--The New Orleans home used in the movie "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" is now on the market. The Victorian-era mansion, shown above, has six bedrooms, a library, music room and reception hall. It is listed at $2.85 million.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--The house where the reality show "Momma's Boys" was recently filmed, the gorgeous Terra Bella estate in Santa Barbara, California, has had another price reduction. The home was for sale for $39.5 million when it was our estate of the day in 2007 but is now listed at $21.8 million, 45% below its original listing. The listing is here.
--Goldman Sachs Co-President Jon Winkelried has cut the price of his Nantucket beach estate to $38.5 million, down 30% from October's original price of $55 million.
From the International Herald Tribune's Raising the Roof:
--Two ambitious Dubai projects are reportedly on hold. The Nakheel Tower was designed as the tallest building in the world but construction on the foundation has been halted. The $95 billion Jumeira Gardens project is also said to be in limbo.
--A medieval castle once ruled by Charlemagne, the "King of the Franks," is for sale in Italy. The castle on the border of Tuscany and Umbria dates to 802 and is priced at €13 million.
From the Real Estalker:
--Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver drummer Matt Sorum has placed his home in the Doheny Estates area of the Hollywood Hills on the market for $2.975 million. The listing is here.
--Comedienne Chelsea Handler and E! executive Ted Harbert soent $3.7 million on a condo in the Azzure building in Marina del Rey, California.
From the LA Times Hot Properties:
--Old Lion Manor, a lavish mansion once owned by "The Exorcist" author William Peter Blatty is on the market for $27.5 million. We'll be checking it out later this week as an estate of the day.
--Actor Nick Bakay has sold his Sierrra Towers condo in West Hollywood for $2 million.
--Actress Julie Bowen has put her Studio City home on the market. It's our estate of the day later today.
--Deborah Pratt, who wrote, acted in and co-produced the TV series "Quantum Leap," has listed her five-bedroom Holmby Hills-area home for $3.895 million. The listing is here.
--Singer Daniel Powter has listed his four-bedroom contemporary home in the Brentwood area for $2.295 million. The listing is here.
From the NY Post's Gimme Shelter:
--Fashion designer Marc Jacobs has rented an apartment at 40 Mercer Street for $30,000 a month. The building is also home to Harry Potter/"Equus" star Daniel Radcliffe who listed his apartment for rent in 2007 for $20,000 a month.
-- TV journalist Cathleen Trigg-Jones and her husband, plastic surgeon, Michael Jones, have put their Hamilton Heights townhouse on the market for $4 million. The listing is here.
From Berg Properties Big Time Listings:
--Actress and TV personality Caroline Rhea has sold her Hancock Park home for $3.2 million.
--Mr. Big Time rounds up Warren Beatty's real estate listings including a large spread in Beverly Hills.
--The Roy Rogers Double R Bar Ranch in Victorville, California is on the market for $8.5 million. The listing is here.
--A home in Encino once owned by Macy Gray has had a significant price cut down to $8.485 million. It was originally listed at $11.7 million. The listing is here.
--A home used in the Bachelor and Bachelorette television shows has had another price cut. The six-bedroom Agoura Hills, California mansion is now listed at $6.75 million, down from an original price of $13 million. The listing is here.
Gallery: Sunday Real Estate Round-Up 01/25/09