Tag Archives: Apple Valley Inn

High Above Apple Valley – New Vintage Images of the Apple Valley Inn and Newt’s Hilltop House

For those of you following the blog you know there have been big doings as of late regarding the fate of the once spectacular but now ruined Hilltop House sited 300 feet above the once famous but now shuttered Apple … Continue reading

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High Desert Paradise – Apple Valley’s Historic Hilltop House is For Sale!

Out of the nearly 200 posts presented by Paradise Leased, few have generated the kind of excitement that our 2011 post on Apple Valley’s famous, but forlorned Hilltop House has generated. When I first wrote the post I wasn’t sure if … Continue reading

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Newt’s Paradise – Apple Valley’s Spectacular Hilltop House

A few months ago I did a post on the historic Apple Valley Inn and was delighted with the response it generated from both those who knew and loved the Inn in its heyday and those who had never heard … Continue reading

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High Glamour in the High Desert – The Apple Valley Inn

Even at the giveaway price of $2.75 an acre, most people probably thought Bernard “Bud” Westlund and Newton T. “Newt” Bass were crazy when they began buying up some 22,000 acres of “worthless” high desert land to the east of … Continue reading

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