Sixties Hollywood heartthrob Lyle Waggoner is selling his $ 2.1 million home in La Quinta, CA. The 5,290-square-foot home has classic Hollywood charm in spades. But the real kicker is the mind-blowing views off the 16th green of the PGA West’s Greg Norman Course. Golf buffs, get out your checkbooks.
Waggoner’s big break came in 1967, when he was hired as announcer and performer on “The Carol Burnett Show.” He later starred as the tough-talking boss on “Wonder Woman.” He also made a name for himself as a suave ladies’ man—until he met Sharon Kennedy, whom he married.
After a fire destroyed the property in 2013, the four-bedroom home was rebuilt and the living room was expanded by 500 square feet.
The Spanish Colonial–style home, which measures 5,290-square-foot, is built around a large courtyard with a fireplace and fountain. Multiple entrances abut the courtyard. You can step directly from the outdoors into the office, guest bedroom, or living room—where large pocket sliders transform the space into an indoor-outdoor sitting area in good weather.
Because the desert selling season is nearing its end, now’s the perfect time to snap up the property, says listing agent Deirdre Coit. Agents who have seen the home are “just flipping over it,” Coit says.
She attributes the strong response to the home’s stunning backyard. It features a stone fire pit, a pool, and an “amazing view” of the golf course and desert. You’ll also find a brand-new barbecue poolside, a beautifully landscaped garden, and plenty of seating. There are even overhead misters to cool you down on scorching desert days.
The open floor plan combines the kitchen, dining, and sitting areas into a fluid, multifunctional living space. You can play pool by the fireplace, sip wine from the refrigerated cellar, and gather around the bar with your closest friends.
All after 18 holes of world-class golf, of course. See you at the first tee.