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Simon Cowell takes his talents to a bluff top in Malibu

Simon Cowell takes his talents to a bluff top in Malibu

Simon Cowell, known to most as a judge on “The X Factor” and “America’s Got Talent,” has bought a compound in Malibu for $24 million. He’s also quietly shopping his Beverly Hills home in the $30-million range.

The Malibu home is behind gates on a bluff top of about 2 acres with expansive lawns, gardens, a lighted tennis court and a swimming pool. It has six bedrooms, seven bathrooms and more than 8,600 square feet of living space.

Venetian plaster walls and Beaumaniere stone floors are among the interior details. There are five fireplaces, including two in the master suite.

An abundance of outdoor living space, a koi pond and ocean views add to the...

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