Located just down the road from Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage went from sleepy desert town to hot spot when the Thunderbird Country Club was constructed in 1951—and with it, the first 18-hole golf course in the desert. The celebrity residents soon followed.
Crosby built his estate, 70375 Calico Road, during the Golden Age of Hollywood—and it looks the part. The home also comes with a storied past: An attached two-bedroom casita with a private entrance and its own kitchen, dubbed "the JFK Wing," is rumored to be where JFK and Marilyn Monroe had their infamous 1962 rendezvous.
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