FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A Los Angeles-based true estate trader has bought the 6-bed room South Florida household that belonged to the late teenager idol David Cassidy, and hopes to give it a clean glimpse on tv.

Amy L. Raff and her spouse, Abe Rotchel informed the South Florida SunSentinel they were not searching to buy Cassidy’s waterfront house when they started off looking at listings in Fort Lauderdale.

“It turned out to just be a great reward that it employed to be his home,” Raff informed the newspaper. “It’s a fantastic residence in a excellent spot.”

The residence sold for $2.6 million, the newspaper documented.

Cassidy died at age 67 in 2017 after he was hospitalized with liver and kidney sickness. He experienced announced before that yr he was suffering from dementia and retiring as a performer.

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Cassidy rose to fame as the shaggy-haired teen idol starring in The Partridge Family members. His experience adorned the handles of magazines qualified to young teenagers.

Raff informed the newspaper she experienced his poster on her wall when she was a youthful woman.

“He was attractive, but it’s incredibly unhappy what took place to him.”

Cassidy acquired the dwelling for $1.1 million in 2001 and lived in it with his then-wife, Susan Shifrin-Cassidy until eventually 2015 when the few divorced and he declared individual bankruptcy.

He was arrested on DUI costs a few situations concerning 2010 and 2014, and sentenced for a hit and run on Interstate 595 in 2015.

The house was sold at an auction for about $2 million to traders from Maryland. They rented it out, finish with Cassidy memorabilia on display screen, for small-term vacations, the newspaper claimed. In 2018, it was stated for sale for $3.9 million.

Raff claimed they approach comprehensive renovations to modernize the interior and the outside the house pool and patio spot. They approach to transfer to the place by the close of summer months to oversee the challenge, which Raff hopes will be chronicled on a property makeover-form Tv set system.

Once the renovation is complete, they approach to move into the house.

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