Jeff Lewis, the interior designer and “Flipping Out” star, has sold his gated house in Hollywood Hills for $2.895 million.
Originally designed and built in 1937 by architect Wallace Neff, the extensively renovated house sits on a third-acre knoll with city views. Diagonal-paned windows retain the home's Tudor roots.
Lewis spent two years refurbishing the two-story house, combining original details with modern design and convenience. Hand-cut and laid marble flooring and wood-paneled walls and ceilings are among the details.
The 3,730 square feet of interior space includes living and family areas, a round dining room, a bar and an updated kitchen with a breakfast area.
The master suite features a retail-store-style walk-in closet, a stand-alone tub and a steam shower for two for a total of three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms.
Red brick patio surrounds the swimming pool, spa and an outdoor kitchen and fire pit.
Lewis, who has starred on the reality show "Flipping Out" since 2007, bought...Read more
Scooter Braun, the talent manager for Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, among others, has listed a home in Hollywood Hills West for $11.6 million.
He recently sold the house next door for $3.925 million.
A koi pond entry with a floating-style walkway sets the stage for the dramatic 5,300-square-foot contemporary, which features floor-to-ceiling walls of glass that take in city, ocean and mountain views.
Two-story living, dining and family areas, a den, a home theater, an office, four bedrooms and five bathrooms are among the interior spaces. A spiral staircase leads to the loft.
A balcony overlooks the backyard, which contains a swimming pool, a spa, a fire pit and a cabana barbecue area.
Braun, 33, formed Raymond-Braun Media Group, a joint venture with the artist Usher, in 2008.
The property last changed hands four years ago for $5.7 million.
Darlene Hutton and Jaisa Bishop of Partners Trust in Brentwood are the listing agents.
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Former Oakland Raiders head coach Dennis Allen, now an assistant with the New Orleans Saints, has put his home in Alamo on the market at $3.499 million.
The Traditional-style estate, with wide views of the surrounding foothills, is entered through a double-height foyer with a wrought iron staircase. Replete with wide-plank hardwood, marble and custom molding, the 5,336 square feet of living space has a living room with a fireplace, a formal dining room, five bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms.
A two-way fireplace sits between a center-island kitchen and a family room with custom built-ins. The master suite has his-and-hers walk-in closets, a fireplace and a large soaking tub.
Outdoors, landscaped grounds of slightly more than an acre contain a bocce ball court, a patio, a pool and a covered pavilion with a kitchen and fireplace. A sloping edge of the property features a small vineyard.
Allen, 42, was relieved from his position as head coach of the Raiders in September following an 0-4 start....Read more
A Hollywood Hills home built for prolific silent film actress Agnes Ayres has sold for $1.88 million.
The 1930 Spanish Revival, with period details and a turreted stone entry, came on the market in July for $1.998 million and was under contract by the end of October.
Before the recent sale, the property went for $989,000 in 2004 and $584,000 in 1994. In the late 1980s, the stone and stucco home was priced at $1.35 million, according to The Times.
The 3,573-square-foot floor plan features a step-down living room complete with beamed ceilings, hardwood flooring and a stacked-stone fireplace. Detailed corbels, wrought iron finishes and arched doorways are in keeping with the original style.
A cook’s kitchen, a formal dining room, a family/media room, four bedrooms and 3.25 bathrooms are among the living spaces. French doors open to landscaped grounds with a covered entertainer’s space. Elsewhere are an outdoor dining area and barbecue.
Susan Andrews of John Aaroe Group was the listing...Read more
A white picket fence marks the entrance to this 1950s Victorian-style home, found along a tree-lined street in Mar Vista. The steeply pitched roof with gingerbread fretwork and a single Dormer window are in keeping with the style; modern updates include a saltwater pool and spa.
Location: 4066 East Boulevard, Los Angeles, 90066
Price: $2.275 million
Year built: 1953
House size: 4,585 square feet, six bedrooms, four bathrooms
Lot size: 8,687 square feet
Features: Hardwood flooring, beamed ceilings, clerestory windows, double-height living room with fireplace, dining room, family room, center-island kitchen, lofted space, finished garage, saltwater pool, spa
About the area: There were 27 single-family homes sold in the 90066 ZIP Code in December at a median price of $1.175 million, according to DataQuick. That was a 25.7% increase year over year.
Agents: Tami Pardee and Kerry Ann Sullivan, (310) 907-6517, Pardee Properties
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Following Sunday’s Super Bowl matchup between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks, Bill Belichick and Pete Carroll will likely return to their respective coasts to spend some well-earned time at home.
For the Seahawks coach, home can be anywhere from the Pacific Northwest to L.A.’s South Bay to even Hawaii, thanks to a diverse real estate portfolio. The Patriots coach, on the other hand, maintains his own collection of properties spread about the eastern seaboard. Here’s how the two stack up:
Carroll owns a three-bedroom residence in Hunts Point, Wash., that he purchased last year for $5.9 million. The 3,860-square-foot home, built in 1999, features a detached guesthouse, a deep moorage dock, 75 feet of waterfront and its own sandy beach on little more than half an acre.
Belichick's main base of operations is a Nantucket-style home on Boston’s South Shore. The 5,500-square-foot home, with a home theater and a temperature-controlled wine cellar, was purchased through a limited...Read more