Lavish Mushroom-Shaped Bob Hope Residence Now for Sale: $50M

Because normal is too boring, famous late comedian Bob Hope had his lavish Southridgeresidence shaped like a mushroom. He and his wife Dolores chose this very exclusive residential area in Palm Springs, California, which makes the unique home even more desirable and expensive. It offers sweeping views of the Coachella Valley, the San Jacinto Mountains, and the city of Palm Springs, as it is situated on an elevated lot.

The architecture of the mushroom residencewas created by John Lautner, a fabled modernist architect who actually built the house to look more like a volcano. This explains the hole in the roof, above a light flooded courtyard. Offering 23,366 square feet of space, the house features 10 bathrooms, 3 more half baths, 6 bedrooms, and vas socialization spaces.

One of the most remarkable features of the construction is the huge covered terrace which can hold up to 300 people in an excellent socialization and entertainment environment. All this lavishness can now be yours for $50 million. Interested?