Sunday Real Estate Round-Up
--Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin paid $5.4 million for their new Amagansett home which had an asking price of $6.5 million.
--Peter Cook, the estranged husband of Christie Brinkley is now living in a two-bedroom condo in the Noyac area. He and Christie Brinkley have three Hamptons homes that were on the market.
--Louise MacBain of LTB Media has spent $30 million on her 7,000-square-foot triplex apartment at the Richard Meier-designed 165 Charles St., where she held the launch party for her Culture & Travel magazine. She also owns a house on Gin Lane in Southampton worth over $50 million and has a home in London is worth a reported $52 million.
--Naomi Campbell has dropped the price on her condo again. It's now listed at $4.75 million, down from the original $5.2 million listing price.
From the NY Observer's Manhattan Transfers:
--A triplex penthouse that once belonged to ImClone co-founder Sam Waksal has been sold to A.J. Agarwal, a senior managing director of the Blackstone Group for $7 million. The home was sold by Marvin and Susan Numeroff, who bought the place from Mr. Waksal for $6.5 million in May of 2004.
--Sheila Crump Johnson, founder of the BET television network, has bought a suite in the St. Regis Hotel for just above $1.44 million.
--Rock 'n' roll manager Merck Mercuriadis has sold his loft at Fifth Avenue and 17th Street to Ian Peck for $4.366 million. Mr. Mercuriadis and his wife Susan paid $4 million.
--E*Trade founder William Porter has sold his three-bedroom apartment at Trump International to filmmaker Dounia Benjelloun for $6.05 million.
From the LA Times' Hot Property:
--Nicolas Cage has put his Bel-Air mansion on the market at $35 million. The large home has seven bedrooms plus a two bedroom guest house. The listing is here.
--V Guide heiress Wallis Annenberg has bought a Malibu beach retreat in the high $20-million range.
--The Brentwood condo where Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman were stabbed to death in 1994 is in escrow. The asking price was slightly under $1.7 million.
--Sean Donnellan, actor-writer-director-comic, has purchased a Hollywood Hills home for more than its $965,000 asking price.
--David Kirschner, who created "Chucky" and produced the "Chucky" and "Curious George" films, and his wife, Liz, have listed their Hancock Park home for $5.675 million. The home is our estate of the day.
From Forbes Movers and Shakers:
--Pitcher Scott Erickson recently spent more than $1 million for a 565-square-foot "Corner King" studio in the 56-story W Las Vegas.
-- Rockstar energy drink founder Russ Weinger has put his four-bedroom, four-bathroom Hollywood Hills contemporary on the market for $4.95 million. The listing is here.