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Architect-to-the-stars Richard Landry lists his Malibu home

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Architect Richard Landry lists his Malibu spread for nearly $9 million
Unexpected: Richard Landry's Malibu home

Richard Landry may not be a household name at your hovel, but among L.A.’s rich and famous he’s the go-to architect for behemoth mansions.

Among his designs that have housed celebrities:

  • the 18,300-square-foot residence in Brentwood that rapper Dr. Dre recently bought from New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and supermodel-actress Gisele Bundchen for $40 million.
  • the 20,000-square-foot French chateau once owned by Adrienne Maloof, of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” fame, and sold two years ago for $19.5 million.
  • the 17,200-square-foot Holmby Hills mansion where Michael Jackson lived at the time of his death in 2009.    

So it may come as something of a surprise that Landry’s own house in Malibu is only 4,504 square feet, and it’s a barn -- or at the very least, country. And every very cool square inch of it can be yours for $8.995 million.

Set on 15 acres, the “contemporary interpretation of a classic barn house,” per listing details, is his own design. Aluminum-clad grain silos stand at two sides of the house, while exposed trusses shade the decks and balconies.  

The two-story main house features 100-year-old barn wood, a 35-foot-tall great room with a fireplace and ocean views, open-beamed ceilings, stained concrete floors, exposed air ducts, a gym, an office/study, five bedrooms and four bathrooms. Touches throughout the space, such a pump handle faucet in one of the bathrooms, continue the rural theme.

An actual barn, a corrugated metal swimming tank/pool and a three-car garage complete the grounds.

The acreage overlooks the Pacific and takes in views of Point Dume and the surrounding hillsides.

Christopher Cortazzo of Coldwell Banker is the listing agent.

lauren.beale@latimes.com

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