American actress Lucille Ball is still undoubtedly one of Hollywood's biggest names

Ball spent the early years of her showbiz career in New York City, before moving to California.

The five-acre ranch was well-suited to the animal-loving couple, who had a pack of dogs, cats, chickens, a pig, and a cow

Ball and Arnaz were particularly fond of cocker spaniels. They had at least two, named Pinto and Taffy

The house, built by acclaimed architect Paul R. Williams, was only partially finished when Ball and Arnaz purchased it

Ball would decorate the house in her signature style, which she once described as "early Victorian" meets "bastard American

Ball and Arnaz developed the ranch to be a retreat for their Hollywood friends, adding a pool, a guest house

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