Which Famous Tycoon Once Owned Wiz Khalifa's $10 Million Coachella Vacation Home?

Which Famous Tycoon Once Owned Wiz Khalifa's $10 Million Coachella Vacation Home?

A house with a serious history.

By Alesandra Dubin

Call it nouveau riche meets old money: While out in the desert for Coachella, Wiz Khalifa stayed in an exquisite Palm Desert home that once belonged a tycoon of a different type in an earlier era. Built by architect William Pereira — famous for the design of San Francisco's iconic Transamerica Tower — it was the former estate of tire magnate, philanthropist, and Belgium ambassador Leonard K. Firestone.

The restored 7,000-square-foot midcentury vacation estate sprawls over 1.3 acres.

See you guys at the festival. #coachella

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It has mountain views, and a sunken night-lit tennis court plus resort-style courtyard pool. The freeform pool has 12 chaise lounges, covered areas, and umbrella stands for shade against the desert sun.

My ride or die.

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There's also an outdoor fireplace.

Inside the open-concept home are high wood-beamed ceilings, and fine furnishings. The main house great room features two living rooms; the focal point of the main living room is a 75-inch TV and wet bar.

The second living room has the massive original stone fireplace, and a wall of glass opens to the pool deck. A third living area and second kitchen is located in the detached 2,000-square-foot, four-bedroom guest house, newly rebuilt in 2004 and meant to mimic the price tag of the main home.

A new and huge modern kitchen features a large peninsula and tons of counter space, top-end appliances, including a 48-inch refrigerator, two dishwashers, wine cooler, ice maker, and six-burner stove.

The price tag? About $2,340 per night... or free if you're Wiz Khalifa.

Thanks @Airbnb for the gift of this amazing home in the desert for me and my family during the festival.

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Yes, he's the latest in a long list of celebs who have gotten the Airbnb hookup in exchange for social media love. To name a few, Mariah Carey scored a $60 million Italian villa, Britney Spears scooped up a $30 million Malibu manse, and Lady Gaga posted up in a $20 million Super Bowl crash pad.

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