It’s easy to space ex-Van Halen energizer Sammy Hagar from afar. The rock-n-roll frontman’s curly blond locks, pearly-white smile, anthemic say and red leather-essentially based fully fashions are silly giveaways.
But whereas you happen to vacation in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico or Lake Arrowhead, California, you’re more susceptible to steal the so-called “Pink Rocker” along with his hair down— chilling on a boat (or at his restaurant) sipping one amongst his branded Cabo Wabo tequila cocktails. That is, when he’s now not taking a viral agave discipline “perp” stroll (if that flies over your head, take a look at your social media feed).
Cabo and Lake Arrowhead are Hagar’s candy spots. Upright like his signature songs “Why Can’t This Be Luxuriate in” or “I Can’t Drive fifty five” (his solo hit). No matter this, Hagar is chopping ties to the inspired Lake Arrowhead French château he shares along with his family.
Listed for $three.9 million, the 6,557-sq.-foot lake ask house is up for grabs—“Upright Now.” Douglas Elliman’s Tracy Tutor and Shell Properties’ Shelli Cotriss are listing the eight bedroom, nine-and-a-half bath property.
“Rising up as a baby, we would roam to Lake Arrowhead most frequently—stroll around that quaint village and Santa’s Village,” says Hagar. “It changed into as charming within the iciness because it changed into within the summer, which often appealed to me.”
As a mountain village, Lake Arrowhead has its half of worn Tudors, Swiss-sort chalets, and French Châteaus along the lake, embellishing the hamlet’s residential resort vibe.
The outdated celebrated logging crew within the San Bernardino Mountains has been a popular celeb grasp-out since the Golden Age of Hollywood—buoyed by the gargantuan lake. Santa’s Village has attracted vacationers since 1955, because the first franchised theme park (even predating Disney).
“I esteem floating around that lake within the boat—throwing a line in, guaranteed a trout or salmon,” says Hagar. “[It] could moreover very well be basically the most under-fished lake in California. It’s a space for my total family (who dwell within the inland empire and the desolate tract) to celebration for Fourth of July, Thanksgiving and Christmas.”
No expense changed into spared at this picturesque hillside home with its wood-beam-blessed 30-foot-excessive ceilings, immense lakeside viewing terraces, jacuzzi and relaxed fire pit.
This village château represents a scoot of Europe above a brilliant American lake. Native artisans christened the home with authenticity, crafting it from on-position granite boulders and hand-carved limestone. The property is beautified by an impressive façade of comely gables mixing seamlessly with the scenic landscape.
Interiors are adorned with granite and marble countertops, exquisitely hand-scraped walnut floor, custom-made cherrywood cabinets, and fake painted partitions—a internal most contact by Hagar and his companion Kari.
“Moreover the fabulous tranquility of the views, the structure of the house changed into completed to the supreme fine from the stonework and woodwork and even the predominant facets within the floor and ceiling,” says Hagar.
“Ought to you discover at the living room wall, there’s a wood plaque that says ‘Thanksgiving.’ It wants a family’s TLC! It’s pure magic.” To be magnificent, Van Halen’s “Originate What You Started” masterpiece is pure magic. But I digress.
Level 1 homes the living room, fire, kitchen (with glazed cherry cabinets, two oversized granite counters, built-in warming drawer, and Viking and Sub-Zero luxury appliances), laundry room, wine fridge and two en suite guest rooms.
Level 2 provides three internal most bedrooms, collectively with a lake ask most predominant bedroom with soaring triple peak chandelier ceilings and a faux paint form. The master bath has two vanities, a soaking bath, and sauna. Two a range of bedrooms comprise a separate gaming-TV viewing house.
Level three (top floor) is dubbed the “Arrival Lounge,” a internal most welcoming house for clan, chums and guests. It capabilities a spacious lounge house, bar, and two guest en suite bedrooms. Each and each toilet within the house has a steam bathe with nickel bathe heads.
Naturally, song is infused into this property. Ought to you grasp this home actually crafted from on-position rolling stones, you may moreover to boot rock too. “On the downstairs stage, there’s a atypical soundproof studio that I’d play song in,” says Hagar. “It changed into first and major build a house theater, however I converted it into a song room.”
As Hagar plans his outro and exits this French Château stage ethical, you may be in a discipline to wager he’ll be support for a Lake Arrowhead encore within the future. Somebody has to steal these trout and salmon. It could moreover just to boot be him.