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Johnny Cash fan buys crooner’s former California home

Name it an all-“Money” deal.

A ranch-style property in California that the late crooner Johnny Money and his first spouse lengthy referred to as house has offered, and for greater than it was listed. 

After lower than two months in the marketplace with a price ticket of $1.79 million, the Ventura, California, property offered for $1.85 million to a Johnny Money fan, The Publish has realized. Douglas Elliman brokers Adam McKaig and Melissa Borders repped the itemizing. 

The property is a gem for lovers of the nation king: Not solely did he as soon as dwell in it, nevertheless it was additionally reportedly constructed to his precise specs — and nonetheless consists of loads of colourful unique particulars. 

The “A Boy Named Sue” singer had the 4,500-square-foot home constructed for him and his first spouse, Vivian Liberto, in 1961. On the time, the ill-fated pair have been attempting to avoid wasting their marriage by shifting with their youngsters to the agricultural sanctuary, the place they may very well be considerably faraway from the pressures of fame. 

Set on slightly below 6 acres sandwiched between hills, the double-gabled home was the couple’s house for six years.

Relics of Money’s time on the compound embody glitter-painted ceilings, a wall-mounted turntable, an intercom system, a curved brick fire and really Sixties-chic interval particular customized wooden built-ins all through. Money’s studio has additionally been considerably untouched by time or subsequent house owners, and nonetheless has the excessive home windows and wooden paneling which adorned it through the rocker’s many late nights there. 

The handle additionally nonetheless options distinct his-and-hers grasp suites, though their design has since been up to date from the “pastel female sensibility” and “interval wallpaper,” which Johnny and Vivian as soon as had it done-up in, in keeping with the itemizing.

Johnny’s black commode, nonetheless, stays intact in his rest room.

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