Marion Davies home for sale in Beverly Hills

September 2, 2010

Marion Davies was always the other woman in the life of William Randolph Hearst and he once showed his affection by purchasing a Beverly Hills mansion for her in the mid-1920’s.

Today the five-bedroom, five-and-a-half bath residence is on the market for $12.5 million. [Curbed LA]

The home is located on approximately one-and-a-half acres on Lexington Road near the Beverly Hills Hotel. More via the listing: “Glide up the circular drive to the crafted 2-story entry. To the right is a step-down paneled living room with leaded windows, fireplace and beautifully detailed plaster ceiling. Across the back of the home is a grand salon with doors opening to a large portico, tree-rimmed garden and pool.”

The estate has also been home to Bing Crosby and movie producer Harry Cohn.