Tucked away in a bucolic setting, the recently purchased property has a rich history reaching back to the Great Depression.
The site has been a residence, a resort, an entertainment center during the
The buyer is an entity that was organized by
The property was bought for
The state records show that a real estate investment firm that represents wealthy clients and handles property exchanges also is a key player behind the transaction.
When asked to comment, La Poll's office contacted this news organization Wednesday and a representative stated that “
Among the milestones for the property, according to a post by the
“The lodge acquired livery stables, carnival equipment, tennis courts, trailers, a trap and target shooting range, the
In the 1970s, it became clear
With the property deteriorating, Bellucci was forced to auction off numerous fixtures such as restaurant furnishings, kitchen equipment, garden furniture, and tennis nets in 1980.
Bellucci met a violent end. He lived on the
In 1994, H-P executive Wayman and his wife, Susan, bought the manor and some surrounding acreage. The property was in disrepair.
The Waymans launched a wide-ranging upgrade of the crumbling property, Ralston wrote for the historical society.
“The Waymans consulted the archives of the Los Altos history museum and recycled or reproduced original paneling, grilles, doors, cabinets, and fixtures,” according to Ralston's post for the historical society. “The original designs were retained as much as possible.”
Ralston deemed the effort to be successful.
“I venture that
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