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Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli buy onetime Charles Bronson lair in Bel-Air

Lauren Beale
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Storied Bel-Air home bought by Lori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli has 12,000 square feet of living space

Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, have bought a house in Bel-Air for $13.995 million.

The neo-classical Mediterranean was once owned by the late tough-guy actor Charles Bronson and his second wife, English actress and singer Jill Ireland.

Set overlooking the second green of the Bel-Air Country Club, the 1929 home was designed by architect Roland E. Coate, who left his mark on homes of note in wealthy pockets throughout Los Angeles County as well as the landmark Automobile Club of Southern California building in L.A.’s University Park area.

The 12,000 square feet of living space at Loughlin and Giannulli’s new house is entered through a vaulted two-story foyer with a sweeping, wrought-iron staircase. High coffered ceilings grace the living room and bar room. Steps lead down to the family room.

The wine room can hold about 5,000 bottles.

The master suite has a sitting room, dual bathrooms and dual closets for a total of seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms.

The nearly three-quarters of an acre of park-like grounds contain tiered gardens, mature trees, an outdoor pavilion and an enclosed patio with a saltwater pool and spa.

Loughlin, 50, gained fame on the late '80s and early '90s sitcom “Full House” and more recently was in the series “90210” and “When the Heart Calls.” She’ll star in the 2016 reboot series “Fuller House.”

Giannulli, 52, founded the worldwide clothing line bearing his first name.

They sold their Beverly Hills home of five years in April for $18,246,500 in an off-market deal, public records show.

Bronson and Ireland, who met on the set of "The Great Escape" in 1962, purchased the Bel-Air residence after their 1968 wedding. The house last sold two decades ago for $3.573 million.

Richard Ehrlich and Stephen Shapiro of Westside Estate Agency were the listing agents. Ron de Salvo of Coldwell Banker represented Loughlin and Giannulli.

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