Flea buys a Traditional in Los Feliz for $2.47 million

Flea of RHCP fame buys two-story home in Los Feliz for $2.47 million

Michael Balzary, the Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist better known by his stage name Flea, has paid $2.47 million for a two-story home in Los Feliz.

The Traditional-style residence, built in 1939, occupies a corner lot of about a quarter of an acre with a covered patio, a pool and spa, gardens and a two-car garage. Entered thorough a double foyer, the living space includes a living room with fireplace, a formal dining room and a cook's kitchen on the main level.

Two bedroom en-suites and the master retreat, with a walk-in closet, an office and a terrace, reside on the second floor. In all, there are four bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms in about 3,600 square feet of space.

The sale, which comes roughly three months after the funk-rock musician sold his Mediterranean-style compound in the Griffith Park area for $6 million, was first reported by Variety. Records show that the property originally came to market in August 2014 with Peter Schwartz of Rodeo Realty attached to the listing.

Flea, 52, is a founding member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, winners of six Grammy Awards. He recently appeared in the film “Low Down” (2014) alongside Lena Heady and Glenn Close.

The musician also owns property in Malibu.

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