From the LA Times:
--A legendary Hollywood Hills party house owned by English photographer Richard Franklin is listed at $7.5 million. The home has been rented to a variety of entertainment figures and is a bachelor pad and photo studio with a two-story disco, a theater with a floor-to-ceiling movie screen, a casino, a gym a grotto with a hot tub, a pool and a canopied deck. The listing is here.
--The childhood home of Oscar-winning actress and singer Judy Garland has sold in Bel-Air for $5.2 million. The 1938 two-story house designed by Wallace Neff went on the market at $5.5 million just a few weeks ago.
From the Real Estalker:
--The listing for Jennifer Aniston's $42 million Beverly Hills mansion is now live with Jade Mills.
From the NY Post:
--An apartment at 15 Central Park West once rented by Mark Wahlberg has just closed $16.5 million in an all-cash deal.
--Actress Judith Light (she was on "Who's the Boss?" and "Ugly Betty") was spotted apartment hunting at 136 E. 64th St., where she visited a $2.15 million, two-bedroom unit.
--Mary J. Blige has just listed her 25-room Saddle River, New Jersey mansion for $13.9 million. She paid about $12 million for it in 2008.The listing is here (no photos yet).
Rachel Uchitel nearly nabbed Chris Noth as a buyer for her three-bedroom unit at 77 Park Ave., which is listed for $1.95 million. But Noth opted for something closer to the CBS Studio.
-- Alec Baldwin was spotted touring the $12.95 million penthouse at 22 Mercer St..
--Former American Idol contestant Sanjaya Malakar has rented two-bedroom unit on East 63rd Street while he's in the city.
--Carmelo Anthony checked out Zydrunas Ilgauskas' $37,500-a-month townhouse at 24 Thompson St.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--Charlie Sheen is in escrow to a buy home in the Beverly Hills, California neighborhood he already lives in for $7.5 million. The home is currently owned by Mike Medavoy, chief executive of Phoenix Pictures who bought the home several months ago for $6 million. See pictures here.
--Trees Ranch, a 2,070-acre ranch in Utah has hit the market for $30 million. The property is partly owned by the heirs of the late Jim Trees, CEO of New York investment firm Fischer, Francis, Trees & Watts. The listing is here.
--Diego Arria, the Venezuelan ambassador to the United Nations, recently sold his Roxbury, Conn., home for $7.75 million.