January 15, 2012
Philanthropists Bud and Betsy Knapp, then the owners of Architectural Digest, set out in the 1990s to create a personal living space that allowed for large-scale entertaining and civic events, could display an extensive art collection and met their need for privacy. Five years in the making, the gated estate bordering the Bel-Air Country Club is pavilion-style, with the indoors and the outdoors connected through the extensive use of glass walls and doors. PHOTOS: Bel-Air home Location: 10807 Bellagio Road, Los Angeles 90077 Asking price: $23.95 million Year built: 1998 Architect: Hugh Newell Jacobsen House size: Five bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, 13,089 square feet Lot size: 36,600 square feet Features: Media room, office, bar, gym, sauna, service entrance, staff apartment, swimming pool, and fireplaces in the living room, dining room, library and master bedroom.
July 28, 2002 |
Young Hollywood abounds in the Sunset Strip area where this house is located. Leonardo DiCaprio lives down the street in one direction; Tobey Maguire lives nearby in the other. The neighborhood has been described as "the quintessential, high-end Sunset Strip celebrity row." About this house: The owners, who are developers, rebuilt this 1956 house during the past two years with quiet in mind. They wanted to evoke the atmosphere of Bali outdoors combined with a Zen simplicity inside.
February 4, 2013 |
Actor Jason Bateman and his wife, actress Amanda Anka, have purchased the estate of Ernest Borgnine in the Beverly Crest area for $3 million. The gated country English compound sits on a half-acre knoll. The 6,148-square-foot home features a formal entry hall, a grand staircase, a paneled library, an office, a den, six bedrooms and seven bathrooms. There is a guesthouse and a swimming pool. Bateman, 44, is known to generations of TV viewers for his roles in "Arrested Development" (2003-present)
HOME & GARDEN
June 21, 2011 |
Update: "The Office" star John Krasinski, husband of actress Emily Blunt, has sold a West Hollywood home for $880,000. It came on the market at $945,000 in March. The 1926 English country-style house is gated and sits behind tall hedges. The nearly 1,300-square-foot residence features French doors and high ceilings, according to details at Realtor.com. Including a detached guest studio, the property has three bedrooms and three bathrooms. The 31-year-old actor has appeared on the TV mockumentary since it began in 2005.
HOME & GARDEN
December 8, 2009 |
Actor Oliver Hudson and his wife, actress Erinn Bartlett, have purchased an East Coast-inspired home in Brentwood for about $2 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows. The 4,000-square-foot house has a fireplace in the upstairs family room, high ceilings, crown molding and a master bedroom sitting room that could be converted to another bedroom. The four-bedroom, 4 1/2 -bathroom traditional has two stories and was built in 2005 off a cul-de-sac. Hudson, 33, stars in the ensemble comedy "Rules of Engagement" (2007-present)
January 28, 2013 |
The longtime home of actor Ernest Borgnine in the Beverly Crest area has been sold for $3 million. The estate came on the market in October for the first time in 60 years priced at $3.395 million. The gated country English compound sits on a half-acre knoll. The 6,148-square-foot home, designed by architect L.G. Scherer, features a formal entry hall, a grand staircase, a paneled library, an office, a den, six bedrooms and seven bathrooms. There is a guesthouse and a swimming pool.