Eric Clapton's 'perfect bachelor pad' for sale: audio recording included

Owner will donate any amount above $2.5M list price to Japan relief

Eric Clapton’s former home in Venice Beach, Calif. Photos courtesy of Stephen Meadows.

Suppose you bought a home in Vienna, Austria, that once was owned by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. One day, you opened up a wall and discovered a heretofore unknown musical composition by the master. That’s how Steve Meadows likened the experience of finding a tape recording made by Eric Clapton on his home’s audio system. Meadows bought the architecturally significant house in Venice Beach, Calif., from the legendary guitarist and singer in 2003 …