September 25, 2013 |
It's time for some real-life “Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles.” Spoiler alert: Agent/reality star Josh Flagg has sold his Century City-area condo. The 1,601-square-foot, 17th-story unit is in the I.M Pei-designed Century Towers. Building features include a doorman, concierge, valet parking, a swimming pool and tennis courts. Flagg spent two years remodeling the two-bedroom, two-bathroom condominium, replacing interior walls and upgrading the contemporary space. Although the Multiple Listing Service shows the unit sold for $1.3 million, Flagg said he also sold the new owner all the furnishings, collected from his travels around the world, for a total of $1.825 million.
October 28, 2011 |
Musician Shannon Leto of 30 Seconds to Mars has purchased a bank-owned house in the Sunset Strip area for $900,000. The gated contemporary Mediterranean features a family room, an office, two fireplaces, a master suite with a sitting area, two other bedrooms and three bathrooms in about 2,600 square feet. Stairs off the back of the house lead to a wrought-iron enclosed swimming pool. Leto, 41, is the drummer for the rock band, whose latest album is "This Is War" (2009).
HOME & GARDEN
June 14, 2010 |
The Santa Monica home of late film star Jean Simmons has come on the market for the first time in more than 30 years, at $3,895,000. The Southern Colonial-style house, built in 1950, opens to a swimming pool with a brick surround and a guesthouse, which could be used as a home office. In the main house, the master bedroom has beamed ceilings and a fireplace. There is a sky-lighted bathroom and a sauna. The 3,102 square feet of living space include a formal dining room, a den, an eat-in kitchen, four bedrooms and 4 1/2 bathrooms.
HOME & GARDEN
April 15, 2010 |
Soap star Peter Reckell and his wife, singer Kelly Moneymaker, have listed their custom-built eco-friendly home in Brentwood for $6,499,000. The couple had their original home on the site torn down, crated and shipped to Mexico for reuse by Habitat for Humanity. Then they designed and built a three-bedroom, four-bathroom contemporary that maximizes solar power and cross-ventilation. Along with an indoor/outdoor koi pond, a meditation fountain and a solar infinity pool, outdoor amenities include a 16th century East Indian temple that was turned into a portico and frames views of the Santa Monica Conservancy.
April 3, 2012 |
Actor Billy Dee Williams , known as Lando Calrissian to fans of the early "Star Wars" movies, has left his empire in Beverly Hills, selling his house for $2,790,600. Built in 1961 and set on more than half an acre in the Trousdale Estates neighborhood, the house is described as a "Zen-like contemporary" in the listing. The 5,295-square-foot home features French doors that open to a deck, swimming pool and spa. There are six bedrooms and six bathrooms including maid's quarters.
March 6, 2013 |
Actress Katherine Heigl has sold her house in Los Feliz for $2.622 million. Priced at $2.659 million, the Southern Colonial-style two-story features French doors, high ceilings and verandas. There are two fireplaces, four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and nearly 3,700 square feet of living space. The grounds include mature landscaping, a swimming pool and a spa. Heigl, 34, was a regular on “Grey's Anatomy” (2005-10). Her film work includes this year's “One for the Money,” “Life as We Know It” (2010)
HOME & GARDEN
April 8, 2010 |
Director-producer Marcos Siega and his wife, Lisa, have listed their Sunset Strip-area home for $1,985,000. The post-and-beam Midcentury house has an open beam ceiling, an open floor plan, a remodeled kitchen and walls of windows overlooking a swimming pool, patio and garden. There are four bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,628 square feet of living space. In addition to acting as a director and producer on "The Vampire Diaries" (2009-2010), Siega has been a director on "Dexter" (2007-2000)
HOME & GARDEN
July 12, 2011 |
A West Hollywood-area home built for Oscar winner Wallace Beery in the 1930s is on the market at $1,075,000. The actor commissioned local architect William Kesling to build the retreat close to the studios so he could go there during filming. The Streamline Moderne design, with exterior horizontal "speed lines" and wing-like pergola gates, reflects Beery's love of aircraft and flying. The 1,404-square-foot open plan house has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The home was restored and updated in 1980.
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 19, 2012 |
Alan Poul, executive producer of "The Newsroom," has parted with his house in the Hollywood Hills for $993,000 and purchased another one nearby. Poul's Midcentury Modern-style home sold for more than the asking price of $989,000. The remodeled house features city and mountain views, built-in art and bookshelves, a fireplace, French-style doors, a balcony, three bedrooms, three bathrooms and 1,784 square feet of living space. He paid $750,000 for the property in 2002, public records show.