Sunday Real Estate Round-Up, 02/28/10
Former tennis star Jennifer Capriati's home in Wesley Chapel, Florida is listed for $ 2.1 million.
From the Real Estalker:
--Beck has finally sold his Malibu home which was once listed as high as $2.399 million. It sold for $1.65 million (he bought the home for $2.050 million in 2007). His Hancock Park home which was once listed as high as $9 million is listed in a pocket listing. He bought the home for $6.75 million in 2007 and will likely take a loss on it.
Gallery: Beck in Malibu
Designer Kelly Wearstler and property developer Brad Korzen may be listing their Hillcrest estate in Beverly Hills. Rumor has it that it could be listed at $50 million. The property website is here.
How low can she go? Philanthropist and art collector Audrey Irmas has reduced the price on her Holmby Hills mansion, from $25 million to $16.9 million and now to $14.9 million. The property website is here.
From the LA Times Hot Properties:
Technology entrepreneur and philanthropist David Bohnett has listed his exquisitely restored Holmby Hills estate for $18.9 million. The home was designed in 1955 for Gary Cooper. The property website is here.
--"American Idol" judge Kara DioGuardi's Spanish-style home in the Hollywood Hills is on the market at $1.649 million. The property website is here.
--Commercial real estate giant John C. Cushman III and his wife, Jeanine, have sold their Monterey Colonial-style home in Pasadena for $3.25 million.
--Producer-director Bud Yorkin and his wife, actress Cynthia Sikes, have listed their Holmby Hills estate for $49.5 million. The property website is here.
--Television writers Krista Vernoff and Kevin Maynard have listed their Los Feliz home at $1.995 million. The listing is here.
--A Palm Springs estate built in 1977 for Oscar-winning actor William Holden has hit the market at $5.5 million. The listing is here.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--Bob Parsons, the founder and CEO of Web-hosting company GoDaddy.com was the buyer who paid $8.72 million for a Balinese-style house on Hawaii's Big Island that was built by Cher.
--Writer and TV producer Budd Schulberg's widow, Betsy Schulberg, has listed their 1946 wood-shingled home in Quiogue, New York for $3.5 million.The property includes a garage with an office above it, a pool and a guest house and Anderson Cooper owns an adjacent property. The listing is here. Cooper's house was originally the hunting cabin on another Quiogue estate that's for sale. The 17-room house on 9.3 acres is listed at $10.8 million.
--The longtime Orient, New York studio of artist-couple Peter and Florence Grippe is on the market for $639,000. The listing is here.
-Dennis Suskind, a former Southampton councilman and a founding partner of Goldman Sachs, and his wife, Cynthia have sold their Bridgehampton, New York home, Morgan Hill Farm. It was once listed at $27 million but the last list price was $15.9 million. --Madonna picked up a second Bridgehampton property, buying the agricultural rights for $2 million to a 24-acre parcel next to a horse farm she just purchased for $5 million.
--Phoebe Howard, a designer, and James Howard, an architect and decorator have sold a home they designed and built together in East Hampton for $7.35 million.
Just like last year, Ramona Singer of "The Real Housewives of New York City" is offering her six-bedroom Southampton home for rent. To rent the home from Memorial Day to Labor Day costs $275,000 ($20,000 less than last year).
Gallery: The SIngers in Southampton
--Another Real Housewife, Kelly Killoren Bensimon is asking $300,000 for her East Hampton home for Memorial Day through Labor Day, a $35,000 discount from last year.
From the NY Times Big Deal:
--Cynthia Crane and her husband, Ted Story, a playwright, have had to put their five-story town house on West 11th Street, near Greenwich Avenue, up for sale after losing money in Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme. The deliciously quirky townhome is full of oddball collectibles. It is listed for $7.995 million.
Gallery: 142 WEST 11TH STREET
---Baseball player Bobby Abreu has finally sold his apartment at One Beacon Court for $5.1 million. It was listed at $5.9 million when it was our estate of the day.
Gallery: Bobby Abreu in NYC
From the NY Observer's Manhattan Transfers:
--Marketing mogul Rohan Oza who is senior vice president of marketing at Glaceau Energy Brands, has picked up a three-bedroom condo for $5,272,600 at the Artisan Lofts at 143 Reade Street in Tribeca.
--Benjamin Winter, the chairman of the Winter Organization, one of the city's more prominent and successful family-owned real estate companies, has paid $12 million for a three-bedroom apartment at 765 Park Avenue.
--Actor Richard Kind, known for his roles on sitcoms including Mad About You and Spin City bought a three-bedroom apartment on the Upper West Side, at 250 West 82nd Street, for $2.5 million with his wife, Dana.
--Jordan Roth, president and co-owner of Jujamcyn Theaters,bought a $13.1 million apartment at the Superior Ink building on the West Village waterfront. Roth, president of the theater company since last fall, and his partner, Richie Jackson, a producer of the Showtime series Nurse Jackie, were looking for a larger living space to raise their child.
Clarke Murphy, a headhunter for Russell Reynolds Associates, and his wife, Whitney have bought an apartment at Ten Gracie Square that belonged to the late actress Joan Alexander who played Lois Lane on the radio hit The Adventures of Superman during the 1940s.
--Model Maryna Linchuk has picked up a one-bedroom unit at a luxury loft house on Broome Street for $1.025 million.
From the NY Post:
--Fashion designer Elie Tahari and his wife, Rory have put their four-story loft on the market and could be close to a deal in the $22 million-plus range.
--Ffrmer model agency owner and current environmentalist/entrepreneur Paolo Zampolli has picked up a $4.71 million townhouse at 119 E. 17th St.
--Tea entrepreneur Tracy Stern has listed her three-bedroom, East 76th Street condo for $3.85 million. The listing is here.
Form the Chicago Tribune:
--Smashing Pumpkins lead singer Billy Corgan has cut the asking price of his Chicago condo unit to $3.55 million. He first listed the condo in a converted mansion for $5.5 million back in 2008. The listing is here.
--Andy Shaw, executive director of the Better Government Association and former WLS-Ch. 7 political reporter and his wife have listed their Lincoln Park mansion which also serves as a bed and breakfast. It is listed at $3 million.
--Former Chicago Blackhawks left winger Kyle Calder has rented out his 10-room brick and limestone house in Lake View for $6,000 a month. --The estate of the late industrialist Brooks McCormick has cut the asking price of his Gold Coast duplex co-op unit from $5.95 million to $4.995 million.