Sunday Real Estate Round-Up, 10/31/10
Flying Dog Ranch, a Colorado property we covered back in June when it was at $56 million has had a price cut down to $46.2 million.
Gallery: Flying Dog Ranch
--Lance Collins, founder of FUZE® beverages, sold his Tribeca, Hubert St. apartment to Courtney Ross for $7.3 million and has landed in Matthew Perry's old bachelor pad in Beverly Hills for upwards of $10 million. Collins is in California to work on his next functional beverage innovation- Body Armor nutrition drinks.
From the Wall Street Journal:
--Willis Johnson, the founder and chairman of auto-part auction company Copart, has listed a Suisun Valley, Califorina, estate for $22 million. The incredible home known as Villa De Madre has a 22,900-square-foot main house with an indoor swimming pool but what's even more amazing are the car barns that can hold 100 cars. There are three of them, one has an antique gas station and another has an old-fashioned diner. The listing is here.
Gallery: Villa De Madre
--The WSJ says that Willis Johnson and his wife purchased a Tennessee ranch from country singer Alan Jackson for $28 million. We're assuming it's this one, which we covered last year when it was listed for $38 million.
Gallery: Alan Jackson in Franklin, Tennessee
--Paul Wilmot, a PR executive who represents celebrities and designers like Beyoncé Knowles and Tommy Hilfiger, has listed his Miami Shores, Florida home for $1.9 million. He bought the home in 2006 for $1.5 million and renovated it. The listing is here.
Gallery: Paul Wilmot in Miami Shores
From the NY Post:
--New York Knick Amar'e Stoudemire is renting a $37,500-a-month, five-bedroom penthouse rental in the West Village. The condo was once listed for sale at $16.5 million.
--Chef Rocco DiSpirito is house hunting and recently toured the $7.95 million penthouse at the Ritz-Carlton residences in Battery Park.
From the LA Times:
--Richard Fortus, rhythm and lead guitarist for the rock band Guns N' Roses, has placed his Woodland Hills house on the market at $549,000. Fortus bought the three-bedroom home in 2006 for $700,000.
Gallery: Richard Fortus in Woodland Hills
--The Santa Monica estate that was the home of late film star and singer Kathryn Grayson for 65 years has sold for $7.7 million. It came on the market at $8,995,000 and was in escrow within three weeks.
--Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Rafael Furcal has put his home on a golf course in La Cañada Flintridge up for sale at $4.449 million. According to records on PropertyShark.com, Furcal paid $4.25 million for the home in 2007. The six-bedroom home was built in 2000 and has two-story foyer, a study, a media room, a wine tasting room and a billiards/game room. The grounds have a swimming pool with spa, an outdoor kitchen and a built-in barbecue.
From the Real Estalker:
--Toni Collette and David Galafassi have picked up a Los Angeles home for $1.33 million.
--Bill and Giuliana Rancic paid $1.56 million for their new seven-bedroom home in Hinsdale, Illinois.
--The Bridgehampton home belonging to talent manager Sandy Gallin has had another pricechop. It was listed at $32 million when it was our estate of the day last year. It is now down to $19.95 million.
From the NY Times:
--Senator Kirsten E. Gillibrand of New York has cut the price on her five-bedroom home on 13 acres in Hudson, New York. The home is now at $1.48 million down from the original asking price of $1.71 million. The listing is here.
Gallery: Senator Gillibrand in Hudson
--A Brooklyn condo in the historic 'Graham Home for Old Ladies' is for sale for for $849,000. The listing is with Corcoran.
From the NY Observer:
--Lawyer Scott Kotran has picked up a five-story terra cotta brick townhouse for $6.2 million with his wife Elizabeth Goldman, a law professor at Cardozo Law School.
--Movie director Phillip Noyce has bought the penthouse apartment he had been renting for the past two years at 255 Hudson Street for $4.25 million.
--Former Morgan Stanley director Robert Sculthorpe has sold an apartment at 1155 Park Avenue for $7.4 million, 7 percent over the $6.9 million ask.
--Anna Murdoch Mann, ex-wife of Rupert, has sold her 25 Sutton Place co-op for $6.25 million.
From Chicago Breaking News:
--JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon sold his Chicago home for $6.8 million. It was once listed at high as $13.5 million.
Gallery: 25 East Banks
From Homes and Property UK:
--Sir George Sitwell is selling his four-bedroom Holland Park investment property for £2.2 million through Casac Negotiators.
--Dragons' Den star Duncan Bannatyne is selling his three-bedroom London base for £1.95 million through Hudsons. The first-floor Covent Garden home has a balcony overlooking an atrium with a Japanese garden.
Gallery: Duncan Bannatyne in London
From the Chicago Tribune's Elite Street:
--Former Chicago Bears cornerback Ricky Manning has a contract pending to sell his three-bedroom Vernon Hills town home, which he most recently had listed for $225,000. He bought the home in 2006 for $320,000.
--Chicago Cubs team president Crane Kenney has sold his 5,636-square-foot French Provincial-style house in Winnetka for $2,582,500.
--Robert Grubbs, the former president and CEO of Glenview-based Anixter International, has paid $2.2million for a five-bedroom house in Lake Forest.