From the NY Post's Gimme Shelter:
--Deep discounts for Bubble Hill,
Eddie Murphy's New Jersey home is now down to $22 million (from an original listing price of $30 million). His Dutchess County farm, known as "Clove Hill," is also listed at $$9.9 million check it out later as our estate of the day.
-- A five-bedroom apartment at 2 E. 67th St. is expected to be sold as part of an estate sale in the low-$30 million range. The prewar home has 16 rooms and several fireplaces.
--Robert De Niro is still renting Central Park West but almost bought a triplex penthouse in a renovated townhouse at 3 E. 75th St. The townhouse is back on the market for $20 million.
--The planned condo project at 485 Fifth Ave
. is a no-go. Deposits have been returned and the developers are thinking of turning it into a hotel. This is a move we have seen in a lot of condo projects in trouble but not usually in ones were almost half of the units are already sold.
From the NY Observer's Manhattan Transfers:
--Her Serene Highness Gloria von Thurn und Taxis, a German noble has bought a full-floor co-op at 14 West 17th Street for $3.2 million for her daughter, Princess Elisabeth.
--Jean Pierre Collardeau, a con man who took investors for over $20 million has sold his apartment for $1.68 million. The money will go toward reimbursing his victims.
-- Designer George Beylerian has sold his 9,750-square-foot brownstone at 16 East 77th Street for $10.4 million. He bought the brownstone in 1977 for $270,000.
From the Wall Street Journal:
-- Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale have bought a Beverly Hills home once owned by actress and singer Jennifer Lopez for close to the $15.5 million asking price.
--Matthew Maxwell Kennedy, son of the late senator and presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, has put his six-bedroom home in Hyannisport on Cape Cod on the market for $5.995 million. The shingled home is located around the corner from the main Kennedy compound The listing is here.
From the LA Times Hot Property:
Macy Gray has put her Encino home on the market for $4.559 million. Fun features of the home include a basketball court with a mural, dual staircases, a dome ceiling and pool and spa. The listing is here.
--Michael Berns, consulting producer on the CBS drama "Waterfront" has listed his Point Dume home at $3.5 million. The home has five bedrooms, access to a private beach, outdoor shower and a master bathroom that has a steam shower with a sound system and dual rainheads. The listing is here.
--Kells Jesse, a production designer and his wife, Meshell, have bought a home in La Cañada Flintridge for $915,000.
--More sports action in Manhattan Beach, basketball player Slava Medvedenko has sold his home to L.A. Kings hockey player Alexander Frolov for about $2.3 million.
--Cheryl Chase, the voice of Angelica C. Pickles on the cartoon series "Rugrats," has listed her Sunset Strip-area home for $1.2 million. The charming, traditional home has a white picket fence, three bedrooms and an office/den. The listing is here.