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Britney Spears buys in Thousand Oaks

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Pop star and singing competition judge Britney Spears is a Thousand Oaks homeowner, public records now show.

The property came on the market in August at $8.5 million and was withdrawn from the Multiple Listing Service within a month. A withdrawal is a tactic sometimes used to hide celebrity home purchases. The sales price was not disclosed.

The Mediterranean-style house, built in 2010, is in the Lake Sherwood area. Features include pocket doors, limestone and oak floors, beamed ceilings, two offices, a temperature-controlled wine cellar, a home theater/bonus room, five bedrooms, seven bathrooms and 8,456 square feet of living space.

The 1.42 acres of grounds contain lawns, an infinity pool, a rose garden, an outdoor fireplace and a barbecue center with covered patios. There is a five-car garage plus an enclosed space to park the golf cart.

Spears, who turns 31 on Dec. 2, released her first album, "Baby One More Time," in 1999 and went on to become one of the country's bestselling recording artists. She released her seventh studio album, "Femme Fatale," last year and got engaged to her former agent, Jason Trawick. Spears joined "The X Factor" as a judge this year.

Jordan Cohen of Re/Max Olson & Associates was the listing agent, according to the MLS.

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