Nicole Scherzinger Selling Hollywood Home She Bought From Daisy Fuentes

    Posted by Cristin  |  March 21, 2014  |  8:27 am  |  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

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    Nicole Scherzinger

    Hollywood Hills, CA

    Most Known For

    Former frontwoman of girl group 'The Pussycat Dolls' and judge on The X Factor

    Home Stats

    4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 4,014 square feet, views

    Price

    $2,349,000

    Songstress Nicole Scherzinger, best known as the frontwoman of the girl group ‘The Pussycat Dolls,’ is selling the Hollywood Hills home she bought from Daisy Fuentes in 2006.

    Scherzinger was at the top of her game a few years back, when the Pussycat Dolls were tearing up the charts. Since her days as a ‘Doll,’ she’s had some solo hits and a gig at the judges table on both the US and UK versions of the ‘X Factor.’

    Reports have emerged that she just quit her X factor gig, but things are about to get really busy and exciting for Nicole. Just this week, reports emerged that she and boyfriend, Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton, were engaged!

    On the home front back in Hollywood, Nicole is selling the 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom, 4,014 square foot Hills estate she bought from Daisy Fuentes for $2,165,000. Now listed for $2,349,000, Scherzinger is likely to eek out a small profit if she can get full asking price for the home.

    The gorgeous Mediterranean-style home sits on a 1.5-acre knoll and has no immediate neighbors – perfect for a celebrity that craves a little time out of the spotlight.

    There are expansive views from every room, many outdoor living spaces and plenty of space for a potential pool.

    Inside, Nicole’s home has a 2-story living room with soaring ceilings, a spacious dining room, 3 gas/wood burning fireplaces, and a gourmet eat-in kitchen/great room combination with granite counters, stainless appliances and oodles of room for entertaining.

    The generous master suite features an over-sized closet, ample storage and a stunning marble bath with separate stall shower. Guest bedrooms are located upstairs, one has a large outdoor terrace. Downstairs is an additional bedroom, which could also be used as an office.

    This home offers outstanding seclusion and serenity within a star-studded neighborhood. Perhaps Nicole will keep the streak alive and sell to another celeb!

    Enzo Ricciardelli of Sotheby’s International Realty holds the listing.

      Eva Mendes Lists Hollywood Starter Home She Owns With Her Ex For $1,269,000

      Posted by Cristin  |  March 3, 2014  |  3:48 pm  |  Tags: , , , , , , ,

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      Eva Mendes

      Los Angeles, CA

      Home Stats

      3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,732 square feet, views

      Price

      $1,269,000

      Eva Mendes is selling the Los Angeles starter home she owns with her ex-boyfriend George Gargurevich for $1,269,000!

      Eva and George bought the house for $584,000 on December 2, 2002, back when they were happily coupled up in what eventually became an 8-year romance that ended in 2010.

      Their shared home is a dramatic and downright funky Mid Century home has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathroom and 1,732 square feet of tropical-inspired living space. Renovated over the course of the decade, the beautifully-designed living space is graced with explosive city views.  A true bohemian den, the home has “artful pockets of space for nomadic entertaining…and vintage wall paper, exquisite lighting and European fixtures.”

      Like many homes with views of Los Angeles, Mendes’ starter home has walls of glass that open to multiple outdoor decks. The outdoor gardens have fruit trees, chickens, raised vegetable boxes, an outdoor shower and a cedar hot tub.

      Eva doesn’t live in this particular home – she owns a 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom home nearby that she purchased in April 2008 for $3.2M. Eva’s hunky boyfriend Ryan Gosling was spotted outside this particular home, squashing rumors that the duo were on the rocks.

      Images via Anthony Stellini of Nourmond & Associates, who holds the listing.

        The Late Dick Clark’s ‘Flintstones House’ Gets A Price Chop, Now Listed For $3 Million

        Posted by Cristin  |  March 3, 2014  |  10:46 am  |  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

        Most Known For

        The late, beloved host of New Years Eve festivities and more

        Home Stats

        1 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 360-degree views of Los Angeles and beyond

        Price

        $2,995,000

        The estate of the late, great Dick Clark has just price-chopped his beloved Malibu hideaway by $250,000, bringing the price down from $3.25 million to $2,995,000.

        After two years on the Malibu housing market, this Flintstone-esque home atop a bluff got a price cut for the second time, as first reported by Curbed.  It came down $250,000 in the summer of 2013, and without a buyer in sight, the price has been reduced by a quarter million dollars once again.

        One of Malibu’s landmark properties, Clark’s stone home features unparalleled 360 degree views of the Pacific Ocean, Channel Islands, Boney Mountains, Serrano Valley, Los Angeles sunsets and sparkling city lights.

        This unusually imaginative architectural creation is nestled atop a mountain on eye-popping 22.89 acres and features 1 bedroom and 2 bathrooms, as well as breathtaking ocean and mountain views. Truly exceptional and one-of-a-kind from within and without – the architecture of this home seamlessly marries form and function. The interior space is extremely voluminous and features an expanse of glass to capture the views from every room of this home. Vaulted ceilings enhance the living room and dining room with its wood burning fireplace intimate seating areas. The master suite is at spacious and intimate. According to the listing agent, “this is art as architecture at it’s finest.”

        Clark’s Malibu retreat offers seclusion, privacy and serenity, but it still just minutes from the beach. Before his death at age 82 in April 2012, Dick and his wife Kari used this home as a weekend getaway.

        Diane Carter of Coldwell Banker holds the listing

          Rent William H. Macy And Felicity Huffman’s LA Pad For $20,000 a Month!

          Posted by Cristin  |  February 17, 2014  |  1:38 pm  |  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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          William H. Macy & Felicity Huffman

          Los Angeles, CA

          Most Known For

          Together for more than 30 years and married for 17, the actor and actress duo have successful, long-running careers

          Home Stats

          5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 4,566 square feet, pool, gated

          Price

          $20,000 a month

          If you ever wanted two of Hollywood’s most talented actors as your landlords – here’s your chance. The married Academy Award-nominated duo of William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman are looking for someone to lease their Los Angeles home for $20,000 a month.

          Purchased by Macy and Huffman for $3,800,000 in December 2012, the home has 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 4,566 square feet, a pool and amazing Los Angeles views. Another bonus? You’d could drop your rent check over the fence, because this for-lease place is right next door to the home William and Felicity have lived in since 1998.

          Up a very private road, perched on a grassy flat pad with tree-top views, this single level mid-century-style home is the epitome of California living – casual and enticing. The focal point of every room is the sprawling backyard, sparkling swimming pool and panoramic views of Los Angeles. With 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and an attached guest suite, there is plenty of room for entertaining friends.

          Macy and Huffman took great care to maintain the original characteristics of the home while undergoing a massive renovation that includes a shiny new kitchen, new bathrooms, a screening room, a separate office suite, a new sauna and spa, and contemporary bamboo and cork floors.

          The lease is being represented by Ninkey Dalton of The Agency.

           

           

            MLB Pitcher Barry Zito Tosses Los Angeles Home On The Market For $4.375 Million

            Posted by Cristin  |  February 13, 2014  |  9:11 am  |  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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            MLB Pitcher Barry Zito

            Hollywood, CA

            Most Known For

            MLB free agent pitcher who famously signed a $126M contract; two-time World Series champion with the San Francisco Giants

            Home Stats

            4 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 4,366 square feet, views

            Price

            $4.375,000

            Two-time World Series Champion Barry Zito has just tossed his West Hollywood home on the market for $4,375,000!

            Zito was just cut loose from the San Francisco Giants when his $126 million dollar contract expired after seven up-and-down years. Without a mound to stand on, Zito has turned his focus back to his bulging real estate portfolio, which includes this for-sale home, a massive property in the Sunset Plaza area of Los Angeles, and a San Francisco-area home that’s currently for rent for $28,500 a month.

            A shrewd real estate investor, Zito knows a great house when he sees one. Zito’s West Hollywood gem sits on one of the most private and quiet Bird Streets above Sunset Blvd and is newly remodeled. And those views!  Zito’s place has the kind of views usually available only to the most elevated lots far above Sunset Blvd, but unlike those high-in-the-sky properties, this house is only about 3-5 mins away from the hustle and bustle of Hollywood.

            Listing agent Sharon Hills of Kobeissi Properties, gave us some inside intel on Zito’s property, saying, “he never lived here, but purchased it because of its location in the prestigious Bird Streets of the Hollywood Hills, and the incredible views.”

            The views range all the way from the LA skyline to the ocean and can be seen perfectly though the many walls of glass. Soaring ceilings and an open concept floor plan create a dramatic and spacious environment and most rooms open directly to outdoor terraces, perfect for entertaining.

            According to the listing, which was first spotted by the Los Angeles Times, all bedrooms have their own bathroom, and the master suite sprawls across the entire top floor. A rarity in the Hollywood Hills, this home has an abundance of street parking and a designated turn around for easy access.

            Interested in Zito’s West Hollywood view home? Get in touch with listing agent Sharon Hills.

              ‘Captain America’ Actor Chris Evans Lists Hollywood Hills Home For $1.45 Million

              Posted by Cristin  |  January 30, 2014  |  3:48 pm  |  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

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              Chris Evans

              Los Angeles, CA

              Most Known For

              Action adventure actor known for his roles in Fantastic Four, The Avengers and Captain America

              Home Stats

              3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, 2,386 square feet

              Price

              $1,450,000

              Superhero actor Chris Evans has just listed his rather ‘Fantastic’ home in the Hollywood Hills for $1,450,000.

              Located at 2971 Briar Knoll Drive, the hunky ‘Avengers’ actor paid $1,260,000 in March 2007 for the 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom, 2,386 square foot pad.

              Located on a quiet cul-de-sac, Evan’s for-sale home has an open and spacious living room and dining room with hardwood floors throughout, vaulted beamed ceilings and tree top views. A gourmet kitchen has state-of-the-art appliances and the master suite has french doors leading to a private deck with seating area, private spa, and luscious landscaping.

              Those looking to spot Evans at the open house will be disappointed, since the actor hasn’t called this place home for almost a year. In April 2013, he decamped to a 3 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom, 4,599 square foot Mid-Century ranch-style pad nearby that he purchased for $3,520,000.

              Evans will reappear on the silver screen in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, set to be released in April 2014. In 2015, he’ll appear in the highly-anticipated sequel to the The Avengers, titled Avengers: Age of Ultron, where Evans will reprise his role as Captain America.

              Branden Williams of Hilton & Hyland holds the listing.

                Glee’s Chord Overstreet Buys Modern Hollywood Home For $1.3 Million

                Posted by Cristin  |  January 23, 2014  |  10:43 am  |  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

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                Chord Overstreet

                Hollywood Hills, CA

                Most Known For

                Actor who plays Sam Evans on the hit TV show 'Glee'

                Home Stats

                3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1,700 square feet, views

                Price

                $1,310,000

                ‘Glee’ hunk Chord Overstreet is putting down roots in Hollywood!

                The Nashville native just dropped $1,310,000 on a gorgeous 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom, Mid-Century style home in the Hollywood Hills.

                Overstreet has spent the last few years making a name (and a fortune) for himself by playing “Sam Evans” on the hit Fox show ‘Glee,’ and he just splurged on a completely remodeled contemporary home in the heart of the glitz and glam of Hollywood.

                His brand new abode is clean and contemporary, and every room has stunning city views. The home’s modern vibe is accentuated by vaulted beamed ceilings, a top-of-the-line kitchen, beautiful hardwood floors, and a spacious master with floating tub, walk-in closet, plus 2 guest rooms.

                Extremely private and perfect for the young star, Overstreet’s new single-story home offers fabulous indoor/outdoor flow for entertaining, plus a swank wrap-around deck for enjoying the stunning views of the City of Angles.

                Images via the listing agent, David Parnes of Partners Trust Beverly Hills. Overstreet’s agent was Kristin Luebke of Partners Trust Brentwood.

                 

                  Venus Williams Lists Hollywood Hills House At A $100K Loss

                  Posted by Cristin  |  January 7, 2014  |  9:16 am  |  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

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                  Venus Williams

                  Hollywood Hills, CA

                  Most Known For

                  American tennis champion

                  Home Stats

                  3 bed, 2 bath, 1,528 square feet, pool, gated

                  Price

                  $1,799,000

                  World champion tennis ace Venus Williams is putting a loss on her illustrious record.

                  Off the court, Williams is taking a financial loss on her darling Hollywood Hills pied-a-terre, located at 2521 Astral Dr., listing it for $101,000 less than what she paid for it. Purchased on September 20, 2005 for $1,900,000, Williams just listed the 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1,528 square foot hilltop property for $1,799,000.

                  Set in the heart of Nichols Canyon, a gated private drive leads to an updated, modern Hollywood Hills home. The mid-century post-and-beam home has light-filled rooms with a great entertainment flow.

                  Inside, the home has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and an updated kitchen with top of the line appliances and a luxury home must-have – a wine fridge. The large lot comes complete with a grassy area to enjoy the large pool and deck that overlooks expansive canyon views.

                  Venus also owns co-owns a 6 bedroom, 8 bathroom, 8,478 square foot estate in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida with her sister and best friend, Serena Williams. They each have their own identical wings and share the common areas.

                  Christine Taylor of Gibson International holds the listing

                    Ludacris Sells Condo at a Loss and Drops $4.8 Million On Modern Home Atop The Hollywood Hills

                    Posted by Cristin  |  December 18, 2013  |  9:40 am  |  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

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                    Ludacris

                    Hollywood Hills, CA

                    Most Known For

                    Grammy-winning rapper and actor

                    Home Stats

                    5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 5,854 square feet, infinity pool, views

                    Price

                    $4,800,000

                    Ludacris just dropped $4.8 million on a spectacular modern home in the Hollywood Hills!

                    Property records show that this new home is a major upgrade for the actor and rapper, who sold a penthouse condo for $879,000 the very same week he bought his new multimillion-dollar home in the hills.

                    Ludacris took a serious hit on the condo he paid $1,030,000 for in 2007. After doing the math, it looks like Luda lost $151,000 on the sale.

                    Don’t cry for Ludacris, though. He’s now living in an incredible modern home with panoramic city views. With 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and nearly 6,000 square feet, he now has nearly every luxury amenity a buyer could dream of.

                    His new magnificent master bedroom suite comes complete with dual baths, huge dressing closets, a steam shower, soaking tub, fireplace, wet bar and private balconies with head-on views of the city, the Hollywood Sign and snow capped mountains.

                    The home is rounded out by an expansive home theater, infinity edge pool, volume ceilings, walls of glass, wine cellar, bar, separate maid’s quarters, two-car garage and off-street parking for up to seven additional cars.

                    In addition to his recent Hollywood Hills purchase and condo sale, Ludacris has a second penthouse condo for sale in the same building as his former condo and it’s listed for the very same price – $879,000. He also owns a grand $2.8 million property in Atlanta, Georgia.

                    Rande Gray of Keller Williams Hollywood Hills represented the seller and Maya Vander of Keller Williams Beverly Hills was Ludacris’ agent.

                    Images via the MLS.

                     

                      Cameron Diaz Just Bought a Swank NYC Pad for $9 Million

                      Posted by Cristin  |  December 11, 2013  |  8:25 am  |  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

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                      Cameron Diaz

                      New York City

                      Most Known For

                      Actress with roles in The Mask, The Sweetest Thing, In Her Shoes and many more

                      Home Stats

                      3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 3,002 square feet, views, doorman

                      Price

                      About $9,000,000

                      Cameron Diaz has just dropped $9 million on a swanky new pad in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City.

                      According to TMZ, Diaz is in contract on a condo located in the chic, upscale Walker Tower – where the penthouse just sold for $55 million! Diaz’s new Big Apple apartment has 3-bedrooms, 3.5-bathrooms, a home office and Southeast exposures with views of iconic NYC landmarks including the Statue of Liberty and Freedom Tower.

                      The living space has views galore and the master suite boasts coveted southeastern views and offers abundant closet space. The second and third bedrooms both have en suite bathrooms. Diaz’s apartment also features a large laundry/utility room and tons of closet space.

                      Additional amenities of the 3,022-square foot residence include custom-designed features including tilt and turn windows, lighting and marble and limestone countertops.

                      An insanely luxe kitchen features Dornbracht fixtures and includes a refrigerator, wine cooler and under-counter refrigerator/freezer drawers by Sub-Zero, an induction cooktop, wall oven and warming drawer by Viking, speed oven and built-in coffee maker by Miele and a Franke water filtration system.

                      Additionally, this residence is fully pre-wired and includes a built-in humidification system, an ultra-quiet central air conditioning system, as well as a dedicated ventilation system.

                      Aside from the sky-high purchase price, Diaz will now have to shell out $2,745 a month in HOA fees for building amenities, which includes a 24-hour doorman, concierge, library lounge with pantry and bar, refrigerated storage for deliveries, children’s playroom, bike storage room, fitness center with yoga room, sauna and landscaped common roof deck with dining area, sun lawn, observation area and covered cabana room.

                      It’s good to be Cameron.

                      Vickey Barron of Douglas Elliman represented the listing.