The owner of a nearly 50 acre compound in Hillsborough has tacked on an unusual caveat to his $100 million sale price; he intends to continue living in the home until he dies.
The Bay Area real estate market has been on the rebound in recent months, but few homes have ever sold for as much as a mansion just purchased in Woodside.
After a rancorous public showdown, a secret settlement has been reached in the dispute between Thomas Kinkade’s widow and girlfriend over the late artist’s multi-million-dollar estate.
Thomas Kinkade’s girlfriend is agreeing to pay $11,000 a month to rent the Bay Area mansion where she had lived with the late artist, but his paintings and possessions remain the focus of a bitter estate fight.
Hearings in the dispute between Thomas Kinkade’s widow and girlfriend over the late artist’s $66 million estate will not be conducted behind closed doors.
Amy Pinto-Walsh was living with Kinkade and found his body when he overdosed on alcohol and Valium in April. She asked a Northern California judge on Tuesday to allow arguments over the artist’s contested will to be heard in open probate court.
The sons of rock music impresario Bill Graham are suing the executor of the late promoter’s estate, saying he’s concealing memorabilia treasures from heirs in order to enrich himself.