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You Be The Judge – Would You Buy Kara DioGuardi’s Studio City Mansion?

Songwriter and former American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi is selling her Studio City, California mansion for $10,000,000. The 7,600 square foot home with 5 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms was once listed as a $45,000 rental and has now officially joined the ranks as a for-sale home.

As reported by The Wall Street Journal, DioGuardi and her husband Michael McCuddy purchased the home in 2007, spent the last three years renovating and decorating, and have now had a real real estate change-of-heart.

To the non-Hollywood set, you might be asking “what’s not to love about this house?” It’s a private city and mountain view home on sprawling grounds, up a long gated driveway. The home has a luxurious master suite, gourmet kitchen, 20 foot original river rock fireplace, a solarium, infinity pool, hot tub with jets, art studio and sauna. The large yard has endless rolling hills and trees, fountains, ponds, terraces and decks. Unlike most of Hollywood’s most tucked-away homes, this property is in walking distance to some of LA’s finest restaurants and shops and minutes away from the freeway.

DioGuardi told WSJ that she’s selling “because she wants to spend more time on the East Coast with family and has another home in the Hollywood Hills.”