A 1937 estate in Holmby Hills owned by radio and TV host
in the 1950s, composer
in the 1990s and former Hollywood Park owner
until 2005 has sold for $13.2 million.
The Georgian-style traditional house includes nine bedrooms and nine bathrooms in about 12,000 square feet. The gated two-story has a formal entry with a sweeping spiral staircase, a paneled library with a hidden door to the wine cellar, a 50-foot-long screening room and staff quarters. It sits on about three-quarters of an acre with a front motor court, a swimming pool, a spa and a two-bedroom guesthouse.
The 2,500-square-foot master bedroom wing contains a sitting room, his and hers bathrooms, four of the home's eight fireplaces, a sauna and a terrace overlooking the grounds.
The remodeled property originally came on the market in May 2008 at $27.5 million and previously sold in 2006 for $10.25 million, according to public records.
Jeeb Naiman O'Reilly of Hilton & Hyland, Beverly Hills, and Stephen Resnick of Westside Estate Agency, Beverly Hills, had the listing. Eric Hassan of Coldwell Banker's Beverly Hills East office represented the buyer.