November 26, 2013 |
Hedge fund manager Mark Spitznagel has sold his moat-surrounded house in Bel-Air for $10 million. He bought the compound from dancer-singer-actress Jennifer Lopez and her then-husband, singer Marc Anthony, in 2009 for $6.2 million, according to public records. They had paid $6.25 million for the property in 2006. The walled and gated house, built in 1941, sits on about three-quarters of an acre and has five fireplaces, hardwood and antique French stone floors, and a balcony looking out over the back lawn.
November 25, 2013 |
Karina Smirnoff of “Dancing With the Stars” has bought a home in Hollywood Hills for $1.25 million. The Mediterranean-style house, built in 2004, has views of the Hollywood sign from its 1,914 square feet of living space. There's an eight-person spa for soaking in after a hard episode of "Dancing" and a bar to belly up to in the game room. Other amenities at the three-bedroom, three-bathroom home include a rock waterfall, redwood decking and a multi-camera security system.
November 21, 2013 |
Broadway composer and lyricist Jerry Herman has sold his West Hollywood condo for $3.2 million. The buyer is Danish restaurateur Ole Strecker. The chic double unit, created by combining two condos, contains three bedrooms, five bathrooms and 4,000 square feet of living space. Features of the updated home include a media room, an office, a den and a terrace. The building, constructed in 1962, has concierge service, 24-hour valet parking and a rooftop pool. There are city and mountain views.
November 20, 2013 |
A gated house in Malibu owned by pop and operatic singer Josh Groban has come on the market at $5.475 million. Purchased by the sometimes-actor in 2005 for $4.125 million, the multi-level house was put up for lease at $23,000 a month a few years ago. The 1.8-acre property includes the main house, a guesthouse, a swimming pool and spa with a waterfall, a lighted tennis court and an outdoor fireplace. There are four bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. Panoramic views in Rancho Palos Verdes A long brick driveway leads to the Tuscan-inspired house, which was built in 1976.
November 19, 2013 |
Retired pro football player Marvel Smith and his wife, Kellie, have listed their home in a gated community in Calabasas for sale at $1.825 million. Built in 1992, the 4,510-square-foot main house and 521-square-foot guesthouse sit on a third-acre lot with a swimming pool, lawn and a barbecue center. Features include a formal entry, high ceilings, an open floor plan, five bedrooms and five bathrooms. Smith, 35, played offensive tackle in the NFL. During his nine years with the Pittsburgh Steelers and San Francisco 49ers he earned two Super Bowl rings.
November 14, 2013 |
Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy, last seen rocking the house with Taylor Swift at Wednesday's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, has listed his Hollywood Hills home at $2.275 million. The renovated contemporary three-bedroom house, with a recording studio, was built in 1969. It has a real “rock star” vibe with its floating-style staircase, concrete floors and open floor plan. There's a corner study, 3.5 bathrooms and 2,509 square feet of living space. The custom-built studio is sound-proofed and has a separate guest entrance.