Sunday Real Estate Round-Up, 04/18/10
From the LA Times Hot Properties:
A Los Feliz home once owned by Clifford E. Clinton, the founder of the L.A. landmark Clifton's Cafeteria, is on the market for $1.799 million.The listing is here.
--What do Betty Grable, Stephen Stills, Jacqueline Smith and John De Lorean have in common? At one point they each lived in a Bel-Air house built in 1937. The beautifully maintained home has hit the market for $10.995 million. The listing is here.
--Singer Rachel Sweet has sold Los Pavoreales, a 1926 home designed by Wallace Neff in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles, for $4.895 million. This home hit the market for $9.95 million just last year.
Comedy writer Shelley Zellman recently sold her Sherman Oaks home for $779,000.
From the NY Post:
--Natalie Portman is staying at a Union Square rental building with her dog, Whiz.
--Patti Stanger of Bravo's "Millionaire Matchmaker" is said to have been calling Hamptons brokers looking for a summer beach mansion to live and shoot in.
--Investor Chris Knight has listed his Shelter Island bayfront beach cottage for $3.5 million. The listing is here.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
Jerry Herbst, chairman and president of Las Vegas-based Terrible Herbst, has listed his Newport Beach, California home for $31.75 million. He bought the six-bedroom home for $35 million in 2008 from Nicolas Cage. The listing is here.
--Designer Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan, the creative director of Barneys New York have listed their Shelter Island beach home for $1.795 million. They bought the home for just $185,000 in 1998 but did major renovations. The listing is here.
--Mining executive Richard Adkerson and two partners have bought a roughly 18,000-acre ranch in Montana for less than $30 million. The property was originally offered for $55 million and about 97% of the deeded property has been placed under conservation easements.
From Housing Watch:
--Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade has finally sold his Pinecrest, Florida house. He bought the home in 2005 for $3.98 million and it was first listed for $8.9 million in 2007. It sold last month for a mere $2.5 million.
--Larry King transferred all his prime real estate including his Beverly Hills mansion to his soon-to-be ex-wife Shawn Southwick two years ago but now wants his real estate back.
--After seven months on the market, the 14-bedroom home next to President Barack Obama's residence in Chicago's Kenwood neighborhood sold for $1.4 million.
From the Real Estalker:
--David Krumholtz of the TV show Numb3rs has listed his three-bedroom home for $1.499 million. He paid $1.715 million for the home in 2006. The listing is here.
--Former president and current Chairman of the Board of the Whitney Museum of American Art Robert Hurst and his wife Soledad have listed their Fifth Avenue duplex in New York City for $29 million. The listing is here.
--Jackson Browne has picked up a single story Spanish Colonial Revival residence in the Beverly Grove area of Los Angeles for $2.66 million.
--Interior decorator Kelly Wearstler and property developer Brad Korzen and the three other families have listed the Malibu home they all own for $21.9 million. The six-bedroom home appeared in the November 2009 issue of Metropolitan Home. The listing is here.
--Robert and Barbara Taylor Bradford have listed their four-bedroom New York City residence for $18.995 million.
--Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann have listed their five-bedroom home in the Pacific Palisades area for $6.495 million. They bought the home in 2003 for $4.474 million. The listing is here.
From Move Trends:
--Actor Jeremy Sisto has listed his 3-bedroomHollywood Hills house for $1.3 million. The listing is here.
Emeril Lagasse seems to have finally sold his New York city loft. It was listed for sale for $5.995 million when we checked it out as an estate of the day in August 2009. It was last listed at $4.85 million and the listing shows it is "contract signed."
Gallery: Emeril Lagasse In New York City
From Newsday's Real LI:
--The 31,000-square-foot Bridgehampton estate known as Sandcastle has been rented for the first two weeks of July for a record-setting $500,000.
--Abbe Held, the creative director of Kooba, recently purchased a seven-bedroom house in Amagansett for $6.1 million.
--TV meteorologist Sam Champion recently sold his East Hampton four-bedroom home for $2.25 million.
--Hockey Hall of Famer Rod Gilbert's Sag Harbor mansion has dropped from $2.395 million to $2.195 million. The listing is here.
From the NY Observer:
--The penthouse at 140 Perry Street, listed for $19.5 million sold to a Songbird Properties LLC for $14 million.
--Antiques dealer James Grafstein sold his home and antiques store at 236 East 60th Street to Lindstrand International LLC for $3.2 million.
--Clothing designer Cheyann Benedict of C&C California sold her one-bedroom apartment at 72 Horatio Street to actress Celina Belizan for $1.407 million.
--Andrew M. Schoenthal, vice president of Charlesbank Capital Partners, and his wife, Juliet, bought a $3.615 million apartment from Gabrielle Muir at the Park Royal building at 23 West 73rd Street.
--A judge has ordered the appointment of a receiver and the resumption of sales at the One Madison Park, a 60-story condo tower.
From the Chicago Tribune's Elite Street:
--Former Chicago Bears quarterback Rex Grossman has sold the last of his Chicago-area real estate, selling his three-bedroom townhome in Lake Forest for $750,000.
--Chicago Bears defensive end Julius Peppers paid $1.8 million to purchase a house in Highland Park, Illinois from retired Chicago Bulls guard B.J. Armstrong.
--The San Francisco Victorian that was used as the exterior of the Salinger home in "Party of Five" has sold for $6.5 million. It was listed at $7.2 million when we checked it out as an estate of the day last year.
Gallery: Party of Five House