From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--La Villa Contenta, a Malibu estate that has appeared in several movies and television shows is for rent for $250,000 a month. Chris Cortazzo of Coldwell Banker Previews International has the listing.
--The Dana Ranch, a 60,000-acre working cattle ranch in Montana, is quietly being offered for sale for $45 million. The owners are selling because they are retiring David Johnson with Hall & Hall in Bozeman has the listing.
--Eddie Murphy has dropped the price on his New Jersey estate, Bubble Hill, to $12.75 million. It was once listed at $30 million.
Gallery: Eddie Murphy's Bubble Hill
--Kimora Lee Simmons has cut the price again on her mansion in Saddle River, New Jersey. It was once listed for $23.8 million but can now be had for $13.9 million.
Gallery: Kimora Lee Simmons in East Hampton
From the NY Post:
--Fashion designer Valentino and his longtime partner Giancarlo Giammetti were seen checking out the $12 million cupola penthouse at 141 Fifth Ave. The listing for the three-level condo is here.
--Monneyman Gizman Abbas, a partner at Apollo Global Management, was the first to close on a $3.6 million triplex "townhome" at the 21-unit Fairchild, at 55 Vestry St. More than $40 million in sales are expected to close between now and the end of June.
--After a $26 million renovation, the Panoramic View Resort & Residences is selling condos at the11-acre, 20-unit oceanfront property in Montauk. The one- to five-bedroom residences measure 1,200 to 4,500 square feet and are on the market for $2 million to $6 million.
--Marielle and Edmond Safra have bought the full fourth floor of 2 E. 67th St., for around $18 million for two units, which they will be combining into one. The two units were originally listed for a total of $34.5 million in 2008.
From the Real Estalker:
--Sheryl Crow has listed Cross Creek Farm, her home in College Grove, Tennessee for $7.5million. The listing is here.
--Pia Zadora has listed her Pacific Palisades, California home for $10 million. The listing is here. She also has a Lake Arrowhead, California home on the market for $4.45 million. The listing is here.
--Jamie Lynn Spears has listed her home in Liberty, Mississippi for $250,000. The listing is here.
From the NY Times Big Deal:
--Jessica Hecht, a television and stage actress who was just nominated for a Tony Award for her role in "A View From the Bridge," has just bought a three-bedroom apartment in the Alwyn Court. Hecht and her husband, Adam Bernstein, a television and music video director, paid $2.05 million for a three-bedroom three-bath co-op that was originally listed for $2.295 million last September.