In the main house are formal living and dining rooms, a library, a den, offices, a children's playroom, media rooms and a master bedroom suite with a living room. There is a three-bedroom guesthouse, a swimming pool and spa.
The listing agents are Zizi Pak and Philip Seymour of the Seymour Group, Elite Properties Realty, Beverly Hills.
Hockey player scores a Bel-Air home
Two-time Stanley Cup winner Oleg Tverdovsky has bought a Mediterranean home in Bel-Air for $5.4 million.
Built in 2008, the five-bedroom, seven-bathroom, 7,000-square-foot home sits on nearly 2 acres with ocean, mountain, city and canyon views, according to Multiple Listing Service details. It includes a massive two-sided fireplace in the great room, a gym, an office, an outdoor kitchen and dining area, and a swimming pool and spa.
The Ukrainian-born Tverdovsky, 33, helped win the Stanley Cup in 2003 playing with the New Jersey Devils and in 2006 with the Carolina Hurricanes.
The defenseman also played with the Los Angeles Kings and the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim during his National Hockey League career. He left the NHL to play in Russia's Kontinental Hockey League starting in the 2007-2008 season.
Santiago Arana and Rodrigo Iglesias of Sotheby's International Realty, Brentwood, were the listing agents, and Galina Blackman of Coldwell Banker, Beverly Hills, represented the buyer, the MLS shows.
Former Groucho Marx home is sold
Update: A Beverly Hills house designed by architect Wallace Neff in 1956 for comedic actor Groucho Marx has sold for $8.8 million.
The rebuilt and updated Trousdale Estates home, which maintains its Neff footprint, is approached through a motor court with a central fountain. The one-story contemporary has walls of wood and glass and floors of terrazzo and walnut. There are five bedrooms, six bathrooms, a library and a maid's suite in slightly more than 6,000 square feet.
A pool, a spa and a waterfall complement an alfresco dining area, patios and a fire pit that extend the living space outdoors. The gated three-quarter acre lot has downtown L.A. and canyon views.
Marx, the cigar-smoking brother who sported wire rims, fake eyebrows and a mustache, made films with his siblings (including "Duck Soup" in 1933 and "A Night in Casablanca" in 1946) and without. He played opposite Carmen Miranda in "Copacabana" (1947). Marx hosted the radio quiz show "You Bet Your Life," which later was picked up by television and ran from 1950 to 1961.
The actor shared the home with his third wife, actress Eden Hartford, until his death in 1977 at the age of 86.
The house came on the market in August at $12.9 million. It previously sold in 2007 for $4,675,000, according to public records.
Jeeb O'Reilly of Hilton & Hyland, Beverly Hills, and Jade Mills of Coldwell Banker, Beverly Hills, had the listing. Sally Forster Jones of Coldwell Banker's Beverly Hills East office represented the buyer, according to the MLS.