June 17, 2012 |
Michael C. Hall of "Dexter" fame has listed his house in the Hollywood Hills at $1.995 million. Built in 1933 as a Spanish-style home with a red tile roof, the house was modernized by mid-century architect Hal Levitt, who used it as his personal residence for four decades starting in 1964. Large windows bring light into the vaulted-ceiling living room. The redesigned kitchen opens to a patio with a fire pit adjacent to the backyard pool. The 3,535-square-foot house features four bedrooms and five bathrooms.
June 13, 2012 |
Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux are lighting up Paris with an intimate vacation. Touching down Monday at Charles de Gaulle airport, the pair were quite a sight in matching denim and dark jackets, holding hands and bounding toward the city where shopping, dining and plenty of PDA awaited them. Vendors lining the Palais Royal got a visit from the couple, with Aniston scooping up five vintage Hermes belts. "There was a lot of tenderness and talk between them," retailer Dider Ludot told People.
June 5, 2012 |
Big-band leader and trumpeter Ray Anthony has put his home in the Hollywood Hills West area on the market at $5.2 million. Custom-built for Anthony in 1975, the 3,881-square-foot house contains a den, an office, a gym, two fireplaces, two bedrooms and three bathrooms. "We built it to take advantage of the tremendous views," he said of his hillside home, which sits on about a quarter-acre on a cul-de-sac. Anthony, who turned 90 this year, used the house for years to run a business selling big-band CDs. He plans to play at a belated celebration marking his birthday this month.
May 10, 2012 |
Action film screenwriter Skip Woods has put himself where the action is in L.A. — the bustling Hollywood Hills West area — with the purchase of a hillside house for $2.004 million. The sleek contemporary, built in 1951 and extensively updated, features a dramatic two-story entry with a skylight and chandelier, high ceilings, walls of glass, a bar, a fireplace, four bedrooms and three bathrooms. A deck off the master suite has city views. A glass-walled deck over the driveway creates a carport.
April 16, 2012 |
Comic actor Ben Stiller and his actress wife, Christine Taylor, have sold a house in the Hollywood Hills for $2.6 million. The Spanish-style home was part of a two-house-plus-guesthouse compound they listed more than two years ago at $12.5 million. The larger home sold last year for $7.32 million. The property that just sold was built in 1930 and extensively renovated. The 4,062-square-foot house sits on less than a third of an acre and contains four bedrooms and 41/2 bathrooms.
April 12, 2012 |
A.J. McLean of the Backstreet Boys has put his home in the Hollywood Hills area up for sale at $1,999,999. The Mediterranean, built in 1958, has three bedrooms, four bathrooms and more than 3,200 square feet of living space. The open-plan house features built-in cabinetry in the dining room, an updated kitchen with a wine refrigerator, an office and an art studio. The backyard includes a gas fireplace, a barbecue and a fountain. The singer-songwriter, 34, has been with the Backstreet Boys since its inception in 1993.
January 27, 2012 |
Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick has purchased a house in the Hollywood Hills for $2.1 million. Set beneath the Hollywood sign, the contemporary house features retractable walls of glass and a top floor master bedroom with a dressing area and bathroom for a total of four bedrooms and 31/2 bathrooms in about 3,500 square feet. The sleek kitchen contains a triangular island and a stainless range hood. Outdoor amenities include a sunken spa. The three-story house, built in 2009, has downtown and canyon views.