Ginnifer Goodwin gets top dollar for pedigreed home in Whitley Heights

"Once Upon a Time" star Ginnifer Goodwin has sold her celebrity-pedigreed home in the Whitley Heights area of Los Angeles for $1.675 million — $276,000 over her asking price.
(Jeff Elson | Inset: Los Angeles Times)

Once upon a time...Ginnifer Goodwin made a killing on her home sale.

The television and film actress has sold her home in the Whitley Heights area of Los Angeles for $1.675 million. That’s $276,000 over the asking price and $600 more than what Goodwin paid for the property seven years ago.

It’s not the first time the Spanish-style residence has changed changed celebrity hands. Goodwin bought the property, known as the Theodore Wright Jr. House, from actress Busy Phillips, who bought the house from actress Rachel Bilson, who bought the house from from Rose McGowan. You get the idea.

The two-story home, built in 1923 and well-maintained through the years, is entered through a gated courtyard. An outdoor dining area and a sunken fire pit sit on either side of the front door.


Inside, the 2,204 square feet of interiors retains its vintage good looks while incorporating a range of contemporary details. Among features of note are dark wood floors, subdued hues and a mix of modern fixtures. In certain parts of the home, including the front entry, the bathrooms and a guest bedrooms, patterned wallpaper serves to provide visual interest.

Living areas include a step-down living room with a wood-burning fireplace and French doors that open onto the grounds. A chef’s kitchen has been updated with dark wood cabinetry, Waterworks fixtures and sealed brick floors. A den and a breakfast areas sit off the kitchen.

The master suite, with its custom built-in, clawfoot tub and steam shower, has French doors that open to a covered deck. Views take in treetops and the surrounding canyons.

A one-car garage sits off the entrance to the home.

Michael Nourmand and Adam Sires of Nourmand & Associates, Beverly Hills, were the listing agents. John Kostrey of Keller Williams Realty represented the buyer.

Goodwin, 38, is known for her roles on the HBO series “Big Love” and ABC fantasy show “Once Upon a Time.” This year, she voiced the character Judy Hopps in the animated film “Zootopia.”


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