Sunday Real Estate Round-Up, 11/28/10
From Homes and Property UK:
--Sienna Miller has dropped the price on her two-bedroom Georgian mews house in Maida Vale. It is now listed at £1.1 million.
From the LA Times:
--Actor Justin Berfield, has sold a Calabasas house he bought for $3.75 million four years ago for $2.1 million. He bought the house in 2006 from Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey.
--Director-producer Marcos Siega and his wife, Lisa, have sold their Sunset Strip-area home for $1.635 million.
--Two comedians are among recent buyers of lofts at Dogtown Station in Venice. Dov Davidoff bought a single-story unit that was listed for about $900,000 and Neal Brennan purchased a three-story town house listed at $1,050,000.
From the Chicago Tribune:
--Chicago mayoral candidate and former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun has her five-bedroom, Prairie-style town home in Hyde Park on the market for $1.9 million. The listing is here.
Gallery: Carol Moseley-Braun in Chicago
--Kathleen Turner has sold her home on Bluff Road in Amagansett, New York. The sale price was $3.9 million, a little less than half the $8 million price she asked for the property in 2005. She bought the home in 1990 for $488,500.
Gallery: Kathleen Turner in Amagansett
--A home in Southampton, New York has hit the market for $18.8 million. The 3.4 acre property has approval for a subdivision into two 1.7 acre lots. There is already an 11-room home on the property. The listing is here.
Gallery: Southampton Village
--A home on Gin Lane in Southampton recently sold for $12.85 million.
From the Real Estalker:
--Movie producer Joe Roth has listed his amazing Art Deco Santa Monica, California home for $12.45 million. He bought the home in 2004 for $9 million and decorator Michael Smith redid the interiors. The listing is here.
Gallery: Joe Roth's Santa Monica home
From NY Observer:
--Mayor Bloomberg's nominee to run the city schools, former Hearst head Cathleen Black sold her former Connecticut home, a five-bedroom antique colonial on 27 acres in Litchfield County for sold for $1.98 million, below the $2.35 million asking price.
--CitiGroup exec Michael Del Giudice spent $5.5 million for two apartments at 36 Gramercy Park East, including a $4.3 million on a three-bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom unit on the ninth floor and a penthouse for $1.24 million.
--One of the 25 apartments at 510 Park Avenue was recently listed for $15.9 million, reduced to $13.9 million, and sold for $11 million. The buyer is Stephanie Hessler, while the sellers are Mitchell and Yonina Davidson.
--Music power agent Peter Mensch has bought his very own West Village townhouse for $7.25 million at 267 West 11th Street. Mr. Mensch's Q Prime talent agency has represented Garbage, Nickel Creek, Snow Patrol and Josh Groban. The seller is Melissa Meyer.
--Kelsey Grammer has traded his $29,000-per-month three-bedroom rental for a $6.5 million four-bedroom apartment which was originally listed at $7.52 million.
--Author Andrew Trees has sold his two-bedroom unit at The Orion for $1.02 million.
--Isaac Mizrahi bought a unit at 59 West 12th Street for $3.5 million.
--Leslie Alexander, owner of the Houston Rockets basketball team sold his two penthouses at the Superior Ink building for $31.5 million.
From the Wall Street Journal:
Jason Lee has sold his home in the Los Feliz area of Los Angeles home. It was listed at$3.25 million, $100,000 less that Lee bought it for, when we checked it out as an estate of the day and it sold for $3.1 million.
Gallery: Jason Lee in Los Angeles
--Norman Zada, the founder of Perfect 10 magazine, has sold his Beverly Park mansion for $16.5 million. It was once listed for $24.5 million.
--Josh Groban has reduced the price of his Malibu, California mansion from $6.1 million to $5.95 million. Groban bought the home in 2005 for $4.125 million.
Gallery: Josh Groban in Malibu
--Mel Gibson's Lavender Hill Farm in Malibu has been reduced from $14 million to $12.75 million.
Gallery: Mel Gibson's Lavender Hill Farm
--Ryan Stiles has dropped the price on his Encino home from $3.9 million to $3.699 million.
Gallery: Ryan Stiles In Encino
--The price on the late Rue McClanahan's New York City apartment has been reduced from $2.25 million to $1.995 million.
--Author Anne Rice has dropped the price on her Rancho Mirage, California home from $3.3 million to $2.95 million.
Gallery: Anne Rice in Rancho Mirage
Jane Fonda's Atlanta loft has had a huge price reduction. It was once listed at $4.5 million but is now at $1.9 million.
-- Jesse James has once again dropped the price on his home in Sunset Beach, California. It first hit the market in May for $6.75 million then was at $4.995 million and is now listed for $4.75 million.
Gallery: Jesse James in Sunset Beach
Alicia Keys has dropped the price on her home in Syosset, New York from $3.85 million to $2.995 million.
Gallery: Alicia Keys In Syosset
--The Studio City, California home of the late Gene Autry has been reduced from $6.9 million to $5.9 million.
Gallery: Gene Autry's Studio City Home
--T.R. Knight, who played George on "Grey's Anatomy" had dropped the price on his Los Feliz, California home from $3.995 million to $3.249 million.
Gallery: T.R. Knight In Los Feliz
"Grey's Anatomy" producer Shonda Rhimes has dropped the price of her five-bedroom Mediterranean in the Hancock Park area of Los Angeles from $3.695 million to $3.595 million.
Gallery: Shonda Rhimes In Hancock Park
Tennis player Andy Roddick has cut the price on his Lake Austin home from $3.75 million to $3.6 million.
Gallery: Andy Roddick in Austin