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From the WSJ's Private Properties:
--The 4.7-acre estate of American novelist William Styron is on the market in Roxbury, Connecticut. We'll check it out later as our estate of the day.
--Psychiatrist and television personality Dr. Daniel G. Amen has cut the asking price of his Newport Beach, California house, shown above, to $3.79 million. Dr. Amen bought the 6,000-square-foot home in 2005 for $2.85 million. The listing is here.
--Former Lehman chief Dick Fuld quietly put his 6,200-square-foot co-op at 640 Park Avenue on the market for $32 million earlier this week but by the end of the week he changed his mind and decided not to sell.
From The Telegraph:
--Phil Neville, the former England soccer player, has sold his Versace-themed home in Lancashire for nearly £1.5 million less than the initial asking price. A photo gallery is here.
From Cityfile's Buyers and Sellers:
--via NY Mag Sally Quinn and Ben Bradlee have put Grey Gardens, their famous East Hampton mansion for rent this summer. The six-bedroom house is available from August 28 to Labor Day for $30,000.
--Andy Warhol muse Jane Holzer sold her apartment at 23 East 74th Street for $14.1 million to Wear Me Apparel president Jason Rabin and his wife Nicole. The apartment was originally listed for $22.5 million last year.
--Gossip Girl co–executive producer Joshua Safran has put his one-bedroom loft at 77 White Street on the market for $2.295 million. The listing is here.
--via NY Mag, actress Emily Mortimer and her husband, Alessandro Nivola, have paid $980,000 for a four-bedroom farmhouse in Amagansett.
--Guy Metcalfe, co-head of Morgan Stanley's real estate investment banking group, has sold his second-floor apartment at 15 Central Park West, which he purchased for $9.35 million in October. He had first re-listed for $16.5 million but eventually settled for $11 million.
--via Curbed, a three-story townhouse that belonged to the late activist Jane Jacobs is on the market for $3.5 million. The listing is here.
--Two Trees Farm, the 115-acre Bridgehampton estate with two houses, three barns, two polo fields, two indoor riding arenas, a pool and a tennis court has had a $20 million, down to $75 million for the entire estate or $20 million for the Gin Lane house by itself.
--Doug Griebel, co-founder and president of the Rosa Mexicano restaurant chain, paid $1.9 million for an apartment at The Bromley.
--Marc Juris, executive vice president and general manager of truTV has paid $2.8 million for a condo at 133 West 22nd Street.
David Godbout, a managing partner at Ceres Realty Fund, has put his loft at 139 West 19th Street on the market for $3.995 million. The listing is here.
--Lee Neibart, CEO of Apollo's AREA Property Partners, has gone into contract to sell his 16th-floor condo at 15 Central Park West. The three-bedroom apartment, which Neibart and his wife Joyce bought for $7 million in January was listed at $8.2 million.
--Carlos Alejandro Pérez Dávila, an heir to one of the richest families in Latin America sold his four-story townhouse at 176 East 75th Street. The 5,800-square-foot mansion, which had been listed for $10.9 million, was purchased by Keith Meister, the son of tycoon Robert Meister, for $8.6 million.
--Bella Sapir, the ex-wife of billionaire Tamir Sapir has sold the penthouse at 250 East 53rd Street that she bought for $8.895 million in November 2008 for $10.5 million.
--Columbia Law professor Hans Smit has lowered the price of his 12,000-square-foot townhouse at 351 Riverside Drive. It first hit the market for $31 million back in 2006. The mansion, which Smit bought for just $325,000 back in 1979, is now listed for $25 million. The listing is here.
From The Real Estalker:
--Former Lehman exec Joseph Gregory has reduced the price on his Hamptons home to $27.9 million. It was listed at $32.5 million when it was our estate of the day last September.
--Ben Stiller may be getting ready to put his Los Angeles home on the market with a price around $12 million.
Real estate developer Robert Bisno has sold a six-acre plot in Beverly Hills for $8.25 million. The buyer is believed to be Mark Wahlberg.
--Producer Gary Barber has paid $17,350,613 for an oceanfront compound in LA Jolla, California.
From the LA Times Hot Properties:
--Reality TV show daughters Vanessa and Angela Simmons plan to live in and film their spinoff, 'Daddy's Girls,' in a Beverly Hills Post Office-area house they are renting for about $10,000 a month.
--The Hollywood Hills compound of biographer J. Randy Taraborrelli has sold for $3.1 million.
--A Spanish villa in Los Angeles that movie legends Carole Lombard and William Powell once called home has been listed at $1.395 million. The listing is here.
--Scary Movie writer Aaron Seltzer has put his Studio City home on the market, we'll look at this one as an estate of the day on Monday.