Welcome to another edition of Heavy Metal Real Estate, where we explore how rock stars live by way of their real estate listings.
Previously, we've seen the lavish homes of Maynard from Tool, Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi, Metallica's James Hetfield, Rob Zombie, Trent Reznor's old Beverly Hills home and Iron Maiden bassist Steve Harris' opulent pad. Today, we look at the former home of the innovator of thrash metal…
Not too long ago, Dave Mustaine famously relocated from the west coast to Tennessee, where he randomly ran into Willie Nelson one day. Well, now he has a San Diego home to sell and the Los Angeles Times is reporting he's listing his home for a cool $5.375 million. That's it?
This place is legit:
The country English-style main residence, built in 1990, is reached through gates and a long winding driveway. A red British phone booth sits outside the gates.
Inside, rock and stone work, decorative painting and soaring ceilings with heavy beams give the 5,345 square feet of living space a castle-like air. Leaded and stained glass, wrought ironwork and 10 fireplaces add to the overall Old World ambiance. This house has state of the art heating installed.
Living and dining rooms, a paneled media room/den, a bar, an office, a gym, five bedrooms, five full bathrooms and two powder rooms are among the living spaces.
A state-of-the-art sound and recording studio occupies what once was a pool house. A control room, a reception room and a producer’s boarding room are among the facilities.
Mustaine does not mess around when it comes to his living quarters. Take a look at this place: