June 12, 2011
Rooms with a view Location: 1278 Angelo Drive, Beverly Hills 90210 Size: 4 bedrooms and 41/2 bathrooms in 7,008 square feet Published on: Feb. 13 Listed then for: $9.85 million Sold for: $9.1 million Taking cues from a Mexican master Location: 1647 Mandeville Canyon Road, Los Angeles 90049 Size: Main house: 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms in 5,323 square feet. Guesthouse: 2,300 square feet. Published on: April 3 Listed then for: $7.7 million Sold for: $7.55 million — Lauren Beale
March 21, 2013 |
The Atlanta house that was the setting for the film “Driving Miss Daisy” is on the market at $1.995 million. The 1922 house sits on a tree-lined street with other older homes in the Druid Hills area near Emory University, shops and restaurants. The 6,140 square feet of living space has been redecorated since the 1989 film won four Oscars. But when filming was going on the house was used as-is. “They didn't change the paint, the wallpaper, anything,” said Coldwell Banker agent Doris Robinson, who has the listing.
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.
February 16, 2013 |
Perhaps hoping to hit a home run of a different sort, former baseball outfielder Barry Bonds has put his Italian-inspired estate in Beverly Park up for sale at $25 million. Designed to function both as a place to host large-scale events and as a family home, the 17,100-square-foot villa sits beside a circular motor court centered on a multi-tiered fountain. The 1.85 acres of grounds include an outdoor kitchen, a swimming pool with a cabana, a 2,100-square-foot sports court, an olive grove, a lawn and a rose garden.
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)
HOME & GARDEN
November 10, 2009 |
Annette Cook, the founder and chief executive of Barefoot Dreams, and her husband, Stan , have sold an ocean-view contemporary in Malibu for $3 million. The gated home, built in 1983, has four bedrooms and four bathrooms in 4,089 square feet. It sits on 1 1/2 acres with lawns and fruit trees. There are stone patios, a built-in barbecue, a fire pit and a spa. A separate guest suite with a den, a bathroom and a kitchen sits above the three-car garage. Cook has appeared on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and "The Big Idea With Donnie Deutsch," among other shows, to discuss her business success, born out of the need to pay off $85,000 in student loans.
HOME & GARDEN
July 2, 2010 |
"Baywatch" co-creator Gregory J. Bonann has listed his Malibu beach compound for sale at $18.5 million. The property is entered through a stone landing with marble steps leading down to two houses with towering palms. The homes open to beach-front decks with a grotto-style spa area, TV, built-in lounges, fire pits and storage for water sports equipment. The 3,200-square-foot house includes a rooftop deck with coastline views, four bedrooms and 41/2 bathrooms. In the second house, which has two bedrooms and two bathrooms in 2,618 square feet, the master bathroom has an indoor shower that opens to an outdoor shower with beach access.
HOME & GARDEN
March 15, 2010 |
Reality show producer Bruce Nash has bought a newly built San Fernando Valley home for $6,075,000, the highest sale on record for Sherman Oaks, according to Multiple Listing Service data going back to 1990. The gated estate includes a main house with a great room, high ceilings, an office, five bedrooms and nine bathrooms in 8,500 square feet; a guesthouse with two bedrooms and two bathrooms in 1,100 square feet; a pool house with a kitchenette and bathroom in 500 square feet, and a five-car garage.
January 26, 2013 |
Actor and writer Tyler Perry has sold his tricked-out home in the celebrity-studded Bird Streets area of Hollywood Hills West for $11.25 million, public records show. The impeccably decorated 9,725-square-foot contemporary features a glass-floor catwalk that serves as the ceiling of the wine cellar, a window in the billiards room that looks into the water of the swimming pool, a nightclub/lounge with a bar and a disco ball, a gym, four fireplaces, four bedrooms, six bathrooms and a sauna.
April 11, 2010 |
Harry Warner estate in Hancock Park Location: 501 S. Rossmore Ave., Los Angeles 90020 Size: Seven bedrooms and 5 1/2 bathrooms in 5,555 square feet Published on : Oct. 19, 2008 Listed then for: $4.55 million Sold for: $2.95 million last month At water's edge in the O.C. Location: 2717 Shell St., Newport Beach 92625 Size: Three bedrooms, three full bathrooms and three half-bathrooms in...