Even for Los Angeles, it's an impressive cast. Roger Moore owned the Beverly Hills Post Office Spanish hacienda in the '80s and '90s, then Candice Bergen bought it, and now the new owner is Cameron Diaz.
The property was quietly shopped around to agents as a pocket listing for $10.25 million, but the sales price has not yet been reported on the L.A. County Tax Assessor's website. Occupying about 3 acres in a gated community, the compound has a 5,000-square-foot main house with three bedrooms and four bathrooms and a 2,000-square-foot guesthouse with three bedrooms and two bathrooms, according to the marketing pitch.
Brick defines the alfresco dining area and surrounds the swimming pool and spa. Sweeping stairs lead down to an expansive lawn. There are fruit trees, a tennis court and a gazebo beside a stream.
Moore, 82, secret agent 007 in seven of the James Bond films, owned the estate for about a decade. When Bergen, 64, bought the property from him in 1996 for $3.4 million, it had 1.5 acres of land, Times archives indicate. The Emmy-winning actress, star of "Boston Legal" (2004-08) and "Murphy Brown" (1988-98), expanded the property and renovated the 1949 estate, which was featured in Architectural Digest.
Now comes Diaz, 37, whose purchase follows her star turns in "Knight and Day" (2010) and "My Sister's Keeper" (2009).
Rapper and actress Eve has listed her Hollywood Hills home at $2,045,000 or for lease at $15,000 a month, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
The contemporary Mediterranean has large public rooms designed for entertaining and city light views. There are four bedrooms, 41/2 bathrooms and 4,297 square feet of living space.
Eve, 31, appeared last year in the roller derby film "Whip It" and played a rival choral coach on "Glee." She starred in the TV series "Eve" from 2003 to '06. Her first three albums sold more than 8 million copies worldwide.
She purchased the gated house in 2005 for $1,775,000, public records indicate.
The home originally came on the market a year ago at $2,395,000 and has been relisted this time with Joshua Altman and Matthew J. Altman of Hilton & Hyland, Beverly Hills, according to the MLS.
Disco diva opts for the high-rise life
Singer Donna Summer is moving into a unit in the Carlyle Residences that was listed at $3.8 million.
She joins the ranks of celebrity residents there who include actor Bruce Willis, late-night host Larry King, Dodger Matt Kemp and singer-songwriter Paul Anka.
Her unit in the 24-story building on the Wilshire Corridor has three bedrooms in 3,500 square feet. All have private elevator entrances and amenities such as concierge service, fitness facilities and a dining room.
Summer, 61, rose to fame in the '70s during the disco era. Among the Grammy-winner's hit songs were "Last Dance," "MacArthur Park" and "On the Radio." She performed in June at the opening of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's summer season at the Hollywood Bowl and tours nationally.
Financial details of the transaction were not available.
He's got the place all tuned up
Guitarist Nicky Panicci has listed his renovated Hollywood Hills house for $899,000.
The 1962 home has walls of glass and decks with canyon, city and ocean views. The three-story house includes a spiral staircase, three bedrooms, 21/2 bathrooms and 2,076 square feet of living space. The master bedroom suite has a separate entrance.
Recently, Panicci played with Grammy-winning folk and blues rocker Ben Harper and is credited on his "Diamonds on the Inside" album (2004).
Panicci is a collector of vintage Nudie suits, known for their flash and rhinestones. His clothing collection includes items from Paul McCartney, David Cassidy and Elton John.
Konstantine Valissarakos and Sherri Rogers of Sotheby's International Realty's Los Feliz office have the listing.
Pet project will require a move
"Hawthorne" producer Preston Fischer and his wife, Marsha Lewis, have listed their Marina Del Rey penthouse at $899,000.
Located in a gated complex built in 1980, the custom unit has two terraces bringing light into its 2,300 square feet of living space. The Italian-style kitchen, designed by Adam Wheeler, features new stainless-steel appliances, an eight-burner Wolf range and a Miele dishwasher.
Designed for entertaining, the two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo has a living room with two-story-tall windows, a media room, a loft that could serve as a third bedroom, a rooftop sundeck and two fireplaces faced with marble. Other details include shoji screens, Solatube skylights and Italian porcelain floors.
Among community amenities are a swimming pool and tennis courts.
Fischer worked on the hospital drama's first and second seasons starting in 2009. Among his other credits are the TV movies "Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years" (1999) and "The Two Mrs. Grenvilles" (1987).
The couple is selling because they would like to find a four-bedroom place that accommodates more visitors and more dogs, Fischer said.
Patti Jordan of Keller Williams Realty's Marina/Los Angeles office has the listing.
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