Sunday Real Estate Round-Up, 04/04/10
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--A 813-acre ranch outside of Aspen, Colorado has received a monster price cut, from $88 million down to $59 million. The ranch includes a 5,750-square-foot home built last year, restored ranch manager's home and a 10-stall barn. The listing is here.
--George Stephanopoulos's home in Washington's Georgetown neighborhood has sold for $5.45 million, about 14% less than the $6.35 million asking price.
--Retired NFL quarterback and ordained pastor Randall Cunningham has gone to contract on his Las Vegas home in the gated community of Spanish Hills for less than its listing price of $4.89 million.
From the LA Times Hot Properties:
--That was fast, "ER" actress Sherry Stringfield received multiple offers and sold her Beverly Hills home after a month on the market for close to its $2.895 million asking price.
Gallery: Sherry Stringfield in Beverly Hills
--Actor Kevin Nealon has sold a cottage in Manhattan Beach for $2.275 million.
--Producer-director Randall Zisk and actress Brooke Langton have listed their five-bedroom home in the Longridge Estates area of Sherman Oaks for $2,749,000. The listing is here.
From the NY Post:
--Democratic Leadership Council chairman Harold Ford and his wife, Emily, are close to selling their downtown apartment at 105 Fifth Ave. and are waiting for co-op board approval.The one-bedroom, two-bathroom loft was listed for $1.4 million.
Gallery: Harold Ford In New York City
--Paul Cejas, the ex-ambassador to Belgium, has found a mystery buyer who is in contract to acquire his fifth-floor co-op at the exclusive 834 Fifth Ave. The unit had an asking price of $16.5 million.
--Oliver Stone, who came back to New York for the filming of "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps," bought a 1,600-square-foot, $1.9 million condo at One Morton Square in the West Village. Interior designer Geoffrey Bradfield is at work on the apartment.
--Actor Kevin Sorbo has unloaded one of three Hamptons homes he has on the market. Sorbo sold the 10,000-square-foot Bridgehampton house through his Sorbo Family Trust for $7 million. He has two other houses in the Hamptons on the market.
--Agricultural rights on 24 acres of Bridgehampton farmland cost Madonna $2.2 million, according to the Long Island Real Estate Report.
--Tennis champ Guillermo Vilas has listed a historic house in Sag Harbor for $995,000. The listing is here.
From the Chicago Tribune's Elite Street:
--Chicago Bears defensive tackle Israel Idonije has taken a significant loss on his three-bedroom house in Vernon Hills, selling it for $480,000.
--A 4,965-square-foot co-op unit on the Gold Coast that retired Kraft CEO John Richman owns is on the market for $7.5 million. The listing is here.
--Chicago Cubs President Crane Kenney has paid $1.5 million for a 3,791-square-foot house in Winnetka.
--Former Chicago Bulls forward-center Ben Wallace, now with the Detroit Pistons, has sold his mansion in Lake Forest, Illinois for $2.0575 million. He bought the home in 2006 for $3 million.
From Berg Properties Big Time Listings:
--San Francisco Giants pitcher Barry Zito has paid $2.155 million to purchase a 4,366-square-foot house in the Hollywood Hills.
--Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi has paid $1.13 million for a 1,459-square-foot house in Beverly Hills.
--A 4,315-square-foot Mediterranean-style house in the Bird Streets area of Los Angeles' Hollywood Hills that actress Halle Berry once owned has sold for $2.8 million.
From the NY Observer:
--An apartment at the Plaza known as the "State Suite" has closed for $28 million to an undisclosed foreign buyer.
--Philanthropist Jamie Tisch has picked up an apartment at 720 Park Avenue for $22 million.