Sunday Real Estate Round-Up, 02/13/11
From the Wall Street Journal:
--Ron Tutor, one of the new owners of Miramax Films, has leased his 19,000-plus square-foot mansion outside Los Angeles for $25,000 a month. It had been listed for $18.9 million last January and was most recently at $12.9 million.
--The price of Maui's Hana Ranch has been cut to $55 million from $65 million, after 2½ years on the market. This working cattle ranch is comprised of approximately 4500 acres. The listing is here.
The Meredith family, of magazine publisher Meredith Corp., is asking $16.9 million for a 10,000-acre Montana ranch. The listing is here.
From the NY Post:
--Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld is listing his never-lived-in apartment 50 Gramercy Park North for $5.5 million. He paid $6.575 million for the co-op in 2006. The sixth-floor residence has three bedrooms and custom bookcases Lagerfeld designed for his extensive collection.
--The Villa Maria estate in Water Mill, which once housed the Sisters of St. Dominic, is available as a summer rental for $1.5 million. The property is owned by Vince Camuto, one of the founders of Nine West and has 11 bedroom suites, a pool and a tennis court. He bought the former nunnery from the Sisters of St. Dominic for $35 million in 2005.
--Retired Revlon executive Jerry Levin and his wife, Carol, are about to put their condo at 11-15 E. 70th St. on the market for $18 million.
--Socialite Nancy Sale Johnson Rashad, ex-wife of Jets owner Woody Johnson and mother of the late Casey Johnson, has put her triplex at 817 Fifth Ave. back on the market for $21 million. The listing is here.
--David Zarin, president of Zarin Fabrics and stepson of "Real Housewife" Jill Zarin, is listing his prewar home at 12 W. 72nd St. for $1.395 million.The listing is here.
--Gerard Butler toured the $6.2 million, 2,900-square-foot, four-bedroom, three-bathroom penthouse at 46 Mercer St., listed by Prudential Douglas Elliman's Frances Katzen.
From the Daily Mail:
--Billy Joel's third ex-wife Katie Lee has sold the New York townhouse she got as part of her divorce. Joel had paid $5.9 million for the West Village home in 2006. It was renovated and redesigned by Nate Berkus. Lee put it on the market for $12.9 million but sold for $11.65 million.
--Zillow rounds up the homes of Grammy nominees.
--Former Fox Business Network anchor Alexis Glick just put her Water Mill home on the market for $8.995 million.
--Tory Burch has dropped the price of her Southampton home. She bought the property from her ex-husband in 2009 for $22.5 million with plans to tear it down and build something new and grand. She put it on the market for $17.9 million and the price has been dropping ever since. It is now listed at $14.75 million.
--The waterfront estate of former Doubleday publishing chief executive John Sargent Sr. has had another price cut. It was first listed for $40 million in July 2010 but is now listed for $28 million with Jason Schommer of The Corcoran Group.
--Supermodel Christie Brinkley has switched listing agents for her North Haven house. It is listed for $15.75 million with Saunders & Associates.
--A 9,000-square-foot newly constructed home in Bridgehampton has come on the market for $8.4 million. The listing is with Prudential's Carol Nobbs.
--Investment banker Simon Rose has purchased a Quogue home, Belle Mead, for $5.4 million. He plans to restore it to its original Stanford White glory.
From the Real Estalker:
--Miley Cyrus has sold a five-bedroom condo in Panama City Beach, Florida for $1,968,750. She bought the home for $1,850,000.
--Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka have picked up a home in Sherman Oaks, California for $2.1 million.
--Interior designer Kelly Hoppen has listed her London townhouse for £6 million.
From the NY Observer:
--Yale and Anita Roe have sold their duplex at 730 Park Avenue for $13.5 million, down from an ask of $14.9 million.
--Dean Spanos the president of the San Diego Chargers, has sold his apartment at Trump Park Avenue for $5.3 million.
--Mets general manager Richard "Sandy" Alderson and wife Linda, bought a four-bedroom, four-bathroom penthouse at the Georgica for $4.2 million.
--Connie Anne Phillips, publisher at InStyle magazine, has paid $1.6 million for a one-bedroom, two-bathroom co-op near the top of 180 East 79th Street.
--Fashion designer Elie Tahari has paid $4.2 million for the penthouse across the hall from his unit at 860 Fifth.
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--Five Celebrity Home Rentals
--Michael Jackson's Holmby Hills Home Reduced
--NBA Hot Homes
--Sonny Bono's Palm Springs House for Sale
From the LA Times Hot Property:
--Actress Winona Ryder has sold her Sunset Strip-area home for $3.725 million.
--Susan Olsen, the widow of the late actor Merlin Olsen, has bought a Pasadena condo at the Granite Park Place development.
--Rose McGowan puts her Los Feliz home on the market Rose McGowan has raised the price on her 1928 Spanish villa in the Los Feliz area. Just a few weeks ago it was listed at $1.5 million. Now it is at $1.849 million. The listing is with Tracy T. Maltas, Partners Trust Brentwood.
--A compound once owned by actress Yvonne de Carlo has come on the market in Studio City at $6,695,000. The listing is here.
--Arizona Cardinal Monty Beisel has leased out his Encino contemporary home for $8,750 a month.
--The Beverly Hills Post Office-area home of the late stage actress Bijou Durden is on the market at $3.35 million. The listing is here.