‘Mad Men’ actor Vincent Kartheiser puts a little something up for sale
Vincent Kartheiser of “Mad Men” has listed his tiny Hollywood bungalow at $808,000.
At the center of a walled and gated lot of 2,325 square feet is a vintage bungalow that was built in 1912 and has been reworked into an open-concept pied-a-terre. The micro-home looks larger than its 603 square feet with vaulted ceilings and exposed beams.
The modernist pad features a bed that tucks up into the ceiling when not in use. Its redwood headboard can become a desk.
Storage closets and a bathroom sit behind custom shoji-style fiberglass and steel screens.
Adjacent to the bedroom area is a courtyard that includes a covered seating area. A coffee table converts to an outdoor fireplace.
A detached spa contains showers, a steam room and a dry sauna. There’s also a laundry room and a powder room.
Kartheiser, 35, has played Pete Campbell on the AMC series since it began in 2007. He was in “Angel” from 2002-04.
Tregg Rustad of Rodeo Realty is the listing agent.
Bassist inks home deal
Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz has sold his home in Studio City for $1.23 million.
The 2,013-square-foot home, built in 1948, has been updated to include an open-concept kitchen with bar seating, French doors that open to a deck space and a double-door walk-in closet. There are four bedrooms and 3.25 bathrooms.
A waterfall fountain, red-brick patio space and a trellis-covered outdoor living room are among exterior features on the nearly 6,000-square-foot lot, which is set in a foothill area.
Wentz, 35, also is primary lyricist for the rock band and owns the Decaydance Records label. Once married to television personality Ashlee Simpson, Wentz hosted the show “Best Ink” last year.
He bought the house two years ago for $1.05 million, public records show.
Fall Out Boy is touring the U.S. this summer. The group is working on its sixth studio album.
Thomas Atamian of Dilbeck Real Estate was the listing agent. Gregory Zmrukhtyan, also with Dilbeck, represented the buyer.
Actress ready to change the dial
Loni Anderson, who rose to fame on the series “WKRP in Cincinnati,” has put her home in Sherman Oaks on the market at $2.435 million.
Set behind gates on a hillside, the home was custom-built in 2007 in what the listing describes as “Santa Barbara style.”
Within the 4,630 square feet of living space are a living room with a fireplace, a family/media room with a fireplace, a center-island kitchen, five bedrooms and six bathrooms. The master suite also has a fireplace.
The formal dining room connects to a butler’s pantry with a wet bar and a wine cooler.
French doors open to the quarter-acre yard, which features a saltwater pool, a spa and mature oak trees.
Anderson, who was once married to actor Burt Reynolds, played receptionist Jennifer Marlowe on the sitcom, which aired from 1978 to 1982, and reprised the role on “The New WKRP in Cincinnati” (1991-92). More recently she was in the series “So Notorious” and “The Mullets.”
She bought the site in 2007 for $1.9 million, public records show.
Diane McClure of Coldwell Banker is the listing agent.
Estate remains a star magnet
Andy Samberg and his wife, Joanna Newsom, have bought a gated estate in the Hollywood Hills for $6.25 million in an off-market deal, and with it a slice of L.A.'s rich real estate history.
The distinctive residence known as Moorcrest served as the former home to both actor Charlie Chaplin and actress Mary Astor. Chaplin was a tenant, renting out the home in the early 1920s. Astor and her parents, Otto and Helen Langhanke, lived at the property for nearly a decade after the family bought the residence in 1925.
Designed by Marie Russak Hotchener, the restored estate incorporates Moorish, Mission Revival, Gothic and Art Nouveau styles. Leaded stained-glass windows, copper and marble baseboards, custom cabinetry, hand-painted frescoes and elaborate mosaic tiles are among architectural features.
The more than 6,400 square feet of living space includes an updated kitchen, formal living areas, four bedrooms and six bathrooms. The master suite contains a copper fireplace and a custom steam shower.
There are patios, walkways and a swimming pool on the nearly one-acre grounds.
Samberg, 35, is known for his time on “Saturday Night Live” (2005-12) and his role on the Fox sitcom “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.” His film credits include “Hot Rod,” “I Love You, Man” and “That’s My Boy.”
Newsom, 32, is a singer, songwriter and harpist who has released three studio albums. She has made television appearances on “Portlandia” and “Austin City Limits.”
Barry Sloane and Marc Silver of Sotheby’s International Realty, Beverly Hills, represented the seller in the off-market sale, according to area real estate agents. Jill Fischer at Whitehouse Properties represented Samberg and Newsom.
A holdover from his bachelor days
Justin Bartha of “The Hangover” and “National Treasure” films has sold a holdover from his bachelor days in Hollywood Hills West for $1.385 million.
The Spanish-style house, built in the 1930s, sits behind gates and walls and is paparazzi-proofed with video surveillance. Vaulted beamed ceilings, dining and living rooms, a family room, a breakfast bar, two bedrooms and two bathrooms are among features within the of 1,416 square feet of living space.
A swimming pool, a hot tub and a covered patio also are on the 7,500-square-foot lot.
Bartha, 35, starred in the sitcom “The New Normal” (2012-13). He married personal trainer Lia Smith in January.
The actor bought the house in 2007 for $1.25 million, public records show.
Jackie Smith and Juliette Hohnen of Hilton & Highland/Christie’s International Real Estate were the listing agents. Heidi Davis of Keller Williams represented the buyer.
Neal J. Leitereg contributed to this report.
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