Text By Neil J. Leitereg
Originally Published on LA Times.com
The Malibu estate that was home to late comedian Don Rickles for more than a decade has sold for $6.5 million. The buyer was Donato Errico, founder of upscale health-club chain Equinox, public records show.
A traditional-style home, a tennis court and a swimming pool comprise the 1-plus-acre estate, which sits behind gates in the Point Dume area. “Deeded rights to Little Dume Beach” were included with the property, according to the listing.
Built in 1968, the two-story house has more than 3,400 square feet of living space that includes a living room with a fireplace, a family/media room, an office, four bedrooms and five bathrooms. The dining room, which has an ocean view, opens to an eat-in kitchen with vaulted ceilings and an island.
Various sitting areas, statuaries, gardens and mature trees fill out the grounds.