After six months on the market, the jaw-dropping Los Angeles mansion that stands on the site of the 1969 Manson Family murders has had a $22 million price reduction.

Even as one of the best homes in the best suburb for luxury real estate in the world, a buyer is yet to take on a property heavy with such grim history.

The manor on Cielo Drive, in the Benedict Canyon area of Beverly Hills, is owned by the creator of the hit Full House TV sitcom, and carries an advertised asking price of US$69.995 million ($103.89 million) – down from US$85 million ($125 million) when it launched in January this year.

The killings of pregnant actor Sharon Tate, hairdresser Jay Sebring, 18-year-old high school graduate Steven Parent, coffee heiress Abigail Folger and aspiring writer Wojciech Frykowski, has been erased from the block, in all but memory.

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Jeff Franklin, creator of Full House, is selling his Beverly Hills estate with an infamous address. (Realtor)
Jeff Franklin Bob Saget Full House Manson Family Murders Los Angeles Beverly Hills California America United State property real estate celebrity
The mansion was built in place of Sharon Tate’s old house, razed in the mid-90s. (Realtor)

Tate’s home, which she shared with her partner, Rosemary’s Baby director Roman Polanski, was razed in the mid-90s to deter the flocks of sticky beaks passing by.

The last resident of the original house was Nine Inch Nails musician Trent Reznor, who moved out a year before it was knocked down, explaining to Entertainment Weekly “there was too much history in that house for me to handle”.

However, when he moved out he took the front door with him, and installed it at his recording studio.

The address was also changed from 10050 Cielo Drive to number 10666, to throw off tourists and mask its sad past, which has been impossible due to the high-profile nature of the Manson cult slayings, even decades on.

Quentin Tarantino’s 2019 film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, a re-telling of the murders, put the property back in the spotlight.

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Franklin bought the house unfinished and hired an architect to complete the works. (Realtor)
Jeff Franklin Bob Saget Full House Manson Family Murders Los Angeles Beverly Hills California America United State property real estate celebrity
Sensational valley views from a lofty position on Cielo Drive. (Realtor)

The murders occurred in the house which was demolished in 1994. Two years later, construction started on the colossal current mansion, known as The Cielo Estate.

The vendor, Jeff Franklin, bought the Andalusian-inspired mega house unfinished for US$6 million ($8.8 million) in 2007, and engaged an architect to complete and upgrade the design.

The grounds includes the nine bedroom and 18 bathroom main home, and hotel-style entertainment areas – a pool with three waterfalls and a slide, multiple spas, a swim-up bar, fish pond and a river.

Agent Joshua Altman of Douglas Elliman is handling the listing.

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The pool includes a swim-up bar. (Realtor)
Jeff Franklin Bob Saget Full House Manson Family Murders Los Angeles Beverly Hills California America United State property real estate celebrity
The property has multiple waterfalls. (Realtor)
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