London-born Patricia Gucci, the granddaughter of Guccio Gucci, and the only child of Italian fashion mogul Aldo Gucci, who was the visionary responsible for developing the fashion brand with double ‘G’ logo, Gucci, beyond its Florentine roots and turning the company into a global luxury brand, has now listed her 11,000 sq. ft estate called ‘Casa Azzurra’ in Mountain Center, Calif., for $9 million. Once appointed to the board of Gucci, the Gucci heiress who is now based in Switzerland, and is establishing a legacy of her own, developing biographical projects based on a collection of diverse experiences and a unique perspective, is selling the estate because she lives too far away to enjoy the home. As she said, "My life and family are in Europe now, and I no longer have time to enjoy this little corner of paradise."
Patricia Guuci as per the public records bought the estate via trust in 1993 for $950,000, and over the years has added acreage to it. Jane Dorian and Richard Bartholomew of Partners Trust Real Estate in Los Angeles and Rancho Mirage, respectively, have the listing.
This restorative, magical retreat which boasts of breathtaking panoramic canyon, city and mountain views as the back drop is located at 57425 Palm Seco Circle.
The house is a 15-minute drive to Palm Desert.
Sited on 23 acres in the hills above Palm Desert, this exceptional estate with views of 3 of Southern California’s highest peaks and Coachella Valley includes an 11,000 sq/ft Moroccan-style main house with meticulous and sophisticated attention bestowed to the appointments of this modern design.
The house boasts of 10 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a library, fully-equipped kitche, and a movie theater.
The private and secure setting of the estate allows for ultimate in indoor/outdoor living, while the amenities like a full-sized tennis court, a guesthouse, spa, large kennel, and an outdoor pool makes it once-in-a-lifetime property, which should not be missed.