The Palm Springs estate once owned by Sonny Bono and his wife, Congresswoman Mary Bono Mack is back up for sale. The LA Times reports
that the home is listed at $3.995 million
. The listing reveals that the gated estate may have been part of the original King Camp Gillette estate (Gillette was the investor of the modern safety razor and built a home in the Mesa area of Palm Springs in the early 1920s). Sonny Bono rose to fame as part of the duo Sonny and Cher, cranking out hit songs and starring on a popular variety show. He later moved out to Palm Springs and became a member of the U.S. House of Representatives in 1994. He died in a skiing accident in 1998. Congresswoman Mack now holds his former seat as the representative for the Palm Springs District. This home was sold in 1998 for $1.4 million.
The three-bedroom main house has a family kitchen, formal dining room, formal living room and large family room with views out over the pool and towards the mountains. The property also has a two-bedroom guest house with full kitchen, dining room and living room with rock fireplace and original hardwood floors. There is also a second smaller guest house with one bedroom that is currently in use as a gym. The 1.5 acre estate has a tennis court and pool. Patrick V. Jordan and Stewart Smith of Patrick / Stewart Properties, Windermere Real Estate, Palm Springs
, have the listing.