Sunday Real Estate Round-Up, 06/27/10
From the LA Times Hot Properties:
"The X-Files" composer Mark Snow has listed his Venice, California home at $1.899 million. Snow bought in 2007 for $2.2 million. The Cape Cod-inspired house, shown above, is listed with Tina Stern of Ewing & Associates, Sotheby's International Realty.
--Actor David Boreanaz has sold his Hollywood Hills compound for $2.6 million. It was listed at $3.249 million when it was our estate of the day last year.
Gallery: David Boreanaz in Los Angeles
--The Santa Monica estate that the late film star and singer Kathryn Grayson called home for 65 years is listed for $8.995 million with Hilton & Hyland.
--Actress Alex Kingston and her husband, German writer Florian Haertel, have listed their Hollywood Hills home for $3.995 million. We first checked out this house in 2008 when it was listed for $4.75 million.The property website is here.
Gallery: Kingston in the Hills
--The longtime family home of "The Dick Van Dyke Show" actor Morey Amsterdam has come on the market at $6.495 million. The listing for the Beverly Hills Midcentury modern is with Jade Mills of Coldwell Banker Beverly Hills South and Gloria Benveniste of Coldwell Banker's Marina del Rey office.
--Celebrity photographer Firooz Zahedi has sold his Hollywood Hills home for $1.53 million.
--A longtime home of film comic Groucho Marx is listed in Beverly Hills. The Spanish-style estate is on the market for $6.995 million.
--"Gossip Girl" writer and executive producer Josh Safran and his husband, producer Ted Alexandre, have purchased a Hancock Park area property for $2.75 million.
From Move Trends:
--Actress Charlize Theron is renting out her 2,095-square-foot Malibu beach house for $50,000 a month. The listing is here.
--An A. Quincy Jones designed home originally made for actor Gary Cooper and his wife is on the market for $18.9 million.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--The former chairman and chief executive of Sony Music Entertainment, Tommy Mottola has listed his 324-acre ranch near Aspen, Colorado for $27.5 million.
--Singer-songwriter Carole King has relisted her 128-acre ranch in Stanley, Idaho $16 million. The listing is here.
--TV producer and executive Douglas S. Cramer, whose credits include "Dynasty" and "The Love Boat," has bought a Miami Beach house for $7.4 million.
From the Real Estalker:
--Patrick Dempsey has picked up a three-bedroom Malibu home for $7 million.
--Blythe Danner has listed her Santa Monica condo for $1.86 million. The listing is here.
--Kate Hudson is still apartment hunting. She recently checked out the penthouse duplex at the Fairchild condo building at 55 Vestry St. in north TriBeCa, a $6.95 million, three-bedroom, 2,664-square-foot unit that was also recently checked out by Usher.
--Arianna Huffington's ex-husband Michael is house hunting for her, touring West Village townhouses in the $10 million range for his ex-wife.
--The 100 11th Ave. condo that decorator Nate Berkus recently showed off on "The Oprah Winfrey Show" doesn't belong to him, he's renting from photographer Mario Testino.
--Norman Ambrose lowered the price of his Art Deco two-bedroom, 3,450-square duplex on West 14th Street from $5.99 million to $5.49 million.
-- Pras of the Fugees bought a two-bedroom, $2.46 million unit at the Platinum building on 247 W. 46th St. but now wants out of the deal because he got 9-foot ceilings after being promised 12-foot ceilings.