Siegfried & Roy’s Las Vegas Mansion Lists for $3M

Posted on: March 4, 2023, 04:38h. 

Final up to date on: March 4, 2023, 04:38h.

Probably the most well-known non-public residence in Las Vegas hit the real-estate market this week. The 8-acre property at 1639 Valley Drive, listed with Redfin for $3M, known as Jungle Palace. It’s the place Roy Horn of Siegfried & Roy lived with the previous magic act’s tigers and lions till he died of issues from COVID-19 in Might 2020.

Siegfried Fischbacher — who lived a couple of miles away, on an 80-acre compound known as Little Bavaria — died lower than a 12 months after his associate of pancreatic most cancers at age 81.

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The Las Vegas manse the place Roy, of Siegfried & Roy, raised his massive cats might be yours for $3M. (Picture: Redfin)

The Jungle Palace was in-built 1954 and bought by Siegfried & Roy in 1982. In response to Redfin, a non-public social gathering bought the property one 12 months in the past for $1.87M and is seeking to flip it for a tidy revenue.

The Moroccan-themed compound contains a 8,750 square-foot major home, three visitor homes, a number of water options together with three swimming pools and a jacuzzi, six electrical gates, two indifferent studios, a hen sanctuary, and a number of animal enclosures. (Animals not included.)

Oddly, although the itemizing’s major photograph exhibits an entry gate emblazoned with two faux-gold “SR” monograms, it makes no point out of the property’s largest promoting level: Siegfried & Roy themselves.

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The unique tiger kings pose with Mantra the tiger within the library on the Jungle Palace within the ’90s. (Picture: S&R Productions)

Whereas Fischbacher was accountable for the illusions, Horn raised the animals on the Jungle Palace. In response to a Vainness Truthful profile, all of Siegfried & Roy’s cats slept in mattress with him right here till reaching the age of 1. He additionally swam together with his cats every single day within the property’s largest pool.

“My animals are the love affair of my life,” Horn instructed Folks journal. “They’re the primary ones I discuss to within the morning and the final ones I converse to at night time.”

One among a number of animal enclosures on the Jungle Palace property’s 8 acres. (Picture: Redfin)

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Fischbacher and Horn met whereas engaged on a cruise ship in 1957. They first carried out in Las Vegas 10 years later as a featured act within the “Folies Bergere” present on the Tropicana. They then appeared in a present at Bally’s earlier than headlining for the primary time on the Frontier.

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Siegfried & Roy publish for a 1990 publicity photograph with an unidentified tiger. (Picture: Fb)

By 1990, their burgeoning recognition had earned them their very own $30 million present in their very own theater on the Mirage. Their 13-year run was some of the lavish and profitable in Las Vegas historical past.

The pair made a couple of public appearances following Horn’s mauling by his 7-year-old white tiger, Mantecore, however by no means resumed their full present and retired from present enterprise in 2010.

Horn continued caring for Mantecore till the tiger’s loss of life in 2014. The tiger lived alternately on the Jungle Palace, at Little Bavaria, and at Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Backyard and Dolphin Habitat.

“Once you see Roy’s face when he’s with Mantecore, it brightens,” Fischbacher instructed the Las Vegas Weekly in 2012. “It’s as if nothing occurred, ?”

Final October, the Neon Museum instructed tickets for the general public to tour the Jungle Palace, although many of the duo’s private gadgets had already been auctioned off final June in LA.

Final December, Exhausting Rock Worldwide bought The Mirage, completely closing the habitat. It relocated three of its six remaining dolphins to Sea World San Diego, and is reportedly engaged on relocating all of Siegfried & Roy’s surviving former cats.

Final August, the Las Vegas Metropolis Council voted 5-1 to demolish 12 of Little Bavaria’s 80 acres to permit an area developer to construct a four-story residence complicated on that website.





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