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Mike Love’s residence features a three-tiered fountain that was designed after the fountains of Villa d’Este in Lake Como, Italy.

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“Seaside Boy Mike Love’s Southern California Mansion”

Nonetheless touring and giving motivation to a different era of those that dream about having “Enjoyable, Enjoyable, Enjoyable” with one eye out for the subsequent good wave and the opposite on bikinied “California Ladies,” The Seaside Boys’ final unique member, Mike Love, remains to be touring and belting out the “Good Vibrations” songs at age 79. Love, co-writer of most of the songs that had been the California Sound and lead vocalist, is promoting his Rancho Santa Fe, California estate now that he spends his off-the-road time at his residence at Lake Tahoe. It’s priced at $8.65 million.

Mike Love first appeared together with his three cousins Brian, Carl and Dennis Wilson and buddy Al Jardine as a musical group in the summertime of 1961 beneath the title The Pendletones, however found that their title had been modified to The Seaside Boys on their first single, “Surfin.” Late that yr, “Surfin” hit the High 40 on native and later the nationwide Billboard charts, the start of the California Sound. Prolific songwriters, largely Brian and Mike, the group stood out for its endurance, even in the course of the onslaught of The Beatles. It additionally put California, significantly Southern California, on the map of creativeness stuffed with sunny days, good waves and fairly women much better than the state’s Chamber of Commerce. “Surfin’ USA,” “Surfin’ Safari,” “Surfer Woman” and different nice seashore songs and flicks soared in recognition in the course of the 1960s. However the group, with their very own distinctive, easygoing sound, continued to draw new followers lengthy after the surf tradition had run its course.

Excessive on a hill overlooking the mountains, ocean, metropolis and golf programs on 3.5 acres, Love’s 17,515-square-foot house is positioned on probably the greatest plots within the gated group of Fairbanks Ranch. Very like a non-public resort, who wants a seashore when you’ve gotten a pool that encircles a spa that looks like being on a non-public island accessed by a bridge? The tropical grounds even have a swim-up bar, hearth pit and tennis courtroom – all with staggering long-distance views. Inside rooms are huge and surfaced with elegant finishes. There are eight bedrooms, 9 baths, a chef’s eat-in kitchen the place many individuals can be a part of within the cooking with loads of room to spare. It additionally opens to a big terrace. Constructed for grand or casual entertaining, there may be additionally an entire outside kitchen. The higher terrace overlooks the pool terrace with a tropical path to the tennis courtroom and lockers beneath. Although it could not have a seashore, there may be loads of water together with a three-tiered fountain that was designed after the fountains of Villa d’Este in Lake Como, Italy.

Legendary co-founder of The Seaside Boys and lead vocalist, Mike Love, is promoting his glamorous Southern California mansion. Priced at $8.65 million, the itemizing agent is Linda Sansone of Willis Allan Real Estate, Rancho Santa Fe, California.

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