Eddie Murphy’s former Northern California mansion up for auction

Fancy Trading Places? Eddie Murphy’s former Northern California mansion is set to go under the hammer after it fails to sell for $10million (and it comes with its own movie theater)

  • DeCaro Auctions International plans to auction off the abode on October 27 and it will come fully furnished 
  • The auction will be an absolute one, ‘meaning the estate goes to the highest bidder no matter the price’
  • It will be held at 9125 Vista De Lago Court at 11 am and remote bidding will be available – there will be no minimum prices when bidding starts
  • Eddie Murphy first sold the home in 2007 for $6.1million and it was then listed for $12million in 2014 and $10million in July

The massive mansion that once belonged to actor Eddie Murphy and hit the marker for $10million over the summer, will be auctioned off later this month after failing to sell. 

DeCaro Auctions International plans to auction off the abode on October 27 and it will be fully furnished, the auction house said in a press release obtained by the Sacramento Bee.

The auction will be an absolute one, ‘meaning the estate goes to the highest bidder no matter the price’, the news release stated. It will be held at 9125 Vista De Lago Court at 11 am. 

Remote bidding will be available and there will be no minimum prices when bidding starts. 

Murphy first sold the home in 2007 for $6.1million. The home was listed for $12million in 2014 and $10million in July. 

Like something from a James Bond movie: Eddie Murphy’s former home located in Granite Bay, which is near Sacramento, California, has been listed for $10m

Splendorous: The white villa is 12,600 square feet and has a 1980s over-the-top feeling to it with it’s light facade and curves in the walls

‘This exclusive neighborhood is home to several actors and athletes, and is known for its privacy and seclusion, offering all the best of California living,’ Daniel DeCaro, founder and CEO of the auction house, said. 

The sprawling property is located in Granite Bay, which is near Sacramento,California, and only an hour drive from San Francisco.

The 10 bedroom/14 bathroom palace, which sits atop a hill offering sweeping views of the valley below and the Sierra Nevada mountains, is being offered for $10 million.

The spread was purchased from Nicole Murphy by a real estate investor who now resides in Nevada.

The listing was held jointly by both Nick Sadek of Nick Sadek Sotheby’s International Realty and Jon Kirkpatrick with Chase International.


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Plush: One room that looks ideal for TV watching is the living room off the kitchen. It is a two-step down space with wall-to-wall carpeting in a deep mocha brown with large windows looking out over a mountain scape

A chef’s paradise: The kitchen is beige and granite with a small island and a large wraparound counter that could seat eight people

Up to date appliances: The roomy kitchen also has two ovens, a hidden refrigerator and a stove top range

A great place for cappuccinos and croissants: Off to the side is a breakfast nook area that could seat eight

The white villa is 12,600 square feet and has a 1980s over-the-top feeling to it with it’s light facade and curves in the walls.

Its design roots are Mediterranean, and the house does lend a European vibe, but there are so many modern-day accents that it’s more of a California crossover.

The two story dwelling has floor-to-ceiling windows that have a tint to them to keep up the sun’s harsh rays.

And there is plenty of balcony space. All along the second floor are wraparound balconies ad there is a generous porch on the first floor.

Two sets of stairs lead to the large infinity pool that includes a hot top as well as landscaping with palm trees and rocks. And there appears to be another, more private hot tub off to the side.

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    Classy: The master bedroom is a movie star’s dream because it’s not just large but decadent with 1970s accents. The bed rests on a plateau that takes two steps to get up to. The carpet is shaggy and wall to wall for extra comfort on those chilly mornings. And there is a fireplace nearby as well

    A sweet place for sweet dreams: The guest room is small but has nice views

    Luxurious living: The master bathroom has a massive bathtub with jets and a long counter with big mirrors; there is also a TV built into one of the walls and a shower

    There is also a lush lawn off near the east wing, but smartly it isn’t too large which benefits the drought prone area.

    The Beverly Hills cop star and Paige Butcher in LA in 2016

    Inside, there are several rooms that scream luxury.

    One room that looks ideal for TV watching is the living room off the kitchen.

    It is a two-step down space with wall-to-wall carpeting in a deep mocha brown with large windows looking out over a mountain scape.

    There is also a fireplace for those cold Northern California nights and a built-in lounge space by the window.

    The built-in enertainment unit looks permanent.

    The kitchen is beige and granite with a small island and a large wraparound counter that could seat eight people. 

    The kitchen also has two ovens, a hidden refrigerator and a stove top range.

    Off to the side is a breakfast nook area that could seat eight.

    The master bedroom is a movie star’s dream because it’s not just large but decadent with 1970s accents.

    The bed rests on a plateau that takes two steps to get up to. The carpet is shaggy and wall to wall for extra comfort on those chilly mornings.

    And there is a fireplace nearby as well.

    The guest room is small but offers nice views. The walls are covered with an unusual mural. 

    Great place to watch movies: The home theater that includes a large velvet sofa and four oversized pink chairs complete with movie theater style cup holders could seat eight

    Where Murphy stays in shape: And a home gym fits several machines such as a treadmill and rowing machine as well as a weight rack

    The master bathroom has a massive bathtub with jets and a long counter with big mirrors; there is also a TV built into one of the walls and a shower

    The purple home theater that includes a large velvet sofa and four oversized pink chairs complete with movie theater style cup holders could seat eight.

    And a home gym fits several machines such as a treadmill and rowing machine as well as a weight rack. 

    Other features of the house include a 5,200-square-foot guest home, a nine car garage, an arcade, and tennis and basketball courts.

    The Beverly Hills Cop star has been dating beautiful blonde model Paige Butcher for six years. Together they have daughter Izzy Oona Murphy, aged two.

    The couple recently announced that they are engaged in addition to expecting their second child together.

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      The pad even looks wonderful at sunset: Two sets of stairs lead to the large infinity pool that includes a hot top as well as landscaping with palm trees and rocks. And there appears to be another, more private hot tub off to the side

       

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