ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) — The hilltop Los Angeles-area mansion where music producer Phil Spector killed actress Lana Clarkson in 2003 is for sale at $5.5 million…

The Daily News reported Sunday that the walled French-style chateau known as “Pyrenees Castle” sits on 2.5 acres (1 hectare) in Alhambra.

Spector is serving a sentence of 19 years to life after his second-degree murder conviction in Clarkson’s death. The 40-year-old actress — star of the 1985 cult film “Barbarian Queen” — was found shot to death in the foyer of the 8,700-square-foot (808-square-metre), nine-bedroom home.

According to the real estate agents, Hilton & Hyland, “The elegant property features 9 bedrooms and 10 baths, a grand marble foyer, stately wood-paneled living room and dining room with beamed ceilings, crystal chandeliers, original hardwood flooring, hand-painted murals, two full kitchens, butler’s pantry, game room, hair salon, 2 home offices, separate employee entrance with segregated living quarters, and four garages. Many upgrades & improvements have been made.”

 

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Jurors were taken to the castle to inspect the scene of the crime during two trials. The first ended in a mistrial.

The 79-year-old Spector is known for his “Wall of Sound” recording technique developed in the 1960s.

In this combination of file photos legendary music producer Phil Spector is shown with different hair styles during his murder trial in Los Angeles, from left, on May 23, 2005; May 10, 2007; Oct. 3, 2008 and Friday, May 29, 2009. The hilltop Los Angeles-area mansion where Spector killed actress Lana Clarkson in 2003 is for sale at $5.5 million. The chateau known as “Pyrenees Castle” sits on 2.5 acres (1 hectare) in Alhambra. Spector is serving 19 years to life after his murder conviction in Clarkson’s death, found shot to death in the foyer of the 8,700-square-foot (808-square-meter) home. (AP Photo, File)

 

Take a look at some of the images of the ‘castle’ below:

(Image source: Hilton & Hyland)
(Image source: Hilton & Hyland)
(Image source: Hilton & Hyland YouTube screengrab)
(Image source: Hilton & Hyland YouTube screengrab)
(Image source: Hilton & Hyland YouTube screengrab)

Author: ANA Newswire