That’s a Jerry Garcia quote, but he wasn’t talking about his house. Maybe someone will like it (the house, not the quote). Maybe you could own it. But unfortunately the previous owner sold all the Garcia fixtures to raise money for charity. So you cannot have The Jerry Garcia Toilet.
55 El Mirador Dr Nicasio, CA 94946
Sq. Ft.: 7,189
$/Sq. Ft.: $556
Lot Size: 10.47 Acres
Property Type: Residential, Detached, Single Family
View: Canyon, Forest/Woods, Hills, Mountains, Panoramic, Ridge, Valley
Year Built: 1989
On Redfin: 32 days
Former Estate of Jerry Garcia. Gated, private – situated on top of a sunny ridge with beautiful views. 5bd/5 full and 2 1/2 baths, 6 car garage, Artist Studio that was Jerry’s, pool w/ waterfall, organic garden, children’s playground, Fabulous for entertaining in this exquisite mediterranean estate with access to the outside grounds from most rooms. Close to SF.
Jerry Garcia, the lead guitarist of The Grateful Dead, owned this house at his death in 1995.
Alas, the estate doesn’t even have a Deadhead name like Terrapin Station or (Crap) Box of Rain. And while the current owner claims to have lots of stories about Garcia and the remaining members of the band, none of them were included in the listing.
And do check that listing out, as it is so overflowing with houseporn you’ll doubt Jerry ever had anything to do with this place. Here’s just a sample of the purple prose that awaits when you read the property features:
The Master Suite is elegantly appointed with dark teak flooring, wood-burning fireplace, Fortuni chandelier, four door access to a paver deck overlooking the pool and back patio offering views to the East and South. This elegant sleeping area has two entrances. The Master Bath brings together function and form with his and hers sinks marble tops Elgin fixtures, and ample mirrors. Further in are private toilet and bidet with telephone accessibility. The master also offers full length glass enclosed Sauna with one-way glass enclosure to the outside grounds. The walk-in marble shower is also fully enclosed and contains two facing shower heads enclosed in a marble finish and with length size bench. The water pressure would make a power washer jealous. The Master Closet is a room in and of itself. One would be hard pressed to fill this closet and itis a room that has to be seen to understand how true that is.
It is easier to fill a large closet if you own a lot of crap. Perhaps the agent doesn’t understand how true that is. So, you think the above language is overdone? There’s also clunky language:
Along with the stunning architecture and overall design of the house itself, the grounds boast impeccable landscaping. Its rolling lawns, along with mature palm trees mix spectacularly with the surrounding native forest. Its 73,000-gallon swimming pool and enormous spa are complemented by palms, lawns, and rose gardens adjoining a spacious sun drenched patio area beneath sunlit skies during the day and moonlit skies at night.
It’s a good thing this isn’t one of those ordinary properties that has moonlit skies during the day and sunlit skies at night. I hate when that happens.
But the agent got one thing right. Two photos of the hot tub, (George HW Bush wrote an apology to Marin County residents, saying he’d never use the phrases “Marin County” and “hot tub” in the same sentence again.)
This is the perfect place to celebrate Proposition 19 passing, in a Marin County hot tub, formerly owned by Jerry Garcia.