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Eagles bassist and Sacramento native Timothy B. Schmit sells Whitley Heights home

Timothy B. Schmit of the Eagles autographs a guitar during a visit to Encina High School, where he graduated in 1965, on Thursday, September 29, 2011.
Timothy B. Schmit of the Eagles autographs a guitar during a visit to Encina High School, where he graduated in 1965, on Thursday, September 29, 2011. The Sacramento Bee

Musician Timothy B. Schmit of the Eagles fame has sold his home in historic Whitley Heights for $1.9 million.

The Spanish-style home, built in 1924, blends vintage charm with worldly details such as windows and doors imported from India and Morocco.

See photos of the Schmit property in Whitley Heights

Nearly 3,500 square feet of interior space includes a formal living room with a barrel-rolled ceiling, a red-hued dining room, a den/office and a loft-inspired kitchen. French doors off the family room area open to a tiled patio with sweeping canyon and treetop views.

Upstairs, the master suite has an ornate wood closet and a tiled bath; the home has a total of four bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. A lower-level guest suite, complete with common areas and a kitchen, has a separate entrance.

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Schmit bought the house seven years ago for $1.501 million, records show. It had been listed for sale since May for $1.995 million.

Juliette Hohnen of Douglas Elliman was the listing agent. Megan Silva of Keller Williams Realty represented the buyer.

Schmit, 68, joined the Eagles in 1977 and recorded two studio albums with the group including the 1979 record “The Long Run.” The bass player has also recorded with such acts as Steely Dan, Bob Seger and Boz Scaggs.

He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Eagles in 2013.

Schmit joined four other local celebrities - LeVar Burton, Debbie Meyer, Gregory Kondos and Dr. Balazs “Ernie” Bodai - as the first recipients of the Sacramento Walk of Stars in August.

Schmit’s connection to Sacramento’s music scene stretches back to the 1960s. Prior to joining the Eagles in 1977, Schmit played in folk and surf bands while growing up in Sacramento. Schmit was also a member of the New Breed, a Sacramento rock band that scored a radio hit in 1965 with “Green Eyed Woman.”

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