Sunday Real Estate Round-Up, 11/14/10
From Move Trends:
--The price keeps changing on Charlie Sheen's former home. It was listed at $3.697 million when we first checked it out in 2009. Back in September of this year it was up to $4.1 million. Now it's at $3.75 million. Property Shark's records show that Sheen's soon-to-be-ex-wife Brooke Mueller picked up the home (through an LLC) for $2.575 million in late 2007.
From the NY Post:
--Hockey player Ilya Kovalchuk has paid $4.5 million for 2 empty acres on Frick Drive in Alpine, New Jersey and plans to build a 20,000-square-foot home.
--Rory Tahari has moved into a townhouse on a tree-lined Upper West Side street.
--Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have been spotted apartment hunting at the Fairchild building at 55 Vestry St. in tony TriBeCa. That's where our spies spotted each of the tiny twins traipsing around on separate visits.
--Wall Street broker Dorone Ilan Farber just bought a $4.2 million co-op on East 71st Street. The three-bedroom unit had been on the market with a $4.4 million price tag. --Nicholas D'Aurizio, Nicolena handbag designer and "Project Runway" alum, recently checked out a one-bedroom, $2,575-per-month duplex at the new 75 Grand rental development.
--Celebrity dermatologist Doris Day, no relation to the actress, has bought a ground-floor office at the 10 E. 70th St. co-op building for $800,000.
From the LA Times:
--Former professional wrestler turned actor Tommy "Tiny" Lister has bought a home in Calabasas for $2.5 million.
--A Brentwood home designed by Roland Coate for director William A. Wellman has sold for $7.5 million. It hit the market back in February for $10 million.
From the Real Estalker:
--Fashion journalist Nina Garcia and her husband David Conrod have listed their New York City apartment for $8.5 million. The listing is here.
Gallery: Nina Garcia in New York City
--The Real Estalker Mama checks out the home that Demi Lovato bought for her family in Sherman Oaks, California. The four-bedroom home cost $2.25 million and has a guest cottage which Lovato reportedly lived in.
--Academy Award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black has bought a four bedroom home in Los Angeles for $1.455 million.
--A seven-bedroom mansion in Water Mill, New York that recently sold for $6.75 million belonged to current Survivor contestant Daniel Lembo. The 2.7-acre estate has an 11,000-square-foot cedar shake home with a movie theater, a billiard room with a wet bar, a gym and a sauna.
--A Southampton Village home that is listed in both the national and local registries of historical homes will be listed for $9 million. The listing is here.
--The 2010 Hampton Designer Showhouse in Sag Harbor is in contract. It was listed for $5.25 million in July.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--Calvin Klein co-founder Barry Schwartz has put back on the market an undeveloped three-acre parcel in Miami Beach, Florida, for $21.9 million, about 9% off his $23.9 million asking price in 2008.
From Homes and Property UK:
--A home next to Taylor Hackford and Dame Helen Mirren's place in London is on the market for £1.59 million. The listing is here.
--British entrepreneur and Dragon's Den star James Caan is selling his Grade II-listed four-bedroom Knightsbridge investment pad for £6.95 million through Savills.
--The 33,400 sq ft Old Sessions House on Clerkenwell Green, which is near broadcaster Janet Street-Porter's post-modernist mansion is for sale in excess of £6 million. The Grade II-listed Georgian building still contains dungeons and other vestiges of its former life as one of England's largest and busiest court houses.
--Designer Thom Filicia has just sold his apartment in NYC's SoHo neighborhood to his neighbor for $1.7 million.
--Terrell Owens has finally sold his Moorestown, New Jersey home. We checked it out when it was listed at $2.675 million, $1.22 million less than what he paid.