Sunday Real Estate Round-Up, 11/07/10
From the Wall Street Journal:
--Hedge-fund pioneer Paul Tudor Jones is asking $30 million for his 6,250-acre hunting retreat on Maryland's eastern shore. It is our estate of the day on Monday.
--A 44-acre Aspen, Colorado estate sold for $31.5 million, for what brokers say is a record price for the area this year. The seller of the property was Bob Zangrillo, founder of private-equity firm Z Capital.
--After nearly four years on the market at $33 million, a roughly 6,500-acre Carmel Valley, California ranch, shown above, has seen its asking price cut 35 percent to $21.5 million. The listing is here.
From the NY Times:
--Renee Zellweger has listed a pair of apartments on New York's Upper East side. 82nd Street, The apartments take up the entire second floor of a co-op on 82nd Street at Madison Avenue. She paid $8.2 million for all three units. One, a three-bedroom unit is $6.975 million. The listing is here.
--A three-acre estate in Sagaponack that includes land once owned by businessman Ronald Lauder as well as a planned 11,600-square-foot, 10-room traditional home designed by architect Francis Fleetwood has has a price cut to $14.995 million down from $17.75 million. The listing is here.
--An Old Westbury estate that once belonged to the family of the late commercial shipping magnate Michael P. Grace had had a price cut. The five-bedroom Colonial was listed at $4.498 million but is now listed at $3.968 million. The listing is here.
Gallery: Wheatley Road
From the LA Times:
--"CSI: Miami" star Rex Linn has bought a Sherman Oaks home for $1.415 million.
--Iron Chef Michael Symon has picked up a two-story loft in the Dogtown Station mixed-use development in Venice. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit was listed at $1.1 million.
--Judd Apatow and his wife, Leslie Mann, have sold their Pacific Palisades home for $5.26 million.
From Housing Watch:
--Actress Jessica Alba is trying to lease out her 3,035-square-foot Beverly Hills home for $8,950 a month. The listing is here.
--Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen were spotted checking out an 11th-floor, $18,000-a-month rental at the Apthorp.
--Chris Noth visited a 45th-floor, three-bedroom, 2½-bathroom condo at the Sheffield building on West 57th Street. The unit is listed for $3.235 million.
--Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov was spotted looking at units at 200 11th Ave.
--Model Doutzen Kroes and her producer/DJ fiancé, Sunnery James are expecting their first child in March. She has listed her one-bedroom condo in a 19th century Federal-style townhouse for $1.325 million. The listing is here.
Gallery: Doutzen Kroes in Chelsea
--The buyer of developer Adam Gordon's West Village townhouse at 60 Jane St. is Euan Menzies, the president and CEO of insurance-software firm Vertafore.
--Gerard Butler was spotted checking out a three-bedroom co-op at 84 Mercer St., which is on the market for $5.995 million.
From MSN Listed:
--Ever dream of living in a church? You can own one in Chicago for just $749,900. The listing is here.
From the Chicago Tribune's Elite Street:
--New Chicago Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau has leased a three-bedroom row home just west of downtown Highland Park for $4,900 a month.
--A 17-room architecturally significant mansion in Evanston, Illinois, designed by architect Ernest Mayo, has been listed for $3.49 million. The listing is here.
From the NY Observer:
--Photographer Paul Costello and his wife, Sara Ruffin, the former style director of Domino magazine have sold their townhouse at 88 Bedford Street for $9.6 million.
--Frank Sinatra's Twin Palms which was sold earlier this year for more than $3 million is now a vacation rental for $2,600 a night.
--For $175,000 or best offer, you can pick up Laurelwood, an 1845 plantation house in South Carolina. The beautiful old property is in need of a major restoration. The listing is here.
--Actress Amanda Seyfried paid just over $1.9 million for a two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit on the fourth floor of New York's Devonshire House.
From Homes and Property UK:
--Tony and Cherie Blair, are reported to have had their eye on Coral Sundown, Sir Cliff Richard's six-bedroom plantation house-style villa in Barbados but it's not for sale. He plans to downsize but will wait until next year to sell.
--Steven Spielberg has rented a six-bedroom house off Petersham Road while he directs the screen adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's award-winning play, War Horse.
--Strictly Come Dancing star Erin Boag has begun house-hunting through Hamptons International.
From the Orange County Register:
--Tawny Kitaen sold two of her luxury Orange County, California homes for a loss. Her Irvine penthouse went for $2.52 million and records show she borrowed $2,627,140 against the property in 2007. A Newport Beach house that she purchased in August 2007 for $2.7 million sold for $1.81 million.