--Naomi Campbell has finally sold her Park Avenue apartment for below last asking price of $4.95 million. Campbell has bought a one-bedroom in the Cipriani Residences and is about to go to contract on a large two-bedroom in the high $2 million range.
-- J. Christopher Flowers, a former Goldman Sachs executive, has spent $89 million on multiple Upper East Side residences in just the past two months. First he paid a record New York price of $53 million for a 25-room townhouse, then he spent $19 million last month for a duplex co-op and finally he closed on a 21-room townhouse at 12 E. 73rd St.
--A $65 million state is listed for sale in Sagaponack in the Hamptons. The15-acre oceanfront/pond-front estate consists of six contiguous parcels, with more than 500 feet of direct oceanfront. The property has a public road going through it which makes it better for a developer than for someone looking for a single estate. The property also includes a five-bedroom house with a pool. The listing is here.
--In South Florida, the residents of Briny Breezes Mobile Home Park will be become millionaires if they agree to sell a 43-acre tract of oceanfront land where their trailer homes are parked. The board of the park has approved the sale pending ratification by the residents. The buyers, Boca Raton-based Ocean Land Investments, Inc. are offering $510 million for the property which will be split among the 488 owners.
From the LA Times Hot Property:
--Matthew McConaughey has put his Sunset Strip hideaway, behind gates, for nearly $3.3 million. The five-bedroom home which was built in the 1970s is already in escrow. An adjacent property that the actor owns is for sale for t $1.6 million.
--Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, has purchased a four-bedroom Malibu home listed at close to $10.5 million. The property also has a two-bedroom guesthouse and guest apartment.
--A Hollywood Hills home that once belonged to Rock Hudson is on the market for $1.989 million. The two-bedroom home was built in 1949. It's our estate of the day this afternoon.
--Dago Gonzalez, a video director who has worked with Madonna has purchased a West Hollywood home from interior designer James Magni for $1.3 million.
From the NY Observer's Manhattan Transfers:
-- All-Star third baseman David Wright has gone to contract for a 4,109-square-foot penthouse at Infinity Flats, a condo development on 21st Street. The full-floor apartment was listed for $6.5 million but Wright apparently paid less. Tom Brady has also been spotted checking out the building.
-- Lawyer Marc Bern paid $8.75 million for an eight-room setup at 944 Park.
--Ad man Martin Puris sold his 79th Street duplex to billionaire Christopher Flowers for a reported $19 million. Puris paid $5.8 million for a two-bedroom apartment at the 160 East 72nd Street co-op.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--Fiber-optics pioneer David Huber has paid $14.9 million for a home in Naples, Fla. and has put his house in Glenwood, Maryland for $1.3 million.The listing for the five-bedroom brick Maryland home is here.
--Seattle Seahawk Deion Branch has purchased a four-bedroom home in Kirkland, Washington for $1.7 million.
--The founder of the defunct online retailer Cyberian Outpost, Darryl Peck, has sold his Connecticut home for $3.125 million, which is nearly $2 million less than its 2003 asking price. Peck and his wife, Anne, bought the property in 1993 for $625,000 and added on to it. expanded the existing 3,000-square-foot house.