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Malibu Castle Was About to Be Sold!

10/21/2007 3:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Malibu Castle, which perished in today's fire, was actually in Escrow and set to have the final walk-through on Wednesday.


The deal was expected to close this Friday, and while the final selling price can't be confirmed, it had an asking price of $17 million.

The home is owned by socialite Lilly Lawrence, who was not home at the time of the blaze.

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wasted days and wasted nights    

bitter irony.

2566 days ago
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tallu    

Yes she was at home, her house guest was just on CNN and said she WAS there!

2566 days ago
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Bill Bruce    

She was at home on the property and she is currently at a friend's home nearby.

2566 days ago
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Marty    

On CNN, it was called Castle Kashan. That's also what it's called on the website: www.castlekashan.com.

2566 days ago
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Your'e Fired!    

I'm surprised she didn't have her own fire dept......Poof, it's gone! Money can't buy peace of mind now, can it?

2566 days ago
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go outside sometimes    


What is your issue, old dog? The woman and her family used all they had for philanthropy, raising money for others, donating to charities, constantly. You spend your time making nasty remarks at the expense of someone who has experienced a tragedy, so who is the better person? (hint: the answer is NOT you!)
So someone rich deserves to have their home burn?
When dogs are too old, they should be euthanized.

2566 days ago
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fussi    

That's a shame.

2566 days ago
8.

Kelly    

Hey Old Dog, Clearly no one in your circle had enough money buy you a brain or a heart either.

2566 days ago
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Internet Website Designs    

how unfortunate

2566 days ago
10.

Desease control    

Sorry for your loss.

2566 days ago
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Lenn K.    

Do you think she set the fire for insurance?

2566 days ago
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Angel    

How horrible to think that anyone would think that they would set there own home on fire for the purpose of money. Condsidering she does alot of good for others. And not only that, it was a historical landmark of So Cal. It is sad to loose a part of our history it was a Beautiful place. I hope she was able to recover her irreplacable belogings and treasures. May the family get thru this tradgedy. Our Prayers are with them all. Good Luck.

2566 days ago
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just wondering    

..this WAS npt a HISTORICAL PLACE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...s........they lost like all the other millionaires who buildin FIRE REGIONS!!!!!!!!!!!

2566 days ago
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fairyprincess    

Very sorry for anyone-Rich to Poor and in-between to experience such a loss! I cannot even imagine how devastating it is for anyone.

2566 days ago
15.

Terry    


It was called the Malibu Castle by most in spite of the owner(s) adding their names.
Here is a link to see what it looked like a few days ago if anyone is interested, Really shows the magnitude of the fire


http://www.malibucastlekashan.com/

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