January 11, 2012 |
Actor Pierce Brosnan has sold his Malibu beach retreat for $2.6 million. Brosnan and his wife, environmental activist and former broadcast journalist Keely Shaye Smith, put the property on the market at $3.9 million in 2010 while building another house nearby. The gated Mediterranean they sold has separate space for use as an office or media room and sits on more than a quarter of an acre with lawn space and a courtyard fountain. The flower boxes and hydrangea-lined pathways may have been a nod to Brosnan's Irish roots.
February 18, 2013 |
Forever "Baywatch" babe Pamela Anderson has listed her spot in Malibu for $7.75 million. The two-story home, built in 1959, features teak siding, a stone front gate, a courtyard planted with olive trees and lavender, open-plan interiors, five bedrooms, three bathrooms and 2,752 square feet of living space. Anderson, 45, is a former Playboy Playmate of the month. She went on to star in five years of “Baywatch” (1992-97), “V.I.P.” (1998-2002) and “Stacked” (2005-6)
June 6, 2012 |
"Glee" co-creator Ryan Murphy has put his Malibu beach house up for sale at $6.995 million. Entered through a courtyard with a koi pond, the nearly 2,100-square-foot contemporary Mediterranean includes three en suite bedrooms and a powder room. The beachfront deck features a cabana, a spa, an outdoor shower and a fire pit. Murphy, 46, co-created "American Horror Story" (2011-present) and created "Nip/Tuck" (2003-10). He wrote and directed the movie "Eat Pray Love" (2010)
June 3, 2012 |
Known for the variety of the roles he plays, Leonardo DiCaprio now is trying his hand at Malibu beach house landlord. He has listed his oceanfront Cape Cod-inspired home for $75,000 a month for a long-term tenant or $150,000 a month for leases of less than six months. His Malibu Colony compound was recently remodeled and features a four-bedroom main house on the ocean side, a two-bedroom guest house and a detached loft with gym. There is a beach-front deck, a fire pit, gardens and lawn on the less-than-half-acre lot. DiCaprio, 37, whose blockbuster hits include "Titanic" (1997)
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 20, 1993 |
In a decision closely watched by environmentalists and property rights advocates, the California Coastal Commission has rejected for the second time in 13 months a developer's plans to build luxury homes on a private Malibu beach. The 8-3 vote last week to reject Norman Haynie's plans to build up to 16 houses on pristine Lechuza Beach left opponents, including dozens of residents whose million-dollar views would have been affected, jubilant.
April 30, 2006 |
Pamela Anderson, the Playboy Playmate who went on to portray a lifeguard on "Baywatch," liked the beach so much that in 2000 she rented a home in Malibu for $16,000 a month. In 2001, she bought a house there. Now she has the itch to move again. She listed her 2,300-square-foot home, in the gated Malibu Colony, at $6.5 million. Has Anderson lost interest in the beach? Area real estate agents say she just wants more privacy.