December 7, 2012 |
Fashion heiress Patricia Gucci has listed her estate in Mountain Center for $9 million. The Riverside County compound consists of a nearly 11,000-square-foot main house, a guest house, tennis court quarters, a swimming pool with spa and a kennel. The contemporary Moroccan-style estate has a screening theater, a library, 10 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. Built in 1989, the two-level house sits on 23 acres in a gated community. It has views of Coachella Valley, Joshua Tree National Park and mountain ranges.
December 6, 2012 |
It looks as if singer Nancy Sinatra's boots are ready to do some more walkin' — this time away from a Santa Monica compound she has priced at $4.895 million. Sinatra, the daughter of legendary entertainer Frank Sinatra and his first wife, Nancy, also sold a Beverly Hills home last year for $5.3 million in a downsizing move. The Cape Cod-inspired home and guesthouse she just listed was built in 1927 and sits on a nearly half-acre flat lot off a cul-de-sac. The single-story features fireplaces in the family and living rooms, two master suites, two more bedrooms, a total of six bathrooms and 3,917 square feet of living space.
December 3, 2012 |
Director-producer Renny Harlin has sold his so-called Cannon House in Venice house for $1.83 million. The two cannons, however, were not included in the purchase. The buyer asked that they be removed. The three-level home features an open floor plan, radiant-heated polished concrete floors, balconies, two master bedrooms with fireplaces, another bedroom, an office and 2.5 bathrooms in 2,756 square feet of living space. One cannon sat on a front-facing balcony and the other at the rear of the house.
December 3, 2012 |
Former pro basketball star and coach Elgin Baylor and his wife, Elaine, have put their Beverly Crest area estate on the market at $4.25 million. The contemporary Mediterranean-style home, built in 1981, is sited on nearly an acre to take advantage of canyon and city views. Features include a 1,600-square-foot great room that could function as a home theater or game room. There are multiple decks, six bedrooms, eight bathrooms and more than 8,000 square feet of living space. Baylor, 78, was a small forward with the Minneapolis/Los Angeles Lakers from 1958-71.
November 28, 2012 |
Pro skateboarder Rob Dyrdek has sold his tricked-out house in the Hollywood Hills West for $2.125 million. Built in 2005 and designed for entertaining, the home features a two-story entry, an open floor plan, 20-foot ceilings, five bedrooms and five bathrooms in 4,706 square feet of living space. There is a swimming pool, a patio and a lawn. Dyrdek, 38, is executive producer, a creator and appears in the series "Wild Grinders" (2012), "Ridiculousness" (2010-12) and "Fantasy Factory" (2009-12)
November 23, 2012 |
An initial response to Ed Reed's one-game suspension this week was a shrug. It didn't really matter, anyway. His Baltimore Ravens are playing the San Diego Chargers on Sunday. It got sillier as other reactions poured in. Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston , a veteran NFL reporter and commentator, lost his grip a tad when he wrote that this was detrimental to Reed's ability to take care of his family. The fine for the one-game suspension, were it to hold up, was hefty, no doubt.
November 18, 2012
Known for his forward-thinking engineering, architect John Lautner designed the Foster Carling house with a retractable wall of glass separating the outdoor part of the swimming pool from an interior portion in the living room. External steel beams support the hexagonal living space, which is free of internal columns. Location: 7144 Hockey Trail, Los Angeles 90068 Asking price: $2.995 million Year built: 1950 House size: Two bedrooms, two bathrooms, 1,999 square feet Lot size: 16,002 square feet Features: Redwood planking, raised fireplace, polished concrete floors, built-in furniture, bar, basement, alarm system, carport, skyline views.
November 12, 2012 |
"House M.D. " actress Olivia Wilde has listed her home in Los Feliz for sale at $2.495 million The Spanish villa, built in 1929, features a courtyard entry, original Malibu tile, stained glass, wood floors and beamed ceilings. There are French doors, a screening room with a bar, a library/study, four bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in the 3,284-square-foot two-story home. The terraced grounds includes a gazebo. Wilde, 28, was a regular on "House" from 2007-12. She will star in the upcoming films "Black Dog, Red Dog," "Better Living Through Chemistry" and "The Longest Week.
November 9, 2012 |
"Twilight" film series actor Christopher Heyerdahl has leased in Venice at $3,200 a month. The one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit has 600 square feet of living space and is furnished. The location is close to the beach, restaurants and shopping Heyerdahl, 49, reprises his role as a vampire leader in "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2," due out Nov. 16. He has been on the series "Hell on Wheels" since last year and this year joined the cast of "True Blood. " Ian Brooks of Prudential's Santa Monica office was the listing agent.
November 7, 2012 |
A compound once owned by "Silky Soul Singer" Marvin Gaye and his first wife, Anna, has come on the market in Hollywood Hills West at $3.799 million. The 1.46-acre estate includes a four-bedroom, five-bathroom main house, a guesthouse, an outdoor kitchen and an eight-car motor court. Water spills down a wall of boulders and into the swimming pool. There are three fireplaces and 3,156 square feet of living space. Gaye, who died in 1984 at 44, found success in the late 1960s singing duets with Tammi Terrell such as "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" and "Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing.