Sunday Real Estate Round-Up
From the NY Post's Gimme Shelter:
--Supermodel Gisele is renting out her West Village penthouse loft for $29,000 per month. The home has a hot tub on the private roof deck. Check it out at the listing here.
-- Fairchild Corp. Chairman Jeffrey Steiner has sold his Fifth Avenue co-op apartment for his last asking price of $15 million.
--Martha Stewart is looking to buy a house in Manhattan rather than move into the $35 million worth of apartments she bought at the Richard Meier-designed 165 Charles St. building.
From the Real Estalker:
--Suge Knight's gated estate in Malibu, shown above, is listed at $6.2 million, subject to Bankruptcy Court approval. Check out the listing here, the home is a bit abandoned and in need of someone with deep pockets to restore it to glory.
--Donn and Vicky Gunvalson from The Real Housewives of Orange County have put their Coto de Caza
home on the market for $3.75 million. You may remember this five-bedroom home from the show where the expansive swimming pool and grotto were featured. The listing is here.
--Salma Hayek and and Francois-Henri Pinault have bought the home belonging to Kelsey and Camille Grammer in Bel Air, California.
--A three-fer from Fred Savage. He has sold his home on Hollywood Blvd. in Los Angeles for $2,249,022, bought a house in Hancock Park for $3,050,030, and has flipped a Hollywood Hills home for $3.5 million.
From the NY Observer's Manhattan Transfers:
--Alain Pinon, who co-owns and co-founded the AKS Salons on Fifth and Madison avenues, has paid $1.585 million for his eighth apartment on the Upper West Side. He has already flipped three apartments and four other spreads nearby on Central Park West.
--Men's Health editor-in-chief Dave Zinczenko has paid $3.795 million for a full-floor, three-bedroom unit at the new 744 Greenwich Street condominium.
-- Sharon Percy Rockefeller, the daughter of one Senator and the wife of another has purchased a $2.175 million Manhattan apartment overlooking a very fancy MoMA sculpture garden.
--Peter Peterson, senior chairman and co-founder of the newly public Blackstone Group, who recently bought David Geffen's duplex penthouse at 810 Fifth Avenue for $37.5 million is looking to sell his 11th-floor apartment at River House likely for somewhere between $9 and $10 million. The apartment was used to film a saucy amateur video filmed there, which promoted his daughter Holly's summer novel The Manny.
From Berg Properties Big Time Listings:
--Former NFL quarterback Cade McNown has paid $2,925,000 to purchase a house in Hancock Park and has sold his house in the Hollywood Hills for $3,499,000.
--Damon Dash has sold his 5,875-square-foot, Spanish villa-style house in Beverly Hills, Calif. for $3,600,000.
--Actor Billy Bob Thornton has bought a four-bedroom house in Malibu that was listed at $2,410,000.
From the Real Estate Journal's Private Properties:
--The family of John J. Donovan Sr., whose feud made headlines last year, is asking $6 million for a three-bedroom home on 3.5 acres on the North Shore of Massachusetts and $5.9 million for a home on 1.8 acres across the street. This will be our double dip estate of the day later today.
Vidal Sassoon has put a Richard Neutra-designed house on Mulholland Drive on the market for $19.5 million.
From the LA Times Hot Property:
--Joey McIntyre has sold his house in Venice, California for close to $2.9 million and bought in Hancock Park for nearly $4.7 million.
--Wilmer Valderrama has put his Tarzana compound on the market at $2.25 million. The home has five bedrooms, a pool, pool house and a gym.
--Jenilee Harrison, who played Jamie Ewing on "Dallas" and Cindy Snow on "Three's Company," and her chiropractor husband, Bruce Oppenheim, have sold their Sherman Oaks property for $1.1 million.
--Kevin Williamson, who wrote the screenplays for the "Scream" series of films and the TV series "Dawson's Creek," has purchased a late-'40s, modern-style house in Palm Springs for $1.5 million.
--The Palm Desert home of actor William Boyd, who played Hopalong Cassidy, was purchased at an auction June 2 for $467,500.