HOME & GARDEN
June 11, 2011 |
Oscar-winner Sandra Bullock has purchased a Beverly Hills-area estate for $22.95 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows. Set on more than 4 park-like acres and surrounded by an expansive lawn, the stately two-story house looks more East Coast than Westside. The main house, built in 1940, has a screening room, a library, a basement, five bedrooms and seven bathrooms. Grounds include a swimming pool and a pool house, and 270-degree views run from city lights to the ocean. Among previous owners of the house is Hard Rock Cafe cofounder Peter Morton, who sold the property late last year for $15.5 million, according to public records.
September 30, 2011 |
Director and producer Randall Zisk and his wife, actress Brooke Langton, have listed their Sherman Oaks compound at $2,375,000, according to the Multiple Listing Service. The traditional-style house sits on 1.3 acres with a detached guesthouse, a storage and laundry building, a saltwater swimming pool and 15 fruit trees. The main house, built in 1941, has three bedrooms and three bathrooms for a total of five bedrooms and four bathrooms in 4,474 square feet. Zisk was an executive producer and director for the medical drama "Off the Map" (2011)
May 10, 2012 |
Los Lobos guitarist and singer Cesar Rosas has sold his house in Walnut for $1.425 million. The 3,906-square-foot home sits on nearly an acre in the hills. Built in 2008, it features a panoramic view of the San Gabriel Valley, four bedrooms and four bathrooms. Public records show he bought the house the year it was built for $1.405 million. The Grammy-winning East L.A. band played earlier this month at the Greek Theatre during the inaugural Los Lobos Cinco de Mayo Festival.
October 1, 2012 |
Drummer Brad Wilk of Rage Against the Machine and his wife, vocalist Selene Vigil, have snared a buyer for their Malibu house, selling it for $2.453 million. Wilk is known to have an affinity for the number 3, and this sales price delivered one. He uses threes in his drum playing and decision-making. The ocean-view contemporary, built in 2001, features walls of glass, a large deck, a loft office, two bedrooms and 21/2 bathrooms. The house has about 2,750 square feet of living space.
HOME & GARDEN
February 15, 2011 |
A Palm Springs property that actor Cary Grant lived in for 20 years has come on the market at $2,995,000. The 19th century Spanish farmhouse replica was built between 1927 and 1930 on 1.5 acres in the area known as the Movie Colony for its famed residents. Called Las Palomas, or the Doves, the house features thick whitewashed walls, hand-painted kitchen and bathroom tile, kiva fireplaces and handmade terra-cotta roof tiles. A soaring wood-beam ceiling, stone fireplace and tile floor add character to the living room.
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)
December 18, 2012 |
When singer Nancy Sinatra put a Santa Monica compound she owned on the market last month, it appeared her boots were ready to do some walkin' — to borrow from the title of her '60s hit. But it seems they ran instead. Sinatra, the daughter of legendary entertainer Frank Sinatra and his first wife, Nancy, sold the property in 16 days for $5 million. The asking price was $4.895 million. The Cape Cod-inspired home and guesthouse sits on a nearly half-acre flat lot off a cul-de-sac.
February 2, 2013 |
Everyone needs a hobby. Actor Jeremy Renner has put his latest house remodeling project on the market in Holmby Hills at $24.95 million. The Roaring '20s Art Deco-style mansion includes a wine cellar, a theater, five fireplaces, six bedrooms, 11 bathrooms and 10,005 square feet of living space. The two-acre property features gates, a cobblestone driveway and a swimming pool with spa. Renner, 42, was nominated for Oscars for his work in "The Hurt Locker" (2008) and "The Town" (2010)
March 11, 2012 |
In the knee-jerk world of home building, flex space, bigger kitchens and upgraded bathrooms are in. Increasingly adaptable bedroom designs may be just the ticket for trend-driving Baby Boomers whose marriages are plagued by snorts, sniffles and wheezing. Enter the so-called snore room option at Del Webb's Sun City Shadow Hills in Indio. The secondary bedroom that shares the master bathroom was designed for 55 and older couples who may start out in the same bed but end up apart because of snoring, insomnia or late-night TV viewing habits.
January 10, 2010
Homage to Frank Lloyd Wright Location: 9544 Oak Pass Road, Beverly Hills 90210 Size: Three bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in just under 3,000 square feet Published on: Feb. 1 Listed then for: $3,875,000 Leased for: $11,500 a month in May A Montecito classic, revived Location: 1284 Mesa Road, Montecito 93108 Size: Six bedrooms, 7 bathrooms and 2 half-bathrooms in 8,500 square feet on a 1.4-acre...