin Estate is just minutes away from world-renowned golf and recreation, local hotels and resorts, fine art and culture. The Estate is also in close proximity to the Empire and Eldorado Polo Fields, host to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Thermal Raceway, BMW driving course, Thermal Airport, HITS Horse Arena, Silverrock, IW Tennis Garden host to the BNP Paribas, PGA West host to the Humana Golf Tournament, The Madison Club, Hideaway Golf Club, and numerous other country clubs and attractions.