The actor-producer-director sold the five-bedroom, 5,300-square-foot house with a pool to Dr. Lorne Feldman, co-director of oncology at Centinela Hospital Medical Center in Inglewood, and his wife, Sonia.
Built in 1948, the gated, contemporary estate has a master suite on the water. Redford had owned the house since 1986.
He had owned the adjacent lot since 1994, when he bought it from playwright-screenwriter Neil Simon for about $2 million. Redford had purchased the lot then to keep anyone from building next door. The buyers this time were other neighbors.
Redford, who apparently wants to scale down in the area, has been looking at smaller Malibu homes that are on the market.
He also wants to scale down in New York. He listed his three-bedroom, Fifth Avenue penthouse earlier this year for $15 million. He reportedly bought the apartment for about $4 million in 1997.
Redford, a native of Santa Monica who went to Van Nuys High School, maintains his primary residence on a 5,000-plus-acre property in Utah. He owns the Sundance Resort in Provo, Utah, and founded the Sundance Institute for independent filmmakers.
The Oscar-winning director ("Ordinary People" ), produced and directed "The Legend of Bagger Vance" (2000), "The Horse Whisperer" (1998), "Quiz Show" (1994) and "A River Runs Through It" (1992). Redford, 63, co-starred in such films as "The Natural" (1984), "The Horse Whisperer" (1998), "Indecent Proposal," (1993), "The Sting" (1973) and "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" (1969).
Supermarket mogul and political fund-raiser Ron Burkle, who owns silent screen star Harold Lloyd's former Beverly Hills-area estate known as Greenacres, is building a 10,000-square-foot house in Laguna Beach on the one-acre-plus oceanfront site of a former home of the late TV stars Ozzie and Harriet Nelson.
The $18-to $20-million home, which will have a guest house and a theater, won't be completed for a couple of years.
Burkle has half a dozen homes. Besides Greenacres, which he bought in 1993 from Interscope films head Ted Field for nearly $18 million, including furnishings, Burkle purchased an incomplete, 50,000-square-foot house in La Jolla in 1999 for close to $20 million.
The house, believed to be the largest single-family home ever built with a steel frame, was expected to take another $7 million to complete. Among its features: a 30-car, subterranean garage.
Burkle, who is in his late 40s, merged his Fred Meyer chain, including Ralphs and Food 4 Less, with Cincinnati-based Kroger Co. in a $13-billion deal in 1998.
He regularly uses Greenacres for events "spanning the political spectrum," he has said, but he also is known as a big contributor to Democratic campaigns, and he has entertained former President Clinton as a house guest.
Cristian de la Fuente, who plays Andres Diaz--Dixie Carter's young paralegal paramour on the CBS series "Family Law"--has purchased a home in the Cheviot Hills area of L.A. for about its $799,000 asking price.
De la Fuente, who appears with Sylvester Stallone in the race-car movie "Driven," bought a Spanish-style home with four bedrooms in 2,600 square feet. Built in 1931, the house was remodeled but has original details intact.
The home has a living room with high ceilings, stenciled beams, a fireplace and a picture window; a granite eat-in kitchen with stainless appliances, and a master suite with a vaulted ceiling, marble bath and spa tub, overlooking a pool and patios.
De la Fuente, 26, was born in Chile and, as a licensed pilot, is still a member of the Chilean air force reserves.
He was one of his country's most popular TV stars before he went to Mexico in 1998 to co-star as a hotheaded detective in "Reyes y Rey," a police series on the Spanish-language Telemundo network.
In 1999, he moved to an apartment in Beverly Hills after he was cast in an episode of "Pensacola: Wings of Gold." The same year, he made People en Espanol's 25 Most Beautiful list.
Andrew Wilson of Re/Max Beach Cities had the listing, and Barbara Palmer of Prudential John Aaroe represented De la Fuente, sources said.
Drew Kaplan, founder and owner of the DAK Industries Electronics Catalog, and his wife, Mish, have listed their five-bedroom, 11,000-square-foot Tarzana estate at just under $3 million. The Kaplans plan to move to Hawaii.
"With technology these days, you can live anywhere and still do your business," said the gadget guru, 54. He semiretired in 1994 but bought DAK back a year and a half ago.
An avid scuba diver, he plans to build a 4,000-to 5,000-square-foot house in Maui. Like his Tarzana home, it will have an indoor pool and an office.
He designed and built his gated Tarzana estate in 1985-86 so he could swim or exercise at 2 or 3 a.m. after writing ad copy late at night.
The home, on 2.5 acres, has a 1,300-square-foot recording studio/home office, with 10 phone lines, and a 40-by-18-foot indoor pool, which is in a 4,000-square-foot hotel-quality health spa with steam and dry saunas and a workout area.
The estate also has two family rooms and two kitchens, where the Kaplans created more than 100 recipes, like fruit cocktail bread and taco bread, as a promotion to sell bread makers.
As a result of the recipes, he said, "we sold 900,000 bread makers." DAK, which had annual sales of $240 million at its peak in 1991, introduced electronic bread makers to the U.S.
Jordan Cohen at Re/Max Olson & Associates, Westlake Village, has the listing.
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