Los Angeles Times: Santa Monica’s Palisades Beach sees its most expensive home sale since 2012

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Things are heating up down by the beach.

On Palisades Beach Road in Santa Monica, a gated estate on the sand has sold for $9.975 million — the highest price paid for a single-family home in the small beachfront area in seven years, records show.

The property hit the market in February for $8 million and sold for almost $2 million over the asking price.

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International Business Times: Jennifer Aniston, Brad Pitt Former Home Now For Sale For Staggering Amount

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Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt's former home is now for sale.

Pitt and Aniston were married for five years before breaking things off and getting divorced in 2005. While the two were married, the former couple lived in a lavish Beverly Hills estate, which has been listed on the market for $56 million, The Wall Street Journal reported.

According to listing agent Susan Smith of Hilton & Hyland, the 12,000-square-foot property was designed by Hollywood architect Wallace Neff and dates back to the 1930s. Actor Fredric March and his wife, actress Florence Eldridge, were the original owners of the lavish estate. 

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Mansion Global: Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt’s Onetime Home Lists for $56 Million

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A Beverly Hills estate designed by Hollywood architect Wallace Neff, and extensively remodeled decades later by then-owners Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt, is coming on the market for $56 million.

The approximately 12,000-square-foot estate dates back to the 1930s, when Mr. Neff designed the property for actor Fredric March and his wife, actress Florence Eldridge, according to the listing agent, Susan Smith of Hilton & Hyland. Mr. Neff was known for building some of the most recognizable estates of Hollywood’s Golden Age.

The property was later owned by philanthropist Wallis Annenberg, who sold it to entertainment attorney Ken Ziffren, Mr. Ziffren said. Mr. Pitt and Ms. Aniston bought the property from Mr. Ziffren for about $13.5 million, according to public records, and spent more than three years remodeling it. They added heated marble kitchen floors, a private screening room and, for a pub room, wood floors imported from a 200-year-old French château.

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The Wall Street Journal: Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt’s Onetime Home Lists for $56 Million

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A Beverly Hills estate designed by Hollywood architect Wallace Neff, and extensively remodeled decades later by then-owners Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt, is coming on the market for $56 million.

The approximately 12,000-square-foot estate dates back to the 1930s, when Mr. Neff designed the property for actor Fredric March and his wife, actress Florence Eldridge, according to the listing agent, Susan Smith of Hilton & Hyland. Mr. Neff was known for building some of the most recognizable estates of Hollywood’s Golden Age.

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Jane Fonda Purchases Luxury Townhome in Century City's Most Coveted Address

Oscar-winning actress Jane Fonda bought a four-bedroom, 5,700 sq. ft. luxury townhome for $5.45 million in Century City. The Mediterranean-style home is one of 10 newly constructed in Susan Smith's gated development The Enclave.

Featuring an open floor plan, the home boasts a luxurious and expansive kitchen, office, staff quarters, private elevator, rooftop terrace and a balcony off the master suite.

 

Kate Upton and Justin Verlander Purchased Former Home of Kenny G in Beverly Hills

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Kate Upton and Justin Verlander purchased $5.25 million for this remodeled traditional-style home with five bedrooms and six bathrooms. 5,706 square feet, the property boasts vaulted and beamed ceilings, hardwood floors and a grand room with fireplace. 

Sitting below the estate is a sunken tennis court, swimming pool, beautifully manicured lawns, mature trees and a guest house.

Kathy Griffin Makes A-List Purchase in Bel-Air

Actress and comedian, Kathy Griffin bought a renovated multilevel mansion for $10.85 million in Bel-Air. Built in 2003, the recently renovated 13,400 square-foot-estate boasts broad arches, artful wrought-iron detail and contemporary fixtures, exuding the utmost elegance and modern beauty.

Features include a gray-hued kitchen with two islands, an elevator, nine bedrooms, a lower-level lounge including a billiards room, home theater, and wine cellar. 

Hank Azaria Sells Beverly Crest Mansion for $3 Million

'Simpsons' voice, Hank Azaria, sold two-story home with an abundance of character for $3 million. 

Built in 1999, the Craftsman-esque house draws inspiration from Prairie School architecture, emphasizing handcrafted details, horizontal lines and eaves. Set behind gates on nearly half an acre, the wooded grounds include a stream, manicured lawn and swimming pool with views of the canyon.