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Country music superstars Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood have put their place in Malibu up for sale at $7.5 million.

The single-story ranch sits on about half an acre with beach access. Built in 1958, the remodeled house has vaulted ceilings, clerestory windows, a sky-lighted kitchen, a family room, several fireplaces, four bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in 4,236 square feet of living space.

The grounds include mature trees, lawn, a patio with an outdoor fireplace and a sports court. A wooden staircase leads down to the beach. There are no fences, but the community is gated with 24-hour security.

Singer-songwriter Brooks, 52, is a two-time Grammy Award winner and an inductee into the Country Music Hall of Fame. His most popular albums include "No Fences," "Ropin' the Wind" and "Double Live."

Yearwood, 46, has won Grammys for her vocal work on "How Do I Live," "In Another's Eyes" (with Brooks) and "I Fall to Pieces."

The two bought the property in 2008 for $4.95 million, public records show. They have made their home in Oklahoma in recent years, but announced this spring that they would be touring and spending more time in Nashville.

Katrin Nicholson of the Agency has the pocket listing.

Falling out of Hollywood Hills

Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy has sold his Hollywood Hills home for $1.8 million.

The renovated contemporary, built in 1969, features a custom-built recording studio that has its own entrance and is soundproofed. Other rock star accouterments include a floating-style staircase, concrete floors and an open-concept floor plan laid out for entertaining.

The 2,509 square feet of living space contains a corner study, three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. There are solar panels, a security system and an outdoor dining area.

The home, set on a quarter-acre knoll, has views of the city, the Hollywood Reservoir and the Hollywood sign.

Stump, 30, is the lead singer, a guitarist and a composer for the punk pop band, whose albums include "Save Rock and Roll" (2013), "Infinity on High" (2007) and "From Under the Cork Tree" (2005). He released the solo album "Soul Punk" in 2011 while Fall Out Boy was on hiatus.

He bought the property in 2008 for $1.975 million, public records show.

Jodi Rubin of Sotheby's International Realty was the listing agent. Richard Collins of Re/Max Olson & Associates represented the buyer.

Valley pair get their price

Neil Patrick Harris, who starred in "How I Met Your Mother," and actor David Burtka got their $2.995 million asking price for their Sherman Oaks home in less than a month.

Built in 1991, the traditional-style home features a formal entry, a step-down living room with built-in window seating, a dining room that can seat 10, a home office, a large kitchen that opens to a family room/home theater, six bedrooms and five bathrooms. There is 4,191 square feet of living space on two stories.

A swimming pool, an outdoor shower, a fire pit and a built-in pizza oven are among features on the quarter-acre site.

Harris, 41, will star in the fall thriller "Gone Girl." His scores of film and television credits include the title role in the 1989-93 series "Doogie Howser M.D."

He also keeps busy on Broadway and won a lead actor Tony Award this year for his role in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch."

The property was purchased four years ago for $2.1 million.

Monty Iceman of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices was the listing agent. Lisa Chase of Coldwell Banker represented the buyer.

TV writers sell their pad

Jeremy Carver, writer-producer of "Supernatural," and writer-producer Anna Fricke have parted with their home in Silver Lake for $1,829,500.

The house had been priced at $1.795 million and sold in a little more than a month.

The traditional-style residence, built in 1938, features a living room with a fireplace, a den, four bedrooms and three bathrooms within 2,821 square feet of living space.

The property includes a stone courtyard, stone terraces and a free-form swimming pool with a spa.

Fricke has worked on such shows as "Being Human," "Dawson's Creek" and "Everwood."

The couple bought another home this year for $3.4 million.

Brett Lawyer of Hilton & Hyland/Christie's International Real Estate was the listing agent. David Kubiczky of Peter Lorimer Group Estates represented the buyer.

Actor manages 'Anger,' realty

Charlie Sheen is managing "Anger" and his real estate portfolio. He just sold a house in Westlake Village for $1.625 million.

The more than half-acre property in the North Ranch area contains a house built in 1989, an infinity pool with a spa, a built-in barbecue, fruit trees and vegetable gardens.

Within the 3,883 square feet of living space are a family room, three fireplaces, plantation shutters, vaulted ceilings, four bedrooms and four bathrooms.

Sheen, 48, stars in "Anger Management" and starred in "Two and a Half Men" (2003-11) and "Spin City" (2000-02). His film work includes last year's "Scary Movie 5" and "Machete Kills."

The actor owns other property in the Los Angeles area, including a home in Beverly Hills purchased two years ago for $4.8 million.

Terri Freidin of Troop Real Estate was the listing agent. Lonie Dachnowski of Re/Max Olson & Associates represented the buyer.

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