Sunday Real Estate Round-Up, 04/25/10
From the WSJ's Private Properties:
--Fashion's Gucci family is offering a midtown-Manhattan apartment to rent for $60,000 a month. The seven-bedroom penthouse, on the 50th and 51st floors of the Olympic Tower, has floor-to-ceiling views of New York Harbor and the Empire State Building. The listing is here.
--Actress Yunjin Kim, who plays Sun on the ABC series "Lost," has sold her Honolulu condominium for $621,000. It had been listed at $575,000.
--Scott Resnick of New York's SR Capital has listed his beachfront home in the Hamptons village of Sagaponack, N.Y., for $26.75 million, $8.75 million more than he paid for it three years ago. The listing for the five-bedroom house is here.
From the LA Times Hot Properties:
--The Beverly Hills home of the late "MASH" writer Larry Gelbart sold for more than its $7.999 million asking price.
-- A Malibu beach home once owned by Robert Redford has sold for $11.75 million.
From the NY Post:
--Kelsey Grammer has taken a three-bedroom rental at 15 Central Park West for slightly less than its $29,000-a-month asking price.
--Singers Michael Feinstein and Liza Minnelli were spotted dining at Bond 45 with Core broker Tom Postilio to discuss the possible sale of Feinstein's Upper East Side townhouse on East 63rd St. The 9,000-square-foot home would have an asking price of $20 million or more.
--Elie and Rory Tahari still have their SoHo triplex quietly on the market but even though they may be getting divorced they have been searching for apartments together and recently visited buildings including the Harrison and the Apthorp.
--Way back in 1977, Hannah and Herbert Halberg bought a four-bedroom apartment for $90,000. They loved it and raised their three sons there and after Herbert's recent passing it has hit the market with a $4.5 million asking price. The listing is here.
From the Real Estalker:
--Despite rumors to the contrary Candy Spelling isn't backing out of her deal to move into a $47 million duplex penthouse at The Century. Her $150 million manor remains on the market.
--Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough has listed his Los Angeles home for $2.475 million. The listing is here.
--David Boreanaz and Jaime Bergman have bought a home in Hidden Hills, California for $3.35 million.
--Fashion designer Savannah Miller is renovating her home near Cirencester with eco-friendly details.
--Ion Trewin, literary director of the Man Booker Prize, is selling Beck House, his four-bedroom Norfolk home beside Sandringham for £795,000.
--Radio 2 DJ Johnnie Walker has sold his four-bedroom country retreat near Salisbury for £950,000 through Chesterton Humberts.
--A Victorian coach house behind a five-bedroom Arts and Crafts house opposite Kew Gardens was used as a recording and rehearsal studio by stars such as Mick Jagger and Bob Geldof in the Seventies and Eighties.The listing is here.
From Move Trends:
--Greek shipping heir Paris Latsis has put his Beverly Hills mansion back on the market. It was listed at $15 million when we checked it out as an estate of the day in 2008. It is now back on the market for $13.75 million. It can also be leased for $40,000 a month.
Gallery: Mr. Paris's Pad
--Ricky Martin's Golden Beach, Florida home which was on the market for $22.5 million several years ago has now been re-listed at $18.9 million. The listing is here.
From Newsday's Real LI:
--A home owned by one-time Rep. Frederic Rene Coudert Jr. is listed at $6.25 million. Coudert died in 1972 but his family still owns the property. The listing is here.
--A historic waterfront home in Mill Neck has gone on the market for $20 million. The 1928 house, known as The Chimneys, was designed by Hart & Shape.
--Victoria Gotti may soon be in the clear in the foreclosure action involving her home in Old Westbury. She has agreed to pay the federal government $2.6 million to buy out forfeiture claims involving properties in Queens that were owned by ex-husband, Carmine Agnello.