Western movie star John Wayne’s former 2,000-acre ranch in Hemet has sold for $11.25 million. (Composed by Sandra Barrera, Southern California News Group; Inset: Associated Press file photo; Landscape: Stunningphotography.com)
A sprawling Riverside County ranch once owned by Western movie star John Wayne has sold for $11.25 million, down 6% from the initial request.
Located in Hemet, the 2,000-acre Peacock Ranch has a three-bedroom, 3,000-square-foot stucco home dating from 1950, an even older barn, and stunning views of the surrounding valley and Palomar Mountain.
The property was listed for $12 million when it went on the market in January, though it had been on and off for years. In 2018, it was listed for $8 million and marketed as a potential marijuana farm.
Rancho Pavoreal is located halfway between San Diego and Palm Springs and is a 20-minute drive from Temecula Wine Country. It is fenced and fenced crosswise with space for horses and cattle.
Three wells, horse trails, and a three-car garage add to the highlights.
Tatiana Novick made the list. Lori Cutka of Big Block Realty represented the buyer for the property, which closed on May 27.
The Oscar-winning actor nicknamed “The Duke” and a partner owned the ranch from 1938 to 1948, according to a 1993 California Department of Forestry archaeological report. Realtor.com reported in 2000 that Wayne owned the ranch in the 1990s. 1970 and regularly entertained guests. with “horseback riding, shooting and other livestock activities”.
Wayne, who died in 1979 at age 72, appeared in nearly 250 films throughout his career. His role as the outlaw Ringo Kid in John Ford’s “Stagecoach” in 1939 propelled him to stardom. And in 1970, he won an Oscar for his leading role in “True Grit.”
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