September 17, 2013 |
Jake Shears of Scissor Sisters and his partner, filmmaker Chris Moukarbel, have bought the Ulm House in Los Feliz for $1.92 million. The seller was painter Beatrice Findlay. The Streamline Moderne-style home, attributed to architect William Kesling and built in 1937, features a rounded glass-block illuminated stairwell, walls of windows, three bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,309 square feet of living space. Shears, who turns 35 on Oct. 3, is the lead male singer of the pop band.
June 22, 2013 |
Four homes designed by the late architect Paul R. Williams, popular with generations of celebrities, are listed for sale in the Combined L.A./Westside Multiple Listing Service. From least to most expensive: A traditional-style home in Hancock Park is priced at $3.6 million. Built in 1931, the well-maintained house has been restored. Rooms include a large entry foyer, paneled living room, formal dining room, family room, garden loggia, four bedrooms and four bathrooms. Greg Moesser of Sotheby's International Realty is the listing agent for the house ; An English-style home in La Canada Flintridge is up for sale at $6.89 million.
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.
June 24, 2012 |
Actor-comedian Jim Carrey has listed his place in gated Malibu Colony at $13.95 million. The two-story contemporary beach house features an open plan living room, family room, dining room and kitchen that lead to an ocean-facing deck. There are fireplaces in the living room and master bedroom for a total of five bedrooms, 51/2 bathrooms and 2,866 square feet of living space. A spa sits on the rooftop deck. Carrey, 50, has starred in such films as the "Ace Ventura" movies, "The Truman Show" (1998)
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August 2, 2010 |
Soap star Katherine Kelly Lang and her husband, Alex D'Andrea, an entertainment industry veteran, have listed their Sherman Oaks home at $1,449,000. The traditional house, built in 1951, has a high ceiling in the first-floor family room, a 7-foot built-in wine rack, five bedrooms and three bathrooms. There is 3,410 square feet of living space. Designed for an active family, the backyard includes a spot to shoot baskets and a putting green. Lang started playing trouble-plagued heroine Brooke Logan Forrester on CBS's "The Bold and the Beautiful" in 1987.
July 3, 2012 |
"Inspector Gadget" creator Andy Heyward and his wife, Amy, have listed their house in the Hollywood Hills West area at $7.85 million. Set on more than half an acre with a swimming pool in the celebrity-populated Bird Streets neighborhood, the traditional-style house was designed by architect Paul Williams and built in 1966. The 3,560 square feet of living space includes a library/study, a screening room, an office, a gym, three bedrooms and 31/2 bathrooms. Heyward, 63, is the former head of the animation production company DIC Entertainment, which was sold in 2008.
February 13, 2012 |
An estate in Bel-Air that was previously owned by television host Merv Griffin is for sale at $6.995 million. The 5,500-square-foot single-story house is set at the end of a gated driveway beside a circular motor court. The red-tile roofed home features four bedrooms, wood-paneled ceilings, expanses of windows and 20-foot-high ceilings in the living room. The 2.5-acre site includes a tennis court, an infinity pool with spa, mature trees and stretches of lawn. The property, being marketed outside the Multiple Listing Service, is for sale for the first time in more than 19 years.
February 15, 2009 |
Paul Williams designed Location: Fremont Place, Los Angeles Size: There are seven bedrooms and 8 1/2 bathrooms in about 8,544 square feet. The lot is 21,475 square feet. Published on: May 25, 2008 Listed then for: $8,495,000 Listed now for: $5,995,000 Price reduced: 29.4% Listing agent: Dominic Middono, Regal Estates & Properties, (213) 880-2901.