Brad Pitt has listed his gated Malibu beach house for $13.75 million.
The view home he shares with actress Angelina Jolie sits on 1.26 blufftop acres with a tennis court, a lap pool and access to the beach. Features include walls of glass doors, a walk-in refrigerator/freezer and three fireplaces. The house has four bedrooms and four bathrooms in more than 4,000 square feet.
The pair are reported to live mostly in France but do own houses in Los Feliz and New Orleans.
Pitt, 47, will follow his starring roles in "Inglourious Basterds" (2009) and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (2008) by playing Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane in the forthcoming "Moneyball."
Jolie, 36, won an Academy Award for her supporting role in "Girl, Interrupted" (1999).
Public records show Pitt bought the Malibu property for $8.41 million in 2005. He did not respond to requests for comment.
Ellen Francisco of Coldwell Banker, Malibu West, is the listing agent, according to the Multiple Listing Service.
She'd be tickled pink by a sale
Three-time Grammy winner Pink has put her Sherman Oaks home up for sale at $4 million or for rent at $8,500 a month.
The gated Spanish-style house, built in 1946, has hand-hewn double entry doors and a two-story foyer. The 4,434-square-foot home has four bedrooms and five bathrooms. The nearly three-quarters of an acre property includes an infinity pool, a grotto-style spa tucked behind a waterfall and a barbecue pavilion.
Pink, 31, released five studio albums since 2000, then marked the decade last year with her "Greatest Hits … So Far!!!" compilation. Among her hits are "Get the Party Started," "Trouble" and "Missundaztood."
The rock star bought the property in 2002 for $2 million, according to public records.
Louis Woolf of Rodeo Realty, Beverly Hills, is the listing agent.
Storyteller's home changes hands
The longtime family home of film director and producer Sydney Pollack and his wife, Claire, has sold in Pacific Palisades less than two months after it was listed at $7.85 million. The sales price was reported as $7,694,000 at BlockShopper.
Built in 1940 and '41 and designed by Wallace Neff, the 5,200-square-foot main house retains such signature Neff details as tall chimneys, thick walls, an oval dining room and French doors in many rooms leading to gardens. There are four bedrooms and 51/2 bathrooms.
Claire Pollack, who has an architecture degree, added windows and skylights, turned the attic into a screening room and built a two-story, 1,200-square-foot guesthouse that she used as an office. It contains a living room, one bedroom and 11/2 bathrooms.
The park-like site of more than three-quarters of an acre includes 50-year-old magnolia, ficus, birch and liquidambar trees, an herb garden, a gazebo, a sunken fire pit, an oval saltwater pool with spa and a koi pond outside what was Sydney Pollack's office.
Pollack, who died in 2008 at 73, won Academy Awards for directing and producing "Out of Africa" (1985). Among his dozens of other films were "The Firm" (1993), "Tootsie" (1982) and "The Way We Were" (1973).
The Pollacks bought the house in 1985 for $1.8 million, according to public records.
David Mossler of Teles Properties, Beverly Hills, was the listing agent.
Once and former King ready to move on
Professional hockey player Sean Avery has listed his home in the Sunset Strip area at $859,000.
The Spanish bungalow, built in 1926, features wooden ceilings and arched doorways. The 1,607-square-foot house has two bedrooms and 21/2 bathrooms.
Avery, 31, is a left wing with the New York Rangers. He played for the L.A. Kings from 2003 to 2007.
Public records show he bought the property in 2005 for $989,000.
Justin Paul Huchel of Hilton & Hyland, Beverly Hills, is the listing agent.
Where producer put down roots
The Beverly Hills estate of TV and film producer David Wolper has sold for $6.45 million.
The 6,728-square-foot residence has a two-story-tall foyer with staircase, five en suite bedrooms, an elevator and a finished attic. The master suite includes a sitting area with fireplace, French doors that open to a terrace and dual closets. The backyard contains a swimming pool, spa, patios and an outdoor dining pavilion.
Wolper, who died last year at 82, won an Academy Award as executive producer of the film "The Hellstrom Chronicle" (1971). Among his scores of producing credits are "Roots" (1977) and "L.A. Confidential" (1997).
Public records show he bought the property in 1999 for $3,075,000.
His daughter-in-law Tara Wolper of Prudential California, Sherman Oaks, was the listing agent. Billy Rose of Prudential California, Beverly Hills, represented the buyer.
Producer joins the club in Venice
Dogtown Station, which has become something of an entertainment industry hub in Venice, has added producer Karen Tenkhoff to its ranks of owners.
"The Motorcycle Diaries" (2004) and "The Legend of Bagger Vance" (2000) producer has bought a 1,850-square-foot loft at the mixed-used development that was listed at $1.05 million. The unit has two bedrooms and two bathrooms.
Her neighbors include Iron Chef Michael Symon, writer-producer-director Neal Brennan of "Funny or Die Presents …" (2010) and "Chappelle's Show" (2003-06) and actor-comedian Dov Davidoff of "Invincible" (2006). Earlier celebrity owners who have since sold in the gated 35-loft development include actors Dylan McDermott and Bradley Cooper.
Tenkhoff's transaction was negotiated by Andy McMullen of Chiprut & McMullen Projects and Dogtown Station owner Charlotte D'Elia of RAD Ventures.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times