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This home once owned by Modesto native George Lucas hits market at $4.48 million

A Hollywood Hills home once owned by “Star Wars” creator George Lucas, a Modesto native, is for sale at $4.48 million.

The home, at 1248 North Wetherly Drive, also seemed to be a source of inspiration for Bette Midler, who lived there between 1983 and 1987, according to The singer and actress started her own production company, All Girl Productions, in those years. In 1985, she signed a deal to star in a group of films produced by Touchstone Pictures and her production company, according to the website. She made “Down and Out in Beverly Hills,” which kicked off a comedic acting career.

Lucas stepped into the home in 2008 and lived there until 2010. Two years later, in 2012, he sold Lucasfilm to The Walt Disney Company for $4 billion. For part of the time he lived in the Sunset Strip area, Lucas was executive producer for the animated series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”

The 1936 gated Nantucket-style home has 3,200 square feet of living space, three bedrooms, a large master suite with fireplace, four total baths and an upstairs balcony that overlooks the large brick pool and party terrace and outdoor kitchen, the listing states.

A video above shows the home.

The listing agent is Craig White of Douglas Elliman, Beverly Hills.

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