Sunday Real Estate Round-Up, 03/21/10
From the LA Times Hot Properties:
--The Hollywood Hills home built for actress Beverly Garland and constructed by Garland's husband, Fillmore Crank is on the market for $1.765 million. The listing with Michael Tunick is here.
Gallery: Garland-Crick Residence
--Actress Missi Pyle and her husband, grizzly bear expert Casey Anderson, have listed their Beachwood Canyon home for sale at $669,000.
--Kim Kardashian has bought a furnished estate in the Beverly Hills Post Office area for about $3.5 million.
--Actor Malcolm McDowell and his wife, Kelley, have listed their 1922 home in Ojai at $3.55 million. The listing for the three-bedroom home is here.
From the NY Post:
--One of the three East 80th Street townhouses Frank Winfield Woolworth created for his daughters is up for sale. The home at 2 E. 80th St. built in 1915 for his eldest daughter, Edna Woolworth Hutton is now up for sale at $19.99 million.
--Blake Lively has been spotted apartment hunting in TriBeCa. She was seen looking at apartments at 55 Vestry St., also known as the Fairchild building, a development we profiled recently.
--Real estate developer Aby Rosen has re-listed a six-story limestone townhouse at 3 E. 94th St. for $24.75 million. It was listed at $23.75 million when we checked it out as an estate of the day last year but has been listed as high as $29.5 million. Rosen bought it for $8.8 million in 2005 and gave it a gorgeous renovation.
Gallery: East 94th St
The Loews Regency Hotel is catering to long-term residents. A one-bedroom suite costs around $12,450 per month, a two-bedroom unit goes for around $18,000 per month.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--James Preston, who ran Avon Products from 1988 to 1998, has sold his 398-acre property in Kent, Connecticut for $8.5 million, it had previously been offered for around $14 million.
--The late Walter Cronkite's apartment in New York City has sold for $2.5 million, which is about 17 percent less than the original asking price of just under $3 million in December. The buyer is a Citibank executive.
--Bell Ranch, a 250,000-acre ranch in New Mexico first listed in 2007 for $115 million is now for sale for $83 million. It was listed at $103 million with an additional 40,000 acres thrown in when we last covered it in April 2009. The Bell Ranch features Bell Mountain and a a 10,832-square feet hacienda with swimming pool and tennis courts The property includes a general manager residence and lake house, ranch offices, stables, barns, garage and storage facilities. Cowboy camps are located throughout the property. The Bell Ranch airfield (8,200' x 75' lighted dirt airstrip) has a large hangar. The new listing is here.
Gallery: Bell Ranch
--George Stephanopoulos and Ali Wentworth have gone to contract on their Washington mansion.
From the Real Estalker:
--via the Palm Beach Daily News, Bruce Springsteen bought two homes next to each other in Wellington, Florida. He has sold one of them which was listed at $3.95 million but sold for $2.95 million.
--David Chu, the fashion designer who created the Nautica brand, and his wife Gina have listed their Park Avenue triplex for $32.8 million. The listing is here.
From Berg Properties Big Time Listings:
--A home in Los Angeles' Bel-Air neighborhood that rocker Fred Durst once owned has come back on the market for $6.45 million. The listing is here.
--Danny Masterson from "That 70s Show" has been sued for $2,911,586.11 the balance on a $3.2 million loan for construction of a condo unit in Los Angeles that he took out in 2007.
From the Chicago Tribune's Elite Street:
--WLS-Ch. 7 general assignment reporter Ben Bradley has reduced the asking price for his five-bedroom house in Lakeview, Illinois from $1.35 million to $1.299 million. The listing is here.
--One of the last remaining mansions on Lake Shore Drive on the Gold Coast was recently reduced from $4.9 million to $4.4 million. The home was designed by the Holabird & Roche architectural firm and was built between 1895 and 1897. It was later cut up into apartments and then was converted back to single-family use. The listing is here.