Sunday Real Estate Round-Up, 6/29/08
From the NY Post's Gimme Shelter:
-- Loews Hotel chairman and NY Giants co-owner Jonathan Tisch and his wife, Lizzie, have gone to contract to buy a full-floor co-op at 2 E. 67th St. for somewhere above its $40 million asking price.
--One of the most impressive properties in Southampton, New York has hit the market for $67.5 million. It was our estate of the day on Friday.
--Elisabeth and Tim Hasselbeck have sold their three-bedroom apartment on West 79th Street for $1.6 million. The couple bought the unit for just under $1 million in 2005.
From the NY Observer's Manhattan Transfers:
--30 West 21st Street, the building famous for its old new-wave dance club Danceteria is now 11 luxury apartments listed around $5.8 to $7.9 million each, plus a triplex penthouse for $7.7 million and a townhouse apartment for $9.25 million.
--James S. Chanos, the president and founder of a hedge-fund group called Kynikos is in contract to buy the penthouse at the iron-fenced mansion 3 East 75th Street, which was listed for $24.85 million.
--Larry and Annette Everston, the owners of the high-end shoe shop Otto Tootsi Plohound, who decorated their loft at 285 Lafayette Street in a Moroccan theme complete with a citrus garden of lemon and orange trees in the sunroom, have sold their 7,000-square-foot apartment in the Soho condo for $7.35 million.
--The six-story mansion at 18 East 80th Street sold this month for $37.5 million, making it one of the largest townhouse deals ever in New York, even though its owners bought the place in 2001, when the asking price was just $8.9 million.
From Berg Properties Big Time Listings:
--Actress Ronnie Claire Edwards has sold her Los Feliz home for $3.85 million. It looks like the owner might be a celebrity. The Real Estalker says it is Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
--Winona Ryder has sold her co-op apartment in Manhattan's Gramercy Park for $2.2 million.
--Country singer Deana Carter has placed her two-bedroom home in the Hollywood Hills on the market for $899,000. The listing is here.
From the Real Estalker:
--Oprah Winfrey has put a two-bedroom Fisher Island condo on the market for $2.09 million. The condo is located in the Seaside Village section of Fisher Island. The listing is here.
--Jamie Foxx has put his Tarzana, California home on the market. It's our estate of the day later today.
--Olympic medalist and Playboy model Amanda Beard has put her three-bedroom cottage in Venice, California on the market for $1.045 million, the price she paid for it in 2006. The listing is here.
--Pete Sampras may have sold his Beverly Hills mansion to Will and Grace co-creator Max Mutchnick and his entertainment attorney husband Erik Hyman.
From the LA Times Hot Property:
--John Cleese has finally sold his Montecito equestrian ranch was finally sold. It had been originally listed at $28 million and has reportedly sold for around $16.5 million.
--Sports agent David Falk has listed a Beverly Hills condo he owns for $2.245 million. The listing is here.
--A home in Beverly Hills which was owned by a friend of actress Valerie Harper,who is now acting as executor of the estate, has an accepted offer of $5.4 million even though it was only listed at $4 million and appraised for less than that.
--Katherine Heigl has put her Los Feliz starter home, shown above, on the market for $1.75 million. The listing is here.
--Television producers Kent and Susan McCray have listed their Malibu home at $3.8 million. The five-bedroom home's property website is here.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--Tennis Grand Slam champion Mats Wilander has listed his home in Sun Valley, Idaho for $8.5 million. Wilander and his wife Sonya bought the land in the 1990s and built the home. The listing is here.
--A condo in the Georgetown area of Washington D.C. has hit the market at $10.6 million, which may be a record for the area. We'll be looking at it as our estate of the day on Monday.
--A Jupiter, Florida home owned by British Internet entrepreneur Stuart Lawley has sold for $4.65 million which is around 22% less than he paid for it in 2001.