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Nobody Wants to Buy Frank Sinatra's SoCal Retreat

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Frank Sinatra's former Palm Desert estate is perched above the Coachella Valley.

Maybe the third time's the charm.

Frank Sinatra's Palm Desert, Calif., hideaway -- a property dubbed "Villa Maggio," which he named for his character in "From Here to Eternity" -- is back on the market for the third time in five years, according to Curbed.

In May 2015, the 5-acre compound -- which Ol' Blue Eyes used as his personal sanctuary, as well as a pad to entertain other members of the Rat Pack -- went up for grabs for $3.95 million, as we reported at the time. But now, the owners are trying to sweeten the deal by tacking on an additional 2 acres and lowering its ask to $3.9 million.

Perched 4,300 feet above the Coachella Valley, this Sinatra-designed-and-built estate encompasses three buildings.

The main house, a midcentury-style lodge, has five bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. The two-story guest house has three separate suites; there's also a two-bedroom pool house.

The main house's touches include hardwood flooring, five fireplaces and vaulted ceilings with exposed wooden beams.

In their retreat, guests get a deck, kitchenette, fireplace and bathroom in each suite. And, if you want to get frisky on the down-low, there's a secret passageway that connects two of the suites' bedrooms together.

Meanwhile, the pool house has two saunas and a large stone fireplace.

In sum, the estate spreads across 6,428 square feet.

Cristie St. James and Markus Canter of St. James + Canter, along with Scott Palermo and Jim Sanak of Harcourts Desert Homes, are now marketing Villa Maggio.