A Beverly Hills mansion with ties to blockbuster action cinema has come to market for $12.25 million.
The French Villa-inspired home, built in 1986 and recently updated, was formerly owned by martial artist and film actor Jackie Chan. Chan, who also owns property in Hong Kong and other parts of the globe, paid $3 million for the estate in 1998. Eight years later, he more than doubled his investment, selling the home for $6.3 million.
More recently, the 7,638-square-foot residence sold for $7.8 million in 2013. In 1984, nearly three decades earlier, the property went for $825,000.
Marked by a circular motor court with a fountain, the gated estate has a two-story entry, large formal spaces, a gourmet kitchen with a rotunda nook, six bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms. Among features is a wood-paneled family room with a step-down bar and a temperature-controlled wine closet. There are three fireplaces.
Landscaped grounds of about three-quarters of an acre contain a flagstone patio and a pool and spa with a waterfall feature. Elsewhere is a cabana with a built-in barbecue and al fresco dining area.
Jade Mills of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is the listing agent.
Chan, 60, is known for his roles in "Rumble in the Bronx" (1995), "Shanghai Noon" (2000) and the "Rush Hour" franchise. He will reprise his voice role as Master Monkey in "Kung Fu Panda 3," due out early next year.