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Juan Gabriel's Palm Springs compound hits the right note with a buyer
A desert retreat owned by Juan Gabriel, the late Mexican singer-songwriter known for his ballads of love and heartbreak, has wooed a buyer in Palm Springs. The resort-style compound sold earlier this month for $1.637 million.  Set behind a corrugated metal fence, the single-story structure was...
58 points by Los Angeles Times | Suzanne Somers Rooms Mohammed VI of Morocco Alan Hamel Hassan II of Morocco Kitchen Dining room Akon
Moroccan royal sells renovated Beverly Hills home for $12.5 million
The Beverly Hills home of Moulay Souleimane Cherkaoui, a member of the royal family of Morocco, has sold for $12.5 million. The two-story Mediterranean villa-style house, built in 1991, sits behind fences and hedges on a nearly half-acre site. Palladian windows flank the front entry and bring in...
39 points by Los Angeles Times | Rooms Mohammed VI of Morocco Hassan II of Morocco Morocco Demetri Martin Cobie Smulders Royal family Family
Hot Property: A little something extra
Everyone has favorite homes and styles - designs that feel right, capture the imagination or make us smile. We're listing homes this week with clues to where our brains went - as always, to the "wow factor." You may want to click through the photo galleries on the links to see the amenities we're...
11 points by Los Angeles Times | Rooms Nicolas Cage Mohammed VI of Morocco Living room Hassan II of Morocco Real estate Dow Jones & Company House