Posted by Rapti Gupta on Jan 31, 2013 01:34 AM EST

Ernest Borgnine’s Beverly Hills Property Sold for $3 Million

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Ernest Borgnine won the Academy award for his performance in the 1955 Drama movie, "Marty". He passed away in July 2012 at the age of 95 in California, U.S. more big
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Ernest Borgnine, the late film and television actor's Beverly Hills residence has sold for $3 million. The property, located in the Beverly Crest area, sold for around $400,000 less than what it was originally listed for.

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Borgnine owned the property for 60 long years till his demise in 2012. He passed away at the age of 95 in California of renal failure in July 2012. The home was listed in October for $3.395 million and recently sold for $3 million, reports LA Times.

The Beverly Crest home was designed by famous architect L.G. Scherer in 1938. The 6148 square foot home has five bedrooms and seven bathrooms, the main unit features a formal entry hall, an office and a separate library and a spiraling staircase leading up to the two wings of the house. One of the wings homes the master suite, fitted with dressing rooms and dual baths, a private sitting room and a balcony as well. The other wing contains a study and an upper level lounge. A separate guest house and a swimming pool with a fountain also adorn the property, reports Realtor.com.

Borgnine won the Oscar amid fierce competition from legends like Frank Sinatra, Spencer Tracy, James Cagney and James Dean for his performance in the 1955 movie "Marty". He also appeared in  television serials   like " McHale's Navy", "Airwolf" and "The Single Guy". He also lent his voice to animated series "SpongeBob SquarePants."

His death came as a shock to his family as he was in perfect health before he passed away after just a short spell of illness.

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