FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Los Angeles-centered actual estate investor has procured the 6-bed room South Florida dwelling that belonged to the late teenager idol David Cassidy, and hopes to give it a clean seem on television.

Amy L. Raff and her spouse, Abe Rotchel advised the South Florida SunSentinel they weren’t seeking to purchase Cassidy’s waterfront household when they started out on the lookout at listings in Fort Lauderdale.

“It turned out to just be a good profit that it employed to be his house,” Raff explained to the newspaper. “It’s a wonderful dwelling in a great locale.”

The home bought for $2.6 million, the newspaper documented.

Cassidy died at age 67 in 2017 after he was hospitalized with liver and kidney illness. He experienced introduced previously that year 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 confront adorned the handles of journals targeted to younger youngsters.

Raff told the newspaper she experienced his poster on her wall when she was a young female.

“He was attractive, but it’s quite sad what occurred to him.”

Cassidy bought the residence for $1.1 million in 2001 and lived in it with his then-spouse, Susan Shifrin-Cassidy until eventually 2015 when the couple divorced and he declared bankruptcy.

He was arrested on DUI costs a few times amongst 2010 and 2014, and sentenced for a strike and operate on Interstate 595 in 2015.

The home was offered at an auction for about $2 million to investors from Maryland. They rented it out, finish with Cassidy memorabilia on screen, for small-phrase vacations, the newspaper documented. In 2018, it was mentioned for sale for $3.9 million.

Raff explained they approach substantial renovations to modernize the interior and the outdoors pool and patio space. They prepare to shift to the region by the close of summer months to oversee the project, which Raff hopes will be chronicled on a dwelling makeover-style Tv software.

The moment the renovation is entire, they strategy to transfer into the household.