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Actor-entrepreneur Edison Chen snaps up a newly built home in Larchmont

Actor-entrepreneur Edison Chen snaps up a newly built home in Larchmont
Hong Kong film actor and entrepreneur Edison Chen has bought a contemporary-style home in the Larchmont area of Los Angeles for $2.85 million. (Berlyn Photography | Inset: David Appleby)

Edison Chen, the Hong Kong film star and fashion entrepreneur, has bought a sleek new home in the Larchmont area of Los Angeles for $2.85 million.

Completed last year, the two-story contemporary features 12-foot ceilings, wood accent walls and modern fixtures throughout. A wall of windows underscores the dramatic two-story entry.

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Within nearly 4,400 square feet of open-plan space is a living room with a centerpiece wall fireplace, a formal dining area, a center-island kitchen and an office. Pocketing glass doors off the common areas open grounds containing to a patio and a rectangular swimming pool with a spa.

The master suite — one of five bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms — centers on a lavish bath set within walls of tempered glass. A private terrace with built-in setting sits off the master bedroom.

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The house came to market late last year for about $3 million and was more recently listed for about $2.9 million, records show.

Neyshia Go of John Aaroe Group was the listing agent, according to the Multiple Listing Service. Michael Fenton of Hilton & Hyland, an affiliate of Christie's International Real Estate, represented the buyer.

Chen, 36, has Hong Kong film credits that include "Gen-Y Cops" (2000), "Dog Bite Dog" (2006) and the "Infernal Affairs" movies. He made his U.S. debut in the 2006 horror flick "The Grudge 2" and also appeared in "The Dark Knight" (2008).

In 2003, he co-founded the lifestyle clothing company CLOT Inc.

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